Wan-Huan Zhou Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Macau, Macau, China
Soil nailing is a technique accomplished by installing closely spaced, passive, structural inclusions, known as nails, into the soil to increase its overall shear strength. Soil nails have been widely used for stabilization of slopes and earth-retaining structures in many countries and regions. In Hong Kong, grouted soil nails have been used in most slope stabilization works since the late 1980s. Although the design guidelines are available in many countries, some design issues remain ambiguous among some engineers and researchers. The soil nail ...
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