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Proceedings of the International Conference on Deep Foundations, Seepage Control and Remediation (41st Annual), 2016, New York, NY-Deep Foundations Track, (DFI)

A Resiliency Approach for Design of Earth Retaining Systems with Application on MSE Walls
Rallis Kourkoulis, Fani Gelagoti, Irene Georgiou, Sissy Nikolaou, George Gazetas

The need to shift geotechnical design from a “factor of safety” to a “performance based” design (PBD) approach has increased rapidly in the past years following examples from structural engineering. PBD supports sustainable engineered systems that target


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