Sub-communities within this community

Recent Submissions

  • Little Rock Air Force Base aggregate and concrete testing 

    Shannon, Jameson D. (Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (U.S.)Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.), 2018-11)
    The Little Rock Air Force Base (LRAFB) tasked the ERDC to test and evaluate a concrete mixture design and the aggregates used therein. Experimentation consisted of basic aggregate test methods such as gradation, specific ...
  • Structural analysis and design of seals for coal mine safety 

    McMahon, Gordon W.; Rullán-Rodríguez, José A.; Holmer, Matthew S.; Walker, Robert Evans.; O'Daniel, James L.; Britt, James R.; Zipf, Richard K. (Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (U.S.)Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.), 2014-07)
    This report describes structural analysis and design methods applied to coal mine seals. Three characteristics of coal mine seal design make it challenging and unique, i.e., the pressure-time curves specified for coal mine ...
  • Wave-speed-based performance indicators for Portugues Dam 

    Duron, Ziyad Hassan.; Orme, Peter.; Anderson, Spenser.; Diaz-Alvarez, Henry.; Chiarito, Vincent P.; McKenna, Mihan H. (Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (U.S.)Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.), 2018-10)
    Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) construction techniques are used to raise existing dams and to build new dams. A particular and assumed advantage of the RCC technique is improved homogeneity in concrete condition throughout ...
  • Mechanical behavior of Cor-Tuf ultra-high performance concrete considering aggregate and paste effects 

    Howard, Isaac L. (Isaac Lem), 1979-; Carey, Ashley.; Burcham, Megan Noel, 1991-; Scott, Dylan A.; Shannon, Jameson D.; Moser, Robert D.; Horstemeyer, Mark F. (Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (U.S.)Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.), 2018-10)
    This research primarily focused on properties from varying the constituents that make up ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC) with the ultimate goal to enable improved characterization and modeling of this material. ...
  • Rapid-setting flowable fill performance in cold weather for airfield damage repair 

    Edwards, Lulu.; Carruth, William D.; Tingle, Jeb S.; Howard, Isaac L. (Isaac Lem), 1979- (Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (U.S.)Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.), 2018-08)
    This report documents the repair process of five craters in cold weather utilizing rapid-setting flowable fill (RSFF) and rapid-setting concrete (RSC). The work discussed herein supports the Rapid Airfield Damage Recovery ...
  • Analysis and Comparison of Documented Seepage and Sand Boil Events on the Lower Mississippi River from 1937 to 2011. Volume 1, Main text 

    Dunbar, Joseph B.; Ensign, Amber L.; Torres, N. (Nalini); Corcoran, Maureen K. (Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (U.S.), 2018-08)
    The following study examines the occurrence of seepage incidents and sand boils observed and documented during the 2011 Mississippi River Flood in the Lower Mississippi River Valley (LMV) within the boundaries of the U.S. ...
  • Analysis and Comparison of Documented Seepage and Sand Boil Events on the Lower Mississippi River from 1937 to 2011. Volume 3, Occurrences of Seepage and Sand Boil Incidents during the 2011 Flood on Photo Maps 

    Dunbar, Joseph B.; Ensign, Amber L.; Torres, N. (Nalini); Corcoran, Maureen K. (Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (U.S.), 2018-08)
    Volume III includes photo maps for ERDC/GSL TR-18-23; Volume 1, “Analysis and Comparison of Documented Seepage and Sand Boil Events on the Lower Mississippi River from 1937 to 2011,” which examines the occurrence of seepage ...
  • Analysis and Comparison of Documented Seepage and Sand Boil Events on the Lower Mississippi River from 1937 to 2011. Volume 2, Occurrences of Seepage and Sand Boil Incidents during the 2011 Flood on Geology Maps 

    Dunbar, Joseph B.; Ensign, Amber L.; Torres, N. (Nalini); Corcoran, Maureen K. (Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (U.S.), 2018-08)
    Volume II includes geology maps for ERDC/GSL TR-18-23; Volume 1, “Analysis and Comparison of Documented Seepage and Sand Boil Events on the Lower Mississippi River from 1937 to 2011,” which examines the occurrence of seepage ...
  • Comparison of levee underseepage analysis methods using blanket theory and finite element analysis 

    Brandon, Thomas L.; Batool, Abeera.; Jimenez, Martha.; Vroman, Noah D.; Corcoran, Maureen K. (Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (U.S.)Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.), 2018-08)
    This report provides a comparison of levee underseepage analysis methods using Blanket Theory and finite element analysis. Blanket Theory is a set of closed-form solutions for computing seepage pressures and flows beneath ...
  • Modeling the Blast Load Simulator Airblast Environment Using First Principles Codes. Report 2, Blast Load Simulator Environment, Single Structures 

    Bessette, Gregory C.; O’Daniel, James L.; Akers, Stephen A.; Barnes, Andrew T.; Emmanuelli, Gustavo.; Hunt, Mark A.; Weed, R. A. (Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (U.S.), 2018-08)
    The Blast Load Simulator (BLS) at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) has been utilized for applying simulated blast loads on structures for over a decade. An integrated experimental and computational ...
  • Laboratory Investigations of Cohesionless Shear Strength in Low Confinement Environments 

    Winters, Katherine E.; Taylor, Oliver-Denzil S.; Berry, Woodman W.; Cunningham, Amy L.; Rowland, Wesley R.; Antwine, Mark D. (Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (U.S), 2018-08)
    In low-confining stress environments, Mohr-Coulomb failure mechanics implies that a cohesionless soil has negligible shear strength. This report presents results of total stress laboratory investigations from triaxial and ...
  • Camouflet Repair Alternatives 

    Cox, Benjamin C.; Carr, Thomas A. (Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (U.S.), 2018-08)
    The inability to operate aircraft on a runway after an attack on an airbase poses significant operational challenges. To address limitations of legacy airfield damage repair (ADR) equipment, materials, and tactics, the ...
  • Geomorphic Investigation of the Great Bend Region, Red River 

    Albertson, Paul E.; Corcoran, Maureen K.; Autin, Whitney J.; Kruger, John.; Foster, Theresa. (Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (U.S.), 2018-08)
    The U.S. Army Engineer District, Vicksburg, conducted feasibility studies to rehabilitate the levees along the Red River from Fulton, AR, to the Arkansas-Louisiana state line. In support of these studies, research was ...
  • Evaluation of the WavTrac Expeditionary Mobility Matting System : Supplementary Testing 

    Floyd, Webster C. (Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (U.S.), 2018-08)
    The legacy Mo-Mat expeditionary mobility matting system used extensively by the U.S. Marine Corps is no longer manufactured. Work performed by the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) (Rushing and ...
  • Experimental Evaluation of Kovács’ Equations for Estimating Critical Gradients 

    Montalvo-Bartolomei, Axel K.; Robbins, Bryant A.; Murphy, John W. (Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (U.S.), 2018-08)
    Kovács (1981) presented two equations for the critical hydraulic gradient required to cause particle movement on slopes of cohesionless soils. One assumes a sliding failure mechanism due to movements parallel to the slope; ...
  • Evaluation of Lightweight Airfield Matting for the AMX Program 

    Garcia, Lyan I.; Hoffman, Nolan R. (Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (U.S.), 2018-07)
    Airfield matting systems are used for the expedient construction of temporary airfields and the expansion of existing airfields to provide temporary airfield operating surfaces for military aircraft. The primary airfield ...
  • Near Surface Laboratory Testing Protocol Development 

    Berry, Woodman W.; Cunningham, Amy L.; Winters, Katherine E.; Taylor, Oliver-Denzil S.; Rowland, Wesley R.; Antwine, Mark D. (Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (U.S.), 2018-07)
    Geotechnical laboratory testing focuses on the behavior of soils subjected to confining pressures in excess of those experienced within the near-surface environment (the upper 1 m of the soil profile). Such standardized ...
  • Blast load simulator experiments for computational model validation. Report 5 

    Barnes, Andrew T.; Johnson, Carol F.; O’Daniel, James L. (Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (U.S.)Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.), 2018-06)
    The Department of Defense (DoD) needs the capability to accurately predict airblast environments produced by explosive detonations and their interaction with geometrically complex objects that create complex flow fields, ...
  • Blast load simulator experiments for computational model validation. Report 4 

    Barnes, Andrew T.; Johnson, Carol F.; O'Daniel, James L. (Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (U.S.)Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.), 2018-06)
    The Department of Defense (DoD) needs the capability to accurately predict airblast environments produced by explosive detonations and their interaction with geometrically complex objects that create complex flow fields, ...
  • Modified light-duty AM2 capability assessment 

    Hoffman, Nolan R.; Garcia, Lyan I. (Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (U.S.)Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.), 2018-06)
    The Modified Light-Duty AM2 matting was designed specifically for lightweight, remote-piloted aircraft (RPA) applications. An in-depth study was conducted previously by the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center ...

View more

RSS Feeds