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Volume 41, N. 3, September-December 2018

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Internal Erosion in Dams
L. Caldeira                            237
DOI:  10.28927/SR.413237


Some Case Histories with Lessons to Learn in Dam Engineering (2nd Dr. Victor de Mello Goa Lecture)
L.G.F.S. de Mello            267
DOI:  10.28927/SR.413267

A Method for Designing Finger Drains and Assessing Phreatic Lines for Dams
M.C.N. Araújo, T.F. de Souza Júnior, M.N.B.Trevizolli, C.A. Teixeira, S.H.C.Teixeira, V.P. Faro         309
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Assessment of Rate Effects in Piezocone Tests from Poroelastic Cavity Expansion Analysis
G. Dienstmann, S. Maghous, F. Schnaid       319
DOI:  10.28927/SR.413319

Behavior of Geosynthetic-Encased Stone Columns in Soft Clay: Numerical and Analytical Evaluations
N.R. Alkhorshid, G.L.S. Araújo, E.M. Palmeira     333
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On the Compatibility and Theoretical Equations of Mixtures of Tropical Soils and Bentonite for Barrier Purposes
T.L.C. Morandini, A.L. Leite         345
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The Performance of a Sand Reinforced with Coconut Fibers Through Plate Load Tests on a True Scale Physical Model
J.M.G. Sotomayor, M.D.T. Casagrande     361
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Porosity Changes of Compacted Soil Percolated with Acidic Leachate
E.P. Korf, P.D.M. Prietto, A.A. Silveira, C. Ulsen, L. Bragagnolo         369
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Effects of Spatial Variability on Slope Reliability: A Hypothetical Case Study
E. Muñoz, M.P. Cordão Neto, A. Ochoa      381
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Volume 41, N. 2, May-August 2018

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Geotechnical Risk, Regulation, and Public Policy
N.R. Morgenstern               107
DOI:  10.28927/SR.412107


The Up-Hole Seismic Test Together with the SPT: Description of the System and Method
R.A.A. Pedrini, B.P. Rocha, H.L. Giacheti     133
DOI:  10.28927/SR.412133

Durability of RAP-Industrial Waste Mixtures Under Severe Climate Conditions
N.C. Consoli, H.C. Scheuermann Filho, V.B. Godoy, C.M. De Carli Rosenbach, J.A.H. Carraro     149
DOI:  10.28927/SR.412149

Effects of the Addition of Dihydrate Phosphogypsum on the Characterization and Mechanical Behavior of Lateritic Clay
M.M.A. Mascarenha, M.P. Cordão Neto, T.H.C. Matos, J.V.R. Chagas, L.R. Rezende     157
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Stress-Strain Analysis of a Concrete Dam in Predominantly Anisotropic Residual Soil
M.F. Leão, M.P. Pacheco, B.R. Danziger     171
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Assessment of the Stress History of Quaternary Clay from Piezocone Tests
E. Odebrecht, F. Schnaid      179
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Heterogeneity Evaluation of Soil Engineering Properties Based on Kriging Interpolation Method. Case Study: North East of Iran, West of Mashhad
M. Etemadifar, N.S. Vaziri, I. Aghamolaie, N.H. Moghaddas, G. Lashkaripour    193
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Case Study: Stability Assessment in Underground Excavations at Vazante Mine – Brazil
L.T. Figueiredo, A.P. Assis     203
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A Case History with Combined Physical and Vacuum Preloading in Colombia
D.G. Yanez, F. Massad      217
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Volume 41, N. 1, January-April 2018

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Laboratory Parameters of a Soft Soil Deposit in Macaé, Brazil
L.M.M. Póvoa, P.N.C. Nascimento, P.C.A. Maia    003
DOI:  10.28927/SR.411003

A Contingency Solution using Jet Grouting Barrier
for a Dam under Risk of Piping in Brazil

S.M. Ludemann, R.S. Garcia, M.G.T. Barbosa, A.L.B. Cavalcante    017
DOI:  10.28927/SR.411017

One-Dimensional Consolidation Considering Viscous Soil
Behaviour and Water Compressibility – Viscoconsolidation

P.E.L. Santa Maria, F.C.M. Santa Maria   033
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Interaction Factor Between Piles: Limits on Using the
Conventional Elastic Approach in Pile Group Analysis

M.M. Sales, T.S. Curado    049
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Geotechnical Aspects of Weak Sandstone from Recife/Brazil
O.M. Oliveira, R. Bim, G.B. Nunes, R.A.R. Higashi    061
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Maximum Envelope of Lateral Resistance through Dynamic
Increasing Energy Test in Piles

R.M. Valverde, F. Massad    075
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Importance of the Excavation Level on the Prediction of the
Settlement Pattern from Piled Raft Analyses

R.P. Cunha, H.G. Poulos    091
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Rainfall Effects on Pore Pressure Changes in a Coastal Slope of the Serra do Mar in Santa Catarina
A.A.M. González, L.B. Passini, A.C.M. Kormann    103

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Volume 40, N. 3, September-December 2017

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Stress History of Soils from Cone Penetration Tests
P.W. Mayne    203
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Stabilised Soil Layers Enhancing Performance of Transverse-Loaded Flexible Piles on Lightly Bonded Residual Soils
N.C. Consoli, V.P. Faro, F. Schnaid, R.B. Born    219
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Anchored Retaining Walls in Granite Residual Soils I – Parametric Study
N. Raposo, A.T. Gomes, M.M. Fernandes    229
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Anchored Retaining Walls in Granite Residual Soils II. A Method for Preliminary Design
N. Raposo, A.T. Gomes, M.M. Fernandes   243
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Influence of Traverse Velocity and Pump Pressure on the Efficiency
of Abrasive Waterjet for Rock Cutting
P.B. Arab, T.B. Celestino    255
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Rainfall Effects on Pore Pressure Changes in a Coastal Slope of the Serra do Mar in Santa Catarina
A.A.M. González, L.B. Passini, A.C.M. Kormann    263
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Development of a Cyclic Simple Shear Apparatus
M.B. Corte, L. Festugato, N.C. Consoli    279
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The Undrained Strength of Soft Clays Determined from Unconventional and Conventional Tests
S.G.F.P. Lemos, P.J.M. Pires    291
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Volume 40, N. 2, May-August 2017

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Energy Ratio (ER) for the Standard Penetration Test Based on Measured Field Tests
J.A. Lukiantchuki, G.P. Bernardes, E.R. Esquivel    77
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Resistivity Piezocone in the Conceptual Site Model Definition
M.T. Riyis, H.L. Giacheti    93
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Behavioral Evaluation of Small-Diameter Defective and Intact Bored Piles Subjected to Axial Compression
P.J.R. Albuquerque, J.R. Garcia, O. Freitas Neto, R.P. Cunha, O.F. Santos Junior    109
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Deterioration Characteristic of Mudstone Due to Freeze-Thaw Action
Using Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy

J.C. Hu, H.F. Wang, J. Zhao    123
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Influence of the Embedded Length on the Overall Stability of Single Anchored Retaining Walls
C.M. Santos Josefino, N.M.C. Guerra, A.N. Antão    133
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A Sole Empirical Correlation Expressing Strength of Fine-Grained Soils – Lime Mixtures
N.C. Consoli, E. Ibraim, A. Diambra, L. Festugato, S.F.V. Marques    147
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On the Durability and Strength of Compacted Coal Fly Ash-Carbide Lime Blends
N.C. Consoli, R.B. Saldanha, J.F. Novaes, H.C. Scheuermann Filho    155
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Seepage Induced Consolidation Model Correlation with Index Properties
M. Janbaz, A. Maher, S. Janbaz    165
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Behavior of Reinjectable and Prestressed Anchors in Soil Masses:
Construction Case Study in Congonhas – Brazil

T.B. Porto, A.C.A. Torres, R.C. Gomes    177
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Three-Dimensional Geostatistical Estimation of Soil Units: A Case Study From Capitão Pocinho, Pará, Brazil
J.C.B. Queiroz, T.O. Vieira, P.P. Araujo, F.A. Matos, M.M. Amin, C.W. Salame    187
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An Evaluation of the Shaft Resistance of Piles Embedded in Gneissic Rock
E.L. Juvencio, F.R. Lopes, A.L.L.S. Nunes    197

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Volume 40, N. 1, January-April 2017

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A Microstructural Cam Clay Model for Hydro-Mechanical Behavior of Unsaturated Soils
M.P. Cordão Neto, B.C.F.L. Lopes, M.M.A. Mascarenha, E. Romero    3

Pile Setup over a Period of Seven Years Based on Dynamic Load Tests in Overconsolidated Clay
L.B. Passini, L.B. Benetti, A.C.M. Kormann    17

Study of the Shear Strength of a Tropical Soil with Grass Roots
M.I. Miranda Neto, C.F. Mahler    31

Cavity Expansion Analysis to Predict Side Shear Set-Up in Clayey Soils
P.C.R. Silva, F. Massad    39

Statistical Modeling of Municipal Solid Waste Settlement from a Lysimeter
C.L. Araújo Neto, B.M.A. Nóbrega, R.B.A. Sousa, M.C. Melo, W. Paiva, V.E.D. Monteiro    51

An Evaluation of the Shaft Resistance of Piles Embedded in Gneissic Rock
E.L. Juvencio, F.R. Lopes, A.L.L.S. Nunes    61

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Volume 39, N. 3, September-December 2016

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Leakage Control using Geomembrane Liners
J.P. Giroud     213


Shear Strength of Tropical Soils and Bentonite Mixtures for Barrier Design
T.L.C. Morandini, A.L. Leite    239

Electrokinetic Remediation of Tropical Soils: Effect of the Electric Potential Difference
R.Z. Velten, D.C. Lima, M.P.F. Fontes, C.A.B. Carvalho     249

Use of Parallel-Seismic and Induction-Logging Tests for Foundation Depth Evaluation Under
Difficult Conditions, a Root-Pile Foundation Embedded in Rock

T.J. Souza, P.S. Hemsi, O.C.B. Gandolfo, P.C. Aoki, A.F. Ribeiro     261

Shear Strength and Stiffness Degradation of Geomaterials in Cyclic Loading
R. Pytlik, S. Van Baars     273

Determining the Elastic Deformation Modulus From a Compacted Earth Embankment
Via Laboratory and Ménard Pressuremeter Tests

R.R. Angelim, R.P. Cunha, M.M. Sales     285

Field Permeability Tests Using Organic Liquids in Compacted Brazilian Soils
S.L. Machado, Z.S. Carvalho, M.F. Carvalho, D.F. Mariz     301


The Effect of Not Fully Grouted Rock Bolts on the Performance of Rock Mass
H. Xu, Y.C. Zhao,W.K. Bu     317

Hydraulic and Diffusive Behavior of a Compacted Cemented Soil
E.P. Korf, P.D.M. Prietto, N.C. Consoli     325

Assessing the Potential Improvement of Fine-grained Clayey Soils by Plastic Wastes
H. Soltani-Jigheh, A. Rasulifard     333


On the Interpretation of Bidirectional Loading Tests
F. Massad     343

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Volume 39, N. 2, May-August 2016

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Sustainability and Innovation in Geotechnics: Contributions from Geosynthetics
E.M. Palmeira     113


A Case of Study About the Influence of Organic Matter in Municipal Solid Waste Settlement
M.C. Melo, R.M.S. Farias, R.M. Caribé, R.B.A. Sousa, V.E.D. Monteiro     139

Supporting Mechanism and Effect of Artificial Pillars in a Deep Metal Minee
Z. Kang, Z. Hongyu, Z. Junping,W. Xiaojun, Z. Kui     149

Influence of the Test Specimen Diameter on the Measurement of Electrical Resistivity in Sands by Using Laboratory Devices
M.C. Pregnolato, H.L. Giacheti, A.S.P. Peixoto     157

Kinematic Assessment of Multi-Face Round Slopes Using Hemispherical Projection Methods (HPM)
L. Jordá-Bordehore, R. Jordá-Bordehore, P.L. Romero-Crespo     167

Data Extrapolation Method for The Dynamic Increasing Energy Test: SEM-CASE
E.C. Alves, M.M. Sales, P.M.F. Viana     177

Geotechnical Parameters for the Variegated Soils of São Paulo Formation
M. Caldo, F. Massad     189


Mechanical Behavior of Basaltic Rocks from Serra Geral Formation Used as Road Material in Santa Catarina State, Brazil
A.C.R. Guimarães, L.M.G. Motta, M.L.A. Arêdes     203

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Volume 39, N. 1, January-April 2016

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State Variables in Saturated-Unsaturated Soil Mechanics
D.G. Fredlund                                                                               3

Numerical and Experimental Analysis of Horizontal Stress Changes and Soil Collapse
During Chemical Dissolution in a Modified Oedometer Cell
C. Lins, N. Silva, L. Guimarães, A. Lima, I. Gomes                19

Alternative Method for Analysing Hydromechanical Behaviour of Unsaturated Soils
M.M.A. Mascarenha, M.P. Cordão Neto, M.T.M.G. Silva       29

Recent Developments and Limitations of the SFG Model
D. Sheng                                                                                     41

Effectiveness of Capillary Barrier and Vegetative Slope Covers in Maintaining Soil Suction
H. Rahardjo, S. Krisnanto, E.C. Leong                                    51

Influence of Poisson’s Ratio on the Stress vs. Settlement Behavior of Shallow Foundations
in Unsaturated Fine-Grained Soils
W.T. Oh, S.K. Vanapalli                                                            71

Statistical Assessment of Hydraulic Properties of Unsaturated Soils
G.F.N. Gitirana Jr., D.G. Fredlund                                            81

Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils Problems
M.D. Fredlund                                                                           97

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Volume 38, N. 3, September-December 2015

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New Developments in the Control and Prediction of the Movements Induced by Deep Excavations in Soft Soils
M.M. Fernandes     191


Use of Sugarcane Bagasse as Carbon Substrate in Permeable Reactive Barriers: Laboratory Batch Tests and Mathematical Modeling
R.C. Mattos, P.S. Hemsi, E.Y. Kawachi, F.T. Silva     219

Apparent Pressures on Multi-Propped Retaining Walls in Soils Under Drained Conditions with Shallow Water Table
L. Andrade Viana, N.M. da Costa Guerra     231

On the Interpretation of the Bidirectional Static Load Test
F. Massad     249


Revisiting Classical Methods to Identify Collapsible Soils
O.M. Vilar, R.A. Rodrigues     265

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Volume 38, N. 2, May-August 2015

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Emergin Trends in Geotechnical Engineering
A.S.Cardoso     95


Climatic Effects on In-Situ Soil State Profiles Considering a Coupled Soil-Atmosphere Interaction Model
K.V. Bicalho, G.P.D. Vivacqua, Y.-J. Cui, C. Romanel     121

Laboratory Evaluation of Electrokinetic Dewatering of Bauxite Tailings
L. De Leon Ferreira, R.C. Gomes     135

Experimental Investigation of Soil-Atmosphere Interaction in an Instrumented Embankment Constructed with Two Treated Clays
K.V. Bicalho, G.P.D. Vivacqua, Y.-J. Cui, M. Froumentin, D. Mercadier, A.M. Tang     149

Static Load Tests in an Instrumented Rock Socket Barrette Pile
Musarra, F. Massad     163


Experimental Research on the Impact of Confining Pressure on the Permeability Characteristics of Non-Darcy Flow in Post-failure Rocks
Xu, Y. Zhao, W. Bu     181

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Volume 38, N. 1, January-April 2015

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K0 Measurement in a Sand Using Back Volume Change
T. Santana, M. Candeias    3

Influence of Physicochemical Interactions on the Mechanical Behavior
of Tropical Residual Gneiss Soils
M.M. Futai, W.A. Lacerda, A.P.S. Martins    9

Critical Rainfall Parameters: Proposed Landslide Warning System
for the Metropolitan Region of Recife, PE, Brazil
A.P.N. Bandeira, R.Q. Coutinho    27

Influence of Soil Cracking on the Soil-Water Characteristic Curve of Clay Soil
M.M. Abbaszadeh, S.L. Houston, C.E. Zapata    49

Feasibility of Laser Scanning to Determine Volumetric Properties of Fine Grained Soils
I. Falcon-Suarez, F. Sanchez-Tembleque, J.M. Rivera-Sar, R. Juncosa-Rivera, J. Delgado-Martin    59

A Case of 3-D Small Pile Group Modeling in Stiff Clay Under Vertical Loading
A.C. Freitas, B.R. Danziger, M.P. Pacheco    67

Precipitation Influence on the Distribution of Pore Pressure and Suction on a Coastal Hillside
L.P. Sestrem, A.C.M. Kormann, F.A.M. Marinho, J.H.F. Pretto    81

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Volume 37, N. 3, September-December 2014

Special Issue: In Situ Testing for Ground Characterization

Guest-editors: Roberto Quental Coutinho – Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil
António Viana da Fonseca – University of Porto, Portugal


Examination of the Potential of the Seismic Dilatometer (SDMT) to Estimate In Situ Stiffness Decay Curves in Various Soil Types
S. Amoroso, P. Monaco, B.M. Lehane, D. Marchetti   177

An Approach to Derive Strength Parameters of Residual Soils from DMT Results
N. Cruz, C. Rodrigues, A. Viana da Fonseca   195

A View of Pressuremeter Testing in North America
J. Benoît, J.A. Howie   211

Penetration Rate Ef on Cone Resistance: Insights From Calibration Chamber and Field Testing
R. Salgado, M. Prezzi   233

Energy Measurement in the Brazilian SPT System
C.M. Santana, F.A.B. Danziger, B.R. Danziger   243

Geotechnical Characterization of Suape Soft Clays, Brazil
R.Q. Coutinho, M.I.M.C.V. Bello   257

On the Characterization and Classification of Bauxite Tailings
F. Schnaid, H.P. Nierwinski, J. Bedin, E. Odebrecht   277

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Volume 37, N. 2, May-August 2014


Lessons From The Lives of Two Dams
J.K. Mitchell     99


Theoretical and Experimental Studies on the Resilience of Driven Piles
Faiçal Massad     113

Suggested Methodology for Rehabilitation of Ancient Masonry Castles and Forts on Rock Hills
A. Viana da Fonseca, L. Ribeiro e Sousa, A. Arêde, J. Guedes, E. Paupério, K. Karam, A. Costa,
J.E.Q. Menezes     133

Influence of the Fibre Component of Soft Plastic on Shear Strength Parameters of Pre-Treated
Municipal Solid Waste
A.V.A. Borgatto, C.F. Mahler, K. Münnich, A.D. Webler     151


Impacts on the Groundwater Quality Within a Cemetery Area in Southeast Brazil
A.G. Fineza, E.A.G. Marques, R.K.X. Bastos, L.S. Betim     161

The Influence of Cement Content and Water to Cement Ratio on Capillary Absorption
of Root-Pile Mortars
E. Laister, P.J.R. Albuquerque, G. Camarini, D. Carvalho     171

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Volume 37, N. 1, January-April 2014


Fracture Mechanics and Rockfill Dams
Eduardo E. Alonso 3


Tunnel Face Reinforcement by Bolting – Numerical Modelling of Centrifuge Tests
J.P. Janin, D. Dias 39

Analysis of Chemical Mobility of Leachate Contaminants in Gneiss Saprolite
of Belo Horizonte Solid Waste Landfill (CTRS BR 040), South-Eastern Brazil

Q.C.G. Ferreira, L.A.P. Bacellar 51

Proposal of an Energy Comparison System in the SPT
G.W. Barreto, J.C.A. Cintra, N. Aoki 61

Investigations on Gas Flow in Cracked Granite Samples
M.C. He, C.G.Wang, J.L. Feng, L.R. Sousa 73

Field Survey of Compressibility of Municipal Solid Waste
A.G.P. van Elk, L.M.S. Mañas, M.E.G. Boscov 85

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