TERRE project: Interplay between unsaturated soil mechanics and low-carbon geotechnical engineering

Alessandro Tarantino*, Grainne El Mountassir, Simon Wheeler, Domenico Gallipoli, Giacomo Russo, Charles Augarde, Jan Willem Van De Kuilen, Wolfgang Gard, Abhijith Kamath, More Authors

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Abstract

The geotechnical construction industry is a major component of the overall construction sector and is strategically important in infrastructure development (transportation, flood and landslide protection, building foundations, waste disposal). Although industry and research in the overall construction sector have been investing significantly in recent years to produce innovative low-carbon technologies, little innovation has been created in geotechnical construction industry, which is lagging behind other construction industry sectors. This paper discusses the interplay between low-carbon geotechnical engineering and unsaturated soil mechanics based on the research carried out within the project TERRE (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks funded by the European Commission, 2015-2019,H2020-MSCA-ITN-2015-675762).

Original languageEnglish
Article number01002
Number of pages7
JournalE3S Web of Conferences
Volume195
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020
Event4th European Conference on Unsaturated Soils, E-UNSAT 2020 - Lisboa, Portugal
Duration: 19 Oct 202021 Oct 2020

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