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Home / Journals / American Journal of Civil Engineering / Advances in Geotechnics of Roads and Railways
Advances in Geotechnics of Roads and Railways
Lead Guest Editor:
Morteza Esmaeili
School of Railway Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, Narmak, Tehran, Iran
Guest Editors
Mahmoud Ghazavi
Geotechnical Engineering Department, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Khajeh Nasir Toosi University of Technolgy
Tehran, Iran
Fereidoon Moghadas Nejad
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology
Tehran, Iran
Ali Fakher
Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Tehran
Tehran, Iran
Morteza Gharouni Nik
Railway Track and Technical Structures Department, School of Railway Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology
Tehran, Iran
MSc of Railway Track and Technical Structures, School of Railway Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology
Tehran, Iran
Introduction
There is no doubt that geotechnical advances greatly influence on transportation ways concluding in a better contribution to rural and urban development. This issue tries to introduce geotechnical advancements which have shown a substantial growth concerned with each and every field of transportation geotechnology which would be the ground improvement techniques, reinforcement of roads and railways foundation, trenches and embankments stabilization, subgrade consolidation and improvement of foundation layer materials.

Aims and Scope:

1. Numerical modelling of modern highway and railway substructures
2. Sustainable development of highways and railways geotechnics
3. Advances in geotechnology relevant to roads and railways
4. Development in ballasted rail tracks
5. Geotechnics of pavements, railway tracks and airfields;
6. Geomaterial, including non-traditional materials;
7. Asphalt mixtures and hydraulically-bound materials;
8. Earthworks for transportation facilities;
9. Monitoring and evaluation of road embankments and rail track substructure
10. Novel design and construction technologies for the foundations of roads and railways
11. Stabilization and reinforcement of road and railway foundations
12. Application of Geosynthetics
13. Laboratory testing and in-situ testing
14. Design, construction, long term maintenance and quality control of roads and railway infrastructure
15. Drainage of roads and rail tracks, including environmental aspects
16. Sustainability of management and rehabilitation
17. Risk assessment and environmental issues.
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