Impact of Jute Reinforcement on the Resilience at the Outermost Limits of Cohesive Black-top Geomaterials


  • Ali Saad Department of Civil Engineering Integral University Lucknow, 226026, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Dr. Maaz Allah Department of Civil Engineering, University Institute of Engineering and Technology (UIET), Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, 226025, Uttar Pradesh, India



Jute fiber, California bearing ratio, Cohesion-less soil, geo-material


In this work, cohesion-less asphalt geo-material supported with multi-facets of geo-support as jute filaments have been contemplated. The current work is complet-ed on the unreinforced soil and jute fiber supported soil to research the strength and firmness limit of asphalt geo-materials utilizing California bearing ratio (CBR) test. The quantity of layers, ideal profundity and arrangement of the geo-support in geo-material are researched. The implant profundity of jute fiber, i.e., D/2, D/3 and D/4 in single, twofold, and significantly increase layers has been upgraded utilizing CBR values. A clever idea of firmness limit alongside entrance factor is acquainted with assess the strength of the unreinforced and jute-supported geo-material. The experimental outcomes exhibit that remembering jute fiber for single, twofold and triple layer builds the solidness limit of the dirt at the ideal profundity of D/4. The liquid limit at shifted input boundary fluctuates from 0.378 to 0.682 at most extreme entrance factor which shown an 80.42 % upgrade of solidarity in asphalt geo-material. The result of the current review gives a savvy answer for the strength improvement in cohesion-less soils for dike, subgrade, and asphalt development ad-vances.


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How to Cite

Ali Saad and M. Allah, “Impact of Jute Reinforcement on the Resilience at the Outermost Limits of Cohesive Black-top Geomaterials”, J. Mech. Constr. Eng., vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 1–8, Apr. 2024.




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