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70 Abbreviations AASHTO Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials ACI American Concrete Institute AFOSM Advanced First-Order Second-Moment AISC American Institute of Steel Construction ANSI American National Standards Institute API American Petroleum Institute ASD Allowable Stress Design CDF Cumulative Density Function CIP Cast-in-Place CIRIA Construction Industry Research and Information Association COV Coefficients of Variation CPT Cone Penetration Testing DL Design Load DOT Department of Transportation FHWA Federal Highway Administration FOSM First-Order Second-Moment FS Factors of Safety ft feet, foot GEC Geotechnical Engineering Circular GFRP Glass-Fiber Reinforced Polymer GUTS Guaranteed Ultimate Tensile Strength HDPE High-Density Polyethylene in. inch(es) kPa kilopascal LRFD Load and Resistance Factor Design MOM Mononobe-Okabe Method MPa megapascal MSE Mechanically Stabilized Earth NCHRP National Cooperative Highway Research Program PDF Probability Density Function PMT Pressuremeter Test psi pounds per square inch PTI Post-Tensioning Institute PVC Polyvinyl Chloride SI International System SNW Soil Nail Wall

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71 SPT Standard Penetration Test tsf tons per square foot U.S. United States WWM Welded Wire Mesh