Ground Improvement Case Histories: Compaction, Grouting And Geosynthetics

Paperback | June 10, 2015

byBuddhima Indraratna, Jian Chu, Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn

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Written by an international group of contributors, Ground Improvement Case Histories: Compaction, Grouting and Geosynthetics provides over 700 pages of international case-histories. Each case-history provides an overview of the specific technology followed by applications, with some cases offering a comprehensive back-analysis through numerical modelling. Specific case-histories include: The Use of Alternative and Improved Construction Materials and Geosynthetics in Pavements, Case Histories of Embankments on Soft Soils and Stabilisation with Geosynthetics, Ground Improvement with Geotextile Reinforcements, Use of Geosynthetics to aid Construction over Soft Soils and Soil Improvement and Foundation Systems with Encased Columns and Reinforced Bearing Layers. Comprehensive analysis methods using numerical modelling methods Features over 700 pages of contributor generated case-histories from all over the world Offers field data and clear observations based on the practical aspects of the construction procedures and treatment effectiveness

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Written by an international group of contributors, Ground Improvement Case Histories: Compaction, Grouting and Geosynthetics provides over 700 pages of international case-histories. Each case-history provides an overview of the specific technology followed by applications, with some cases offering a comprehensive back-analysis through ...

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Ground Improvement Case HistoriesCompaction, Grouting and GeosyntheticsBuddhima Indraratna, Professor Jian J Chu, and Cholachat RujikiatkamjornThe only reference available that offers both state-of-the-art and traditional technologies, along with cost-effective solutions in the format of case histories.Comprehensive analysis methods us...

Professor Indraratna is the author of more than 500 publications, including 6 books, about 200 journal papers and 50 invited keynote and plenary lectures. His contributions through research and development towards the understanding of soft soil improvement have been incorporated by numerous organizations into their engineering practice...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:796 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:June 10, 2015Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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Part One: Physical Modification including Compaction, Grouting and Drainage Chapter 1: Ground Improvement for Mitigating Liquefaction-Induced Geotechnical Hazards Chapter 2: Placing soil covers on soft mine tailings Chapter 3: Geotechnical Aspects of Hydraulic Filling of Underground Mine Stopes in Australia Chapter 4: Deep Vibratory Compaction of Granular Soils Chapter 5: Soft Ground Treatment and Performance, Yelgun to Chinderah Freeway, NSW, Australia Chapter 6: Ground Improvement using Deep Vibro Techniques Chapter 7: Improvement of collapsible loess in Eastern Europe Chapter 8: Deep compaction of granular fills in a land reclamation project by dynamic and vibratory compaction techniques Chapter 9: Soil Compaction: Recent Developments Chapter 10: Dynamic Compaction & Dynamic Surcharging at Dubai's Palm Jumeira STP Chapter 11: Principles and Case Histories of Deep Vibro Techniques Chapter 12: Dynamic Compaction & Dynamic Consolidation of Soils Chapter 13: Assessment of the post-compaction fill characteristics at Penrith Lakes Development site Chapter 14: The Effectiveness of Rolling Dynamic Compaction A Field Based StudyPart Two: Geosynthetics and Other Inclusions Chapter 15: A Multi-Tier Mechanically Stabilized Soil Wall Field Performance and Numerical Modelling Chapter 16: The Use of Alternative and Improved Construction Materials and Geosynthetics in Pavements Chapter 17: Case Histories of Embankments on Soft Soils and Stabilisation with Geosynthetics: Canadian Experience Chapter 18: Ground improvement with geotextile reinforcements Chapter 19: Use of Geosynthetics to aid construction over soft soils Chapter 20: Modernisation of rail tracks using geosynthetics and shockmats: an Australian perspective Chapter 21: Soil Improvement and Foundation Systems with Encased Columns and Reinforced Bearing Layers Chapter 22: Use of Tire Derived Aggregate in Highway Embankment Construction North American Overview and a Canadian perspective Chapter 23: Design, construction and performance of GRS structures for railways in Japan Chapter 24: The Use of Bamboo and Bakau Piles for Soil Improvements and Application of Pile Raft System for the Construction of Embankment on Peats and Soft Soils Chapter 25: Natural Fibers in Reinforcement and Erosion Control Applications with Limited Life Geosynthetics (LLGs) Chapter 26: Geotechnical Measures to Increase the Stability of Rock Cuts and to Reduce Rockfall Hazards: Case History "Makkah"