Ground improvement : case histories / [edited by] Buddhima Indraratna, Jian Chu, John A. Hudson

Contributor(s): Indraratna, Buddhima | Chu, Jian | John A. Hudson
Material type: TextTextSeries: Elsevier geo-engineering book series ; v. 3Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2005Edition: 1st edDescription: xx, 1115 p. : ill. ; 25 cmISBN: 0080446337 (hbk. : alk. paper); 9780080446332Subject(s): Earthwork | Soils | Soil Components | DrainageDDC classification: 624.151 Online resources: Publisher description
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Theme 1 Preloading and vertical drains

Chapter 1 Experience of consolidation process from test areas with and without vertical drains
Chapter 2 Theoretical and number perspectives and field observations for the design and performance evaluation of embankments constructed on soft marine clay
Chapter 3 Application of the vacuum preloading method in soil improvement projects
Chapter 4 Key issues in the application of vertical drains to a sea reclamation by extremely soft clay slurry
Chapter 5 Two case histories of vertical drains in very soft clays
Chapter 6 Case study of ground improvement work at the suvarnabhumi airport of Thailand
Chapter 7 Predictions and observations of soft clay foundations stabilized with geosynthtetic
Chapter 8 Application of analytical method for preloading design of selected case studies
Chapter 9 The changi East reclamation project in Singapore

Theme 2 Modification by chemical admixtures
Chapter 10 Cement/ Lime mixing ground improvement for road construction on soft ground
Chapter 11 A full scale study on cement deep mixing in soft Bangkok clay
Chapter 12 Undersea Tunnel effect of drainage and grouting
Chapter 13 Use of Jet grout in deep excavations
Chapter 14 A case history of Jet grouting in marine clay
Chapter 15 Performance evaluation of road pavements stabilized in Situ

Theme 3 Physical Modification methods including grouting compaction and drainage
Chapter 16 Ground improvement for mitigating liquefaction included geotechnical hazards
Chapter 17 Placing soil covers on soft tailings
Chapter 18 Geotechnical aspects of hydraulic filling of underground
Chapter 19 Deep vibratory compaction granular soils
Chapter 20 Soft ground treatment and performance
Chapter 21 Ground improvement using deep vibro techniques
Chapter 22 Implementation and performance of stone columns
Chapter 23 Failures of ground improvement work in soft ground
Chapter 24 Characteristics of soft peats, organic soils and clays
Chapter 25 Treatment of Metastable loess soils: lessons from eastern Europe

Theme 4 modification by geosynthetic and other inclusions
Chapter 26 The use of alternative and improved construction materials and geosynthetics in pavements
Chapter 27 Case histories of embankments on soft soils and stabilization with geosynthetics : Canadian experience
Chapter 28 ground improvement with geotextile reinforcements
Chapter 29 Bridge abutment made of cement mixed gravel back fill
Chapter 30 Amulti-Tier mechanically stabilized soil wall field performance and numerical modeling
Chapter 31 The use of Bambo and Bakau piles for soil improvements and application of pile raft system for the construction of embankment on peats soft soils
Chapter 32 Soil improvement and foundation systems with encased columns and reinforced bearing layers
Chapter 33 Geotechnical measures to increase the stability of rock cuts and to reduce rock fall hazards: case history

Theme 5 Electro-kinetic thermal and explosion based techniques
34. Electro-Osmotic stabilization
35 The use electrokinetic geosynthetics to improve soft soils
36 Preconsodlidating clay deposit by vacuum and heating in cold environment
37 Experimental and numerical investigations of the behavior of a heat exchanger pile
Chapter 38 Use of explosion in soil improvement projects

Includes bibliographical references and index: p 1095 - 1115

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