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<p>This paper presents a thorough study on various available modern ground improvement techniques and their applications in civil engineering in present scenario. On the basis of long term performance results of various ground improvement techniques and its ...
Reference: International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJIRSET), Vol. 5, Issue 1, Januray 2016
<p>A series of finite element (FE) simulations are carried out to evaluate the benefits of integrating a high modulus geo-fabric as reinforcement into the soil-layers in this paper. Finite element analysis can handle complex geometry, different boundary conditions ...
Reference: Int. Journal of Engineering Research and Applications, Vol. 5, Issue 10, (Part - 1) October 2015, pp.50-59
<p>This document presents information on the analysis, design, and construction of permanent soil nail walls in highway applications. The main objective is to provide practitioners in this field with sound and simple methods and guidelines that will allow ...
Reference: FHWA-NHI-14-007
<p>Consideration of soil as a living ecosystem offers the potential for innovative and sustainable solutions to geotechnical problems. This is a new paradigm for many in geotechnical engineering. Realising the potential of this paradigm requires a multidisciplinary ...
Reference: Ge´otechnique 63, No. 4, 287–301
Black cotton soil is a typical expansive soil which loses its strength in presence of water résultant in swelling of the soil and in absence of water it shows multiple cracks due to shrinkage. Present paper describes the strength behaviour of Black cotton ...
Reference: IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering (IOSRJMCE) ISSN: 2278-1684 Volume 2, Issue 6 (Sep-Oct 2012), PP 21-25
Expansive soils, such as black cotton soils, are basically susceptible to detrimental volumetric changes, with changes in moisture. This behaviour of soil is attributed to the presence of mineral montmorillonite, which has an expanding lattice. Understanding ...
Reference: International Journal of Advances in Engineering & Technology, Jan 2012
This paper introduces the assumptions, procedure and results of a number of three dimensional numerical analyses for simulating the behavior of an encased, versus unencased, stone column group installed in a very soft soil layer; the finite element technique ...
Reference: 2011 Pan-Am CGS Geotechnical Conference, October 2011, Toronto, Canada
<p>Ash ponds are extensively located in India. Unavailability of suitable construction site for extension of existing power plants or to build a new plant makes it worthwhile to consider the ash pond as one of the options. Ash ponds in general are not consistent ...
Reference: National Conference on Recent Advances in Ground Improvement Techniques, February 24-25, 2011, CBRI Roorkee, India
<p>Expanded polystyrene (EPS) is a closed‐cell polymeric ('plastic') foam that, in its generic block‐molded form, has seen increasing use worldwide as a cellular geosynthetic in the geofoam category. This growth is due to the fact that block‐molded EPS is ...
Reference: ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, Vol. 24/No. 4 (August 2010), pp. 365‐372
This report describes intelligent compaction, a new method of achieving and documenting compaction requirements. Intelligent compaction uses continuous compaction-roller vibration monitoring to assess mechanistic soil properties, continuous modification/adaptation ...
Reference: NCHRP Report 676, TRB