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The focus of Soil Mechanics is the understanding of soil behavior, construction with soils, on and in soils, the use of soils as construction material etc. Soil mechanics is a branch of civil engineering that has witnessed an enormous developement during the twentieth century.All aspects of soil mechanics and soil engineering are included in this section covering a wide range of engineering issues such as soil compaction, soil foundation, soil improvement, soil behavior, soil reinforcement etc. 
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<p>This article presents new results from field tests and numerical simulations regarding the performance of fully grouted piezometers under transient flow conditions. The field observations show that using low-permeability grout for piezometer installation ...
Reference: Geotechnical Testing Journal, DOI: 10.1520/GTJ20170290
<p>This paper presents results from installations comprising both HAE and LAE filters in fully grouted boreholes and in intimate contact with the ground. It stands out distinctly that high air-entry filters have a high risk ...
Reference: International Symposium on field measurements in Geomechanics (FMGM 2018)
<p>The main objective of this project was to appraise the performance of fully grouted piezometers under natural field conditions. The paper introduces a new field site that was established in collaboration with GKM Consultants for this ...
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<p>Recent additions to the Brantford General Hospital expansion included construction of a new hospital wing, involving excavations of up to 11 metres (36 feet) depth, in loose to compact sand adjacent to an existing eight-storey hospital structure. The tendered ...
Reference: (2004) - Fifth International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering
<p>In recent years, due to city development, excavation and building construction in the loose fill of the southside of Tabriz, Iran is inevitable. This paper presents a case study of stabilization of a 16m deep excavation in loose fill using soil nail wall ...
Reference: Proceedings of the 2nd World Congress on Civil, Structural, and Environmental Engineering (CSEE’17) Barcelona, Spain –April 2 –4, 2017
<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>This thesis aims to analyze soil and shallow foundations of buildings to reach the optimal type should be used to minimize cost with control over quality. Also, suggested a new sustainable material mixture for the three regions of Iraq. Mosul, Baghdad ...
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<p>The piezoball, or ball penetrometer with pore pressure measurement, was developed for assessing the geotechnical properties of soft soils, particularly soft seabed sediments where the traditional cone penetrometer can have limitations. The measurement of ...
Reference: Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterisation 5 – Lehane, Acosta-Martínez & Kelly (Eds) © 2016 Australian Geomechanics Society, Sydney, Australia, ISBN 978-0-9946261-2-7
<p>Slope stability issue becomes one of the main problems in construction <br />industry due to nature of the topography and the weather conditions in Malaysia. Various of technique can be applied for slope strengthening. One of the effectiveness and economic ...
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<p>Black cotton soil is considered to be problematic soil as it show major volume changes due to change in its moisture content. This volume change cause wide spread damages to building and roads necessitating stabilization of such soil prior to the construction. ...
Reference: AIJREAS VOLUME 1, ISSUE 10 (2016, OCT) (ISSN-2455-6300) ONLINE ANVESHANA’S INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCES