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Publications tagged with [ground improvement]

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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>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
<p>Huxted Tunneling LLC was awarded a subcontract to install 350 LF of 60&rdquo; RCP and 1,000 LF of 84&rdquo; RCP, in seven drives, crossing US Highway 41 in Port Charlotte, Florida. Huxted has the largest fleet of Iseki Unclemole MTBM&rsquo;s in North America, ...
Reference: North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT), NASTT’s 2016 No-Dig Show, Dallas, Texas, March 20-24, 2016
<p>Coal based thermal power plant has created over 50,000 acres of ash ponds in India, with approximately 2500 acres of additional ponds created for a 500-MW power plant and is filled with ash up to 10 m in height within a period of 5 years. Presently, 160 ...
Reference: A Thesis Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Technology In Civil Engineering (Geotechnical Engineering)
<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
<p>This paper reports the ground improvement and excavation of a cross passage between two shield tunnels for the construction of Tu-chen Line of Taipei Rapid Transit Systems. Jet grouting was conducted for soils around the cross passage before the tunneling ...
Reference: 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Paris 2013
<p>A series of full scale tests have been undertaken to assess the performance of ground strengthening methods to improve seismic performance of liquefiable soils in the Christchurch area. The tests used sequences of explosive charges to simulate seismic shaking ...
Reference: 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, LISBOA 2012
<p>The purpose of this study is to clarify the seismic performance of piled raft foundations with ground improvement based on seismic observation records. The monitored building, which is a twelve-story base-isolated building, is located on loose silty sand ...
Reference: 15 WCEE, LISBOA 2012
A devastating earthquake hit the Tohoku and Kanto regions of Japan on 11 March 2011, causing extensive damage to life and property as a result of large-scale tsunami and damage to nuclear power plants. Many slope failures occurred in hilly areas, such as in ...
Reference: NZSEE Annual Technical Conference & AGM, 13-15 April 2012, Christchurch
<p>In many ground improvement projects the preliminary field testing method is different from the tests that are carried out later. Hence, it may be necessary to correlate the two tests for comparative purposes. Dynamic Compaction, using pounders weighing ...
Reference: 2nd International Symposium on Cone Penetration Testing, Huntington Beach, California, 2010