Alternative Title

Paper No. SOA-10

Location

St. Louis, Missouri

Session Start Date

3-8-1998

Session End Date

3-15-1998

Abstract

Soil improvement techniques for geotechnical construction can be broadly classified as densification, reinforcement, adhesion and excavation/replacement. This paper presents an overview of selected soil improvement techniques, with significant case histories. The soil improvement techniques discussed include Vibro-Compaction, Vibro-Replacement (stone columns), Dynamic Deep Compaction, compaction grouting, chemical grouting, jet grouting and soil fracture grouting.

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Appears In

International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering

Meeting Name

Fourth Conference

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

3-8-1998

Document Version

Final Version

Rights

© 1998 University of Missouri--Rolla, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

File Type

text

Language

English

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State of the Art of Soil Improvements with Case Histories

St. Louis, Missouri

Soil improvement techniques for geotechnical construction can be broadly classified as densification, reinforcement, adhesion and excavation/replacement. This paper presents an overview of selected soil improvement techniques, with significant case histories. The soil improvement techniques discussed include Vibro-Compaction, Vibro-Replacement (stone columns), Dynamic Deep Compaction, compaction grouting, chemical grouting, jet grouting and soil fracture grouting.