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2008
Monday, August 11th
12:00 AM

A Case Study on Rectification of Damaged Structures on Expansive Soil Deposits

J. M. Kate, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, New Delhi, India

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

A Combination of Artificial Ground Freezing and Grouting for the Excavation of a Large Size Tunnel Below Groundwater

Vittorio Manassero, Trevi Group, Cesena, Italy
Giuseppe Di Salvo, Trevi Group, Cesena, Italy
Fabio Giannelli, Astaldi, Roma, Italy
Giuseppe Colombo, Metropolitana Milanese, Milano, Italy

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

A Field Test Study on under Water Vacuum Preloading Method

A. K. L. Kwong, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
X. F. Han, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
L. G. Tham, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
P. K. K. Lee, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
W. B. Zhao, Nanjing Hydraulic Research Institute, Nan Jing, China

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Advanced, Modern and Innovative Technologies Used at the Houston Airport System (Stabilized Subgrades and Stabilized Bases)

Adil Godiwalla, Department of Aviation, City of Houston Government, Houston, Texas

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Artificial Ground Freezing in Geotechnical Engineering

Dong K. Chang, Mueser Rutledge Consulting Engineers, New York, NY
Hugh S. Lacy, Mueser Rutledge Consulting Engineers, New York, NY

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Case History — Settlement Mitigation for Mat Foundation Using Lean Concrete Columns

Franklin Fong, Consulting Geotechnical Engineer, Diamond Bar, CA
Chad M. Davis, Davis Earth & Materials, Inc., San Diego, CA

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Case Study of a Water Tank Behaviour on an Improved Collapsible Soil

A. Stanciu, Technical University “Gh. Asachi”, Iasi, Romania
N. Boti, Technical University “Gh. Asachi”, Iasi, Romania
L. Lungu, Technical University “Gh. Asachi”, Iasi, Romania
O. Donciu, Technical University “Gh. Asachi”, Iasi, Romania

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Case Study on the Influence of Transpiration on the Ground Behaviour

Behzad Fatahi, Coffey Geotechnics Pty Ltd, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Buddhima Indraratna, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia
Hadi Khabbaz, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Comparison Between Stone Columns and Vertical Geodrains with Preloading Embankment Techniques

Mounir Bouassida, URIG, ENIT, Tunisia
Lassaad Hazzar, URIG, ENIT, Tunisia

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Compressive Strength of Repaired Road by Recycling Technique of Pavement Materials

Runglawan Rachan, Mahanakorn University of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand
Suksun Horpibulsuk, Suranaree University of Technology, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Construction of Motorway on Double Porosity Clay Fill

Jan Najser, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Emma Pooley, Institute for Geotechnical Engineering, Zürich, Switzerland
Sarah Springman, Institute for Geotechnical Engineering, Zürich, Switzerland
Jan Laue, Institute for Geotechnical Engineering, Zürich, Switzerland
Jan Boháč, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Design and Construction of Granular Soil Columns for Ground Improvement of Very Soft Soils for Road Embankments

Stavros A. Savidis, Berlin Institute of Technology, Germany
Frank Rackwitz, Berlin Institute of Technology, Germany
Maik Schüßler, Brandenburg Highway Department, Hoppegarten, Germany

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Dynamic Geotechnical Characterization of San Giuliano Di Puglia Seismic Area

Antonio Cavallaro, CNR Ibam, Catania, Italy
Salvatore Grasso, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
Michele Maugeri, University of Catania, Catania, Italy

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Earthquake Mitigation by Blast Densification

Ulrich La Fosse, GeoDesign, Inc., Middlebury, Connecticut
Theodore von Rosenvinge IV, GeoDesign, Inc., Middlebury, Connecticut

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Effectiveness of Compaction Grout Piles in Improving Foundation Soils of Existing Runway

Adel M. El-Kelesh, Osaka University, Japan
Tamotsu Matsui, Fukui University of Technology, Japan
Ken-ichi Tokida, Osaka University, Japan

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Enhancement of Bearing Capacity by Dynamic Compaction: A Case History

Liaqat Ali, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Risalpur, Pakistan
Sarfraz Ali, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Risalpur, Pakistan

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Evaluation of Empirical Relationships for Dynamic Compaction in Liquefiable Reclaimed Silty Sand Layers Using Pre/Post Cone Penetration Tests

Hamid Reza Nouri, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
Hamid Ali-Elahi, I.A. University, Tehran, Iran
Mehdi Jalili, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran
Ehsan Seyedi Hosseininia, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Evolution of Soil Desaturation by Air-Injection Technique and Its Evaluation via Multiphase Flow Simulation

Hide Yasuhara, Ehime University, Matsuyama, Japan
Takamasa Morito, Fudo Tetra Corporation, Chiba, Japan
Yoshinori Kochi, Ehime University, Matsuyama, Japan
Mitsu Okamura, Ehime University, Matsuyama, Japan

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Excavation for Underground Parking in Seville (Spain). Treatment with Reinforced Injections.

Fernando de Casa Martín, University of Alcalá, Spain
F. Celis D’Amico, University of Alcalá, Spain
E. Echeverría Valiente, University of Alcalá, Spain
P. Chías Navarro, University of Alcalá, Spain
A. García Bodega, University of Alcalá, Spain

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Field Investigation on the Performance of Rammed Aggregate Pier in a Soft Ground of Bangladesh

M. J. Hossain, Khulna University of Engineering & Technology, Khulna, Bangladesh
M. Alamgir, Khulna University of Engineering & Technology, Khulna, Bangladesh
M. A. Mahamud, Khulna University of Engineering & Technology, Khulna, Bangladesh

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Foundation Work of High TV Tower in Collapsible Loess

Dimcho Evstatiev, Geological Institute of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
Yordan Evlogiev, Geological Institute of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
Mariana Nedelcheva, Geological Institute of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Geogrid-Reinforced Soil Mat for Temporary Support of Heavy Equipment

José L. M. Clemente, Bechtel Corporation, Frederick, MD
Tianfei Liao, Bechtel Corporation, Frederick, MD
Thomas Nixon, Bechtel Corporation, Frederick, MD

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Geological Alterations and Chemical Treatment of a Polluted Limestone Foundation

B. M. Al-Khailany, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Baghdad, Iraq
R. R. Al-Omari, Al-Nahrain University, Baghdad, Iraq
W. F. Sagman

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Geotechnical Characterization of a Soft Clay Soil Subjected to a Preloading Embankment

Antonio Cavallaro, CNR Ibam, Catania, Italy
Salvatore Grasso, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
Valentina Lentini, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
Michele Maugeri, University of Catania, Catania, Italy

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Ground Improvement of a Beach Structure Complex by Means of Stone Columns – A Saudi Arabian Case History

Syed Faiz Ahmad, Saudi Oger Ltd., Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Improvement Characteristics of Ground Using C.G.S Through Field Case Study

Byung-Sik Chun, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea
Duk-Hum Park, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea
Jong-Nam Do, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea
Yong-Goo Jang, KumHo ENC, Seoul, Korea

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Improvement of Soil and Rock Properties for Foundation Support for Missouri Interchange Project

Timothy J. Myers, Layne GeoConstruction, Ruther Glen, Virginia
Hristo K. Dobrev, Layne GeoConstruction, Ruther Glen, Virginia
John Szturo R. G., HNTB Corporation, Kansas City, Missouri
Wayne Duryee, HNTB Corporation, Kansas City, Missouri

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Improvement of Thermal Resistivity of Desert Sand for Use in High Voltage Cable Beddings and Foundation in Arid Zones

Muawia A. Dafalla, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Investigating Failure of a Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Wall in Black Hawk, Colorado

Jonathan T. H. Wu, University of Colorado at Denver/ Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO
Kanop Ketchart, Institute of Engineering and Resources Walailak University, Thailand

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Jet Grouting for Mass Treatment to Support an Aggregate Stockpile Building over Very Soft Clays

Ken Ivanetich, Hayward Baker Inc., Concord, CA
Lisheng Shao, Hayward Baker Inc., Santa Paula, CA

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Laboratory Seismic Wave Investigations on Improved Loess Soils as Engineered Barriers in the Radioactive Waste Repository Case

Dimitar Antonov, Geological Institute – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Load-Deformation Behavior of Bentonite Amended Bottom Ash in Bending

Sanjeev Kumar, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL
Miton Adhikari, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Performance of Deep Mixing Improvement of Alluvial Soft Soil

R. D. Verástegui Flores, Ghent University, Belgium
W. F. Van Impe, Ghent University, Belgium
P. Afschrift, DENYS NV, Belgium
W. Cromheeke, DENYS NV, Belgium

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Performance Study on Geosynthetic Reinforced Shallow Foundations

Sao-Jeng Chao, National I-Lan University, I-Lan, Taiwan, China

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Polyurethane Resin (PUR) Injection for Rock Mass and Structure Stabilization

Matthew J. DeMarco, Central Federal Lands Highway Division, FHWA, Lakewood, CO

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Review of In Situ Measurements as Indications of Liquefaction Potential at Numerous Sites

David Rees Gillette, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, Colorado

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Seismic Characterisation of Soils with SPT: Comparison of Calculated vs Values and Measured vs Values

M. L. Rainone, “G. d’Annunzio” University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy
P. Torrese, University of Pavia, Italy
P. Signanini, “G. d’Annunzio” University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy
F. Pizzica, “G. d’Annunzio” University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Settlement Analysis of Chek Lap Kok Trial Embankments with Probabilistic Extensions

Bak Kong Low, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Settlement Behaviour of a Cement-Stabilised Malaysian Clay

Chee-Ming Chan, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Malaysia
Siti Hajarahani Abdullah, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Malaysia

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Soft Ground Improved by Rigid Vertical Piles. Experimental and Numerical Study of Two Real Cases in France

M. Nuñez, LGCIE, INSA-Lyon, France
D. Dias, LGCIE, INSA-Lyon, France
R. Kastner, LGCIE, INSA-Lyon, France
C. Poilpré, GTS, Saint Priest, France

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Soil Improvement by Means of Electro-Osmosis

Sven Hansbo, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Some Interesting Results About Behaviour of Granular Media

Francesco di Credico, “G. d’Annunzio” University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy
P. Signanini, “G. d’Annunzio” University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy
P. Torrese, University of Pavia, Italy

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Strengthening of Clay Soils of Buildings Bases under Reconstruction by Means of Alkalization

F. E. Volkov, Institute “BashNIIstroy”, Ufa, Russia
L. N. Gera, Institute “BashNIIstroy”, Ufa, Russia

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Swelling Soils Behaviour in Cyclic Suction-Controlled Drying and Wetting

H. Nowamooz, LAEGO, Nancy-Université, Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy, France
F. Masrouri, LAEGO, Nancy-Université, Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy, France

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Testing and Stabilization of Saline Sabkha Soils: A Review

Omar Saeed Baghabra Al-Amoudi, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

The Design and Construction of a Reinforced Embankment on Soft Compressible Soil

Gareth Swift, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Salford, UK M5 4WT.
Russell Jones, Golder Associates (UK) Ltd., Stanton on the Wolds, Nottinghamshire UK NG12 5BL

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Underground Facilities in Loess

Dimcho Evstatiev, Geological Institute of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
Yordan Evlogiev, Geological Institute of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Use of Sand Compaction Piles for Improvement of a Coal Ash Pond

San-Shyan Lin, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung, Taiwan, China
Chih-Jung Chien, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung, Taiwan, China

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Utilisation of Waste Plastics in Flexible Pavement Construction Laid on Expansive Soil Subgrade

D. S. V. Prasad, JNTU, Kakinadam, AP, India
G. V. R. Prasada Raju, JNTU, Kakinadam, AP, India

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM