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Ground Improvement Techniques
by P. Purushothama Raj
After this course, the student is expected to identify basic deficiencies of various soil deposits and he/she be in a position to decide various ways and means of improving the soil and implementing techniques of improvement.
Role of ground improvement in foundation engineering – methods of ground improvement –
Geotechnical problems in alluvial, laterite and black cotton soils -Selection of suitable ground improvement techniques based on soil condition.
2. DRAINAGE AND DEWATERING
Drainage techniques – Well points – Vaccum and electroosmotic methods – Seepage analysis for two dimensional flow-fully and partially penetrating slots in homogenous deposits (Simple cases only).
3. INSITU TREATMENT OF COHESIONLESS AND COHESIVE SOILS
Insitu densification of cohesionless and consolidation of cohesive soils -Dynamic compaction and consolidation – Vibrofloation – Sand pile compaction – Preloading with sand drains and fabric drains – Stone columns – Lime piles – Installation techniques only – relative merits of various methods and their limitations.
4. EARTH REINFORCEMENT
Concept of reinforcement – Types of reinforcement material – Applications of reinforced earth – use of Geotextiles for filtration, drainage and separation in road and other works.
5. GROUT TECHNIQUES
Types of grouts – Grouting equipment and machinery – Injection methods – Grout monitoring – Stabilisation with cement, lime and chemicals – Stabilisation of expansive soils.