An Introduction to Geotechnical Processes

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CRC Press, Mar 1, 2004 - Architecture - 136 pages
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The study of the solid part of the earth on which structures are built is an essential part of the training of a civil engineer. Geotechnical processes such as drilling, pumping and injection techniques enhance the viability of many construction processes by improving ground conditions.

Highlighting the ground investigation necessary for the process, the likely improvement in strength of treated ground and testing methods An Introduction to Geotechnical Processes covers the elements of ground treatment and improvement, from the control of groundwater, drilling and grouting to ground anchors and electro-chemical hardening.

 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
1 GROUND INVESTIGATION
4
2 DECISIONMAKING CHARTS
40
3 GROUNDWATER CONTROLGENERAL CONSIDERATIONS
45
4 GROUNDWATER CONTROLREMOVAL METHODS
75
5 GROUNDWATER CONTROLEXCLUSION METHODS
112
6 GROUND IMPROVEMENT
161
7 GROUND IMPROVEMENT BY GROUTING
184
9 GROUND ANCHORS
228
10 PILE GROUTING
257
11 PLANT FOR GEOTECHNICAL PROCESSES
266
GLOSSARY
290
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
291
REFERENCES
293
INDEX
307
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8 CAVITY STABILISATION
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