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Soft Ground Improvement in Lowland Environment 9780784401514

Soft Ground Improvement in Lowland Environment

ISBN-10: 0784401519
ISBN-13: 9780784401514
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PUBLISHER: American Society of Civil Engineers
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Product Description: "In this well-illustrated volume, the authors review soft ground improvement techniques in various lowland environments. They discuss how to determine and select the most appropriate improvement technique for various soils. The authors also discuss the key factors considered when building on soft ground, including applied loading, site conditions, existing problems, and construction time. From the simplest method of ground improvement to techniques that form a semirigid composite material, the book reviews surface compaction, deep compaction, prefabricated vertical drains, granular piles, lime/cement stabilization, and mechanically stabilized earth. Recent applications, case studies, and relevant data are discussed. Topics include the economics and advantages of using a specific technique, the method of calculating the bearing capacity of lime columns, total and differential settlements, and slope stability. Tables, charts, figures, and photographs illustrate significant points throughout the text."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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