Geotechnical Investigations and Improvement of Ground Conditions - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128170489, 9780128170496

Geotechnical Investigations and Improvement of Ground Conditions

1st Edition

Authors: Anjan Patel
Paperback ISBN: 9780128170489
eBook ISBN: 9780128170496
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 31st January 2019
Page Count: 209
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Table of Contents

Ground Improvement Techniques
1. Introduction
2. Soil Compaction
3. Soil Stabilization
4. Drainage and Dewatering
5. Grouting
6. Stone Columns
7. Soil Reinforcement
8. Miscellaneous Methods

Geotechnical Field Studies
9. Geotechnical Investigation
10. Forensic Geotechnical Engineering
11. Some Geotechnical Applications


Description

Geotechnical Investigation and Improvement of Ground Conditions covers practical information on ground improvement and site investigation, considering rock properties and engineering geology and its relation to construction. The book covers geotechnical investigation for construction projects, including classic case studies with geotechnical significance. Additional sections cover soil compaction, soil stabilization, drainage and dewatering, grouting methods, the stone column method, geotextiles, fabrics and earth reinforcement, miscellaneous methods and tools for ground improvement, geotechnical investigation for construction projects, and forensic geotechnical engineering. Final sections present a series of site-specific case studies.

Key Features

  • Dedicated to ground improvement techniques and geotechnical site investigation
  • Provides practical guidance on site-specific geotechnical investigation and the subsequent interpretation of data
  • Presents site-specific case studies with geotechnical significance
  • Includes site investigation of soils and rocks
  • Gives field-oriented information and guidance

Readership

Civil engineers and professionals working in construction and mining; postgraduate students in civil engineering; consultants, researchers, builders, and architects involved with construction and mining


Details

No. of pages:
209
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2019
Published:
31st January 2019
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
Paperback ISBN:
9780128170489
eBook ISBN:
9780128170496

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About the Authors

Anjan Patel Author

Dr Anjan Patel is Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur, India. He has considerable experience - both theoretical and practical - in teaching and in industry, consulting on geotechnical matters, and teaching ground improvement and geotechnical investigation for construction. He has published widely in the field.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, India