Ground Improvement - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080446332, 9780080457369

Ground Improvement

1st Edition

Case Histories

Authors: Professor Jian Chu Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn Buddhima Indraratna
Editors: Buddhima Indraratna Professor Jian Chu
Hardcover ISBN: 9780080446332
eBook ISBN: 9780080457369
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 14th September 2005
Page Count: 608
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Description

More than 50 case histories are covered in 38 comprehensive chapters

Theme 1 Preloading and Vertical Drains

Theme 2 Modification by Chemical Admixtures

Theme 3 Physical Modification Methods including Grouting, Compaction and Drainage

Theme 4 Modification by Geosynthetic and other Inclusions

Theme 5 Electro-kinetic, Thermal and Explosion Based Techniques

Readership

Researchers and graduate students working with advanced heat exchangers and cooling systems, as well as industry practitioners engaged in designing such heat exchangers in electronics cooling, fuel cell, and high flux cooling applications should find the book an indispensable tool.

Table of Contents

More than 50 case histories are covered in 38 comprehensive chapters

Theme 1 Preloading and Vertical Drains

Theme 2 Modification by Chemical Admixtures

Theme 3 Physical Modification Methods including Grouting, Compaction and Drainage

Theme 4 Modification by Geosynthetic and other Inclusions

Theme 5 Electro-kinetic, Thermal and Explosion Based Techniques

Details

No. of pages:
608
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080457369
Hardcover ISBN:
9780080446332

About the Author

Professor Jian Chu

Professor Jian J Chu, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Dr Chu is a professor and the holder of James M. Hoover Chair in Geotechnical Engineering at the Iowa State University, USA. Before he joined Iowa State, he was the Director of the Centre for Infrastructure Systems at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He has been actively engaged in teaching, research and consulting work in geotechnical engineering in general and soil properties, in-situ and laboratory testing, soil improvement and land reclamation in particular for more than 20 years.

Affiliations and Expertise

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn

Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn, Associate Professor, Centre for Geomechanics University of Wollongong

Dr Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn is an Associate Professor with broad knowledge in soft clay engineering through his work in China, Thailand and Australia. His contributions to the field have also been recognized by several internal UOW, national and international awards, including the 2013 ISSMGE Young Member Award for academic achievements and outstanding contributions to the field of geotechnical engineering. He has published over 120 articles in international journals and conferences.

Buddhima Indraratna

Professor Indraratna is the author of more than 500 publications, including 6 books, about 200 journal papers and 50 invited keynote and plenary lectures. His contributions through research and development towards the understanding of soft soil improvement have been incorporated by numerous organizations into their engineering practices for the design of rail and road embankments.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia

About the Editor

Buddhima Indraratna

Professor Indraratna is the author of more than 500 publications, including 6 books, about 200 journal papers and 50 invited keynote and plenary lectures. His contributions through research and development towards the understanding of soft soil improvement have been incorporated by numerous organizations into their engineering practices for the design of rail and road embankments.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia

Professor Jian Chu

Professor Jian J Chu, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Dr Chu is a professor and the holder of James M. Hoover Chair in Geotechnical Engineering at the Iowa State University, USA. Before he joined Iowa State, he was the Director of the Centre for Infrastructure Systems at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He has been actively engaged in teaching, research and consulting work in geotechnical engineering in general and soil properties, in-situ and laboratory testing, soil improvement and land reclamation in particular for more than 20 years.

Affiliations and Expertise

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore