Introduction to Soil Improvement

Course Description

This is the introductory course of ground improvement techniques for marginal and problematic soil. The content includes the basics of laboratory and in situ tests for geotechnical projects. Then, surface compaction, admixture stabilization and deep densification are covered. Ground modification by consolidation and vertical drains are then covered. Various types of insitu reinforcement techniques such as stone columns, soil soils are introduced.


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