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Ground Improvement Case-Histories by Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn, Jian Chu, Buddhima Indraratna

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Chapter 3

Theoretical and Numerical Perspectives and Field Observations for the Design and Performance Evaluation of Embankments Constructed on Soft Marine Clay

Buddhima Indraratna1; I. Sathananthan2; C. Bamunawita2; A.S. Balasubramaniam3    1 Professor and Research Director, Centre for Geomechanics and Railway Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia2 Former Student, Centre for Geomechanics and Railway Engineering, University of Wollongong, Australia3 Professor, School of Engineering, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia

Abstract

In this chapter, a two-dimensional plane strain solution is adopted for the embankment analysis, which includes the effects of a smear zone caused ...

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