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

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Chapter 14

Application of a New Vacuum Preloading Method for Tideland Reclamation in Wenzhou, China

Yuang-qiang Cai; Jun Wang; Jian-jun Ma    College of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Wenzhou University, Wenzhou, China

Abstract

A new vacuum preloading method was used for one phase of a large tideland reclamation program, the Oufei project, in Wenzhou, China. This new vacuum preloading approach, the multiple-vacuum preloading method, combines a vacuum preloading system and a pressurization system. The former is equipped with anticlogging prefabricated vertical drains (PVDs), which prevents clogging around PVDs and facilitates vacuum pressure to be transferred to deep soil layers. The latter is applied to enhance the permeability of subsoils ...

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