O'Reilly logo

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

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 1

Cement/Lime Mixing Ground Improvement for Road Construction on Soft Ground

J.-C. Chai1; N. Miura2    1 Institute of Lowland Technology, Saga University, Saga, Japan2 Institute of Soft Ground Engineering, Co. Ltd., Saga, Japan

Abstract

This chapter describes a road test section approximately 1 km long on soft Ariake clay deposit in Saga, Japan, with 10 different ground improvement methods. It also reports the field-monitored results on settlements during a period of more than 1 year and the deflection test results. Both the settlement and deflection test results indicate that for a low embankment (< 3.0 m) road, an increase in the strength/stiffness of base course and subgrade and/or an increase in the improvement depth of subgrade ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required