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

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Chapter 8

Improving Geotechnical Properties of Closed Landfills for Redevelopment Using Chemical Stabilization Techniques

A Case Study on Samples of a Landfill Site in Southwest of Sydney

Behnam Fatahi; Hadi Khabbaz; Behzad Fatahi    Centre for Built Infrastructure Research, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Sydney, Australia

Abstract

Construction on closed landfill sites is generally a challenging task due to the complex behavior of creep, settlement, high amount of moisture content, and weak shear strength of waste materials. This chapter presents the experimental results and numerical analyses for the use of fly ash and quicklime in improvement of the geotechnical properties of municipal ...

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