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

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Preface

It has been almost ten years since the first book on Ground Improvement - Case Histories (Indraratna and Chu) was published by Elsevier. Since then there has been a substantial number of major projects and case studies reported in various parts of the world in all areas of Ground Improvement.

Ground improvement has been both a science and art, with significant developments observed through ancient history. From the use of straw as blended infill with soils for additional strength during the ancient Roman civilizations, and the use of lime mortar for the construction of the Great Wall in China, the concepts of using additives and reinforcement for soil improvement and the more recent use of electrokinetics and thermal modifications ...

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