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Ground Improvement Techniques

Description

Students will be exposed to various problems associated with soil deposits and methods to evaluate them. The different techniques will be taught to them to improve the characteristics of difficult soils as well as design techniques required to implement various ground improvement methods

What Will I Learn?

  • Gain knowledge on methods and selection of ground improvement techniques.
  • Understand dewatering techniques and design for simple cases.
  • Get knowledge on insitu treatment of cohesionless and cohesive soils.
  • Understand the concept of earth renforcement and design of reinforced earth.
  • Get to know types of grouts and grouting technique.

Topics for this course

5 Lessons50h

GROUND IMPROVEMENT TECHNIQUES

Lesson 1-PROBLEMATIC SOIL AND IMPROVEMENT TECHNIQUES
Lesson 2-DEWATERING
Lesson 3-INSITU TREATMENT OF COHESIONLESS AND COHESIVE SOILS
Lesson 4-EARTH REINFORCEMENT
Lesson 5-GROUTING TECHNIQUES

About the instructor

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518 Courses

3 students

Free

Material Includes

  • Purushothama Raj. P, “Ground Improvement Techniques”, Lakshmi Publications, 2nd Edition, 2016.
  • Koerner, R.M. “Construction and Geotechnical Methods in Foundation Engineering”, McGraw Hill, 1994.
  • Nihar Ranjan Patra, “Ground Improvement Techniques”, Vikas Publishing House, First Edition, 2012.
  • Mittal.S, “An Introduction to Ground Improvement Engineering”, Medtech Publisher, First Edition, 2013.

Requirements

  • B.E/Diploma Students Can Purse This Course

Target Audience

  • All Engineering Students Can Participate