Ground Improvement Techniques
IISc Bangalore, , Prof. G.L. Sivakumar Babu
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Updated On 02 Feb, 19
Introduction:Need for Ground Improvement, Different types of problematic soils, Emerging trends in ground Improvement - Mechanical stabilization:Shallow and deep compaction requirements, Principles and methods of soil compaction, Shallow compaction and methods - Properties of compacted soil and compaction control, Deep compaction and Vibratory methods Dynamic compaction - Hydraulic modification:Ground Improvement by drainage, Dewatering methods - Design of dewatering systems, Preloading, Vertical drains, vacuum consolidation, Electro-kinetic dewatering, design and construction methods - Modification by admixtures:Cement stabilization and cement columns, Lime stabilization and lime columns - Stabilization using bitumen and emulsions, Stabilization using industrial wastes Construction techniques and applications - Grouting:Permeation grouting, compaction grouting, jet grouting, different varieties of grout materials, grouting under difficult conditions - In situ soil treatment methods:Soil nailing, rock anchoring, micro-piles, design methods, construction techniques - Case studies:Case studies of ground improvement projects.
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Ground Improvement Techniques by Dr. G.L. Sivakumar Babu, Department of Civil Engineering, IISc Bangalore. For more details on NPTEL visit httpnptel.iitm.ac.in
Sep 12, 2018
Excellent course helped me understand topic that i couldn't while attendinfg my college.
March 29, 2019
Great course. Thank you very much.