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Investigation of deformation behaviour of embankments on improved soft clay by means of centrifuge and numerical modelling

Abstract:

This doctoral project focuses on the investigation of ground improvement measures in soft clay to improve the consolidation characteristics and bearing capacity of the clay. In particular, gravel columns and geosynthetic base reinforcement are analysed by means of centrifuge and numerical modelling.

Authors:

Weber, Thomas M. and Springman, Sarah M. and Laue, Jan and Sharma, Jitendrapal and Messerklinger, Sophie

Index Terms:

SoilGroup; centrifuge modelling; numerical modelling; ground improvement; soft soils; stone columns; soft clay; geosynthetics; embankment; geotechnics; Geotechnik; Laue, Jan; Messerklinger, Sophie; Sharma, Jitendrapal; Springman, Sarah M.; Weber, Thomas M.

Remarks:

Completed 2007

Further Information:

Date published: 2003