This book reviews the techniques used to improve the engineering behaviour of soils, either in situ or when they are used as a construction material. It is a straightforward, well illustrated and readable account of the techniques and includes numerous up-to-date references.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. Exclusion techniques 3. Ground freezing 4. Drainage techniques 5. Groundwater lowering 6. Compaction and consolidation techniques 7. Soil reinforcement and soil anchors 8. Geosynthetic materials 9. Grouts and grouting 10. Soil stabilization