Ground Improvement Techniques (CV472)

Course Name: 

Ground Improvement Techniques (CV472)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Need and Objectives, Mechanical Modification-Compaction control, Vibro flotation, Hydraulic modification - Dewatering methods, Electro-Osmosis, Vertical drains, Physical and chemical modification - grouting, shortcreting, ground freezing. Modification by inclusions and Confinement. Stone columns, lime columns, Sand drains and Compaction piles


1) M.R. Hausmann(1990) Engineering Principles of Ground Modifications, McGraw Hill Publishing Co. 2) Purushotham Raj, Ground Improvement Techniques, Laxmi Publications, New Delhi

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Prof. Subhash C. Yaragal,  Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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