Synopses & Reviews
The book reviews recent developments and research results on excavations and foundations found in and on soft soil deposits. It gives an overview of the material properties of soft soils and offers new foundation improvement techniques in road and railways. It also examines different types of foundations and stabilization methods. The book will serve both practicing and research engineers in the field of geotechnical engineering.
Table of Contents
Introduction.- Material properties of soft soils.- Constitutive soil models and soil parameters.- Supported excavations in soft soil deposits.- Shallow foundations on soft soils.- Pile foundation.- Soil stabilisation with column-like elements.- References.- Index.