Ground improvement method - jet grouting

Chon, Hak Kheng (2001). Ground improvement method - jet grouting B.Sc Thesis, School of Engineering, The University of Queensland.

       
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Author Chon, Hak Kheng
Thesis Title Ground improvement method - jet grouting
School, Centre or Institute School of Engineering
Institution The University of Queensland
Publication date 2001-01-01
Thesis type B.Sc Thesis
Supervisor Dr. Robert Day
Total pages 45
Language eng
Subjects 09 Engineering
Formatted abstract

The thesis doing was related to the ground improvement method using jet grouting. Ground improvement refers all techniques employed in the engineering of soil to achieve the desired properties. Jet grouting is a procedure of mix-in-place, which involves the controlled erosion of soil particles using high-pressured erosive jets of grout or water to form a treated mass. Interlocking of these individual elements are used to form jet grouted structures to achieve the desired stability or permeability. Jet grouting can be applied almost to all range of soil. It is can also be use to treat stratified soil. Simple cementitious grouts are used exclusively in jet grouting. Bentonite and other form of admixture are sometimes added to improve properties. Jet grouting has been widely used in several fields of civil engineering, which includes earth retaining and foundation works, slope stabilisation, ground water control, waste deposits sealing, tunneling and underpinning of buildings. Case studies of jet grouting projects in New Haven by underpinning and stabilisation of soil below the railway embankment in Italy have been involved.

Keyword Jet grouting
Ground improvement method
Additional Notes * Civil Engineering undergraduate theses. 2001

Document type: Thesis
Collection: UQ Theses (non-RHD) - UQ staff and students only
 
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