GROUTING IN GROUND ENGINEERING

THE APPLICATION OF GROUTS TO PROBLEMS CONNECTED WITH DIFFICULT SOILS IN WHICH THE CONTROL OF GROUNDWATER IS OFTEN OF PRIME CONCERN IS OUTLINED THE RELATIVE MERITS OF GROUTING AND DIAPHRAGM CONSTRUCTION IN THE FORMATION OF DAM CUT-OFFS ARE DISCUSSED. EXAMPLES ARE GIVEN OF RECENT IMPORTANT WORKS IN WHICH GROUTING PLAYED A NOTABLE PART. A RESUME IS GIVEN OF THE MATERIALS USED FOR GROUTING, WHICH MAY BE CLASSIFIED INTO SUSPENSIONS AND CHEMICAL FLUIDS, MAY OF THE LATTER BEING AVAILABLE ONLY AS PROPERIETARY PRODUCTS. THE FACTORS WHICH MAY AFFECT THE CHOICE OF GROUTS ARE INDICATED. INJECTION METHODS, INCLUDING THE USE OF THE DRIVEN LANCE AND THE SLEEVED TUBE, ARE DISCUSSED AND SOME COMMENTS ON THEIR APPLICATION ARE MADE. FINALLY, VARIOUS MEANS OF TESTING THE TREATED GROUND ARE GIVEN. /RRL/

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  • Accession Number: 00232335
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Road Research Laboratory /UK
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 13 1971 12:00AM