LIME COLUMNS - A NEW FOUNDATION METHOD

A new foundation method is described where columns manufactured in situ by mixing soft clay with unslaked lime are used as foundation for light structures to reduce settlements and to increase the bearing capacity. Methods have been developed for the calculation of total and differential settlements based on results from full-scale tests. The lime columns also function as drains in soft clay which increase the consolidation rate of the soil. /ASCE/

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  • Accession Number: 00194286
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Report/Paper Numbers: ASCE 14543
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 11 1979 12:00AM