GROUND TREATMENT ON FILL, PART 1

The article describes methods available for treating fill material prior to constructional work. In the first part of this two part article types of fill and methods of filling are classified and their performance without treatment is discussed. Non-specialist methods of ground treatment include preloading, inundation, rolling and dewatering. Specialist geotechnical techniques include vibroflotation. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Technical Publishing Corporation

    1301 South Grove Avenue
    Barrington, IL  United States  60010
  • Authors:
    • THOMSON, G H
    • Pearce, R W
  • Publication Date: 1979-2

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 29-34
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00195490
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 15 1979 12:00AM