Ground Improvement

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Course Code: 
CIV 7265
Course Credit Units: 
Semester 2
Year of Study: 
Year 1
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Graduate Level
Course Discipline: 
Course Description & Objectives: 

This course will introduce students to the concepts underpinning a range of ground improvements and soil remediation techniques and an appreciation of how these techniques are applied in practice.  It will cover important design and construction aspects associated with ground improvement techniques including: mechanical methods, hydraulic methods, physical/chemical methods, inclusions and soil remediation techniques.                                                                                                                                                                                                  Objectives:

  • To gain an understanding of the concepts behind a range of ground improvement and soil remediation techniques.
  • Describe advantages, disadvantages, and limitations for each ground improvement method discussed.
  • Ability to identify appropriate techniques for a range of ground and site conditions.
  • Locate criteria to determine the applicability of each ground improvement method for a specific project and soil condition under consideration.
Learning Outcomes: 

On completing the course the student should be able to:

  • Understand the different soil improvement methods; the degree to which soil properties may be improved; and the benefits involved.
  • Design ground improvement projects as well as be able to advise regarding value engineering to save cost and obtain maximum benefits for the specific project.
Ground Improvement
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