Sunday, July 3, 2022

Ground Engineering

Soil Stabilization

Different types of soil stabilization methods

Soil stabilization is the method of changing a natural soil to meet an engineering purpose. Improvements include increasing the weight bearing capabilities, tensile strength,...
Liquefaction Susceptibility of Sand

Determination of Liquefaction Susceptibility of Sand by Cyclic Triaxial Test

Liquefaction is a devastating manifestation of earthquake. Liquefaction takes place when seismic shear waves pass through a saturated granular soil layer. These shear waves...
Foundation in Building and Structures

Different types of Foundation used in Building and Structures

Foundation is the main supporting component of any building structure. It is the lowest part of the building which is in contact with soil...

In Situ Testing for Geotechnical Investigations in India

The in-situ Geotechnical investigations are an essential and integral part for the design of any engineering structure. Geotechnical engineering department of National Institute of...
Soil Nailing

Soil Nailing – Advantages, Methods, Installation and Applications

Soil nailing is a ground stabilisation technique used to reinforce and strengthen existing ground. It can be used on either natural or excavated slopes....
Ground improvement

Ground improvement & pavement stabilisation with geosynthetics products

Talegaon Dabhade is a town in Mawal Taluka, Pune district, in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is 120 km from Mumbai and 35...

Geomembrane for multiple project applications

A geomembrane is a very low permeability synthetic membrane liner or barrier used with any geotechnical engineering related material so as to control fluid...
Pile Foundation

Different types of Pile foundation and their use in construction

Foundations can be categorised as shallow foundations or deep foundations. Shallow foundations are typically used where the loads imposed by a structure are low...
ground improvement

Ground improvement techniques for soil stabilization

Ground improvement and ground modification refer to the improvement in or modification to the engineering properties of soil that are carried out at a...
foundation engineering

An overview of foundation engineering

In engineering, a foundation is the element of a structure which connects it to the ground, and transfers loads from the structure to the...