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Probabilistic Cost Optimisation of Soil Improvement Strategies

  • G. B. de Vries
  • P. H. A. J. M. van Gelder
  • J. K. Vrijling
Conference paper

Abstract

In this paper a short overview is presented on the use of probabilistic calculations in order to increase the insight in the anticipated costs involved in a soil improvement strategy and to provide a useful tool for an economical optimisation.

Keywords

Pore Water Pressure Probabilistic Calculation Excess Pore Water Pressure Soil Improvement Consolidation Time 
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© Springer-Verlag London 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. B. de Vries
    • 1
  • P. H. A. J. M. van Gelder
    • 2
  • J. K. Vrijling
    • 2
  1. 1.Van Oord ACZGorinchemThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Delft University of TechnologyDelftThe Netherlands

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