Laboratory Investigation and Numerical Modelling of Soil Improvement Techniques

  • Annamaria Cividini
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 426)


A discussion is presented of the use of the laboratory investigation and of the finite element modelling for the analysis of geotechnical problems involving techniques of soil improvements. Among the variety of possible applications, those related to the low pressure grouting of granular soils, to the artificial freezing of grounds and to reinforced earth structures are discussed in some details. The analyses of cases related to actual design problems are also presented and commented upon.


Hydraulic Head Triaxial Test Sand Layer Shear Resistance Shear Strength Parameter 
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  • Annamaria Cividini
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  1. 1.Department of Structural EngineeringPolitecnico di MilanoMilanItaly

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