The Lightweight Treated Soil Method: New Geomaterials for Soft Ground Engineering in Coastal Areas, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Lightweight Treated Soil Method

New Geomaterials for Soft Ground Engineering in Coastal Areas, 1st Edition

By Takashi Tsuchida, Kazuhiko Egashira

CRC Press

136 pages

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This is an in-depth practical examination of the newly developed Lightweight Treated Soil Method, based on the extensive research and experience of two leading recognized experts. Indispensable to geotechnical and construction engineers or to researchers and professionals interested in coastal engineering techniques, geotechnical engineering or geomaterials, it comprises a full review of the lightweight treated soil method and its applications, along with numerous case-studies throughout Japan.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Outline of the SGM Lightweight Soil Method

1.1 Introduction

1.2

1.3 Characteristics and types of lightweight treated soil methods

1.4 Uses of the construction method

1.5 Definitions

1.6 Symbols

Chapter 2 Engineering Properties of Lightweight Treated Soil

About the Authors

Takashi Tsuchida is Professor at the Department of Social and Environmental Engineering at Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan. He was formerly the head of the Soils Mechanics Laboratory of the Port and Harbour Research Institute (PHRI, Japan).

Kazuhiko Egashira is the Executive Director of the Coastal Development Institute of Technology (CDIT, Japan). The CDIT is a research organisation that has the task to develop technologies related to the exploration and utilization of coastal zones. Related books that have been authored by CDIT workers are The Deep Mixing Method (2002) and The Premixing Method (2003). Both books were published by A.A. Balkema Publishers, Leiden, The Netherlands.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General
TEC009120
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / Earthquake
TEC009150
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / Soil & Rock