1st Edition

The Lightweight Treated Soil Method
New Geomaterials for Soft Ground Engineering in Coastal Areas

ISBN 9789058096920
Published October 22, 2004 by CRC Press
136 Pages

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Book Description

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
1.3 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



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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.