CE 430: Soil Stabilization and Underpinning of Foundations

CE 430: Soil Stabilization and Underpinning of Foundations

 

Mechanism of soil stabilization, Mechanical stabilization by applying the proper type of compaction.  Chemical stabilization by using water retaining or repelling agents.  Stabilization using binders like cement, asphalt and clay.  Use of grouts like cement grouts and chemical grouts.  Stabilization by thermal, freezing and bacterial methods, cost and performance of each methods.  Reinforced earth.  Underpinning of foundations.

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