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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-352
... ABSTRACT: Mass stabilization is a new, environmentally friendly soil improvement method where stabilizer is mixed into peat, mud or soft clay. Mass stabilization is carried out by a mixing tool, which has been installed on an excavator machine. Mixing is done both in horizontal and vertical...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-345
..., but also a significant secondary compression. To eliminate these undesirable qualities in the foundation material ground improvement was considered necessary. This paper describes the use of heavy tamping in this project. Particular to this project are treatment of peat and peaty clay under saturated...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-202
... of peaty soils in Southeast Asia and identifies future areas of improvement for studying their behaviour and treatment methods for engineering applications. INTRODUCTION Peat as defined in ASTM D4427-92 (1997) is a naturally occurring, highly organic substance derived primarily from plant materials. Peat...

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