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Heave-ho! A laboratory model of an underfloor environment incorporating pyritiferous fill
(NUI Galway, 2016)
Damage to domestic dwellings in the greater Dublin area of Ireland caused by the expansion of underfloor fill material containing pyrite has become a high-profile national problem in recent years. In this paper, a novel ...
Driven cast-in-situ piles in granular soil: applicability of CPT methods for pile capacity
Most CPT-based design methods for driven piles are heavily influenced by research on preformed driven piles. In this paper, a critical review is made of the ability of these methods to predict the total capacity of driven ...
Ground heave induced by installing stone columns in clay soils
(ICE Publishing, 2013-12)
Measurements of ground heave induced by installing stone columns in soft clay are presented in this paper. These measurements are likely to provide guidance to practitioners concerned about the possible impact of column ...
Discussion: Interaction factor for large pile groups
(ICE Publishing, 2016-09-27)
The authors present an interesting paper on the use of the interaction factor method (IFM) for settlement analysis of large pile groups.
Some geotechnical characteristics of soft soil deposits along the Terryland River Valley, Galway
The ground conditions in the Terryland River Valley area present considerable site development challenges to geotechnical engineers. The soft soil formation consists of peat overlying very soft, highly compressible calcareous ...
Analysis of jacking force data for microtunnels in glacial till at Kilcock, Ireland
(IOS Press, 2011)
Although the application of microtunnelling to pipeline construction has grown considerably in Ireland in recent times, there is very little published guidance on the jacking forces that might be expected in Irish ground ...
Real-time monitoring and performance of retaining structures
(NUI Galway, 2014-08)
The advent of reliable real-time monitoring devices has changed the way we monitor the construction of geotechnical infrastructure. This paper presents a case study where Shaped Accel Arrays (SAA) were employed as part ...
Factors affecting Embodied Carbon/Embodied Energy associated with ground improvements techniques for construction on peat
(NUI Galway, 2012)
In addition to the traditional drivers of cost and timely programme delivery, embodied energy (EE) and embodied carbon (EC) have emerged as major considerations in all aspects (including geotechnical) of large construction ...
Appraising stone column settlement prediction methods using finite element analyses
(Springer Verlag, 2014-09-26)
Numerous approaches exist for the prediction of the settlement improvement offered by the vibro-replacement technique in weak or marginal soil deposits. The majority of the settlement prediction methods are based on the ...
Axial load behaviour of a driven cast in situ pile in sand
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