An introduction to ground improvement methods, setting out the available techniques, and their variations, by systematic descriptions of the principles, equipment, methods and effectiveness of that can be expected for each. Covers: Responsibility for design, Design process, Improvement by vibration, added loading, reinforcement, structural fill, admixtures, grouting, thermal stabilisation and vegetation, and Options for choice.
CIRIA was formerly known as the Construction Industry Research and Information Association. They are a member-based research and information organisation who publish reports and technical papers covering building and civil engineering as well as transport and utilities infrastructure.
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