Methods of Reducing Soil Liquefaction

It is extremely difficult and impractical to prevent liquefaction of soil in the field when the susceptible zone extends to a large depth. It is generally best not to construct buildings and other structures at sites prone to liquefaction. Because the remediation of the liquefaction hazard is quite expensive, it…continue reading →

Effects of Soil Liquefaction on Structures

When water-saturated, mostly cohesion-less soil whose shear strength is reduced to zero due to pore water pressure produced by vibration during an earthquake causes soil to soil boil and such soil is liquefied.For more information about Soil Liquefaction see original article about Soil Liquefaction.The drastic and sever damaging effects of…continue reading →

What is Soil Cement

We know that soil clay or sand is capable of withstanding heavy loads but is subjected to settlement, consolidation and deformation, which if not controlled, result in shear failure or an ultimate collapse of the structure.¬†Actually it is a known fact that while mixing different construction material would also combine…continue reading →

Use of Soil-Cement in Pavement and Highways

Soil cement is a highly dense and tightly compacted, hard or semi-rigid, durable and low cost mixture of pulverized natural soil, cement and water that hardens as a result of hydration reaction of cement and water..myButton { -moz-box-shadow: 0px 10px 14px -7px #276873; -webkit-box-shadow: 0px 10px 14px -7px #276873; box-shadow:…continue reading →