Experimental studies on water level effect for dynamic compaction on reclaimed soils

Jing Wen Chen, Fu Cheng Chen

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Abstract

Experimental studies on water level effect for dynamic compaction performance were presented by using the single-point impact system developed by the authors. Meanwhile, an automatic cone penetrometer was also developed to acquire the cone resistance in soil samples. It was indicated that after impaction, the measured increments of excess pore water pressure increased when the water level increased, and the cone resistance (QR) in soils with higher water level was found less than that in soils with lower water level and far less than that measured in dry soils. The terms of improvement ratio (IR) and penetration work (Wq) done were introduced to evaluate the overall performance of improvement.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)988-993
Number of pages6
JournalYantu Gongcheng Xuebao/Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering
Volume30
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Jul 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology

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