Measurement of In-situ Hydraulic Conductivity and Coefficient of Consolidation using Prefabricated Vertical Drains

Prefabricated vertical drains (PVDs) are often used to improve soils by speeding up the rate of consolidation, and they are increasingly used for remediation of contaminated soils. When PVDs are installed in the ground, there is always a zone of disturbed soil surrounding them. The extent and the im...

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Authors: R. Goughnour, B.J. Devine, J. Foster, Andrea Welker
Conference Location: Washington, D.C.
Conference Dates: January 13, 2004
Proceedings Title: Recent experiences & advancements in the U.S. and abroad on the use of auger cast-in-place piles : 83rd Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting
Format: Conference Proceeding
Published: Washington, D.C : Federal Highway Administration, 2004