Measurement of in situ hydraulic conductivity and coefficient of consolidation with 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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Journal Title: Transportation Research Record no. 1874; pp. 155 - 162
Author: Andrea Welker
Format: Article
Published: 2004
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