Hugh Cowan, Director Research, Earthquake Commission, Tom O’Rourke, Professor of Geotechnical Engineering, Cornell University, and Sjoerd van Ballegooy, Senior Geotechnical Engineering, Tonkin &Taylor, discuss the techniques being tested for ground improvement in Christchurch: Rapid Impact Compaction, Rammed Aggregate Pier, and Horizontal Soil Mixing. Ken Stokoe, Professor of Geotechnical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin discusses the use of T-Rex to test the ground improvement techniques.
Length: 3:36 min.
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