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Ground Improvement Trials Canterbury: Techniques

By Earthquake Commission (EQC)

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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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  • Earthquake Commission (EQC) (2014), "Ground Improvement Trials Canterbury: Techniques,"

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