Installation of lime columns

Lime Columns Method Lime columns method is a variation of deep soil mixing, in which unslaked quicklime is used instead of cement or mixed with cement. The lime columns are suitable at best for stabilization of deep soft clay deposits. A pozzolanic reaction takes place between the lime and the clay minerals resulting in substantial … Read more

Bridge Pier | Types of Bridge Piers | Requirements of a Bridge Pier

Sheikh Khalifa Bridge - V Concrete shaped

What is a Bridge Pier? Any bridge structure is a combination of two components: substructure and super structure. For bridges with bearings, all the components which transfer the loads from bearing to the ground is called substructure. Substructure consists of bridge pier, abutments, wing walls, piles etc. while the superstructure consists of deck, girders or … Read more

Vibro-Compaction or Vibro-Flotation for Ground Improvement | Principle | Images

Vibro-compaction in action

Introduction Vibro-compaction also known as vibro-flotation is a technique in which the density of granular soils are increased by the insertion of a heavy vibrating poker to desired depth. This vibrating poker is also known as depth vibrator or a vibroflot or simply flot. It is one of the most common ground improvement technique using … Read more