Blasting Technique for Ground Improvement

Blasting explosives for densification of foundation soil

Blasting Technique for Ground Improvement Blasting is the use of buried explosives to cause the densification of loose cohesion less ground. The principal is that the blasting of explosives in a predetermined pattern causes liquefaction, followed by the expulsion of pore water and subsequent densification of the ground. Blast densification is being utilized for more … Read more Blasting Technique for Ground Improvement

Earthquake Effects on Tall Buildings

Earthquake Effects On Tall Buildings Types of Earthquake Faults Only convergent and transform boundaries tend to cause large earthquakes. Divergent boundaries do cause earthquakes as well, but these tend cause much lessĀ  damage. Convergent boundaries are mostly found just offshore of many continents, where an oceanic plate subducts beneath a continental plate Most of the … Read more Earthquake Effects on Tall Buildings