Ground Improvement Techniques


Lecture 1 - Need for Ground Improvement


Lecture 2 - Classification of ground modification techniques


Lecture 3 - Emerging trends in ground improvement


Lecture 4 - Mechanical modification


Lecture 5 - Compaction Control


Lecture 6 - Deep compaction


Lecture 7 - Dynamic compaction


Lecture 8 - Vibro-compaction methods


Lecture 9 - Case studies in stone columns


Lecture 10 - Prefabricated Vertical Drains (PVDS) - I


Lecture 11 - Prefabricated drains (PVDS) - II


Lecture 12 - Dewatering - I


Lecture 13 - Dewatering - II


Lecture 14 - Electro-kinetic stabilization


Lecture 15 - Heating and freezing methods, Blasting methods - I


Lecture 16 - Heating and freezing methods, Blasting methods - II


Lecture 17 - Ground Treatment with lime - I


Lecture 18 - Ground Treatment with lime - II


Lecture 19 - Ground treatment with cement


Lecture 20 - Grouting procedures


Lecture 21 - Grouting


Lecture 22 - Micropiles


Lecture 23 - Introduction to Geosynthetics - I


Lecture 24 - Introduction to Geosynthetics - II


Lecture 25 - Reinforced soil principles and mechanisms


Lecture 26 - Material properties


Lecture 27 - Factors affecting reinforced soil


Lecture 28 - Bearing capacity improvement - I


Lecture 29 - Bearing capacity improvement - II


Lecture 30 - Reinforced soil slopes


Lecture 31 - Reinforced Soil Walls


Lecture 32 - Reinforced Soil Walls - I


Lecture 33 - Soil Nailing


Lecture 34 - Design of embankments on soft soil using geosynthetics


Lecture 35 - Design of embankments on soft soil using geocells, Use of geosyntheticsfor filtration and drainage


Lecture 36 - Applications in filtration and drainage & erosion control


Lecture 37 - Geosynthetics in pavements


Lecture 38 - Sustainable development and energy geotechnology


Lecture 39 - Microbial geotechnology and Ground Improvement


Lecture 40 - Nano-technologies in ground improvement and site remediation