Construction dewatering in fine soils: some problems and solutions

Preene, M. and Powrie, W. (1994) Construction dewatering in fine soils: some problems and solutions. Proceedings of the ICE - Geotechnical Engineering, 107, (1), 17-26. (doi:10.1680/igeng.1994.25717).


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Ground Panel Paper 10195 water level infine soils are oftenunstable, but can be stabilized by reducing porewater pressures in the surrounding soil. Construction dewatering is a technique for local reduction of pore pressures on a temporary basis by pumping from an array of wells...

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1680/igeng.1994.25717
ISSNs: 1353-2618
Keywords: pumping, excavations, low, queen mary & westfield college, fine, reduction, stability, design, permeability, stabilisation, systems, w j engineering resources, soils, local, sheetpiles, pore, wells, cofferdams, pumping stations, vacuum, construction, ejectors, dewatering, pressure, london university
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Q Science > QC Physics
Q Science > QE Geology
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Civil Engineering and the Environment
ePrint ID: 74917
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
January 1994Published
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 13:08

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