Review of the jet grouting method

Choi, Richard Fun Yiu (2005) Review of the jet grouting method. [USQ Project] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Jet grouting is a soil improvement technique which employs high-speed fluid jets to erode soils. The resulting cavity is subsequently filled with grout to form a composite material with enhanced characteristics. In a typical application, a borehole is first drilled to the depth of the treatment strata. A nozzle located near the tip of the rod ejects a horizontal pressurized water jet to cut into the soil. As the rod is rotated and lifted, a cylindrical cavity forms. Grout is ejected through a lower nozzle to mix with and displace the soil slurry, forming a columnar soilcrete element.


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Item Type: USQ Project
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Agricultural, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 01:00
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:43
Uncontrolled Keywords: jet grouting; permeability; erosion; lignosulfonate; polyurethane; soil; cement
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 09 Engineering > 0912 Materials Engineering > 091299 Materials Engineering not elsewhere classified
09 Engineering > 0905 Civil Engineering > 090501 Civil Geotechnical Engineering
05 Environmental Sciences > 0503 Soil Sciences > 050399 Soil Sciences not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/2236

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