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Fracturing of sand in compensation grouting

Gafar, K and Soga, K and Bezuijen, A and Sanders, MPM and Van Tol, AF (2009) Fracturing of sand in compensation grouting. In: UNSPECIFIED pp. 281-286..

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The phenomenon of fracturing in sand as a result of compensation grouting was studied. Processes of fracture initiation and propagation were explained and a parametric study was conducted in order to investigate the factors that cause sand fracturing to occur. Experimental results indicate that fracture initiation requires the existence of a local inhomogeneity around the injection position. Grout mixture in terms of water-cement ratio and fines content had major roles in sand fracturing, whereas injection rate had a minor influence under the tested conditions. © 2009 Taylor & Francis Group.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Divisions: Div D > Geotechnical and Environmental
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2017 19:46
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2020 11:37