Reclamation and Ground Improvement (eBook), 1st Edition

  • M.W. Bo
  • V. Choa Nanyang Technological University
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  • ISBN-10: 9814253510
  • ISBN-13: 9789814253512
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 411 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2004 | Published/Released May 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2004

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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introduction.
2: Site Selection.
3: Sourcing of Reclamation Material.
4: Site Investigation.
5: Reclamation Equipment.
6: Reclamation Methods.
7: Environmental Control During Reclamation.
8: Types of Coastal Protection.
9: Stability of Slopes and Retaining Structures.
10: Improvement of Compressible Soil.
11: Characterization of Soft Clay.
12: Design Process for Land Reclamation and Soil Improvement.
13: Application of Geotechnical Instruments in Reclamation and Soil Improvement Projects.
14: Quality Management in Prefabricated Vertical Drain Projects.
15: Densification of Granular Soil.
16: Contract Management for Land Reclamation Projects.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

M.W. Bo

Bo Myint Win is a Principal Geotechnical Engineer in Bullen Consultants Ltd, United Kingdom. He obtained his B.Sc (Geology) from the University of Rangoon and received a Postgraduate Diploma in Hydrogeology from University College London and M.Sc. degree from the University of London. He obtained his Ph.D in Civil Engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Dr. Bo is a Fellow of the Geological Society, London, Chartered Geologist and also a European Geologist. He has published over 60 papers in international conferences and journals. He has been working as consultant for several reclamation and soil improvement projects in Singapore and the Far East.

V. Choa

Victor Choa is currently Professor and Dean of Admissions at the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore. He obtained his B.A. and M.A. from the University of Cambridge, M.Sc. from the University of Birmingham and Ph.D. from the National University of Singapore. Professor Choa has been active in teaching, research and consulting in the field of geotechnical engineering in general and land reclamation and soil improvement in particular. He has been engaged as a consultant in many international civil engineering projects and has authored over 100 technical papers in geotechnical engineering.