Control of Ground Water in Excavationsby W.F. Swiger,
Serial Information: Journal of the Construction Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 1, Pg. 41-54
Document Type: Journal Paper
Abstract: Review of basic principles and methods of controlling ground water in excavations; decision upon application of conventional methods on special methods such as freezing, grouting, and electro-osmosis depends on factors which include: soil characteristics, recharge conditions of ground water, space limitations, effects on adjacent structures, method and size of excavation, and time limitation; examples.
Subject Headings: Excavation | Groundwater recharge | Freezing | Grouting | Osmosis | Frozen soils | Soil water
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