Compacting a Dam Foundation by Blasting

by C.E. Hall,

Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1962, Vol. 88, Issue 3, Pg. 33-52

Document Type: Journal Paper

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Abstract: Description of preconstruction tests, development of criteria, and construction and inspection methods for successful filling and compaction of 60,000 cu yd of material by use of explosives, at Karnafuli Dam, in Pakistan. (J Soil Mechanics and Foundation Div)

Subject Headings: Dam foundations | Blasting effects | Construction methods | Construction materials | Compacted soils | Compaction (material) | Inspection | Infrastructure construction | Soil tests | Asia | Pakistan

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