Deep Mixing Grows Up: The Evolution of Deep-Mixing Technology in the U.S. Market over the Last Decade

by George M. Filz, P.E., Ph.D., (F.ASCE), Charles E. Via Professor, Assistant Department Head, Director of the Center for Geotechnical Practice and Research; Blacksburg, VA,,
Donald A. Bruce, Ph.D., (M.ASCE), President; Venetia, PA,,

Serial Information: Geo-Strata —Geo Institute of ASCE, 2016, Vol. 20, Issue 3, Pg. 30-37

Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: Over the last decade, deep mixing in the U.S. market has grown from being something of a mystery into a reliable ground modification technology that can be designed rationally, implemented with capable equipment, and verified with a full suite of QC/QA measures. This article provides a brief overview of deep-mixing technologies, the evolution of the technology during the last decade, key resources, and deep-mixing issues that would benefit from further research and development.

Subject Headings: Business management | Equipment and machinery | Verification | Research and development


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