The State of Soil Improvement in China: The G-I Soil Improvement Committee’s China Scan Tour

by José L. M. Clemente, P.E., Ph.D., (F.ASCE), Manager of geotechnical engineering at Bechtel Corporation and a Bechtel Fellow., jlclemen@bechtel.com,
Jie Han, D.GE, Ph.D., (F.ASCE), Glenn L. Parker Professor of Geotechnical Engineering at the University of Kansas, jiehan@ku.edu,
Lisheng Shao, P.E., Ph.D., (M.ASCE), Chief engineer at Hayward Baker, Inc., Western Region, lshao@haywardbaker.com,
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Serial Information: Geo-Strata —Geo Institute of ASCE, 2019, Vol. 23, Issue 4, Pg. 34-36, 38-41


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: During the last four decades, China has made significant improvement in various sectors of its infrastructure, including high-speed railways, long-span and cross-sea bridges, large dams, long- and large-diameter tunnels, and land reclamation. Many new soil-improvement technologies have been successfully developed, improved, and implemented on these major projects.

Subject Headings: Soil stabilization | Imaging techniques | Railroad bridges | Rail transportation | Land reclamation | Infrastructure | High-speed rail | Span bridges | China | Asia

 

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