Ground Improvement Techniques, 1/e

Ground Improvement Techniques, 1/e

Authors : Nihar Ranjan Parta

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About the Book

The book provides an overview of the basic concepts of ground modifications to difficult soils in a logical and illustrative way. It teaches how to apply alternative solutions to difficult foundation problems and evaluates their effectiveness before and after construction. The text is supported by a large number of examples, review and multiple choice questions, as well as practical problems. The book is intended to serve as a textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students of Geotechnical, Transportation, Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering, and a reference work for pracising civil engineers.


  • Mechanical Modifications
  • Preloading and the Use of Vertical Drains
  • Geosynthetics
  • The Premixing Method
  • Modification by Grouting
  • In-situ Ground Reinforcement
  • Modelling of Soil Reinforcement
  • Annexure

Key Features

  • A well researched textbook on ground improvement techniques
  • Conforms to the syllabi of all Indian universities where the subject is taught
  • Written by an expert on the subject with a decade of teaching experience