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Effect of chemical treatment used in MICP on engineering properties of cemented soils
Despite the large number of studies concerned with microbially induced carbonate precipitation (MICP) on soils, little attention has been paid to the effect of the chemical concentration used in th...
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Factors Affecting Efficiency of Microbially Induced Calcite Precipitation
AbstractMicrobially induced carbonate precipitation (MICP) using ureolytic bacteria shows promise in the field of geotechnical engineering for several different applications, such as groundExpand
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Thermo-mechanical Behaviour of Energy Piles
Energy piles are an effective and economic means of using geothermal energy resources for heating and cooling buildings, contributing to legislative requirements for renewable energy in newExpand
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Material Point Method for Coupled Hydromechanical Problems
This paper describes a new formulation of the material point method (MPM) for solving coupled hydromechanical problems of fluid-saturated soil subjected to large deformation. A soil-pore fluidExpand
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Particle shape characterisation using Fourier descriptor analysis
A novel technique for the objective assessment of particle shape is presented. The technique uses Fourier shape descriptors and image analysis of scanning electron microscope photographs of sandExpand
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Multispectral image analysis method to determine dynamic fluid saturation distribution in two-dimensional three-fluid phase flow laboratory experiments
The need for measuring dynamic fluid saturation distribution in multi-dimensional three-fluid phase flow experiments is hampered by lack of appropriate techniques to monitor full field transient flowExpand
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Mechanisms of setup of displacement piles in sand: laboratory creep tests
A series of triaxial creep tests is described, with the aim of shedding light on the mechanisms behind displacement pile setup in granular soils. The stress path leading to the creep stages has beenExpand
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Distributed strain measurement for pile foundations
Recent advances in strain measurement using optical fibres provide new opportunities for monitoring the performance of piles. Brillouin optical time-domain reflectometry (BOTDR) is an innovativeExpand
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Closure: Pulse transmission system for measuring wave propagation in soils
A soil testing system for measuring wave propagation through soils using a pulse transmission method has been developed. By mounting very sensitive P and S -transducers in the cap and pedestal of aExpand
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