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A Study on Applicability of the Calculation Method for Settlement of Stone Column
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A Study on Applicability of the Calculation Method for Settlement of Stone Column
Han, Sangsoo; Jung, Suntae; Lee, Jinhyung; Kim, Bokyoung; Kim, Kyungmin;
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Stone column is the method that replace soft ground such as weak clay and loose sand with gravel or crushed stone which has relatively high stiffness and low compressive. Stone column increases bearing capacity of the soft ground, reduces settlement, produces ground improvement effect by consolidation drain, and is effective to prevent soil liquefaction in sandy ground during an earthquake. Stone column has been used in many civil works, and has recorded quite a lot of construction achievement internationally, but there is no standardized settlement calculation method yet. Therefore, in this study, the applicability of the existing theoretical equations were evaluated through comparison and analysis to predict a reasonable settlement of the Stone column. Consequently, Hook`s law formula was verified to be the most close to numerical analysis.
Stone column;Settlement;Ground improvement;Priebe;
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