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Stabilization of frictional soil through injection using CIPS
KTH, School of Architecture and the Built Environment (ABE), Civil and Architectural Engineering, Soil and Rock Mechanics.
2013 (English)In: Proceedings of the 5th International Young Geotechnical Engineers' Conference / [ed] Yu-Jun Cui, Fabrice Emeriault, Fahd Cuira, Siavash Ghabezloo, Jean-Michel Pereira, Michael Reboul, Hugo Ravel, Anh Minh Tang, IOS Press, 2013, 130-133 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The precipitation system CIPS (Calcite In-situ Precipitation System) has been created as a permeation grouting system based on a two component fluid with the intention of slowly permeate and fill the pores. It causes cementation through a chemical reaction which bonds the soil particles together at the contact points. CIPS mimics one of the natural reactions in nature where sandstone is formed through calcite precipitation. This system is used in Australia with excellent results and some of the factors governing the outcome of the method are: flow rate, pressure, time, chemical recipe, temperature, composition of the soil matrix and number of treatments. Some of these factors have been the focus of this report and they have been examined from a Scandinavian point of view where the ground temperature conditions and soil compositions have governed the outcome of the accomplished results. Both laboratory and field tests have been conducted with a satisfying increase in UCS.

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IOS Press, 2013. 130-133 p.
, Advances in Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, ISSN 2212-781X ; 2
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Geotechnical Engineering
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-136394DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-297-4-130ISI: 000333366000031ISBN: 978-1-61499-296-7ISBN: 978-1-61499-297-4OAI: diva2:675957
Fifth International Young Geotechnical Engineers’ Conference (5iYGEC’13), August 30, 2013 – September 1, 2013, Paris, France

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Available from: 2013-12-04 Created: 2013-12-04 Last updated: 2014-05-05Bibliographically approved

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