Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering

, Volume 30, Issue 2, pp 53–56 | Cite as

Effective methods of compaction of water-saturated soils by blasting

  • O. P. Minaev
Construction Methods And Execution


The writer demonstrates the effectiveness of compaction of water-saturated soils by the method of successive blasting of charges in comparison with the method of simultaneous blasting, as a result of rational application of the gravity wave formation phenomenon.


Compaction Civil Engineer Rational Application Gravity Wave Structural Foundation 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1993

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