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Author: Maria Esther Soares Marques

Soft ground improvement techniques have evolved substantially in Brazil in recent years. However, their application in soft and very soft clays requires a good understanding of the fundamentals of ground improvement techniques suited to the problem as well as the actual field behavior when implemented on a real scale. This paper describes some of the mo...

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This paper describes the Index and compression properties of Rio de Janeiro sedimentary clays properties and behaviour of ten deposits of soft to medium clays, situated in industrialized and residential areas of Rio de Janeiro City and Rio de Janeiro State. The data reported in this paper is a summary of the geotechnical properties obtained from laborat...

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