38th Annual Short Course: Grouting Fundamentals & Current Practice

Kieffer, D. S. (Participant)

Activity: Participation in or organisation ofWorkshop, seminar or course (Participation in/Organisation of)

Description

Since 1979 the Grouting Fundamentals & Current Practice course has covered pressure grouting as a method to improve geotechnical characteristics of soils and rock masses. The 38th annual course will again be held at The University of Texas at Austin and involve a notable faculty of recognized grouting authorities. Major topics include rheological properties of cementitious and chemical grouts, cement and chemical grouting procedures, grouting of rock under dams, grouting of rock anchors and micropiles, deep mixing, jet grouting, cutoff walls and composite seepage barriers, compaction grouting, slab jacking, grouting for underground structures, overburden and rock drilling methods, and field monitoring/instrumentation. An on-site field demonstration is also included.
Period15 May 2017 - 19 May 2017
Event typeCourse
LocationAustin, United States
Degree of RecognitionInternational

Keywords

  • grouting, ground improvement, geotechnical engineering
  • Sustainable Systems