Examples Of The Use Of Temporary Works Soil Nailing In The UK And Ireland

Pedley, Martin J.
Organization: Deep Foundations Institute
Pages: 10
Publication Date: Jan 1, 2000
The use of soil nailing has grown steadily in the UK over the last 15 years and it has recently become more popular in the Republic of Ireland. This paper presents three soil nailing temporary works case histories where the technique has been used to support steep excavations in difficult ground conditions. It demonstrates the effectiveness of soil nailing when applied in appropriate conditions. Details of design methods and construction techniques are described and those aspects of soil nailing that will benefit from further study and development are identified.
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