Practical Aspects Of Compensation Grouting ? Synopsis

Ball, Philip J. H.
Organization: Deep Foundations Institute
Pages: 8
Publication Date: Jan 1, 2000
The new application and development of grout jacking processes has combined, over the last decade in particular, to provide a method by which the effects of new underground construction on superficial structures can be controlled to acceptable levels. This paper sets out the basic principles, processes and limitations of compensation grouting. It describes key elements of the philosophy and design and details the control systems required to perform satisfactorily. To illustrate the application, a case history is described for the construction of a shaft and tunnel within and beneath the prestigious structure of Harrods in London.
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