Underground Gouting and Ground Improvement
Underground Grouting and Ground Improvement is a five-day course that covers grouting and ground modification used for underground construction, tunneling and mining projects.
It includes topics in engineering, equipment, materials and methods for grouting and ground modifications used on various types of underground projects. The course consists of classroom presentations by internationally recognized experts, a day of off-campus field demonstrations, as well as some on-campus laboratory demonstrations and testing of grouts and grouting methods.
Topics to be covered include:
- Grouting Methods (Jet, Compaction, Fracture, Permeation, Consolidation, Backfill and Contract)
- Ground Freezing for Shafts, Tunnels and Cross Passageways
- Construction Dewatering systems