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GEOSYNTHETICS ENGINEERING: IN 
THEORY AND PRACTICE
Prof. J. N. Mandal 
Department of civil engineering,  IIT Bombay,  
Powai , Mumbai 400076, India. 
Tel.022-25767328
email: cejnm@civil.iitb.ac.in 
Prof. J. N. Mandal, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Bombay
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GEOSYNTHETICS ENGINEERING: IN 
THEORY AND PRACTICE
Prof. J. N. Mandal 
Department of civil engineering,  IIT Bombay,  
Powai , Mumbai 400076, India. 
Tel.022-25767328
email: cejnm@civil.iitb.ac.in 
Prof. J. N. Mandal, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Bombay Prof. J. N. Mandal, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Bombay
Module - 9
LECTURE - 43
Geosynthetics for ground improvement
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GEOSYNTHETICS ENGINEERING: IN 
THEORY AND PRACTICE
Prof. J. N. Mandal 
Department of civil engineering,  IIT Bombay,  
Powai , Mumbai 400076, India. 
Tel.022-25767328
email: cejnm@civil.iitb.ac.in 
Prof. J. N. Mandal, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Bombay Prof. J. N. Mandal, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Bombay
Module - 9
LECTURE - 43
Geosynthetics for ground improvement
OUTLINE
? Introduction
? Ground improvement techniques
? Consolidation technique
? Bearing capacity and settlement
? Principles of prefabricated vertical drains
? Design charts without and with smear effect
? Design chart with smear effect and well resistance
? Ground instrumentation and monitoring
? Ground improvement using geocell
? Ground improvement using geofoam
Prof. J. N. Mandal, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Bombay
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GEOSYNTHETICS ENGINEERING: IN 
THEORY AND PRACTICE
Prof. J. N. Mandal 
Department of civil engineering,  IIT Bombay,  
Powai , Mumbai 400076, India. 
Tel.022-25767328
email: cejnm@civil.iitb.ac.in 
Prof. J. N. Mandal, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Bombay Prof. J. N. Mandal, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Bombay
Module - 9
LECTURE - 43
Geosynthetics for ground improvement
OUTLINE
? Introduction
? Ground improvement techniques
? Consolidation technique
? Bearing capacity and settlement
? Principles of prefabricated vertical drains
? Design charts without and with smear effect
? Design chart with smear effect and well resistance
? Ground instrumentation and monitoring
? Ground improvement using geocell
? Ground improvement using geofoam
Prof. J. N. Mandal, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Bombay
? Over the last 40 years the use of geosynthetic is
growing rapidly worldwide
? Increasing demand for land reclamation and
utilization of soft soils for ground improvement using
geosynthetics
INTRODUCTION
Prof. J. N. Mandal, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Bombay
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