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Publication Number: FHWA-RD-99-138
Date: March 2000


An Introduction to The Deep Soil Mixing Methods As Used in Geotechnical Applications

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This report documents a study of various Deep Mixing Methods (DMM). Included is a historical survey of the method, an applications summary, a comparison with other competing methods for soil treatment, and a consideration of markets for the method worldwide. The report should be of interest to engineers and technologists working in the fields of deep soil excavations and the improvement of soft soil foundations to support heavy loads.

T. Paul Teng, P.E. Director

Office of Infrastructure R & D



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