compaction pile

compaction pile

One of a group of piles, driven in a pattern, to compact a surface layer of loose granular soil to increase its bearing capacity.
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"Resistance against liquefaction of ground improved by sand compaction pile method", Earthquake Geotechnical Engg., ed.
There has been some research that is relevant to the reinforcement of the tunnel foundation [37, 38]; in particular, studies have analyzed root piles [39-41], compaction piles [42], and jet grouting piles [43].
Prior work has documented the difficulty of tunnel construction in collapsible loess areas, and many measures of tunnel foundation reinforcement have been applied to practice, for example, root piles, compaction piles, and jet grouting piles.