Bo Myint Win is a Principal Geotechnical Engineer in Bullen Consultants Ltd, United Kingdom. He obtained his B.Sc (Geology) from the University of Rangoon and received a Postgraduate Diploma in Hydrogeology from University College London and M.Sc. degree from the University of London. He obtained his Ph.D in Civil Engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Dr. Bo is a Fellow of the Geological Society, London, Chartered Geologist and also a European Geologist. He has published over 60 papers in international conferences and journals. He has been working as consultant for several reclamation and soil improvement projects in Singapore and the Far East.; Victor Choa is currently Professor and Dean of Admissions at the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore. He obtained his B.A. and M.A. from the University of Cambridge, M.Sc. from the University of Birmingham and Ph.D. from the National University of Singapore. Professor Choa has been active in teaching, research and consulting in the field of geotechnical engineering in general and land reclamation and soil improvement in particular. He has been engaged as a consultant in many international civil engineering projects and has authored over 100 technical papers in geotechnical engineering.
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2: Site Selection.
3: Sourcing of Reclamation Material.
4: Site Investigation.
5: Reclamation Equipment.
6: Reclamation Methods.
7: Environmental Control During Reclamation.
8: Types of Coastal Protection.
9: Stability of Slopes and Retaining Structures.
10: Improvement of Compressible Soil.
11: Characterization of Soft Clay.
12: Design Process for Land Reclamation and Soil Improvement.
13: Application of Geotechnical Instruments in Reclamation and Soil Improvement Projects.
14: Quality Management in Prefabricated Vertical Drain Projects.
15: Densification of Granular Soil.
16: Contract Management for Land Reclamation Projects.
2. Site Selection. Engineering feasibility. Economic feasibility
3. Sourcing of Reclamation Materials. Types of fill material. Method of exploration of fill material. Method of extraction and transportation.
4. Site Investigation. Site investigation at borrow areas. Site investigation prior to reclamation and soil improvement. Soil investigation during reclamation. Post-improvement soil investigation.
6. Reclamation Methods. Dry method. Hydraulic reclamation method. Rehandling from a handling pit. Hydraulic filling. Sand spreading. Pumping inside the bunds.
7. Environmental Control During Reclamation. Seabed sampling. Seabed monitoring. Beach monitoring. Current measurement. Wave measurement. Water quality measurement. Suspended solid test. Silt barricade.
8. Type of Coastal Protection. Rip-rap. Retaining rock bund. Breakwater. Headland. Vertical wall. Quay wall. Composite retaining structures.
9. Stability of Slopes and Retaining Structures. Stability of natural slopes, rock bund and rip-rap. Stability of retaining structure. Flexible retaining structure. Computer-aided stability analyses.
10. Improvement of Compressible Soil. Preloading with a vertical drain. Vacuum preloading. Preloading by lowering the groundwater table. Ground improvement by the electro-osmosis method. Vibrocore replacement (stone columns). Cement and lime columns.
12. Design Process for Land Reclamation and Soil Improvement. Bearing capacity of seabed soil. Settlement of reclaimed fill. Primary consolidation of compressible soil. Time rate of consolidation. Time rate of consolidation for multi-layer conditions. Time rate of consolidation with radial drainage. Smear effect due to mandrel penetration. Well resistance. Software available for consolidation analysis.