Module 5: Ground improvement of soils prone to liquefaction

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About this document

  • Published on 31 May 2017
  • Updated on 3 May 2018
  • Of interest to Building consent authorities, Engineers
  • ISBN: 978-1-98-851736-0 (Print) / 978-1-98-851735-3 (Online)


This module covers the principles of the design of ground improvement, up-to-date practice and supports the Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission recommendations.


Developed jointly by MBIE and the New Zealand Geotechnical Society, Module 5 is part of the Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering Practice series and relates specifically to ground improvement of soils prone to liquefaction.

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