Caisson Drilling Fluid Interaction with Fine Grained Bedrock
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Transportation
Duration: 3/1/2018 - 5/30/2019
Saturation contour near a borehole after 16 hrs of wetting
Load-displacement curves of drilled caisson after different wetting durations.
Ronald Pak, Ph.D., CUBoulder
David Thomas, Colorado Department of Transportation
Sisodiya, M., Singh, S. , Thomas, D., Zhang, Y. (2021) Effect of water-rock interaction on the axial capacity of drilled caissons socketed in claystone bedrock. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering 147(10), 04021097-1. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0002600
Singh, S., Sisodiya, M., Zhang, Y. (2020) Interaction between fine-grained bedrock and water during caisson construction and its effect on the axial bearing capacity. In 54th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, Golden, CO.
Sisodiya, M., Singh, S., Zhang, Y., Pak, R. (2019). Caisson drilling fluid interaction with fine grained bedrock. Technical report submitted to Colorado Department of Transportation.