The Response of Reactive Clay Soils to Wetting in the Presence of Active Vegetation

Kevin Mills

The presentation outlined personal research in swelling soils, research undertaken to find sound modelling techniques to help answer questions on the long term effects of infiltration trenches around residential footings on clay soils, and the impact of adjacent vegetation on footing design.

Engineers Australia members participating in AGS technical sessions can record attendance on their personal CPD logs. Members should refer to Engineers Australia CPD policy for details on CPD types, requirements and auditing guidelines.