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Reclamation Design Flowchart determine the soil stratigraphy and

estimate the key geotechnical properties G.I. Interpretation Detailed Design Instrumentation and Monitoring Back analysis
of ground

Based on the geotechnical When surcharge at full height carry

properties of the ground and the Monitor the geotechnical out back analysis of settlement
Geotechnical desk study Soil classification ground model determine layout and instruments against AAA levels monitoring data using Asaoka
spacing of PVDs analysis to determine the ultimate
primary settlement of the soil
FEM modelling using Plaxis to
Determine geotechnical and Record the undrained shear
develop the design construction
Soil sampling and laboratory testing consolidation properties of soil strength and instrumentation
sequence and predict the lateral Use Asaoka analysis to determine
strata to facilitate design reading at key construction stages
movement of the ground back analysed ch of the Marine
and check if they meet criteria to
progress to next stage
Develop geotechnical section and Develop Instrumentation and
In-situ testing
ground models Monitoring layout plans Conduct settlement analysis to
If criteria not met design remedial determine the residual settlement
measures using, set additional of the ground post surcharge
check points and continue removal
Develop checkpoints of soil
strength and instrumentation
readings at key construction stages
Determine the surcharge removal
time such that post reclamation
Monitor settlement and porewater settlement are limited to 500mm in
Develop AAA levels for the
pressure dissipation to determine 50 years as required in the project
geotechnical instruments based on
the degree of consolidation specifications
results of finite element analysis

Carry out settlement analysis to

determine the total consolidation
settlement of the ground

Determine the settlement required

to ensure the post reclamation
residual settlement are limited to
British Telecommunications plc 2017 500mm in 50 years