Influence of lime stabilization on expansive clays

Influence of lime stabilization on expansive clays

Influence of lime stabilization

LAP Lambert Academic Publishing ( 2020-04-07 )

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Expansive soils are highly problematic by virtue of their innate capacity to undergo volume changes such as swelling and shrinkage respectively corresponding to water absorption and water evaporation. This alternate swelling and shrinkage causes distress in the structural members of lightly loaded civil engineering infrastructure such as buildings, pavements and canal linings. Chemical stabilisation is one of the viable techniques to control these volume changes of expansive soils. This book deals with lime stabilisation of a remoulded expansive clay. Laboratory test were performed on the clay blended with varied amounts of lime. Swelling and compressibility characteristics were evaluated.

Book Details:

ISBN-13:

978-620-2-52293-9

ISBN-10:

6202522933

EAN:

9786202522939

Book language:

English

By (author) :

Ramachandra Phanikumar

Number of pages:

76

Published on:

2020-04-07

Category:

Other