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Rapid Estimation of Compaction Parameters for Field Control

Nagaraj, TS and Lutenegger, AJ and Pandian, NS and Manoj, M (2006) Rapid Estimation of Compaction Parameters for Field Control. In: Geotechnical Testing Journal, 29 (6). pp. 1-10.

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Abstract

Compaction as a practical means of achieving the desired strength, compressibility, and permeability characteristics of fine-grained soils has been appreciated since the time early earth structures were built. In this paper, simple phenomenological relationships are proposed for estimating compaction characteristics, based on the analysis of compaction curves of fine-grained soils for different compactive efforts. A simple stepwise procedure is presented for adoption, the validity of which has been demonstrated from laboratory test data for this purpose.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to ASTM International.
Keywords: compaction;fine grained soils;compactive effort;degree of saturation;field compaction control
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Civil Engineering
Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2008
Last Modified: 20 Jan 2012 10:03
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/11406

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