Basic Concepts on the Compaction of Soil

by C.Y. Li,

Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 1, Pg. 1-20

Document Type: Journal Paper


Soil compaction process; Law of Conservation of Energy employed to interpret how energy is spent during process; behavior of soil mass during compaction due to influence of various factors; Stage Compaction concept introduced; effect of gravel content on compaction of fine soil fractions; practical significance of rational approach.

Subject Headings: Compacted soils | Soil properties | Compaction (material) | Energy efficiency | Gravels

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