Stabilization of Materials by Compaction

by W.J. Turnbull,
C.R. Foster,

Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 2, Pg. 1-23

Document Type: Journal Paper

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Abstract: Paper shows, for cohesive soils, how strength varies with both water content and density and how variations in rolling and lift thickness affect density and strength obtained in field compaction; study conducted as part of development of design criteria for airfield pavements for U S Air Force.

Subject Headings: Soil strength | Compacted soils | Density (material) | Density currents | Field tests | Pavement design | Airport and airfield pavements | Soil water

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