Behavior of Volcanic Soils in Highway Construction

by J.E. Erdmenger,

Serial Information: Journal of the Construction Division, 1962, Vol. 88, Issue 2, Pg. 1-24

Document Type: Journal Paper


Field and laboratory experiences and observations relating to pumice sand; 43 different samples were studied during investigation; attention was concentrated on fine graded pumice sands in order to analyze and observe their behavior, and to determine specifications as related to standards for acceptable material, field control, and desired construction methods when using this material.

Subject Headings: Soil analysis | Volcanic deposits | Construction materials | Material properties | Field tests | Infrastructure construction | Construction methods

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