American Society of Civil Engineers


Engineering Properties of Tropical Residual Soils


by James K. Mitchell and Nicholas Sitar

pp. 30-57

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Document type: Conference Proceeding Paper
Part of: Engineering and Construction in Tropical and Residual Soils
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Discussion: by Henry Grace    (See full record)


ASCE Subject Headings:
Tropical soils
Residual soils
Soil properties
Soil classification

Author Keywords:
SOILS
ALLOPHANE, METASTABLE HALLOYSITE CLAYS - COMPOSITION, MICROSTRUCTURE - CRYSTALLINE PARENT ROCKS YIELD KAOLINITE - DRYING PROPERTY CHANGES - HOT, WET SOIL-FORMING CONDITIONS - IRON/ALUMINUM OXIDE AMOUNTS - TROPICAL RESIDUAL SOIL CHARACTERISTICS - VOLCANIC PARENT MATERIALS
STRENGTH, PERMEABILITY