Penetration Characteristics of Expansive Soil: A Probabilistic Study

K V N S, Raviteja and K, Ramu and Babu, R. D. (2017) Penetration Characteristics of Expansive Soil: A Probabilistic Study. In: Advances in Characterization and Analysis of Expansive Soils and Rocks. Sustainable Civil Infrastructures . Springer, pp. 105-115. ISBN 9783319619316

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Abstract

The requisite for a careful design of pavement subgrades and subbases has been stressed by the failures caused by fallacy in understanding the variability and uncertainty associated with material properties (Jung et al. 2012). This study emphasizes the improvement of California bearing ratio (CBR) found in the expansive soil after treating with lime and fly ash through probabilistic evaluation. The variability associated with the CBR values is studied for twenty soil specimens stabilized with lime and fly ash at varying proportions. A comprehensive analysis has been carried out in a probabilistic framework for a complete understanding of the variability range. The aftermath of the investigation can be suitably beneficial for a reliable and reasonably economical design of pavement subgrades.

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Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Civil Engineering
Divisions: Department of Civil Engineering
Depositing User: Team Library
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2019 09:29
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2019 09:29
URI: http://raiith.iith.ac.in/id/eprint/4752
Publisher URL: http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-61931-6_9
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