PAVEMENTS ON EXPANSIVE CLAYS

PRESENT KNOWLEDGE ON THE DESIGN OF PAVEMENTS ON EXPANSIVE CLAY SUBGRADES IS SURVEYED. THE BASIC PHENOMENA ASSOCIATED WITH THIS PROBLEM ARE DISCUSSED, TOGETHER WITH CLAY TYPES AND ORIGIN, MINERALOGY, IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION, SOIL MOISTURE AND SUCTION ALSO METHODS OF MEASURING SWELLING POTENTIAL IN THE LABORATORY AND PREDICTING HEAVE IN THE FIELD. DETAILS ARE GIVEN OF RESEARCH ON DRAINAGE AND FILTER DESIGN, AND DETAILED PAVEMENT DESIGN METHODS. /RRL/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • No 8, pp 218, FIGS, TABS, PHOTS, REFS
  • Corporate Authors:

    Jerusalem Academic Press

    P.O.B. 2390
    Jerusalem,   Israel 
  • Authors:
    • Kassiff, G
    • Livneh, Moshe
    • WISEMAN, G
  • Publication Date: 0

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  • Accession Number: 00232230
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Road Research Laboratory /UK
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 18 1971 12:00AM