A LABORATORY INVESTIGATION OF THE PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF SPENT OIL SHALE

AN INVESTIGATION IS BEING CONDUCTED OF THE PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF SPENT-OIL SHALE FROM A LARGE DEPOSIT NEAR THE PROPOSED ROUTE OF THE NEW TRUNK ROAD A8, WEST LOTHIAN, WITH A VIEW TO THEIR USE IN ROAD CONSTRUCTION. IT IS CONSIDERED THAT THE SHALES ARE SUITABLE FOR ROAD FILLS AND SUB-BASES BELOW THE ZONE OF FREEZING. THE CALIFORNIA BEARING RATIO VALUE OF SAMPLES AT BOTH B.S. STANDARD AND B.S HEAVY COMPACTION REMAINED SATISFACTORILY HIGH OVER A WIDE RANGE OF MOISTURE CONTENTS.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Noln/818, 18PP, 8FIG, 2PHOT, 4TAB, 5REF
  • Authors:
    • Lake, J R
    • Fraser, C K
    • Burns, J
  • Publication Date: 0

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  • Accession Number: 00228755
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Road Research Laboratory /UK
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 15 2004 2:37AM