CHALK IN CUTTINGS AND EMBANKMENTS

THE PAPER IS BASED MAINLY ON EXPERIENCE ON THE SOUTHERN REGION OF BRITISH RAILWAYS, AND COVERS THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS' PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF CHALK. NATURAL AND MAN-MADE SLOPES IN VIRGIN CHALK. CHALK IN EMBANKMENTS. EFFECTS OF VEGETATION ON THE STABILITY OF CHALK SLOPES. TYPES OF GRASS AND VEGETATION. FROST HEAVE. ACID ATTACK ON CHALK. ESTIMATION OF CONSOLIDATION SETTLEMENTS OF CHALK. ESTIMATE OF ULTIMATE BEARING CAPACITY OF FOUNDATIONS. ESTIMATION OF PILE-BEARING CAPACITY. /RRL/

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    • Issue Number: 0

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  • Accession Number: 00230894
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Road Research Laboratory /UK
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 15 2004 2:40AM