EXPANDED SHORT-CUT TEST METHOD FOR DETERMINING CEMENT FACTORS FOR SANDY SOILS

THE SHORT-CUT TESTING PROCEDURES ARE PRESENTED AS TWO METHODS. METHOD A IS USED FOR SANDY SOILS HAVING NO MATERIAL RETAINED ON THE NO. 4 SIEVE. METHOD B, NEWLY DEVELOPED, IS USED FOR SANDY SOILS CONTAINING MATERIAL RETAINED ON THE NO. 4 SIEVE. COMPARISONS OF DATA HAVE VERIFIED THE ACCURACY AND DEPENDABILITY OF THE NEWLY DEVELOPED CHARTS USED WITH METHOD B. DATA SHOW THAT METHOD B PROVIDED SAFE CEMENT FACTORS FOR 204 (97.6 PERCENT) OF THE 209 SOILS STUDIED. /AUTHOR/

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  • Accession Number: 00232468
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Aug 15 2004 2:43AM