Swelling of Highly Plastic Clays Under Centrifuge Loading

This document details the steps taken to test compacted soil under centrifuge loading. Steps described include: soil preparation, permeameter cup preparation, soil sample compaction, permeameter cup assembly, seating load and compression cycles, and test termination.

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Report Date February 2013; Published May 2013. Project title: Pilot Implementation to Benefit from Centrifuge Technology for Characterization of Expansive Clays in the Austin District
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Texas, Austin

    Center for Transportation Research, 1616 Guadalupe Street
    Austin, TX  United States  78701-1255

    Texas Department of Transportation

    Research and Technology Implementation Office, P.O. Box 5080
    Austin, TX  United States  78763-5080

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Zornberg, Jorge
    • Armstrong, Christian
    • Plaisted, Michael
    • Walker, Trevor M
  • Publication Date: 2013-5


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  • Accession Number: 01482458
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 5-6048-01-P2
  • Created Date: May 23 2013 1:22PM