COMPACTION OF A DEEP LIFT OF A RED-BROWN SOIL USING A HEAVY CLASS VIBRATING ROLLER

A 10.6 TON, SMOOTH DRUM, VIBRATING ROLLER WAS USED TO COMPACT A 24 IN. LOOSE LIFT THICKNESS OF RED-BROWN LOAMY-CLAY AT TWO SPEEDS OF TRAVEL, 3.5 AND 5.0 MPH. COMPACTION AND MOISTURE CONTENT TESTS WERE TAKEN AT INTERVALS OF 0-6 IN. AND 9-15 IN. BELOW THE SURFACE OF A COMPACTED EMBANKMENT OF THIS SOIL AFTER 2, 4, 8, 16 AND 32 PASSES TO DETERMINE: (A) DENSITY, MOISTURE CONTENT, AND NUMBER OF ROLLER PASSES INTER- RELATIONSHIPS; (B) VARIATION OF COMPACTION WITH DEPTH; (C) EFFECT OF THE DIFFERENT ROLLERS SPEEDS OF TRAVEL; (D) PRODUCTIVE CAPACITY OF THE ROLLER; AND (E) COMPARISON OF RESULTS WITH THOSE OBTAINED FROM PREVIOUSLY TESTED SOILS. /AUTHOR/

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  • Pagination: p. 53
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    • Issue Number: 940

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  • Accession Number: 00233395
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 16 1973 12:00AM