Experimental Study on Disintegration Behavior of Granite Residual Soil

This paper focused on the disintegration behavior of remolded granite residual soil. A new apparatus was designed to do the disintegration tests. By conducting a series of disintegration tests with different dry densities and different water contents, the disintegration features and basic patterns were observed and measured. It was found that there were two stages in the disintegrating process. In the first stage, soil disintegrated rapidly, lasting minutes. In the second stage, soil was further disintegrated at a remarkably low velocity. The authors also learned that the increase of initial water content can accelerate the collapse of the soil. The basic features and patterns of the granite residual soils at different conditions were summarized based on the test results.


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  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 98-104
  • Monograph Title: Advances in Transportation Geotechnics and Materials for Sustainable Infrastructure

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  • Accession Number: 01536501
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9780784478509
  • Files: TRIS, ASCE
  • Created Date: Jul 21 2014 3:03PM