A TECHNIQUE FOR COMPACTION OF SAND IN DESERT AREA

Quick-in-situ compaction of sand is frequently warranted for effecting off-road trafficability in desert areas and preparation of helepads. A method for compacting loose sand terrain by foamed propellent, which consists of explosive mixture in a hydrolysed protein base with the foaming agent, has been studied and reported here. (TRRL)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Indian Society of Desert Technology

    University of Jodhpur, Faculty of Engineering
    Jodhpur 342003, Rajasthan,   India 
  • Authors:
    • AGARWAL, K B
    • Sivaram, B
  • Publication Date: 1983-7

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  • Accession Number: 00394694
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1985 12:00AM