LATERITE AND LATERITIC SOILS AND OTHER PROBLEM SOILS OF THE TROPICS. VOLUME I

The report documents five years of worldwide research resulting in the following useful information for engineers: (1) Comprehensive descriptions of tropical soils, chemical mineralogical and physical properties and engineering behaviors, and appropriate classifications; (2) A new pavement design procedure developed for tropical applications; (3) A practical range of strength values attainable through stabilization; (4) Specifications for common tropical materials; (5) Methods of working and using problem soils such as black clay and volcanic soils.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Volume 2, PB-267 263.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Lyon Associates Inc.

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    U.S. Agency for International Development

    Ronald Reagan Building
    Washington, DC  USA  20523-1000
  • Authors:
    • Morin, W J
    • Todor, P C
  • Publication Date: 1975

Media Info

  • Pagination: 376 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00159274
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: AID/csd-3682-Vol-1
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 31 1977 12:00AM