This report documents the history of a program initiated in 1946 to evaluate materials for use as chemical soil stabilizers by the military. A number of Government agencies, universities, and private firms were involved in the program. In addition, many other companies submitted candidate materials for evaluation. Appendix A presents documentation of all materials evaluated including category, components, cost, applicability with regard to soil type, mixing capability, and related effectiveness. Also give are (Continued) the agencies which conducted the evaluation and appropriate references in which more detailed information of the materials can be found. The most effective soil stabilizers and the compressive strengths produced by them in four general types of soils are also included. /Author/

  • Corporate Authors:

    U.S. Army Waterways Experiment Station

    3909 Halls Ferry Road
    Vicksburg, MS  United States  39180-6199
  • Authors:
    • Oldham, J C
    • Eaves, R C
    • White Jr, D W
  • Publication Date: 1977-9

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 19 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00167577
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Misc Paper S077015 Final Rpt.
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI
  • Created Date: Feb 16 1978 12:00AM