Enhancement of Properties of Clayey Soil by blending Quarry Dust and Coconut Fibre
Author(s):
Rizwan Khan, Ankit Kumar, Arvind Kumar
Keywords:
Clayey Soil, Coconut Fibre, quarry Dust & CBR.
Abstract
The aim of this research is to stabilize the clay soil with quarry dust and waste coconut fibre and improved other poorest soil properties to used as subgrade. A soil sample was collected from locally available and preliminary tests were conducted to identify the type of soil and it was obtained from the results that the collected soil sample was a poorly graded. Afterword different tests were conducted such as Modified proctor Compaction test, UCS, and CBR to examine the different geotechnical properties of the identified soil. Above these Tests were also conducted on the mixed soil with quarry dust and coconut fibre in varying percentage. From the test results analysis it was found that quarry dust and coconut fibre enhanced the CBR value of clay soil.
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Unique Paper ID: 154403

Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 8, Issue 11

Page(s): 139 - 142
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