Grouting silt and sand at low temperatures
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Grouting silt and sand at low temperatures a laboratory investigation by Robert Johnson

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Published by The Laboratory in Hanover, N.H .
Written in English


  • Grouting.,
  • Viscosity.

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StatementRobert Johnson ; prepared for Directorate of Military Programs, Office, Chief of Engineers, by United States Army, Corps of Engineers, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory.
SeriesCRREL report -- 79-5.
ContributionsUnited States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Directorate of Military Programs., Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 33 p. :
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17547713M

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  Sample preparation. Specimens with the relative density (D r) of about 30%, indicating a loose condition, were weight of each specimen was determined from the specific gravity (G s) of soil and the soil void ratio (e) obtained from the following equation: (5) D r = e max − e e max − e minThe calculated amount of soil was poured in the split, cylindrical and acrylic mold. Excavated soils from tunnel construction need high treatment cost and pollute the environment. To investigate the feasibility of excavated clayey silt reused in back-fill grout, the flowability, stability and strength were taken as measurement indexes of grouting performance. The clayey silt was tested to be reused as substitutes for fly ash, bentonite and sand, respectively.   Coarse sand = diameter mm Fine sand = diameter mm Silt = diameter mm Clay = diameter less than mm. Note how the clay particles are much smaller than the sand particles – this is important as it means the total surface area of a clay soil is much greater and so the capacity to hold water is also much greater. Fig. 2. Sand drains (after, Das ) Sand drains can work as sand piles. They reinforce soft soil in which they are installed. Even though sand drains replace only 1 to 2% of soil volume, the overall improvement in bearing capacity may be more than 10 % [6] .