Analysis of Mixed Soil Model Characteristics

ABDOULLAH NAMDAR, G. S. GOPALAKRISHNA

Abstract


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Improvement of any site could be possible, if soil characteristics of site were clearly identified. 15 soil mixture models were developed. The angle of friction (Φ) and cohesive (C) of mixed soil under the direct shear test at different level of moistures have been studied and corresponding bearing capacity were calculated. The angle of friction and cohesive of the mixed soil have positive correlation with the bearing capacity. The results also revealed that the mixed soils, which composed of good binding particles exhibited relatively high angle of friction, cohesive, shear strength and low degree of compressibility and settlement in the soil foundation.


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