cohesive soil


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cohesive soil

n
(Geological Science) sticky soil such as clay or clayey silt whose strength depends on the surface tension of capillary water. Compare cohesionless soil
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Regarded as the all-rounder of the product line, the WR 240i is ideal for stabilization of large areas of insufficiently cohesive soil, and in the resource-saving processing of damaged asphalt pavements using the cold recycling process.
Supplying and installing support elements from sand-gravel soil - Install 7,500 m mixed-grained / cohesive soil of the AG for dike core
The direct shear test is a common approach to find the shear strength of granular soil mostly and less frequently the soil having a fraction of cohesive soil (Kutara and Ishizuka, 1982; Orense et al.
Research on unventilated-undrained triaxial shear test of red cohesive soil.
Some of the assumptions and limitations, common for both models are: (a) the use of a constant radial pressure distribution along the width of the tire and (b) the utilization of non-invariant soil parameters, which would necessitate case-dependent experimental soil measurements in order to extract the frictional and cohesive soil components.
This indicates the convergence of the clayey soil from its status of cohesive soil to the more frictional soil which is a positive sign while classifying the soil qualitatively.
2001), with regard to morphological and physical properties, cohesive soil horizons and hard-setting horizons may be considered as analogous soil materials.
Choi, Transient Dynamic Analysis of Tracked Vehicles on Extremely Soft Cohesive soil, The 5th ISOPE Pacific/Asia Offshore Mechanics Symposium, 2002, pp.
Taiebat and Carter (2000) performed finite-element analyses of circular foundations on a homogeneous, purely cohesive soil to investigate the shape of the undrained failure locus for the foundation.
2 mm and stiff clayey soil are defined as favourable soil whereas loose sand, fine sand, silt and soft cohesive soil are defined as unfavourable soils.
The soils around the interceptor are a mixture of granular and cohesive soil, with ground water levels as much as 30 to 80 feet above the invert of the interceptor.
As undercutting by seepage erosion progresses along a streambank, blocks of cohesive soil above the seepage point fail due to their increased weight and reduced support.