Compaction – Chapter 3 – Soils Mechanics

February 13, 2013 in Soil Mechanics

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Compaction

Chapter 3

Compacted is used to improves the density and other properties of soil.  Increasing the soil’s density improves its strength, lowers its permeability, and reduces future settlement. The following topics will be cover; Maximum Dry Density, Field Density, Compaction Operations and Quality Control, and Test Procedures.

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