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Methods of Reducing Soil Liquefaction

It is extremely difficult and impractical to prevent liquefaction of soil in the field when the susceptible zone extends to a large depth. It is generally best not to construct buildings and other structures at sites prone to liquefaction. Because the remediation of the liquefaction hazard is quite expensive, it would be cost effective only at the sites where the land cost is extremely…
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What is Soil Cement

We know that soil clay or sand is capable of withstanding heavy loads but is subjected to settlement, consolidation and deformation, which if not controlled, result in shear failure or an ultimate collapse of the structure.  Actually it is a known fact that while mixing…
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What are different types of Soil Cement

Depending on the amount and type of constituents used in soil cements; it is available in many forms and types in local areas. Some of them are as follows :- 1. Cement Modified Soil (CMS)2. Full-Depth Reclamation (FDR)3. Soil-Cement Base (SCB)4. Cement-Treated base…
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Ingredients of Soil Cement

Soil Cement is a low cost paving material when used as a base in the pavements for protection of subgrade, or used as a facing material for earth fill dams where suitable riprap is not available, or used as a bedding of drainage concrete heavy pipes, or is also used as slope protection. The ingredients required for soil cement, as already mentioned before, are cement, soil and water.Each…
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