Your single point of reference for all your Geotechnical Inquiries

Publications tagged with [expansive soils]

Total Items found:
Expansive soils, such as black cotton soils, are basically susceptible to detrimental volumetric changes, with changes in moisture. This behaviour of soil is attributed to the presence of mineral montmorillonite, which has an expanding lattice. Understanding ...
Reference: International Journal of Advances in Engineering & Technology, Jan 2012
<p>The focus of this study is on potential damages to buildings resulting from expansive soils in Tanzania, particularly clay soils in Kibaha. For the fact that most of the affected structures are founded on expansive soils, a clear understanding of the behaviour ...
Reference: Doctoral Thesis, Division of Soil and Rock Mechanics, Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden 2008
<p>The present paper deals with the properties of expansive soils of Rajasthan, India at various locations.</p>
Reference: EJGE 2007
This paper is about underground mining of the Perseverance orebody that has always presented significant challenges due to the difficult ground conditions in the weak and altered ultramafic rocks. The range of problems include areas of swelling minerals, intense ...
Reference: Proceedings Massmin 2000, pp 755-764 (The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metalurgy: Melbourne)