Properties of stabilized peat by soil-cement column method

Hashim, Roslan and Islam, M.S. (2008) Properties of stabilized peat by soil-cement column method. Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 13 J. pp. 1-9. ISSN 10893032

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Abstract

A field model study has been carried out to stabilise peat soil using various types of binder by deep mixing method and to investigate its effect on engineering properties. Some soil-cement model columns have been constructed at site and different mechanical properties of stabilised peat, like undrained shear strength, unconfined compressive strength and shear strength was determined after 14 days of curing time. Scanning Electron Micrograph (SEM) and Energy Dispersive X-Ray (EDX) test were also conducted to observe the microstructure of stabilised peat soil. From the test result it was observed that the engineering properties of peat soil can be improved by stabilisation using additives.

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Additional Information: Cited By (since 1996):7 Export Date: 16 December 2013 Source: Scopus Language of Original Document: English Correspondence Address: Hashim, R.; Department of Civil Engineering, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; email: roslan@um.edu.my References: Bergado, D.T., Soil compaction and soil stabilisation by admixtures (1996) Proc. of the seminar on ground improvement application to Indonesian soft soils, pp. 23-26. , Indonesia: Jakarta; Cernica, J.N., (1995) Geotechnical Engineering: Soil Mechanics, , Wiley, New York; T.B. (2003) Recent advances in geotechnical characterization and construction over peat and organic soils. Proc. 2nd Int. Conference on Advances in Soft Soil Engineering and Technology. Huat et al. (eds). Malaysia, Putrajaya. 3-25EuroSoilStab (2002) Development of Design and Construction Methods to Stabilise Soft Organic Soils: Design Guide Soft Soil Stabilisation. CT97-0351. Project No. BE 96-3177, Industrial & Materials Technologies Programme (Brite- EuRam III), European CommissionHashim, R., Islam, S., Engineering Properties of Peat Soils in Peninsular, Malaysia, J (2008) Applied Sci, 8 (17), pp. 1-5. , ISSN 1812-5654; Hebib, S., Farrell, E.R., Some experiences on the stabilisation of Irish peats (2003) Can. Geotech. J, 40, pp. 107-102; Huat, B. B. K., S. Maail and T. A. Mohamed (2005) Effect of Chemical Admixtures on the Engineering Properties of Tropical Peat Soils, Am. J. Applied Sci., 2 (7), 1113-1120, ISSN 1546-9239Jarret, P.M., Geoguide 6. Site Investigation for Organics Soils and Peat (1995) JKR Document 20709-0341-95, , Institut Kerja Raya Malaysia; Porbaha, A., State-of-the-art in deep mixing technology: Design considerations (2000) Ground Improvement, 4, pp. 111-125; Wong, L.S., Hashim, R., Ali, F.H., (2008) Strength and Permeability of Stabilised Peat Soil, J Applied Sci, 8 (17), pp. 1-5. , ISSN 1812-5654
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bearing capacity, Binder, Deep mixing method, Microstructure, Strength, Binders, Cements, Compressive strength, Concrete mixing, Geologic models, Mechanical properties, Peat, Road construction, Shear strength, Soil cement, Soils, Strength of materials, Cement column methods, Curing times, Deep mixing methods, Energy dispersive, Engineering properties, Field models, Peat soils, Scanning electron micrographs, Stabilisation, Test results, Unconfined compressive strengths, Undrained shear strengths, Soil testing, modeling, peat soil, soil column, undrained test
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Mr Jenal S
Date Deposited: 02 Apr 2014 01:26
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2019 09:17
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/8829

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