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    Volume 16, Issue 2 (June 1993)

    Evaluation of Fill Compaction

    CODEN: GTJOAD

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    Abstract

    Compaction was evaluated of existing fills at seven sites. The field densities were evaluated with three different techniques. These techniques included: (1) the sand-cone method, ASTM D 1556; (2) the drive-cylinder method, ASTM D 2937; and (3) a smaller version of drive cylinder that was driven manually into the ground. Two comparisons were made: between sand cone and drive cylinder (ASTM D 2937), and between sand cone and smaller (manual) drive cylinder. The results indicate excellent agreement. A linear regression analysis of all the data points indicates a correlation coefficient of 0.972.


    Author Information:

    Sikh, TS
    Principal engineer, Ninyo & Moore Earth Sciences Consultants, San Diego, CA


    Stock #: GTJ10046J

    ISSN: 0149-6115

    DOI: 10.1520/GTJ10046J

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    Title Evaluation of Fill Compaction
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    Committee D18