Volume 19, Issue 2 (June 1996)

    Grain-Size Distribution of Mixed Aggregates


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    When various aggregates are to be combined in order to obtain a mix having a desired grain-size distribution, current methods are based on a trial-and-error approach. It is shown in this paper that the process of combining various soils or aggregates may be a simple, rapid, and efficient procedure that eliminates the need for trial and error. The paper presents the formulation of the combination process as a problem of optimization and describes the steps of the proposed procedure. The solutions of some typical problems of aggregate combinations are given as examples.

    Author Information:

    Windisch, ÉJ
    Professor, École de technologie supérieure, Montreal, P.Q.

    Stock #: GTJ10345J

    ISSN: 0149-6115

    DOI: 10.1520/GTJ10345J

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    Title Grain-Size Distribution of Mixed Aggregates
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee D18