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Determination of the Transitional Fines Content of Mixtures of Sand and Non-plastic Fines
Post Doctoral Fellow, International Centre for Geohazards, Norwegian Geotechnical Institute, Oslo,
Director, Norwegian Geotechnical Institute, Oslo,
Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Transport Engineering, NTNU, Trondheim,
(Received 4 January 2005; accepted 14 September 2005)
Sand-silt mixtures show different behavior with different fines content. The transitional fines content (TFC) is a key parameter which can indicate if the soil behaves as a sand-dominated or as a fines-dominated material. The determination of the TFC for a sand-silt mixture and the possible ways of obtaining the TFC from index data and the triaxial test results are discussed in this study.
sand-silt mixtures, transitional fines content, triaxial test, index data
Paper ID: GTJ14010
Title Determination of the Transitional Fines Content of Mixtures of Sand and Non-plastic Fines
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