Volume 30, Issue 6 (November 2002)

    California Bearing Ratio Behavior of Cement-Stabilized Fly Ash-Soil Mixes

    (Received 14 February 2002; accepted 11 July 2002)


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    Thermal power stations using pulverized coal as fuel generate large quantities of fly ash as a byproduct, which has created environmental and disposal problems. Using fly ash for gainful applications will solve these problems. Among the various possible uses for fly ash, the most massive and effective utilization is in geotechnical engineering applications like backfill material, construction of embankments, as a subbase material, etc. A proper understanding of fly ash-soil mixes is likely to provide viable solutions for its large-scale utilization. Earlier studies initiated in the laboratory have resulted in a good understanding of the California Bearing Ratio (CBR) behavior of fly ash-soil mixes. Subsequently, in order to increase the CBR value, cement has been tried as an additive to fly ash-soil mixes. This paper reports the results.

    Author Information:

    Pandian, NS
    Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore,

    Krishna, KC
    Lecturer, Malnad College of Engineering, Hassan,

    Stock #: JTE12347J

    ISSN: 0090-3973

    DOI: 10.1520/JTE12347J

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    Title California Bearing Ratio Behavior of Cement-Stabilized Fly Ash-Soil Mixes
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee D18