Geotechnical Properties, Behavior, and Performance of Calcareous Soils

    Demars KR, Chaney RC
    Published: 1982

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    The papers in this publication contain a wide variety of subject matter, from lab and field studies by researchers to design considerations by practitioners, all related to calcareous soils. The first two papers provide useful summaries and general descriptive information on carbonates from marine and arid environments, respectively.

    Table of Contents

    Chaney R., Demars K.

    Chaney R., Demars K.

    Determination of Calcium Carbonate Content in Soils
    Chaney R., Slonim S.

    Calcareous Soils of the Southwestern United States
    Beckwith G., Hansen L.

    Subsurface Variability—The Key to Investigation of Coral Atoll
    Angemeer J., McNeilan T.

    Bulk Density and Shear Strength of Several Deep-Sea Calcareous Sediments
    Lee H.

    Geotechnical Properties of Two Calcareous Oozes
    Altschaeffl A., Lee H., Valent P.

    Unique Engineering Properties and Compression Behavior of Deep-Sea Calcareous Sediments
    Demars K.

    Engineering Behavior of Carbonate Soils of India and Some Observations on Classification of Such Soils
    Datta M., Gulhati S., Rao G.

    Electrical Properties of Calcareous Sediments
    Erchul R., Gularte R.

    In Situ Electrical Resistivity Measurements of Calcareous Sediments
    Bennett R., Burns J., Field P., Freeland G., Hulbert M., Lambert D., Sawyer W.

    Cone Penetration and Laboratory Testing in Marine Calcareous Sediments
    Beringen F., Kolk H., Windle D.

    A Study of Alabama Black-Belt Soils
    Moore R., Rosser G.

    Calcareous Sands of the Israeli Coastal Plain
    Frydman S.

    Brittle Behavior of a Varved Clay During Triaxial Undrained Shear Strength Tests
    Bemben S.

    Strength Characteristics of Caliche Soils of the Tucson Area
    Post J.

    Geotechnical Properties and Behavior of Calcretes in South and South West Africa
    Netterberg F.

    Strength of Compacted Specimens of a Calcareous Playa Lake Clay
    Leonard B., Olsen J.

    Effects of Cementation on the Compressibility of Pierre Shale
    Ladd C., McKown A.

    Geotechnical Properties of Calcareous Rocks of Southern Florida
    Saxena S.

    Elastic and Strength Properties of Calcareous Rocks of Dade County, Florida
    Prieto-Portar L.

    Driven Piling in Calcareous Soils
    Dougherty J., Hunt H.


    Committee: D18

    DOI: 10.1520/STP777-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-4842-0

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0787-8

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