Stabilization of Black Cotton Soil with Groundnut Shell Ash
R. Premkumar, B. Subha, S. Pattu Sandhiya, K. Shankar Narayanandownload PDF
Abstract. The analysis of GSA for the stabilization of soil samples is the subject of this research paper. In recent years, soil stabilization techniques have been effective in improving the shear strength parameters of poor soils. GSA is a naturally occurring substance that causes human health and environmental issues. Physical properties of soil were calculated, including Atterberg’s limits, compaction characteristics, and strength characteristics of virgin soil samples. GSA was applied to the soil in various percentages (2 to 10 percent). The soil sample’s intensity increased up to 6% before decreasing. It is clear that 6% of GSA to the soil is an optimum percentage and it leads to an increase in shear strength and bearing capacity in expansive soil.
California Bearing Ratio (CBR), Unconfined Compressive Strength (UCS), Stabilization, Groundnut Shell Ash (GSA), Black Cotton Soil
Published online 8/15/2021, 7 pages
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Citation: R. Premkumar, B. Subha, S. Pattu Sandhiya, K. Shankar Narayanan, Stabilization of Black Cotton Soil with Groundnut Shell Ash, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 19, pp 44-50, 2021
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