Stabilization of Clay Soil using RBI Grade-81

International Journal of Civil Engineering
© 2017 by SSRG - IJCE Journal
Volume 4 Issue 10
Year of Publication : 2017
Authors : Er. Sonam Rani
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Er. Sonam Rani, "Stabilization of Clay Soil using RBI Grade-81," SSRG International Journal of Civil Engineering, vol. 4,  no. 10, pp. 29-34, 2017. Crossref,


Soil stabilization is one of the processes used for improving engineering properties soil. There are various materials used as stabilizing agents. In this paper, RBI GRADE -81 mixed in different percentages with clay soil and its effect on engineering properties of clay soil is investigated after conducting California Bearing Ratio test and Proctor Test. Observations are made for the changes in the properties of the soil such as Maximum dry density (MDD), Optimum moisture content (OMC), California Bearing Ratio (CBR) values are determined on 0%, 2%, 4%, 6%, and 8% percentages of RBI. It has been find out that MDD goes on decreases with the increase in percentage of RBI Grade-81. The CBR value of soil goes on increases up to 6% and then decreases at 8% in case of RBI. So, the optimum value we got is 6% in CBR Test. From the analysis it is found that RBI Grade-81 may widely use as a stabilizing agent.


Soil stabilization, RBI Grade-81, Compaction and CBR.


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