Experimental Study of Lateritic Soil Stabilized with Diospyros Malabarica

International Journal of Civil Engineering
© 2022 by SSRG - IJCE Journal
Volume 9 Issue 9
Year of Publication : 2022
Authors : J. D. Akshatha, Ramakrishna Hegde, K. E. Prakash
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J. D. Akshatha, Ramakrishna Hegde, K. E. Prakash, "Experimental Study of Lateritic Soil Stabilized with Diospyros Malabarica," SSRG International Journal of Civil Engineering, vol. 9,  no. 9, pp. 27-32, 2022. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/23488352/IJCE-V9I9P105


Using locally accessible resources as stabilising agents to develop a better soil material with engineering capabilities. In this investigation, we used the locally available fruit Diospyros Malabarica. Testing in the lab determines how effective organic resin is and how much organic resin is used while evaluating efficacy. Once the effectiveness of the organic resin improves the strength characteristics of locally available lateritic soil, the best percentage of organic resin is then acquired for maximum strength enhancement. By replacing OMC with additions in percentages of 33, 66, and 100 percent, the soil's compressive strength is raised, and the CBR value of the soil also greatly rises. To study the effect of organic resin on increasing the bearing capacity of the soil and the effect on decreasing the permeability of the soil. Sustainable construction development is aided by efficiently using locally accessible soils and other relevant stabilising agents.


Bearing capacity, California Bearing Ratio, Maximum Dry Density, Optimum Moisture Content, Organic resin, Unconfined Compressive Strength.


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