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Backfill for Subsurface Structures
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Backfill for Subsurface Structures

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ARMY TM 5-818-4AIR FORCE AFM 88-5, Chap. 5BACKFILLFORSUBSURFACE STRUCTURESDEPARTMENTS OF THE ARMY AND THE AIR FORCEJUNE 1983
 
*TM 5-8184/AFM 85, Chap. 5
TECHNICAL MANUALHEADQUARTERSNo. 5-818-4DEPARTMENTS OF THE ARMYAIR FORCE MANUALAND THE AIR FORCENo. 88-5, CHAPTER 5WASHINGTON, DC,
1 June 1983 
BACKFILL FOR SUBSURFACE STRUCTURES
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CHAPTER1.INTRODUCTIONBackground ...................................................................................1-11-1Purpose and scope .......................................................................1-21-12.PLANNING AND DESIGN OF STRUCTURES AND EX-CAVATIONS TO ACCOMMODATE BACKFILL OPERATIONSGeneral.......................................................................................2-12-1Effect of excavation and structural configuration on back-fill operations..........................................................................2-22-1Backfill problem areas....................................................................2-32-4Instrumentation...............................................................................2-42-9Optimum cost construction.............................................................2-52-93.EVALUATION, DESIGN, AND PROCESSING OF BACKFILLMATERIALSGeneral.......................................................................................3-13-1Evaluation of backfill materials.......................................................3-23-1Selection of backfill materials.........................................................3-33-4Processing of backfill materials......................................................3-43-74.EARTHWORK: EXCAVATION AND PREPARATIONFOR FOUNDATIONSExcavation......................................................................................4-14-1Foundation preparation..................................................................4-24-25.BACKFILL OPERATIONSPlacement of backfill......................................................................5-15-1Installation of instruments..............................................................5-25-4Postconstruction distress...............................................................5-35-56.SPECIFICATION PROVISIONSGeneral.......................................................................................6-16-1Excavation......................................................................................6-26-1Foundation preparation..................................................................6-36-2Backfill operations..........................................................................6-46-27.CONSTRUCTION CONTROLGeneral.......................................................................................7-17-1Corps acceptance control organization..........................................7-27-1Excavation control techniques........................................................7-37-3Foundation preparation control techniques....................................7-47-3Backfill quality acceptance control.................................................7-57-3APPENDIXA.REFERENCES...............................................................................A-1B.FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPACTION, FIELD COMPACTION TESTMETHODS, AND FIELD MOISTURE-DENSITY TEST METHODSB-1C.BIBLIOGRAPHY.............................................................................C-1
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2-1Open backfill zones2-2Confined backfill zones2-3Complex structures2-4Excavation subject to bottom heave2-5Excess lateral pressure against vertical walls induced by compaction7-1Acceptance rejection scheme for a backfill areaB-1Compaction CurveB-2Typical compaction test curves*This manual supersedes TM 5-818-4/AFM 88-5, Chapter 5, 7 June 1968.
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TM 5-818-4/AFM 88-5, Chap. 5
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B-3Molding Water content versus density-lean clay (laboratory impact compaction)B-4Illustration of one-point compaction methodB-5Illustration of possible error using one- and two-point compaction methodsB-6Illustration of two-point compaction methodB-7Correlation between dry density and hand cone resistance at a depth of 6 inches below the surfaceB-8Power applied by the oven to dry moist soils
LIST OF TABLES
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3-1Typical engineering properties of compacted materials5-1Summary of compaction criteria
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