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Soil Compact Theory

Soil Compact Theory

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Published by: Ghayoor A Qureshi on Sep 27, 2009
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E353r.LE
Soil Compaction TheorySoil Compaction Theory
Dr. Talat Bader
 
 
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Compaction Compaction 
Soil is used as a basic material for construction
Retaining walls,
Highways, Embankments, Ramps 
Airports,
Dams, Dikes, etc.
The advantages of using soil are:
1.Is generally available everywher2.Is durable - it will last for a long tim3.Has a comparatively low cost 
 
 
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What is Compaction?What is Compaction?
In most instances in civil engineeringand/or construction practice, wheneversoils are imported or excavated and re-applied, they are
compacted 
.
The terms
compaction
and
consolidation
 may sound as though they describe thesame thing, but in reality they do not.

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