A review of using the waste in soil stabilization

  IJETT-book-cover  International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT)          
© 2015 by IJETT Journal
Volume-21 Number-1
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : Ashkan GHolipoor Norozi, Siavash Kouravand, Mohammad Boveiri
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V21P206


Ashkan GHolipoor Norozi, Siavash Kouravand, Mohammad Boveiri"A review of using the waste in soil stabilization", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V21(1),33-37 March 2015. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group


Soil stabilization means alteration of the soils properties to meet the specified engineering requirements. Methods for the stabilization are compaction and use of admixtures. Lime, Cement was commonly used as stabilizer for altering the properties of soils. From the recent studies it is observed that, waste materials such as flyash, rice husk ash, Waste Stone Powder and Waste tire cord are used for this intended purpose with or without lime or cement. Disposal of these waste materials is essential as these are causing hazardous effects on the environment. With the same intention literature review was undertaken on utilization of waste materials for the stabilization of soils and same is presented here.


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stabilization, Waste materials, environment, ground improvement.