Improvisation of Bearing Capacity of Soil Using Cement, Lime and Chemical

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Volume-33 Number-8
Year of Publication : 2016
Authors : Prashika Tamang, Saahil Gurung, Riya Basnett, Shravan Sharma, Roshan Pandit
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V33P277


Prashika Tamang, Saahil Gurung, Riya Basnett, Shravan Sharma, Roshan Pandit"Improvisation of Bearing Capacity of Soil Using Cement, Lime and Chemical", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V33(8),392-398 March 2016. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group

The main Purpose of our work is to stabilize soil of a particular place using different stabilizers like lime, cement, and Calcium chloride (CaCl). Among which lime is the best and economical method and gave a result which is reliable up to 97%. Soil is the basic foundation for any Civil Engineering structures like roads, buildings etc., therefore it is required to bear the loads without any failure. In some cases, soil stabilization is necessary and the main objective of the soil stabilization is to increase the bearing capacity of the soil, its resistance to weathering process and soil permeability. Usually normal soil have a less bearing capacity so they are unable to resist the load and therefore gets damaged by their physical and chemical properties like increase in moisture content and finally produces creep, shrinkage and landslide. Therefore soil stabilization techniques are necessary to ensure the good stability of soil so that it can successfully sustain the load of the superstructure especially in case of soil which is highly active.


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Permeability, Bearing Capacity, shrinkage, Stabilization, pavements, superstructure.