Difficulties Regarding Determination of Plasticity Index of Silty Soils by use of Casagrande and Fall Cone Methods

Rikke Poulsen, Lars Bo Ibsen, Benjaminn Nordahl Nielsen

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Abstract

Soil plasticity index and thereby the liquid limit and plastic limit are often used in order to classify the soil type and determine soil properties.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date9 May 2012
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 9 May 2012
EventNordic Geotechnical Meeting - Tivoli Congress Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
Duration: 9 May 201212 May 2012
Conference number: 16

Conference

ConferenceNordic Geotechnical Meeting
Number16
LocationTivoli Congress Center
CountryDenmark
CityCopenhagen
Period09/05/201212/05/2012

Keywords

  • Silts
  • Soil Classification
  • Laboratory Tests
  • Plasticity
  • Laboratory Equipment

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