oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Soil as an engineering material at two major airports in South Africa
|Article Title||Soil as an engineering material at two major airports in South Africa|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Affiliations||1 Airports Engineer, South African Railways, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Mar 1993|
|Pages||37 - 69|
|Keyword(s)||Clay, Fine sand, Cohesive, Densities, Distribution, Dwyka tillite, Ecca Coal measures, Formula, Homogeneous soils, Liquid limits, Mathematical statistics, Modified proctor density, Optimum moistures, Plasticity index, Silt, Soil fractions and Soils mechanics|
The object of this paper is to place on record the characteristics of the soils dealt with during the construction of two major airports. These characteristics are shown by the results of the soil tests carried out during the soil survey and during construction.
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