oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Canal construction in expansive slickensided soils
|Article Title||Canal construction in expansive slickensided soils|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Affiliations||1 Stewart Sviridov & Oliver|
|Publication Date||Oct 1984|
|Pages||475 - 482|
|Keyword(s)||Concrete lining, Slickensided clays, Slope stability, Soil movement and Zuikerbosch canal|
The Zuikerbosch canal was required to be a high security canal designed to operate continually without down-time for maintenance. It was therefore necessary to take steps to ensure that the highly expansive slickensided clays encountered along the canal route would not produce differential soil movements sufficient to damage the thin concrete lining of the canal.
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