oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Proposed procedure for identification of dispersive soils by chemical testing
|Article Title||Proposed procedure for identification of dispersive soils by chemical testing|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Author||F.A. & Von Maltitz Harmse H.J. Gerber|
|Publication Date||Oct 1987|
|Pages||397 - 399|
|Keyword(s)||Dispersion, Dispersiveness, Earth dams, Embankment, Erosion, Piping failure and Soil|
Dispersion influences the erodibility of soils as well as the susceptibility to piping of earth embankments. Although the causes and consequences of dispersion are well understood, the identification of dispersive soils remains a problem.
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