oa Civil Engineer in South Africa - Collapsible soils : problem soils in South Africa - state of the art
|Article Title||Collapsible soils : problem soils in South Africa - state of the art|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineer in South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jul 1985|
|Pages||379 - 393|
The paper reviews the state of the art of current engineering practice in South Africa with regard to soils which have a collapsible fabric. This includes a discussion on the collapse phenomenon and the distribution of soils with a collapsible fabric in South Africa. The development of procedures to identify collapsible soils and to quantify collapse is presented. Consideration is also given to engineering solutions to the collapse problem.
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