Soil Mechanics

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Methods of increasing bearing capacity of soil

METHODS OF IMPROVING BEARING CAPACITY OF SOIL. The following techniques can improve the bearing capacity of the soil. Increasing depth of the foundation Draining the soil Compacting the soil Confining the soil Replacing the poor soil Using grouting material Stabilizing the soil with chemicals 1. INCREASING DEPTH OF FOUNDATION At deeper depths, the pressure on …

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Method of Plate Load Test on soil for Bearing capacity and Settlement IS 1888 : 1982

Load test for estimation of bearing capacity of soils and its settlement. Plate load test Test Standard : IS 1888: 1982 Apparatus : Loading platform truss or Other Loading device. Hydraulic jack with pressure gauge, electronic load cell, or proving ring. Bearing Plates – Circular or square bearing plates of mild steel, minimum. thickness 25 …

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Shrinkage limit test of soil IS 2720-Part 6

Shrinkage limit test of soil IS 2720-Part 6

Method of shrinkage limit test of soil Shrinkage limit test of soil, The shrinkage limit of soil is the water content of the soil when the soil is just saturated. The volume of the soil does not decrease when the water content is reduced.  Test standard: IS 2720-Part 6:1972, Reaffirmed 2011   Test Apparatus: Evaporating dish, …

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Liquid limit and plasticity index of soil by cone penetrometer method | LL and PI Test of Soil

Liquid limit and plasticity index of soil by cone penetrometer method | LL and PI Test of Soil Cone Penetrometer   Test Standard : IS 2720-Part 5:1985, Reaffirmed 2010 Test Apparatus: Cone penetrometer Evaporation dishes Air tight containers Spatula, 425 micron IS sieve 45cm square and 10mm thick glass plate, pallet knives, Balance of 0.1 gm …

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