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Engineering index properties of some surficial soils in Illinois

Thomas Kuan Hsien Liu

Engineering index properties of some surficial soils in Illinois

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Published by University of Illinois in [Urbana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois.
    • Subjects:
    • Soils -- Testing.,
    • Soils -- Illinois.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Thomas K. Liu and Thomas H. Thornburn.
      SeriesIllinois Cooperative Highway Research Program series,, no. 31, University of Illinois, Engineering Experiment Station. Bulletin, 477, University of Illinois bulletin,, v. 62, no. 74
      ContributionsThornburn, Thomas H. 1916- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS599.I5 L57
      The Physical Object
      Pagination111 p.
      Number of Pages111
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5966671M
      LC Control Number65065001
      OCLC/WorldCa21537498

      a| Allowable Bearing Capacity of Strip Footings on Jointed Rock Masses: A Reliability Based Approach -- Numerical Simulation of Earthquake Induced Soil Liquefaction: Validation against Centrifuge Experimental Results -- On Foundations over Salt Encrusted Desert Flats (Sabkha): Properties, Challenges, and Guidelines -- Settlement of a Shallow Foundation Resting on Piedmont Residual . 4 As translated by Bowles (, p. –), relative density is an engineering parameter that relates void space determined in the laboratory to a ratio involving index values of minimum and maximum void space for specified materials under specified conditions. Void space in turn is . Typical range in selected engineering properties for common, intact rocks Relationship between parent rock, soil types, and characteristics Particle size classification AASHTO soil classification system Subgrade soil classification Unified soil classification system USDA soil classification system Typical SSR and Si/Al ratios for some natural soils.


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Get this from a library. Engineering index properties of some surficial soils in Illinois. [Thomas Kuan Hsien Liu; Thomas H Thornburn]. Engineering index properties of some surficial soils in Illinois by Thomas Kuan Hsien Liu,University of Illinois edition, in EnglishPages: MEMORIAL TO THOMAS H.

THORNBURN 3 (with Liu, T. K.) Engineering index properties of some surficial soils in Illinois: Engineering Experiment Station BulletinUrbana, University of Illinois, p. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.

An Engineering Evaluation of Surficial Soils of Northeastern Illinois (coadvisor; T.H. Thomburn) Davisson, Melvin T. Behavior of Flexible Vertical Piles Subjected to Moment, Shear and Axial Load: Misiaszek, Edward T.

Engineering Properties of Champaign-Urbana Subsoils: Olson, Roy E. Consolidation Characteristics of Calcium. Recent Publications - Geomorphology, Soil Genesis, and Classification.

Numbers in parentheses indicate that reprints are available. Email [email protected] The major parent materials of Illinois surficial soils are loess and Wisconsinan Till.

In those areas of the state where the loess cover is thin, as in southern Illinois, the underlaying Illinoian Till is frequently encountered in highway construction operations. Geological Survey * A concise summary of the properties of the major Illinois.

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