Expansive Soil Stabilization by Using Walnut Shell Powder Ash

Authors(4) :-Rashmi Bade, Saqueeb Ali, Sumit Rathod, Mohd. Atif Khan

Black cotton soil is basically an expansive soil which is susceptible to high change in volume as water content fluctuate vary irregularly. The bearing capacity of black cotton soil is too low. High shrinkage and swelling exists. Montmorillonite mineral is found in these type of soil. This variant of soil is frail and need to be improve for construction and foundation work. To improve the SBC of soil by using waste admixtures can add to intensify the index properties of an ungraded soil mostly in an economic way. Percentage of additives to the soil is taken and hence the improvement of soil is observed gradually with increase in percentage of additives. Composition of Walnut shell powder ash is SO3 (2.2%), P2O5 (6.2%), SIO2 (9.9%), Fe2O3 (1.5%), AL2O3 (2.4%), CaO (16.6%), MgO (13.4%), Na2O (1%), K2O (32.9%), TiO2 (0.1%) are acceptable for improvement of expansive soil. To compute index properties of soil tests are to be conduct.

Authors and Affiliations

Rashmi Bade
Department of Civil Engineering, Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur, University Anjuman College of Engineering and Technology, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Saqueeb Ali
Department of Civil Engineering, Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur, University Anjuman College of Engineering and Technology, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Sumit Rathod
Department of Civil Engineering, Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur, University Anjuman College of Engineering and Technology, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Mohd. Atif Khan
Department of Civil Engineering, Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur, University Anjuman College of Engineering and Technology, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 3 | January-February 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-01-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 169-171
Manuscript Number : NCAEAS4335
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

Cite This Article :

Rashmi Bade, Saqueeb Ali, Sumit Rathod, Mohd. Atif Khan, " Expansive Soil Stabilization by Using Walnut Shell Powder Ash", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 4, Issue 3, pp.169-171, January-February-2018.
Journal URL : http://ijsrst.com/NCAEAS4335

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