Journal Title : International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Science


Author’s Name : N Prakash | M Moorthy | D Poorani | S Pradhab | S Pria Dharshiniunnamed

Volume 04 Issue 04 2017

ISSN no :  2348-3121

Page no: 102-104

Abstract – Soil stabilization can be explained as the alternative physical and chemical properties to enhance the engineering quality of the soil. The main objective of the soil stabilization is to increase the bearing capacity of the soil. To increase the strength of the soil by using chemical admixtures like Copper slag, Lime, RHA, Micosilica. Copper slag (CS) is one of the waste material that are used extensively in civil engineering construction industry. Copper producing industries in India leaves thousand tonnes of copper every day. Lime treatment can produce a high and long-lasting strength gains. When lime is added to the reactive soil can generate high strength through a pozzolanic reaction. The various laboratory experiments are Atterberg’s limits, Specific gravity, UCC, CBR, Standard proctar are to be Conducted.

Key Words – Copper slag, Lime, Admixture Stabilization, Unconfined compressive strength


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