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Walkway subgrade stabilization using fly ash

Leenaloshni, Joganathan (2014) Walkway subgrade stabilization using fly ash. Faculty of Civil Engineering & Earth Resources, Universiti Malaysia Pahang.

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Abstract

This thesis is about the walkway subgrade stabilization using fly ash. Fly ash has, been used as an additive which can improve the stabilization of subgrade. The objective of this thesis is to conduct testing in order to ascertain the engineering properties of soil and to determine the optimum moisture content of fly ash that give maximum CBR value for 5%, 10% and 15% soil-fly ash mixture. The effectiveness towards the soil by using different percentages of fly ash which is 5%, 10% and 15% was tested. For this research, a few laboratory tests were carried out to determine the improvement in the soil stabilization by using fly ash. From the result of the experiment, it can be concluded that the CBR value increases when the percentage of fly ash used in the soil mixture increases. This shows that the increases in amount of fly ash increases the compression and shearing strength of the soil and hence makes the subgrade to be more stabilized.

Item Type: Undergraduates Project Papers
Additional Information: Faculty of Civil Engineering and Earth Resources Project paper (Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering)) -- Universiti Malaysia Pahang - 2014
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fly ash; Cement; Concrete; Dissertations, Academic
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Civil Engineering & Earth Resources
Depositing User: Nik Ahmad Nasyrun Nik Abd Malik
Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2015 00:16
Last Modified: 05 Oct 2015 00:16
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/9364
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