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Soil Compaction: Methods, Meaning, and Effects

Soil Compaction: Methods, Meaning, and Effects

What is Soil Compaction? Soil compaction is the practice of applying mechanical compactive effort to densify a soil by reducing the void space between soil particles. Compaction occurs when particles are pressed together to reduce the space between them. Highly...

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The Importance of Soil Stabilization

The Importance of Soil Stabilization

What is Soil Stabilization? Soil stabilization is a process by which a soils physical property are transformed to provide long-term permanent strength gains. Stabilization is accomplished by increasing the shear strength and the overall bearing capacity of a soil....

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