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Advances in Civil Engineering
Volume 2017, Article ID 9230279, 11 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/9230279
Research Article

Experimental Study on the Utilization of Fine Steel Slag on Stabilizing High Plastic Subgrade Soil

Civil Engineering Department, College of Engineering, Hashemite University, P.O. Box 150459, Zarqa 13115, Jordan

Correspondence should be addressed to Hussien Aldeeky; oj.ude.uh@ykeedla

Received 22 May 2016; Accepted 13 November 2016; Published 17 January 2017

Academic Editor: Claudio Tamagnini

Copyright © 2017 Hussien Aldeeky and Omar Al Hattamleh. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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