Advances in Civil Engineering / 2018 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Lime-Stabilized Black Cotton Soil and Brick Powder Mixture as Subbase Material

Table 1

Engineering properties of black cotton soil.

Engineering propertyValue

Specific gravity2.67
Grain size analysis
 (a) Gravel size (%)0
 (b) Sand size (%)4
 (c) Fines (%)96
Plasticity characteristics
 (a) Liquid limit (%)86
 (b) Plastic limit (%)40.6
 (c) Plasticity index (%)45.4
IS classificationCH
Differential free swell (DFS) index (%)100
IS light compaction
Maximum dry density (g/cc)1.36
Optimum moisture content (%)33
Soaked CBR (%)1.17