Advances in Civil Engineering / 2018 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

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

Table 3

Properties of black cotton soil stabilized with varying contents of lime.

Engineering property2% lime4% lime6% lime

Plasticity characteristics
 (a) Liquid limit (%)64.4NPNP
 (b) Plastic limit (%)34.0NPNP
 (c) Plasticity index (%)30.4NPNP
Differential free swell (DFS) index (%)906040
IS light compaction
Maximum dry density (g/cc)1.371.511.34
Optimum moisture content (%)282532
Soaked CBR (%)7.598.520.62