Advances in Materials Science and Engineering / 2013 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Effects of Clay and Moisture Content on Direct Shear Tests for Clay-Sand Mixtures

Table 3

Properties of bentonite.

PropertyValue

Specific gravity, GS2.76
Liquid limit, LL (%)480
Plastic limit, PL (%)49.6
Plasticity index, PI (%)430

Index property tests were carried out in the laboratory in accordance with BS 1377 Part 2: 1990.

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