Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2016, Article ID 5951832, 11 pages
Research Article

Effects of Density and Moisture Variation on Dynamic Deformation Properties of Compacted Lateritic Soil

1School of Civil Engineering, Central South University, Changsha 410075, China
2School of Traffic and Transportation Engineering, Changsha University of Science & Technology, Changsha 410114, China

Received 8 December 2015; Accepted 17 February 2016

Academic Editor: Philip Eisenlohr

Copyright © 2016 Weizheng Liu et al. 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.

Linked References

  1. G. B. Thadkamalla and K. P. George, “Characterization of subgrade soils at simulated field moisture,” Transportation Research Record: Journal of Transportation Research Record, vol. 1481, pp. 21–27, 1995. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. J. Uzan, “Characterization of clayey subgrade materials for mechanistic design of flexible pavements,” Journal of Transportation Research Recor, vol. 1629, pp. 189–196, 1998. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. H. P. Thang, C. Matthew, J. W. David et al., “Case study of seasonal variation in the subgrade and subbase layers of highway US 20,” Report CTRE Project 04-172, IHRN Project TR-516, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA, 2008. View at Google Scholar
  4. Q. Nguyen, D. G. Fredlund, L. Samarasekera, and B. L. Marjerison, “Seasonal pattern of matric suctions in highway subgrades,” Canadian Geotechnical Journal, vol. 47, no. 3, pp. 267–280, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. J. H. Zhang, Q. P. Jiang, Y. Q. Zhang, L. L. Dai, and H. X. Wu, “Nondestructive measurement of water content and moisture migration of unsaturated red clays in South China,” Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, vol. 2015, Article ID 542538, 7 pages, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  6. E. C. Drumm, J. S. Reeves, M. R. Madgett, and W. D. Trolinger, “Subgrade resilient modulus correction for saturation effects,” Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, vol. 123, no. 7, pp. 663–670, 1997. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. S.-R. Yang, W.-H. Huang, and Y.-T. Tai, “Variation of resilient modulus with soil suction for compacted subgrade soils,” Transportation Research Record, no. 1913, pp. 99–106, 2005. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. N. Khoury, R. Brooks, S. Y. Boeni, and D. Yada, “Variation of resilient modulus, strength, and modulus of elasticity of stabilized soils with postcompaction moisture contents,” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 160–166, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. M. Y. Abu-Farsakh, A. Mehrotra, L. Mohammad, and K. Gaspard, “Incorporating the effect of moisture variation on resilient modulus for unsaturated fine-grained subgrade soils,” Transportation Research Board, vol. 2510, pp. 44–53, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  10. J. H. Charman, Laterite in Road Pavements, vol. 47 of Special Publication, Construction Industry Research and Information Association (CIRCA), London, UK, 1988.
  11. Q. T. Bi, G. P. Jiang, and S. Y. Ding, “Water content influence on the shearing strength of red clay,” Earth and Environment, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 144–147, 2005 (Chinese). View at Google Scholar
  12. Y. H. Wang, Q. X. Zhang, P. C. Tian, and S. Q. Liang, “Effects of water content variation on the deformation and shear strength of laterite clay,” Geotechnical Investigation & Surveying, vol. 37, no. 7, pp. 10–13, 2009 (Chinese). View at Google Scholar
  13. D. W. Zhang, S. Y. Liu, and T. Zhang, “Water content and modulus relationship of a compacted unsaturated soil,” Journal of Southeast University (English Edition), vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 209–214, 2012 (Chinese). View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. Y. Huang, Z. L. Zhang, K. S. Jin, and P. Liu, “Influence of variation of moisture conditions on characteristics of Yunnan laterite,” Journal of Hohai University, vol. 241, no. 6, pp. 518–524, 2013 (Chinese). View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. R. Zhao, S. Y. Zuo, S. Wang, S. Li, and C. Huang, “Experiment and mechanism analysis of water contents on triaxial shear strength of the remodeled red clay of Guiyang,” Hydrogeology & Engineering Geology, vol. 42, no. 5, pp. 90–95, 2015. View at Google Scholar
  16. M. Fall, J.-P. Tisot, and I. K. Cisse, “Undrained behaviour of compacted gravel lateritic soils from western Senegal under monotonic and cyclic triaxial loading,” Engineering Geology, vol. 47, no. 1-2, pp. 71–87, 1997. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. F. Samb, M. Fall, Y. Berthaud, and M. Bâ, “Resilient modulus of compacted lateritic soils from senegal at OPM conditions,” Geomaterials, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 165–171, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  18. A. B. Parreira and R. F. Gonçalves, “The influence of moisture content and soil suction on the resilient modulus of a lateritic subgrade soil,” in GeoEng—An International Conference on Geotechnical & Geological Engineering, Melbourne, Australia, Technomic, Lancaster, Pa, USA, 2000. View at Google Scholar
  19. K. Mu, A. G. Guo, W. Bai, Z. L. Sun, and M. Zang, “Experimental study on dynamic properties of red clay in Guangxi under cyclic loading,” China Earthquake Engineering Journal, vol. 37, no. 2, pp. 487–493, 2015 (Chinese). View at Google Scholar
  20. H.-R. Liao, L.-S. Tang, Z.-X. Liu, and Q.-H. Zhang, “Analysis of critical stress level of subgrade red clay under cyclic loading,” Rock and Soil Mechanics, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 587–594, 2009 (Chinese). View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. X.-H. Liu, G.-L. Yang, and W. Fang, “Critical dynamic stress of red clay and replacement thickness of ballastless track cutting bed of high-speed railways,” Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 348–353, 2011 (Chinese). View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. J. H. Zhang, Z. Y. Yin, and J. L. Zheng, “Research on critical stress level of Shakedown of red clay in southern hot and humid areas,” Journal of Central South University (Science and Technology), vol. 45, no. 4, pp. 1288–1292, 2014 (Chinese). View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  23. R. D. Barksdale, “Laboratory evaluation of rutting in base course materials,” in Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on the Structural Design of Asphalt Pavements, pp. 161–174, London, UK, 1972.
  24. B. Vuong, “Influence of density and moisture content on dynamic stress-strain behaviour of a low plasticity crushed rock,” Road and Transport Research, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 88–100, 1992. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  25. A. A. Van Niekerk, Mechanical behavior and performance of granular bases and sub-bases in pavements [Ph.D. thesis], Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands, 2002.
  26. M. Taamneh and R. Y. Liang, “Long-term field monitoring of moisture variations under asphalt pavement with different drainable base materials,” in Proceedings of the Paving Materials and Pavement Analysis (GeoShanghai '10), Geotechnical Special Publication no. 203, pp. 453–459, Shanghai, China, June 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  27. J. Mendes, Assessment of the impact of climate change on an instrumented embankment: an unsaturated soil mechanics approach [Ph.D. thesis], Durham University, Durham, UK, 2011.
  28. Specification of Soil Test. Industrial Standard of the People's Republic of China, SL237-1999, Nanjing Hydraulic Research Institute, Nanjing, China, 1999.
  29. B. O. Hardin and V. P. Drnevich, “Shear modulus and damping in soils: design equations and curves,” Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, ASCE, vol. 98, no. 7, pp. 667–692, 1972. View at Google Scholar
  30. R. W. Sharp and J. R. Booker, “Shakedown of pavements under moving surface loads,” Journal of Transportation Engineering, vol. 110, no. 1, pp. 1–14, 1984. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  31. S. Werkmeister, A. R. Dawson, and F. Wellner, “Permanent deformation behavior of granular materials,” Road Materials and Pavement Design, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 31–51, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus