Effect of Quarry Dust on Different Properties of Soil

MD Samim Akter*, Mohsin Jamal**, Md Firoz Ali ***, Nehal Ahmad ****
* M.Tech Graduate, Department of Civil Engineering, Aliah University, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
**,**** Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Aliah University, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
*** Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Dream Institute of Technology, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Periodicity:May - July'2018

Abstract

Quarry dust is a type of solid waste material obtained from aggregate crushing industries. Disposal of such waste materials creates a lot of problems to the environment and public. To utilize the quarry dust in order to lessen the burden on environment and health, an experimental study was conducted on locally available soil by mixing it with quarry dust. This paper presents the variation of index and engineering properties of clayey soil, such as liquid limit, plastic limit, plasticity index, compaction characteristics, California Bearing Ratio (CBR), and Cohesion and Angle of Internal Friction when it is mixed with different percentages of quarry dust.

Keywords

Stabilization, Quarry Dust, Soil Improvement, Index Properties, Engineering Properties.

How to Cite this Article?

Akter, M. S., Jamal, M., Ali, M. F., & Ahmad, N. (2018). Effect of Quarry Dust on Different Properties of Soil. i-manager’s Journal on Future Engineering and Technology, 13(4), 14-18.

References

[1]. Agrawal, V., & Gupta, M. (2011). Expansive soil stabilization using marble dust. International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, 4(6), 59-62.
[2]. Deepiya, R., Durga, N., Steffi, J., & Ayyappan, S. (2014). Stabilization of clay soil using quarry dust and lime. International Journal of Advanced Information Science and Technology, 32(32), 111-114.
[3]. Nayak, S., Sarvade, P. G., & Gowda, D. (2010). Engineering properties of shedi soil before and after quarry dust stabilization. Indian Highways, 39-46.
[4]. Onyelowe Ken, C., Okafor, F. O., & Nwachukwu, D. (2010). Geophysical use of quarry dust (as admixture) as applied to soil stabilization and modification: A review. ARPN Journal of Earth Sciences, 1(1), 6-8.
[5]. Ramadas, T. L., Kumar, N. D., & Aparna, G. (2010, December). Swelling and strength characteristics of expansive soil treated with stone dust and fly Ash. In Indian Geotechnical Conference-2010, GEOtrendz (pp. 557- 560).
[6]. Sabat, A. K., & Bose, B. (2013). Improvement in geotechnical properties of an expansive soil using fly ashquarry dust mixes. Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 18, 3487-3500.
[7]. Sabat, A. K., & Das, S. K. (2009). Design of low volume rural roads using lime stabilized expansive soil–quarry dust mixes subgrade. Indian Highways, 37(9), 21-27.
[8]. Sarvade, P. G., & Nayak, S. (2015). Studies on the utilization of quarry dust to improve the geotechnical properties of lithomargic clay. International Journal of Advanced Structures and Geotechnical Engineering, 3(1), 55-60.
[9]. Soosan, T. G., Sridharan, A., Jose, B. T., & Abraham, B. M. (2005). Utilization of quarry dust to improve the geotechnical properties of soils in highway construction. Geotechnical Testing Journal, 28(4), 391-400.
[10]. Yesilbas, G. (2004). Stabilization of Expansive Soils using Aggregate Waste, Rock Powder and Lime (Doctoral Dissertation, Middle East Technical University).

Purchase Instant Access

Single Article

North Americas,UK,
Middle East,Europe
India Rest of world
USD EUR INR USD-ROW
Pdf 35 35 200 20
Online 35 35 200 15
Pdf & Online 35 35 400 25

If you have access to this article please login to view the article or kindly login to purchase the article
Options for accessing this content:
  • If you would like institutional access to this content, please recommend the title to your librarian.
    Library Recommendation Form
  • If you already have i-manager's user account: Login above and proceed to purchase the article.
  • New Users: Please register, then proceed to purchase the article.