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
DOI : https://doi.org/10.26634/jfet.13.4.14472


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.


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

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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. https://doi.org/10.26634/jfet.13.4.14472


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