Embankment construction, Civil Engineering

Embankment Construction:

Selection of Soil

Soil is the material used for embankment construction, though other materials like rock and fly-ash are also used in special cases.

Soil used for embankment construction is the local soil. The soil should have good density. The following table gives guidance.

Table: Density Requirements of Soil for Embankment

466_Embankment Construction.png

Posted Date: 1/22/2013 4:29:18 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- Embankment construction, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Embankment construction, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Embankment construction Discussions

Write discussion on Embankment construction
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
Define Recommendations for confined elastomeric pad?  (a) Permissible limits for confined pressure on elastomer pad depends upon effectiveness of internal seal preventing it fr

The ferromagnetic materials loos property at which point? Answer: At Curie point it loos property

Define the Pressure on a vertical plane Fluid pressure increases linearly with increasing depth. The average pressure on a vertical plane occurs at the average vertical depth.

Determine the final stresses in the bolt: A steel bolt of diameter 12 mm and length 175 mm is used to clamp a brass sleeve of length 150 mm to a rigid base plate as in Figure.

Q. Explain Strain compatibility in mini-piles? In designing the axial capacity of mini-piles, grout can be taken into account in the contribution of axial load capacity. Though

Q. What is Rail Lubricators? 1. P & M type of lubricators - These lubricators can be used for lubrication of FF rails as well as BH rails. 2. Elgi grease pump - Elgi Bucket


Describe the basic difference in the bearing capacity computation of shallow and deep foundations. How are skin frictions and point resistance of a pile computed?

Distance ABC was measured with a 30m. Chain tested and found to be correct in the beginning of the work .after measuring AB=1.2 km chain was found to be 10 cm. To long chaining was

derivation for traverse shear stress in beams