Characterization of Marine Clay for Road Embankment Design in Coastal Area

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Title Characterization of Marine Clay for Road Embankment Design in Coastal Area
Author Oh, Erwin Yan-Nam; Chai, Gary
Publication Title Proceedings of Sixteenth (2006) International OFFSHORE AND POLAR ENGINEERING CONFERENCE
Editor Chung, J. S.; Capanoglu, C.; Park, R.;
Year Published 2006
Place of publication USA
Abstract The sub-soils in Northwestern Peninsular Malaysia consist of sedimentary soil deposits which form alternate layers of clay and sand. In this paper, the characteristics of marine clay in Northwestern Peninsular Malaysia are investigated based on field and laboratory test data gathered from the ground investigations. Empirical relations between the index properties and compressibility properties are presented. Regression analyses are conducted to propose new empirical relationships to predict the compressibility behaviors of marine clay. Furthermore, the role of soil properties, geological conditions and other aspects are discussed. This paper will also highlight some regional marine clay parameters with the aim for enhancing geotechnical design of road embankment in coastal area.
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ISBN 1-880653-66-4
Conference name Sixteenth (2006) International OFFSHORE AND POLAR ENGINEERING CONFERENCE
Location San Francisco, USA
Date From 2006-05-28
Date To 2006-06-02
Date Accessioned 2006-05-26
Date Available 2008-10-16T08:12:38Z
Language en_AU
Research Centre Centre for Infrastructure Engineering and Management
Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology
Subject Geotechnical Engineering
Publication Type Conference Publications (Full Written Paper - Refereed)
Publication Type Code e1

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