State-of-the-art report on soil-cement

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Title: State-of-the-art report on soil-cement

Author(s): ACI Committee 230

Publication: Materials Journal

Volume: 87

Issue: 4

Appears on pages(s): 395-417

Keywords: aggregates; base courses; central mixing plant; compacting; construction; fine aggregates; foundations; linings; mixing; pavements; mix proportioning; moisture content; portland cements; properties; slope protection; soil cement; soils; soil stabilization

Date: 7/1/1990

Abstract:
Soil-cement is a densely compacted mixture of portland cement, soil/aggregate, and water. Used primarily as a base material for pavements, soil-cement is also being used for slope protection, low-permeable liners, foundation stabilization, and other applications. This report contains information on applications, material properties, mix proportioning, construction, quality-control inspection, and testing procedures for soil-cement. The intent of this report is to provide basic information on soil-cement technology with emphasis on current practice regarding mixture proportioning, properties, testing, and construction.