Sunday, 18 February 2018

Field Compaction Methods of Soil and Equipment Use

Field Compaction Methods of Soil

Compaction of soils of sub grade of roads, earthen embankment and other earth fills may be done in the field by three methods

Use of Equipment For Field Compaction Methods of Soil

The rolling equipment are of five types:

a)Smooth wheeled roller
b)Pneumatic tyred roller
c)Sheep foot roller
d)Lorries and pneumatic tyred construction plant
e)Track laying vehicle

The ramming equipment consist of three types :

a)Dropping weight type
b)Internal combustion type
c)Pneumatic type

The vibrating equipment consists of two types :

a)Dropping weight type
b)Pulsating hydraulic type


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