Evaluation of The Soil Classification Based on Physical And Geotechnical Properties

balsam khalid hussein, eren yurdakul, mehtap gülsün kılıç, Cihan - Doğruöz


Soil properties are utilized to estimate serious and major effects in structure of the grounds. It is important that the physical, chemical, and engineering parameters employed for soil is influenced by the stresses in geotechnical engineering. The geotechnical analyses are necessary to figure out the soil characteristics. These analyses are used to design and model the constructions on the ground. Index properties of soil samples from Baghdad city in Iraq were investigated within the scope of this study. Liquidity and plasticity limits increase with the rise in organic matters (OM) content in soil. This study shows the existence of organic matters from 0% to 20% results in the increase of compression index (1.6%), coefficient of consolidation (25.49%) and secondary compression values (2.694%) in soil.


Geotechnical properties;Organic matter;Physical and chemical properties

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