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Journal of Geology & Geophysics

Journal of Geology & Geophysics
Open Access

ISSN: 2381-8719

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Owoyemi OO

Owoyemi OO

Malete
Nigeria

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  • Review Article
    Variability in the Highway Geotechnical Properties of Two Residual Lateritic Soils from Central Nigeria
    Author(s): Owoyemi OO and Adeyemi GOOwoyemi OO and Adeyemi GO

    Sixty-four bulk samples of two residual lateritic soils forming the subgrade of the failed sections flexible highway pavement linking Ilorin to Mokwa in central Nigeria were investigated. This was with a view to determining the level of variation in the geotechnical properties of soil samples taken systematically within restricted area in two locations underlain by different bed rocks. One set was developed over sandstone formation of the Southern Bida Basin while the other set was developed over migmatite-gneiss. Consistency limits, grain size distribution, specific gravity, compaction, California Bearing Ratio (CBR), permeability and compressibility characteristics of these soils were determined using the British standard procedures 1377. Coefficient of variation was used to measure the degree of variation in the determined properties. The coefficients of variations for the sandston.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2381-8719.1000290

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