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Geomaterials

Studies of Montmorillonite Mechanochemically Decomposed at Different Water Contents

Author: Koichiro Fujimoto, Kiminori Sato ABSTRACT Clay minerals, as e.g. montmorillonite, abundantly exist in the slip zones such as earthquake faults and landslides. Water contents are an important factor for controlling slip behavior, since montmorillonite contains a considerable amount of … Continue reading

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Applying Empirical Methods to Assess the Internal Stability of Embankment Dam Cores of Glacial Till

Author(s):Hans Rönnqvist, Peter Viklander ABSTRACT This paper presents a database of glacial till gradations that are compiled from laboratory internal stability tests from the literature and from core soils of existing dams, some of which have experienced internal erosion. The … Continue reading

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