Physical and Mechanical Properties of the Muds of the Fergoug Dam
Volumes of dredged sediments are rather considerable and are estimated approximately 600 million m3 per year worldwide. These can represent a very interesting source of raw materials, in particular for a sector consuming aggregates such as civil engineering. The work presented in this article is interested particularly in the valorization of the muds which come from the dam of Fergoug (Algeria), with an aim of improving their mechanical behavior using binders (cement, lime) in order to use them in road engineering. To this end, we carried out a series of physical, chemical, mechanical and mineralogical analyses presented in this paper.
R. Boutin, Dragage et Rejets en Mer : Les Produits de Type Vase, Presses de l’Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, Paris, 2000
GTR, Technical Guide for the Realization of fill and of the subgrades, Booklet I, principles general, 1992
M. Boutouil, Traitement of the muds of dredging by stabilisation/solidification containing cement and additive, PhD thesis, University of Le Havre, 1998
N. Cant, Sols treated with lime and the binders hydraulics (contribution to the identification and the analysis disturbing elements of stabilization), PhD thesis, School of the Mines of Alés, 2004
J. Bacot, A. Kham Khoeup, “Essais of stabilization muds estuariennes using hydraulic binders in sight of a use in road construction”, INSA of Rennes, LGCGM–Equips Geology with the Engineer and with Environment, Department GCU, 2005
MetricsAbstract Views: 246
PDF Downloads: 41 Physical and mechanical behavior of the muds of the dam Fergoug for their valorization in the road field Downloads: 0
Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:
- Authors retain the copyright and grant the journal the right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) after its publication in ETASR with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
Most read articles by the same author(s)
- M. Bekhiti, H. Trouzine, A. Asroun, Properties of Waste Tire Rubber Powder , Engineering, Technology & Applied Science Research: Vol. 4 No. 4 (2014): August, 2014
- H. Sellaf, H. Trouzine, M. Hamhami, A. Asroun, Geotechnical Properties of Rubber Tires and Sediments Mixtures , Engineering, Technology & Applied Science Research: Vol. 4 No. 2 (2014): April, 2014
- A. Lazizi, H. Trouzine, A. Asroun, F. Belabdelouhab, Numerical Simulation of Tire Reinforced Sand behind Retaining Wall Under Earthquake Excitation , Engineering, Technology & Applied Science Research: Vol. 4 No. 2 (2014): April, 2014
- N. S. Ikhlef, M. S. Ghembaza, M. Dadouch, Effect of Cement and Compaction on the Physicochemical Behavior of a Material in the Region of Sidi Bel Abbes , Engineering, Technology & Applied Science Research: Vol. 4 No. 4 (2014): August, 2014