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2014, 7(2): 1743-1762 Back to browse issues page
An investigation on engineering properties of marl rocks of Safa dam foundation
GR Lashkaripour, Iman Aghamolaee *1, M Ghafoori
1- , imaneng189@gmail.com
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Marl rocks are from weak rocks which cause some problems due to high swelling and efflorescence capability, low resistance and durability in construction of engineering structures. Creation of these problems is due to inadequate recognition of engineering geology properties of these rocks. Hence, in this research for determination of the physical and mechanical parameters of marl rocks of Safa dam site, Aterberg limits, density, porosity and moisture percent, uniaxial compressive strength (UCS), direct shear, swelling and three axial compressive strength tests and X-ray diffraction (XRD) and X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyses were performed on available samples from excavated bores. Results of experiments indicate that the type and contents of minerals and percentage of calcium carbonate in marl rocks, especially clay minerals are effective factors on engineering geology properties of these rocks
Keywords: Engineering Geology properties, Rabor, Clay minerals, Marl
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Type of Study: Research Paper | Subject: En. Geology
Accepted: 2016/10/5 | Published: 2016/10/5
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lashkaripour G, Aghamolaee I, ghafoori M. An investigation on engineering properties of marl rocks of Safa dam foundation. Journal of Engineering Geology. 2014; 7 (2) :1743-1762
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