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Pavement Modification Using Enzymatic Lime

  • Greeshma Nizy EujineEmail author
  • S. Chandrakaran
  • N. Sankar
Conference paper
Part of the Sustainable Civil Infrastructures book series (SUCI)

Abstract

Soil samples containing different clay fractions were subjected to lime stabilization, enzyme stabilization and enzymatic lime stabilizations in the laboratory. Unconfined Compressive Strength Tests were conducted to determine the optimum dosages of stabilizing agents. California Bearing Ratio Tests were then performed on samples stabilized with optimum dosages of lime, enzyme, and enzymatic lime respectively. These stabilized samples were tested at different periods of curing and showed that enzymatic lime stabilized soils delivered comparatively higher strengths. Based on the results of CBR tests, the modified thickness of flexible pavement is also discussed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Greeshma Nizy Eujine
    • 1
    Email author
  • S. Chandrakaran
    • 1
  • N. Sankar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringNational Institute of TechnologyCalicutIndia

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