Open Access
MATEC Web of Conferences
Volume 11, 2014
International Congress on Materials & Structural Stability
Article Number 03004
Number of page(s) 7
Section Geotechnical & Environmental
Published online 28 April 2014
  1. ASTM Standard test methods for one-dimensional swell or settlement potential of cohesive soils, ASTM D 4546-85, (1986)
  2. A. Komornik, D. David, Prediction of swelling pressure of clays. Proc ASCE, Journal of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering Divison, ASCE, Vol. 95, n°1, pp 209–225 (1969)
  3. A.B. Williams & G.W. Donaldson, Developments related to building on expansive soils in South Africa. In: Proc 4th Int Conf On Expansive soils, Denver 2:834–844 (1980)
  4. A. Djedid, identification et prévision du gonflement de quelques solsde la région de Tlemcen (Algérie), bulletin des laboratoires des ponts et chaussées n° 233 réf. 4375, pp. 67–75 (2001)
  5. Building Research Establishment, Low-rise buildings on shrinkable clay soils: Part 1. BRE Digest 240, HMSO, London, (1980)
  6. F. H. Chen, G. S. MA Swelling and shrinking behaviours of expansive clays, International Conference on expansive soils, New Delhi, pp 127–129, (1987)
  7. H.B. Seed, R.J. Woodward & R. de Lundgren, Prediction of swelling potentiel for compacted clays. J. Soil Mech and Found Div. ASCE, 88:107–131, (1962)
  8. T. N Lan, Nouvel essai d’identification des sols : l’essai au bleu de méthylène. Bull LPC 88:136–137 (1977)
  9. Y. Yukselen & A. Kaya, Suitability of the méthyléne blue test for surface area: cation exchange capacity and swell potential determination of clayey soils. Engineering Geology 102:38–45, (2008) [CrossRef]