MATEC Web of Conferences
Volume 150, 2018Malaysia Technical Universities Conference on Engineering and Technology (MUCET 2017)
|Number of page(s)||12|
|Section||Chemical Engineering & Natural Resources|
|Published online||23 February 2018|
The Significant Effect of Interface Shear Strength Between Soil Liner and Geotextile with Different Percentages of Bentonite and Sodium Bentonite with Geosynthetic
Lecturer, Department of Geotechnical and Transport, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Mara University of Technology, Malaysia
4 Senior Lecturer, Department of Geotechnical and Transport, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Mara University of Technology, 41450 Shah Alam, Malaysia
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This research focuses on the interface shear performance between geotextile and soil with various percentages of bentonite and sodium bentonite for landfill stability by using Direct Shear Test. Admixtures are mixed with clay to improve its performance as a liner material due to their ability to fill the voids between soil particles and also the most effective sealants. The aim of this study is focused on evaluating the effectiveness of bentonite and sodium bentonite on improving interface shear strength of fine soil. In this study, direct shear box was used to measure the interface shear strength of soil with different percentages of bentonite and sodium bentonite at optimum moisture content. Analysis shows that the most suitable percentage is of 5 % of bentonite and 2.5 % of sodium bentonite due to the highest interface shear strength of the mixture with geosynthetic. It is clearly shown that 2.5 % sodium bentonite is the most suitable percentage to be used as admixture for landfill stability as it gives higher interface shear strength.
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