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A method of determining the state of desiccation in clay soils

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by M S Crilly, R J Chandler (01-Feb-1993)


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Whilst this publication can still be purchased some of the information in it has been superseded by more recent research and standards. The BRE Group does not accept any responsibility whatsoever for any loss or damage, including - without limitation - indirect or consequential loss or damage arising from use, or loss of use, of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this document.

The filter paper method of soil suction determination to establish the state of desiccation in clay soil profiles is increasingly used, but is not yet included in the British Standard for soil testing. This paper provides guidance for carrying out the test on disturbed and undisturbed soil samples. 4 pages.

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