Swelling Characteristics of Two Clays from Western Canada

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20338194
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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report, Division of Building Research, National Research Council Canada; Volume 347
Physical description22 p.
AbstractThis report includes a summary of a general review of selected papers dealing with the mechanism of swelling. Laboratory tests have been made on a highly plastic clay from Manitoba and a clay-shale (Bearpaw shale) from Saskatchewan in order to investigate their swelling characteristics. Testing techniques and test results are reported and discussed in relation to the general literature review.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number7527
NPARC number20338194
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Record created2012-07-19
Record modified2016-10-03
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