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Lateritic soil

Lateritic soils are widely spread in the Brazilian territory and they have been used as subgrade of pavement layers. Specifically, the Red-yellow latosols are usually clayey soils and are characterized as low bearing capacity materials for flexible pavement layers. As a conventional solution, soil stabilization with hydrated lime or Portland cement has ...

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Among all the constructive elements in waste containment systems, base liner may be the one of greatest concern. In Brazil, the use of compacted lateritic soils for this purpose is widely accepted due to their wide occurrence. While they usually achieve compaction and strength requirements, sometimes they may need some improvement in terms of hydraulic ...

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