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Test Method Title

Freezing-and-Thawing Test of Compacted Soil-Cement Mixtures

Reference Number

AASHTO T 136

Material

Soil-Cement

Test Property

Soil-cement Loss and volume change

Description of Test

Two soil-cement specimens are prepared as specified and subjected to 12 alternating cycles of freezing and thawing as follows: freeze to constant temperature of -23 °C for 24 hours, remove, then weight and measure dimensions, place in moist room for 23 hours and remove then weight and measure dimensions. Apply 18-20 vertical strokes with a wire scratch brush.

Preferred Test Sample Size

5 gallon bucket

Number of Test Specimens

2

Test Specimen Size

4" x 4.584"

Keywords

freeze-thaw, soil-cement, treatability, solidification, bench-scale

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