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Title:Effects of Freeze-Thaw and Overload Conditions on the Resilient Modulus of Low-Plasticity Soils
Authors:Rod Skaggs and Thomas Edgar
University:University of Wyoming
Publication Date:May 1992
Report #:MPC-92-8
Project #:MPC-015
TRID #:00639876
Keywords:freeze thaw durability, frost susceptible soil, future, laboratory tests, load limits, modulus of resilience, oversize loads, recommendations, research, sampling, soils, subgrade (pavements), test procedures, thaw
Type:Research Report – MPC Publications


The primary objective of this study was to investigate the effects of freeze-thaw conditioning and overloading on the resilient modulus (Mr) of subgrade soils susceptible to frost penetration. The Mr values of conditioned samples were compared to unconditioned samples. All Mr values were determined in accordance with AASHTO 274 test procedure.

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