Experimental data on free swelling potential of clayey soils

Creator(s):
Narmandakh, Dulguun
Butscher, Christoph
Doulati Ardejani, Faramarz
Yang, Huichen
Nagel, Thomas
Taherdangkoo, Reza
Abstract:
We present experimental data on vertical swelling potential of natural and artificial clayey soils obtained from different regions across the world. The swelling data and the relevant soil properties were acquired from studies that employed standard soil testing techniques and followed recommended procedures to measure vertical one-dimensional swelling potential of the soil samples. In total, the dataset contains 518 soil swelling potential data points covering a wide range of properties/conditions relevant to field applications. The corresponding soil properties are the activity, water content, dry unit weight, liquid limit, plastic limit, plasticity index, and clay content. The dataset presented is of interest of geotechnical engineers and researchers dealing with expansive soils, and provides insights on the influences of various soil’s characteristics on swelling potential natural and artificial clayey soils.
How to cite this dataset:
Narmandakh, D., Butscher, C., Doulati Ardejani, F., Yang, H., Nagel, T., Taherdangkoo, R., 2023. Experimental data on free swelling potential of clayey soils, Version 1.0. Interdisciplinary Earth Data Alliance (IEDA). https://doi.org/10.26022/IEDA/112746. Accessed 2024-05-21.
DOI Creation Date:
2023-01-17
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Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International [CC-BY-4.0]
Funding source(s):
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft: DFG BU 2993/2-2
Keyword(s):
Coverage Scope: Global
User Contributed Keyword(s):
Clays, Soil swelling, Soil plasticity, Swelling potential
Data Available On:
2023-01-18
Resource Type:
Dataset
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