Accession Number:

AD0757115

Title:

Tests on Soils Samples from Overseas Air Bases

Descriptive Note:

Technical memo.

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1949-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

45.0

Abstract:

The project consists of the performance of mechanical analyses, Atterberg limits, specific gravity, Proctor compaction, and California Bearing Ratio tests on each soil sample received from overseas air bases. A total of 551 samples from 222 overseas air bases were received, identified, and tested. Results are discussed. Airfields from Italy, Africa, India, Burma, China, Philippines, and Alaska are included in the tests.

Subject Categories:

  • Terminal Flight Facilities
  • Soil Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE