Year 2013, Volume 37 , Issue 3, Pages 259 - 271 2013-03-01

Effects of tire chips on shrinkage and cracking characteristics of cohesive soils
Effects of tire chips on shrinkage and cracking characteristics of cohesive soils

Hossein SOLTANI-JIGHEH [1] , Moharram ASADZADEH [2] , Vahid MAREFAT [3]


Some important engineering characteristics of compacted clay liners can be adversely affected by desiccation cracking, resulting in the loss of effectiveness and integrity of containment systems as a barrier. Recently, there has been interest in using tire chips as an additive material to prevent desiccation cracking. In this study, compaction, shrinkage, and desiccation cracking tests were performed to study the effect of tire chips on suppressing shrinkage and desiccation cracks in clayey soils. The percentages of tire chips used were 10%, 20%, and 30% by weight. The results of shrinkage tests indicate that the percentage of volume change of the specimens decreases with addition of tire chips and its value also is affected by size of the tire chips. The intensity of cracks diminishes in the clay--tire mixtures so that the observed crack reduction in the range of used tire chips content is about 40% to 80%. The optimum tire chips content also is necessary to achieve maximum crack reduction and minimum shrinkage strain, while maintaining acceptable hydraulic conductivity. This study suggests the potential application of waste tires to suppress desiccation cracks encountered in landfill clay liners.
Some important engineering characteristics of compacted clay liners can be adversely affected by desiccation cracking, resulting in the loss of effectiveness and integrity of containment systems as a barrier. Recently, there has been interest in using tire chips as an additive material to prevent desiccation cracking. In this study, compaction, shrinkage, and desiccation cracking tests were performed to study the effect of tire chips on suppressing shrinkage and desiccation cracks in clayey soils. The percentages of tire chips used were 10%, 20%, and 30% by weight. The results of shrinkage tests indicate that the percentage of volume change of the specimens decreases with addition of tire chips and its value also is affected by size of the tire chips. The intensity of cracks diminishes in the clay--tire mixtures so that the observed crack reduction in the range of used tire chips content is about 40% to 80%. The optimum tire chips content also is necessary to achieve maximum crack reduction and minimum shrinkage strain, while maintaining acceptable hydraulic conductivity. This study suggests the potential application of waste tires to suppress desiccation cracks encountered in landfill clay liners.
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Author: Hossein SOLTANI-JIGHEH

Author: Moharram ASADZADEH

Author: Vahid MAREFAT

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Publication Date : March 1, 2013

Bibtex @ { tbtkengineering144893, journal = {Turkish Journal of Engineering and Environmental Sciences}, issn = {1300-0160}, eissn = {1303-6157}, address = {}, publisher = {TUBITAK}, year = {2013}, volume = {37}, pages = {259 - 271}, doi = {10.3906/kim-1208-19}, title = {Effects of tire chips on shrinkage and cracking characteristics of cohesive soils}, key = {cite}, author = {SOLTANI-JIGHEH, Hossein and ASADZADEH, Moharram and MAREFAT, Vahid} }
APA SOLTANI-JIGHEH, H , ASADZADEH, M , MAREFAT, V . (2013). Effects of tire chips on shrinkage and cracking characteristics of cohesive soils. Turkish Journal of Engineering and Environmental Sciences , 37 (3) , 259-271 . DOI: 10.3906/kim-1208-19
MLA SOLTANI-JIGHEH, H , ASADZADEH, M , MAREFAT, V . "Effects of tire chips on shrinkage and cracking characteristics of cohesive soils". Turkish Journal of Engineering and Environmental Sciences 37 (2013 ): 259-271 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/tbtkengineering/issue/12119/144893>
Chicago SOLTANI-JIGHEH, H , ASADZADEH, M , MAREFAT, V . "Effects of tire chips on shrinkage and cracking characteristics of cohesive soils". Turkish Journal of Engineering and Environmental Sciences 37 (2013 ): 259-271
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ISNAD SOLTANI-JIGHEH, Hossein , ASADZADEH, Moharram , MAREFAT, Vahid . "Effects of tire chips on shrinkage and cracking characteristics of cohesive soils". Turkish Journal of Engineering and Environmental Sciences 37 / 3 (March 2013): 259-271 . https://doi.org/10.3906/kim-1208-19
AMA SOLTANI-JIGHEH H , ASADZADEH M , MAREFAT V . Effects of tire chips on shrinkage and cracking characteristics of cohesive soils. Turkish Journal of Engineering and Environmental Sciences. 2013; 37(3): 259-271.
Vancouver SOLTANI-JIGHEH H , ASADZADEH M , MAREFAT V . Effects of tire chips on shrinkage and cracking characteristics of cohesive soils. Turkish Journal of Engineering and Environmental Sciences. 2013; 37(3): 271-259.

Authors of the Article
Hossein SOLTANI-JIGHEH [1]
Moharram ASADZADEH [2]
Vahid MAREFAT [3]