A novel study on using protein based biopolymers in soil strengthening

A novel study on using protein based biopolymers in soil strengthening •Casein and sodium caseinate biopolymers were used to stabilize dune sand.•UCS, CBR, direct shear and leaching tests were conducted on stabilized samples.•Micro structure was studied by SEM method and a descriptive model was developed.•The modifying effect of casein was compared with gellan, agar, xanthan and lignin. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Construction and Building Materials Elsevier

A novel study on using protein based biopolymers in soil strengthening

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Publisher
Elsevier
Copyright
Copyright © 2018 Elsevier Ltd
ISSN
0950-0618
eISSN
1879-0526
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.02.028
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Abstract

•Casein and sodium caseinate biopolymers were used to stabilize dune sand.•UCS, CBR, direct shear and leaching tests were conducted on stabilized samples.•Micro structure was studied by SEM method and a descriptive model was developed.•The modifying effect of casein was compared with gellan, agar, xanthan and lignin.

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Construction and Building MaterialsElsevier

Published: Apr 10, 2018

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