Control of montmorillonite swelling with electrolyte solutions
AuthorNimsic, Thomas L.
AdvisorLarson, E. R.
Geological Sciences and Engineering
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Various electrolytes were added to montmorillonite, an expansive clay, and experiments indicated CaCl2 was superior to CaO, KOH, KCl, NaOH, and NaCl in reducing volume change and plasticity.
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