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Details are given for the geology, description, classification and mechanical properties of chalk. Descriptions are given for uses of chalk such as in embankments and fills, cuttings, retaining structures and anchorages, shallow and piled foundations and includes site investigations. The mechanical and material properties of intact, in-situ and compacted chalk are covered.
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This document is part of a larger document, Engineering in chalk, which has been split into parts for ease of use.
Earthworks/foundations/piling/retaining walls, Site investigation
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