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Soil stabilization (Fcbys)

Definition
Modification of soils or aggregates by incorporating materials that will increase load bearing capacity, firmness, and resistance to weathering or displacement. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Use For
Ground treatment
Soil stabilisation
Soil strengthening
Broader Term
Adaptation and use of specific materials (Fcby)
Narrower Terms
Ground freezing (Fcbysg)
Liming of soils (Fcbysm)
Soil compaction (Fcbyss)
Soil densification (Fcbyst)
Soil nailing (Fcbysw)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Adaptation and use of bituminous materials (Fcbyd)
Masonry construction (Fcbye)
Composite construction (Fcbyf)
Concrete construction (Fcbyg)
Metal working (Fcbyj)
Timber construction (Fcbyw)