Method and Mechanisms of Soil Stabilization Using Electric Arc Furnace Dust

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Omar S. Baghabra Al-Amoudi; Abdullah A. Al-Homidy; Mohammed Maslehuddin; Tawfik A. Saleh;

This paper reports the method and mechanism for improving the strength of marl and desert sand utilizing electric arc furnace dust (EAFD), an industrial by-product, in lieu of cement or lime. EAFD was used in conjunction with a small quantity (2%) of cement. The mechani... View more
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