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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2003 Vol.4 No.3 P.324-330


Geotechnical behavior of the MSW in Tianziling landfill

Author(s):  ZHU Xiang-rong, JIN Jian-min, FANG Peng-fei

Affiliation(s):  Ningbo Institute of Technology, Zhejiang University, Ningbo 315104, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   zhuxr@nit.net.cn

Key Words:  Municipal solid waste (MSW), Engineering properties, Laboratory test, In-situ test

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ZHU Xiang-rong, JIN Jian-min, FANG Peng-fei. Geotechnical behavior of the MSW in Tianziling landfill[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2003, 4(3): 324-330.

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The valley shaped Tianziling landfill of Hangzhou in China built in 1991 to dispose of municipal solid waste (MSW) was designed for a service life of 13 years. The problem of waste landfill slope stability and expansion must be considered from the geotechnical engineering point of view, for which purpose, it is necessary to understand the geotechnical properties of the MSW in the landfill, some of whose physical properties were measured by common geotechnical tests, such as those on unit weight, water content, organic matter content, specific gravity, coefficient of permeability, compressibility, etc. The mechanical properties were studied by direct shear test, triaxial compression test, and static and dynamic penetration tests. Some strength parameters for engineering analysis were obtained.

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