Utilization of Ankara Clay for Sanitary Landfill Bottom Liners Turkey

2005-01-01
This study aims at determining the geotechnical properties and the compaction permeability characteristics of a clayey soil sample obtained from the Göbaşi site of the Ankara region in an attempt to assess its suitability as a compacted clay liner. The soil sample was permeability tested at about 3% wet of its optimum moisture content using the falling head compaction permeameter apparatus. The expected leakage rates through clay-only and composite geomem-brane-clay liners constructed with compacted Ankara clay were determined. The potential effectiveness of a landfill leachate collection layer was thereby assessed. The results of the geotechnical tests and leakage rate calculations show that Ankara clay is suitable to be utilized as a compacted clay landfill liner material.
The Journal of Solid Waste Technology and Management

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H. Akgün, “Utilization of Ankara Clay for Sanitary Landfill Bottom Liners Turkey,” The Journal of Solid Waste Technology and Management, pp. 193–197, 2005, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: https://www.scopus.com/record/display.uri?eid=2-s2.0-33645975498&origin=resultslist&sort=plf-f&src=s&st1=&st2=&sid=d923d5dd913c90aabb968c36e32f01d4&sot=b&sdt=b&sl=85&s=TITLE-ABS-KEY+%28Utilization+of+Ankara+Clay+for+Sanitary+Landfill+Bottom+Liners+Turkey%29&relpos=0&citeCnt=0&searchTerm=#top.