10] mentioned that the longer fiber was found to be more pronounced in increasing the energy absorption or toughness of the cemented soil
Some southern home owners have removed wallpaper to find large patches of wallboard and framing replaced with a vast span of cemented soil
and feces, known as carton, housing many thousands of squirming, milk-colored termites.
Basically, caliche is a cemented soil
that is harder than most rock," Smith said.
It was presumably due to the lack of friction mobilization between the fiber and the cemented soil
matrix, which is probably related to the smooth nature of fibers.
Key parameters for strength control of articially cemented soils