cohesionless soil

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cohesionless soil

A soil which when unconfined has no significant cohesion when submerged, and no significant strength when air-dried.
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Thus, the nature of the original soil being cohesive tends to be emerging as more frictional soil due to marble powder.
To ensure adequate soil/strip friction requires the use of frictional soil and reinforcing strips with sufficient surface area and roughness.