Table 1.

Engineering properties of organic soil

Engineering propertyValue
Von Post scaleH5
Specific gravity1.6
Loss on ignition (%)53.16
Liquid limit, LL (%)128.25
Plastic limit, PL (%)Non-plastic
Maximum dry density, MDD (Mg m−3)0.649
Optimum moisture content, OMC (%)75.63
Unconfined compressive strength, UCS (kPa)13