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Discussion of "reclaimed Lignin-Stabilized Silty Soil: Undrained Shear Strength, Atterberg Limits, and Microstructure Characteristics" by Tao Zhang, Guojun Cai, and Songyu Liu

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Discussion of "reclaimed Lignin-Stabilized Silty Soil : Undrained Shear Strength, Atterberg Limits, and Microstructure Characteristics" by Tao Zhang, Guojun Cai, and Songyu Liu. / Vardanega, P. J.; O'Kelly, B. C.; Haigh, S. K.

In: Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 32, No. 3, 07020001, 01.03.2020.

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