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- Shepherd, Keith D., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Biosystems engineering 2014 v.121 pp. 177-185
- air drying; basins; cation exchange capacity; civil engineering; clay; clay fraction; extensibility; laboratory techniques; least squares; materials testing; near-infrared spectroscopy; prediction; reflectance; shrinkage; soil mechanical properties; soil types; spectrometers; water content; Kenya; Lake Victoria
- ... Materials testing involve complex reference methods and several soil tests have been used for indexing material functional attributes for civil engineering applications. However, conventional laboratory methods are expensive, slow and often imprecise. The potential of soil diffuse reflectance near infrared (NIR) spectroscopy for the rapid estimation of selected key engineering soil properties was ...