EXPERIMENTAL EMBANKMENTS ON COMPRESSIBLE SOILS AND FOLLOW-UP STUDY OF REAL STRUCTURES

SITES EXPERIMENTAUX DE REMBLAIS SUR SOLS MOUS ET SUIVI D'OUVRAGES REELS

(1) CUBZAC LES PONTS EXPERIMENTAL SITE: TO CONTINUE MEASUREMENTS, OBSERVATIONS AND ADDITIONAL IN-SITU TESTS ON THE SITE OF EMBANKMENTS B AND C; TO DRAFT A RESEARCH REPORT REGROUPING THE RESULTS OF ALL LABORATORY AND IN-SITU TESTS, MEASUREMENTS AND RESULTS OF CALCULATIONS ON EMBANKMENT C; TO START SITE INVESTIGATIONS ON THE SITE OF EMBANKMENT D (HEIGHT: 0,8 M), THE CONSTRUCTION OF WHICH IS PLANNED FOR 1980, THE OBJECTIVE OF WHICH IS TO STUDY THE BEHAVIOUR OF A COMPRESSIBLE LAYER LOADED BEYOND SIGMA P. (2) LOGGING: TO CONTINUE TO OBSERVE PEAT ON THE LOURDES EXPERIMENTAL EMBANKMENT BY MEANS OF LOGGING AND MEASUREMENTS WITHIN THE MASS OF THE EMBANKMENT.