LAW GOVERNING THE BEHAVIOUR OF STIFF SOIL

LOI DE COMPORTEMENT DES SOLS RAIDES

THE AIM OF THE RESEARCH IS TO REVIEW EXISTING KNOWLEDGE ON PRESENT METHODS OF DETERMINING AND USING THE LAWS GOVERNING THE BEHAVIOUR OF STIFF SOIL IN THE FIELD OF SLOPE STABILITY WITH A VIEW TO CALCULATING DISPLACEMENTS. IN 1976, IT IS ENVISAGED: - TO CONTINUE INVESTIGATIONS INTO SHEAR STRENGTH (LIAS CLAY), - TO CARRY OUT SHEAR TESTS IN ORDER TO DETERMINE STRESS-STRAIN LAWS FOR STIFF MARLS IN STAMPIEN IN PARTICULAR, - TO DEVELOP NEW, BETTER ADAPTED TESTS.