ENGINEERING PROPERTIES OF CLAY SHALES. REPORT 1. DEVELOPMENT OF CLASSIFICATION INDICES FOR CLAY SHALES

THIS REPORT DESCRIBES THE DEVELOPMENT OF QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE CLASSIFICATION INDICES FOR CLAY SHALES, AND THE DETERMINATION OF RESIDUAL SHEAR STRENGTHS FOR THIS MATERIAL. TESTS AND PROCEDURES USED IN IDENTIFYING AND CLASSIFYING CLAY SHALES ARE INVESTIGATED TO EVALUATE THEIR EFFECTS ON STRENGTH VALUES. SOME STANDARDIZED APPARATUS, PROCEDURES, AND DESCRIPTORS FOR EACH CLASSIFICATION INDEX ARE PROPOSED. /TRRL/.

  • Corporate Authors:

    U.S. Army Waterways Experiment Station

    3909 Halls Ferry Road
    Vicksburg, MS  United States  39180-6199
  • Authors:
    • Heley, W
    • Maciver, B N
  • Publication Date: 1971-6

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 104 p.
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: s-7

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00230400
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 17 1973 12:00AM