DEVELOPMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO SOIL STRESS GAGE

A SOIL STRESS GAGE WAS DEVELOPED WHICH IS CAPABLE OF MEASURING STATIC AND DYNAMIC SOIL STRESS IN A DENSE 20-30 OTTAWA SAND IN FIELD AND LABORATORY TESTS UP TO 2,000 PSI. STATIC MEASUREMENTS WITHIN 8 PER CENT OF THE APPLIED PRESSURE AND DYNAMIC MEASUREMENTS OF 10 PERCENT OF THE APPLIED PRESSURE WERE OBTAINED. THE GAGE IS FABRICATED OF ALUMINUM AND WEIGHS 2 OUNCES.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Tecn Rept NO AFWL-TR-65-104, 72 PP, 32 FIG, 1 TAB, 3 REF
  • Corporate Authors:

    Air Force Weapons Laboratory

    Air Force Systems Command
    Kirtland AFB, NM  USA  87117

    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

    1 University of New Mexico
    Albuquerque, NM  USA  87131
  • Authors:
    • Lynch, R E
  • Publication Date: 0

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  • Accession Number: 00228846
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 15 2004 2:10AM