BOREHOLE DILATOMETERS /IN FRENCH/

A REVIEW IS PRESENTED OF THE MOST COMMONLY USED TYPES OF DILATOMETER AND DETAILS ARE GIVEN OF A NEW DILATOMETER DEVELOPED IN SPAIN. THIS APPARATUS HAS A DIAMETER OF 144 MM AND IS 890 MM LONG. IT CAN WITHSTAND PRESSURES UP TO 100 KGS/SQ CM. THE MEASURING SYSTEM ENABLES EIGHT AXIAL DEFORMATIONS TO BE DETERMINED WITH AN ACCURACY OF THE ORDER OF 5 X 10 TO THE MINUS SIXTH MM. RESULTS ARE INTERPRETED ACCORDING TO THE THEORY PUT FORWARD BY MUZAS. /TRRL/

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 75-8

Subject/Index Terms

  • TRT Terms: Extensometers
  • Subject Areas: Geotechnology; Highways;

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00229438
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 19 1973 12:00AM