THE DYANMIC SHEAR BEHAVIOR OF SEATTLE CLAYS

FROM A SERIES OF DYNAMIC UNDRAINED TRIAXIAL TESTS IT HAS BEEN FOUND THAT THE STRENGTH REDUCTION UNDER DYNAMIC EXCITATION IN SEATTLE CLAYS IS DEPENDENT ON THE GEOLOGIC SOIL STRESS HISTORY. THE NEW RESEARCH DATA PROVIDED WILL ENABLE THE ENGINEER FOR THE FIRST TIME TO DETERMINE THE DYNAMIC DESIGN STRENGTH OF SEATTLE SOILS AS A FUNCTION OF PRECOMPRESSION RATIO. /FHWA/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Contract NO: GC-2023
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Washington, Seattle

    Seattle, WA  United States  98195

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Sherif, M A
    • Wu, M J
  • Publication Date: 1971-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: 76 p.
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: 6

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00233749
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Intrm Rept
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 15 1973 12:00AM