THE STRENGTH OF SOILS AS ENGINEERING MATERIALS

THE STRENGTH OF SOILS IS STUDIED IN RELATION TO ' /1/ THE FAILURE CRITERIA WHICH ARE USED TO EXPRESS THE RESULTS OF STRENGTH TESTS AND WHICH REFLECT THE INFLUENCE, IF ANY, OF THE INTERMEDIATE PRINCIPAL STRESS, /2/ THE BEHAVIOR OF SOILS UNDER THE HIGH STRESSES IMPLIED BY THE GREATLY INCREASED HEIGHT OF EARTH AND ROCKFILL DAMS UNDER CONSTRUCTION, /3/ THE DIFFICULTY OF DETERMINING WHAT IS THE IN-SITU UNDRAINED STRENGTH OF A SOIL, DUE TO THE INFLUENCE BOTH OF ANISTROPY AND OF UNREPRESENTATIVE SAMPLING, AND /4/ THE INFLUENCE OF TIME ON THE DRAINED STRENGTH OF SOILS.

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 16, No 2, PP 91-218, 35 FIG, 2 TAB, 5 PHOT, 65 REF
  • Authors:
    • Bishop, A W
  • Publication Date: 1966-6

Media Info

  • Serial:
    • GEOTECHNIQUE
    • Publisher: Thomas Telford Limited
    • ISSN: 0016-8505

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00233817
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Road Research Laboratory /UK
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 12 1994 12:00AM