TEST EMBANKMENT FOR THE N5 IN THE BAY OF AUVERNIER

A DESCRIPTION IS GIVEN OF A FILL TEST CARRIED OUT TO DETERMINE THE SETTLEMENT AND SHEAR STRENGTH PROPERTIES OF YOUNG MARINE DEPOSITS. THE TEST COMPRISED TWO EMBANKMENT FILLS OF DIFFERENT HEIGHTS, BUILT TO ESTABLISH CONSOLIDATION BEHAVIOR, AND A TEST AREA WHERE A SLOPE FAILURE WAS INDUCED. THE RESULTS OF THE TEST CONFIRM THOSE OF PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATIONS CARRIED OUT IN SITU AND IN THE LABORATORY, PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE OBTAINED DURING THE FILLING WORK, THE INSTALLATION OF THE MEASURING INSTRUMENTS AND THE EVALUATION OF THE DATA IS DESCRIBED. /TRRL/

  • Authors:
    • Zeindler, H
  • Publication Date: 1972-4

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  • Accession Number: 00236689
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 9 1973 12:00AM