OBSERVATIONS OF THE FAILURE OF A VERTICAL CUT IN CLAY AT WELLAND, ONTARIO.

RESULTS OF AN INSTRUMENTED TEST EXCAVATION IN WELLAND CLAY ARE PRESENTED WITH ANALYSIS, DISCUSSION, AND CONCLUSIONS. THE FIELD INVESTIGATION INCLUDES AN OBSERVATION OF A DEEP VERTICAL SLOPE FAILURE AS WELL AS AN INCLINED STABLE SLOPE, AND MEASUREMENTS OF PORE PRESSURE AND SURFACE STRAIN. THE AVERAGE IN SITU UNDRAINED STRENGTH INDICATES THAT THE SOIL DEPOSIT EXCAVATED IN THE AREA IS NOT SOFT. /RATAOC/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 8, No 2, PP 283-298, 18 FIG, 1 TAB, 7 REF
  • Authors:
    • Kwan, D
  • Publication Date: 1971-5

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  • Accession Number: 00233878
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Roads & Transportation Assoc /Canada
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 31 1972 12:00AM