ZUMPANGO TEST EMBANKMENT

THE BEHAVIOR OF A TEST EMBANKMENT ON A SOFT FOUNDATION IS STUDIED BY MEANS OF ADEQUATE INSTRUMENTATION. PORE PRESSURES, SETTLEMENTS AND HORIZONTAL DISPLACEMENTS WERE MEASURED. A SOFT CLAY LAYER SUBSTANTIALLY CONTRIBUTES TO THE LARGE SETTLEMENTS RECORDED. HORIZONTAL DISPLACEMENTS DISCLOSE COMPRESSIVE STRAINS WITHIN THE EMBANKMENT AND TENSIONS IN THE FOUNDATION. /ASCE/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 93, No SM4, PP 199-209, 9 FIG, 1 APP
  • Authors:
    • Ortiz, I S
  • Publication Date: 1967-7

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  • Accession Number: 00234122
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 18 1994 12:00AM