EFFECT OF PARTICLE CHARACTERISTICS ON SOIL STRENGTH

THE EFFECTS OF VARYING PARTICLE CHARACTERISTICS ON THE STRENGTH BEHAVIOR OF COHESIONLESS SOILS ARE EXPERIMENTALLY EVALUATED. SOIL STRENGTH IS MEASURED ON THE BASIS OF THE ANGLE OF SHEARING RESISTANCE WITH DILATATION REMOVED. THESE COHESIONLESS SOILS WERE LABORATORY PREPARED FROM SINGLE MINERALS UNDER CLOSELY CONTROLLED CONDITIONS. IT IS SHOWN THAT SOIL STRENGTH INCREASES WITH INCREASING ANGULARITY AND DECREASING SPHERICITY. THERE IS AN INCREASE IN STRENGTH WITH DECREASING EFFECTIVE SIZE PARTICULARLY WITH SIZES LESS THAN 0.06 MM. AT A GIVEN RELATIVE DENSITY OR VOID RATIO THE INFLUENCE OF DIFFERENT SOIL GRADATIONS HAS LITTLE EFFECT ON SOIL STRENGTH. AN APPROXIMATE RELATIONSHIP FOR THE CORRECTED ANGLE OF SHEARING RESISTANCE IS FORMULATED. /ASCE/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 96, No SM 4, PROC PAPER 7393, PP 1221-1234, 7 FIG,
  • Authors:
    • KOERNER, R M
  • Publication Date: 1970-7

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  • Accession Number: 00235753
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 5 1970 12:00AM