LABORATORY SHEAR STRENGTH OF SOIL
The papers presented are as follows: State-of-the-Art: Laboratory Strength and Testing of Soils; comparison of various methods for determining Ko (Earth Pressure at Rest); Apparatus and Techniques for Static Triaxial Testing of Ballast; Mechanical Behavior and Testing Methods of Unsaturated Soils; Determination of Tensile Strength of Soils by Unconfined-Penetration; Torsion Shear Apparatus for Soil Testing; A Servo System for Controlled Stress Path Tests; A New Control System for Soils Testing; Lateral Stress Measurements on Direct Simple Shear Device; Tensile Properties of Compacted Soils; Effect of Organic Material on Soil Shear Strength; Effect of Shearing Strain-rate on the Undrained Strength of Clay; Undrained Shear Behavior of a Marine Clay; Shearing Behavior of Compacted Clay after Saturation; Plane-Strain Testing of Sand; Effect of End Membranes Thickness on the Strength of Frictionless Cap and Base Tests; Field Density Gradation and Triaxial Testing of Large-Size Rockfill for Little Blue Run Dam; State-of-the-Art: Data Reduction and Application for Analytical Modeling; Normalized Stress-Strain for Undrained Shear Tests; The critical State Pore Pressure Parameter for Consolidated Undrained Shear Tests; Nonlinear Anisotropic Stress-Strain-Strength Behavior of Soils; A General Time-Related Soil Friction Increase Phenomenon; On the Random Aspect of Shear Strength; Preconsolidation Pressure Predicted Using S sub u root of p Ratio; Stress Path Tests with Controlled Rotation of Principal Stress Directions; Shear Strength of Cohesionless Soils from Incremental Creep Test Data; Comparison of Shear Strength Values Derived from Laboratory Triaxial, Borehole Shear, and Cone Penetration Tests; Borehole Shear Test in Geotechnical Investigations; Concepts for a Shear-Normal Gage to Estimate In Situ Soil Strength and Strength Angle; Residual Shear Strength Determination of Overconsolidation Nespelem Clay; The Need for Pore Pressure Information from Shear Tests; and Behavior of an Overconsolidated Sensitive Clay in Drained K sub O sup - Triaxial Tests; Panelist reports were presented on the following topics: Discussion on Laboratory Shear Devices; Limitations of Direct Simple Shear Test Devices; Discussion of Soil Testing Practices; Some Aspects of Clay Behavior and their Consequences on Modelling Techniques; Development, Testing Requirements and fitting Procedure of Elastic Plastic Models; and A Qualitative Stress-Strain (Time) Model for Soft Clays.
- A symposium sponsored by ASTM Committee D-18 on Soil and Rock for Engineering Purposes American Society for Testing and Materials, Chicago, Ill., June 25, 1980.
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- Publication Date: 1981
- Features: Figures; References; Tables;
- Pagination: 717 p.
- TRT Terms: Ballast (Railroads); Clay; Compacted soils; Cone penetrometers; Creep properties; Deformation curve; Geotechnical engineering; Granular soils; Laboratory tests; Mathematical models; Overconsolidation; Pore pressure; Shear strength; Soil tests; State of the art studies; Strain (Mechanics); Stresses; Tensile strength; Testing equipment; Triaxial shear tests; Undrained shear strength; Unsaturated soils
- Uncontrolled Terms: Ballast; Models; Plane strain
- Old TRIS Terms: K sub zero (Coefficient of earth pressure at rest); Stress path
- Subject Areas: Geotechnology; Highways; Railroads; I42: Soil Mechanics;
- Accession Number: 00345280
- Record Type: Publication
- Report/Paper Numbers: ASTM 04-740000-38
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Jan 29 1982 12:00AM