PLANE STRAIN TESTS ON A SATURATED REMOLDED CLAY

Specimens of saturated, remolded clay were K (sub o) consolidated and subsequently sheared under undrained plane strain conditions. The angle of shearing resistance and the ratio betweeen the undrained shearing strength and the maximum effective consolidation pressure was found to be slightly higher under plane strain conditions than the respective values obtained from corresponding standard triaxial tests. The results of both types of test suggest that the pore water pressure is controlled by the octrahedral stresses; the magnitude of the intermediate principal stress under plane strain conditions is considerably less than one-half the sum of the other two principal stresses.

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  • Accession Number: 00095458
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: ASCE #4970 Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 29 1975 12:00AM