Effects of Strain Rate on Instability of Granular Soils

    Volume 16, Issue 3 (September 1993)

    ISSN: 0149-6115

    CODEN: GTJOAD

    Page Count: 10


    Yamamuro, JA
    Graduate student and professor, School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

    Lade, PV
    Graduate student and professor, School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

    Abstract

    An experimental study of the effect of strain rate on the stability of granular soils at high pressures has shown that there is no apparent effect on the location of the instability line. However, during undrained triaxial compression tests the deviator stress, effective stress path, effective stress friction angle, and pore pressures are significantly affected by changes in strain rate. Strain rate effects during drained triaxial compression tests are also presented, but do not appear to be as significant as in undrained tests.


    Paper ID: GTJ10051J

    DOI: 10.1520/GTJ10051J

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