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    Volume 13, Issue 1 (March 1990)

    Statistical Description of Triaxial Shear Test Results

    CODEN: GTJOAD

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    Abstract

    Any probabilistic approach to slope stability assessment requires an adequate statistical description of soil strength. Current statistical methods of strength description are unsuitable for this purpose. A statistical technique of soil strength description appropriate for the probabilistic assessment of slope stability in c′, φ′ soils under drained conditions is developed here. The technique is applied to a set of results from triaxial strength tests on residual soil materials. Techniques for assessing the adequacy of a statistical description are discussed.


    Author Information:

    Schoenemann, MR
    Ph.D. candidate, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

    Pyles, MR
    Associate professor, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR


    Stock #: GTJ10148J

    ISSN: 0149-6115

    DOI: 10.1520/GTJ10148J

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    Title Statistical Description of Triaxial Shear Test Results
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee D18