Stress-Strain Strength Characteristics of a Marine Soil with Different Clay Contents

    Volume 25, Issue 4 (December 2002)

    ISSN: 0149-6115

    CODEN: GTJOAD

    Page Count: 4


    Yin, J-H
    Professor and head of Soil Mechanics Laboratory, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong,

    Abstract

    It is commonly believed that the clay content has a major influence on the behavior of a soil, among other factors. This technical note presents main results of a series of consolidated undrained (CU) triaxial tests on re-consolidated soft Hong Kong marine deposits (HKMD) with different clay contents. The focus is placed on the influence of the clay content on the stress-strain strength characteristics of the HKMD, including the stress-strain curves, effective stress paths, friction angles, and Young's modulus. The results are discussed and interpreted. New understanding and useful correlations are presented.


    Paper ID: GTJ11298J

    DOI: 10.1520/GTJ11298J

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    Title Stress-Strain Strength Characteristics of a Marine Soil with Different Clay Contents
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