Volume 36, Issue 1 (January 2013)

    Shear Strength Behavior of Cement/Lime-Solidified Dunkirk Sediments by Fall Cone Tests and Vane Shear Tests

    (Received 29 February 2012; accepted 21 July 2012)

    Published Online: 2012

    CODEN: GTJOAD

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    Abstract

    An attempt has been made to use the fall cone tests and the laboratory vane shear tests for measuring the undrained shear strength of cement/lime-solidified sediments from Dunkirk Port in France. The results of the fall cone tests and the laboratory vane tests performed on Dunkirk sediments are discussed. First, the relationship between the vane shear strength and the water content is explored. Second, the relationship between the depth of cone penetration and the water content is studied. Third, the relationship between the shear strength by the fall cone test and the depth of cone penetration is evaluated. Fourth, the relationship between the shear strength by the fall cone test and the water content is investigated. Finally, the comparison of undrained shear strength performed by the fall cone test and the vane shear test is performed.


    Author Information:

    Wang, DongXing
    Civil and Environmental Engineering Dept., Ecole des Mines de Douai, Cedex,

    Geotechnical Research Institute, Hohai Univ., Nanjing

    Zentar, Rachid
    Civil and Environmental Engineering Dept., Ecole des Mines de Douai, Cedex,

    Abriak, Nor Edine
    Civil and Environmental Engineering Dept., Ecole des Mines de Douai, Cedex,

    Xu, WeiYa
    Geotechnical Research Institute, Hohai Univ., Nanjing


    Stock #: GTJ20120030

    ISSN: 0149-6115

    DOI: 10.1520/GTJ20120030

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    Title Shear Strength Behavior of Cement/Lime-Solidified Dunkirk Sediments by Fall Cone Tests and Vane Shear Tests
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