Good Laboratory Practice in the Creep Testing of Geosynthetics

    Published: Jan 2000

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    Ten years ago the coefficient of variation of creep test measurements in our laboratory was reported as being 8.6% to 12%. Now it is between 1.0 and 1.6%. This paper reports on the changes which have brought about this large improvement in accuracy.


    creep, strain measurement, laboratory practice, repeatability

    Author Information:

    Greenwood, JH
    Technical Executive, ERA Technology Ltd., Leatherhead, Surrey

    Palmer, JM
    Technical Officer, ERA Technology Ltd., Leatherhead, Surrey

    Committee/Subcommittee: D35.01

    DOI: 10.1520/STP13478S

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