STP361

    Shear Strength of Soil in a General Stress Field

    Published: Jan 1964


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    Abstract

    A theory is developed that predicts quantitatively the effects of the intermediate principal stress on the strength of cohesionless material. The strength under conditions other than those of the conventional triaxial test can be computed from triaxial test data by this theory. The predictions of the theory for cohesionless soils are validated by the previously published experimental results of other investigators.


    Author Information:

    Liam Finn, WD
    Assistant professor of civil engineeringvisiting assistant professor and research engineer, University of British ColumbiaUniversity of California, VancouverBerkeley,

    Mittal, HK
    EngineerConsulting Soils Engineers, Ripley, Klohn, and Leonoff Ltd., Vancouver,


    Paper ID: STP29981S

    Committee/Subcommittee: D18.05

    DOI: 10.1520/STP29981S


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