STP361

    High-Pressure Triaxial Tests on a Compacted Sand and an Undisturbed Silt

    Published: Jan 1964


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    Abstract

    Triaxial S tests were performed on undisturbed Cannonsville silt and on a compacted sand at confining pressures ranging from 1 to 40 kg/cm. It was found that both soils exhibited a net increase in volume during shear at low confining pressures but exhibited a net decrease in volume during shear at high confining pressures.


    Author Information:

    Hirschfeld, RC
    Assistant professor and research assistant, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

    Poulos, SJ
    Assistant professor and research assistant, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.


    Paper ID: STP30009S

    Committee/Subcommittee: D18.05

    DOI: 10.1520/STP30009S


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