STP654

    Ultrasonic Testing for Determining Dynamic Soil Moduli

    Published: Jan 1978


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    Abstract

    Determination of dynamic E- and G-moduli of a silty clay material were made by measuring directly the velocity of both ultrasonic longitudinal and shear waves transmitted through the material. The equipment, developed at the University of Missouri-Rolla, allows dynamic, nondestructive testing of soil materials to be conducted rapidly and easily.

    Keywords:

    dynamic testing, ultrasonic testing, soil dynamics, soils


    Author Information:

    Stephenson, RW
    Associate professor of civil engineering, University of Missouri-Rolla, Rolla, Missouri


    Paper ID: STP35677S

    Committee/Subcommittee: D18.09

    DOI: 10.1520/STP35677S


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