Suggested Method of Test for Triaxial Compressive Strength of Soils

    Published: Jan 1970

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    This method of test is intended to provide a rapid procedure for determining the relation between the stress and strain in a compressed soil sample under various constant lateral pressures. The procedure may be used for the testing of undisturbed specimens or specimens molded from disturbed soils. Test specimens having dimensions other than those specified may be used provided the height is equal to or greater than twice the diameter.

    Author Information:

    Allen, H
    Bureau of Public Roads, Washington, D. C.

    Sawyer, CL
    Bureau of Public Roads, Washington, D. C.

    Committee/Subcommittee: D18.05

    DOI: 10.1520/STP38507S

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