STP479: Suggested Method of Test for Ultimate Shearing Resistance of Cohesive Clay Soils

    Housel, WS
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.

    Pages: 4    Published: Jan 1970


    This test is intended to determine the ultimate shearing resistance of clay soils (Note), sampled by the penetration method, by measuring the force required to cause the failure in double shear of a soil cylinder having a cross-sectional area of 1½ sq. in.

    Paper ID: STP38512S

    Committee/Subcommittee: D18.02

    DOI: 10.1520/STP38512S

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