STP479

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

    Published: Jan 1970


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    Abstract

    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.


    Author Information:

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


    Paper ID: STP38512S

    Committee/Subcommittee: D18.02

    DOI: 10.1520/STP38512S


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