Deep Vane Tests in Gulf of Mexico

    Published: Jan 1957

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    A deep vane boring was made at a location in the Gulf of Mexico using a new vane borer. A description of the vane borer and an evaluation of its operation are given. In-place shear strengths measured with the vane to a depth of 241 ft below the water surface are compared with shear strengths from laboratory tests on undisturbed samples.

    Author Information:

    Fenske, Carl W.
    Senior Soils Engineer, McClelland Engrs., Inc., Soil and Foundation Consultants, Houston, Tex

    Committee/Subcommittee: D18.02

    DOI: 10.1520/STP45007S

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