Evaluation of Relative Density and its Role in Geotechnical Projects Involving Cohesionless Soils

    Selig ET, Ladd RS
    Published: 1973

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    This monumental volume contains 31 papers dealing with the determination of density considering the measurement of maximum, and situ density; correlation Between relative density and measure performance of properties and granular soils; use of relative density in geotechnical projects.

    Table of Contents

    Ladd R., Selig E.

    The Relative Density Approach—Uses, Testing Requirements, Reliability, and Shortcomings
    Holtz W.

    Accuracy of Relative Density Measurements: Results of a Comparative Test Program
    La Rochelle P., Ladd R., Tavenas F.

    Variability of Laboratory Relative Density Test Results
    Tiedemann D.

    Statistical Significance of the Relative Density
    Tohno I., Yoshimi Y.

    Effect of Variations in Minimum Density on Relative Density
    Gupta R., McKeown J.

    Factors Controlling Maximum and Minimum Densities of Sands
    Youd T.

    Influence of Grain Shape and Size upon the Limiting Porosities of Sands
    Dickin E.

    Some Observations on the Control of Density by Vibration
    Brand E.

    Laboratory Studies of Maximum and Minimum Dry Densities of Cohesionless Soils
    Johnston M.

    Maximum Density Determination of Subbase Materials
    Cominsky R., Cumberledge G.

    Compaction of Sand on a Vertically Vibrating Table
    Dobry R., Whitman R.

    Vibratory Compaction in the Laboratory of Granular Materials in Long Columns
    Johnson A., Morris D.

    Uniformity of Saturated Sand Specimens
    Emery J., Lee K., Liam Finn W.

    Errors of In-Place Density Measurements in Cohesionless Soils
    Griffin D.

    Some Testing Experiences and Characteristics of Boulder-Gravel Fill in Earth Dams
    Frost R.

    Relative Density Tests on Rock Fill at Carters Dam
    Stephenson R.

    Direct Determination and Indirect Evaluation of Relative Density and Its Use on Earthwork Construction Projects
    Horn H., Lacroix Y.

    Prediction of Drained Strength of Sands from Relative Density Measurements
    Cornforth D.

    Effect of Particle Shape on the Engineering Properties of Granular Soils
    D'Appolonia E., Holubec I.

    Effect of Relative Density on the Liquefaction Susceptibility of a Fine Sand under Controlled-Stress Loading
    Durham G., Townsend F.

    Influence of Relative Density on the Strength and Deformation of Sand under Plane Strain Conditions
    Al-Hussaini M.

    Comparisons of Vibrated Density and Standard Compaction Tests on Sands with Varying Amounts of Fines
    Townsend F.

    Determination of Relative Density of Sand Below Groundwater Table
    Osterberg J., Varaksin S.

    Experience with Relative Density as a Construction Control Criterion
    Leary D., Woodward R.

    Density Measurements in a Hydraulic Fill
    Hed A., Paulos S.

    Field and Laboratory Determination of Maximum Density in Coarse Sands and Gravels for Mica Dam
    Low W., Sener C.

    Correlation Between Gradational Parameters and Limiting Densities for Cohesionless Materials Placed Hydraulically
    Reitz H.

    Comparison of Relative Densities Estimated Using Different Approaches
    Bell R., Singh J.

    Relative Density—Three Examples of Its Use in Research and Practice
    Melzer K.

    Difficulties in the Use of Relative Density as a Soil Parameter
    Tavenas F.

    Evaluation of Relative Density Measurements and Applications
    Ladd R., Selig E.


    Committee: D18

    DOI: 10.1520/STP523-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5534-3

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0081-7

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