Laboratory Shear Strength of Soil

    Yong RN, Townsend FC
    Published: 1981

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    Describes the development of new test techniques and methods for the evaluation of the laboratory shear strength of soil.

    Table of Contents

    Townsend F., Yong R.

    Townsend F., Yong R.

    State of the Art: Laboratory Strength Testing of Soils
    Saada A., Townsend F.

    Comparison of Various Methods for Determining K0
    Al-Hussaini M.

    Apparatus and Techniques for Static Triaxial Testing of Ballast
    Alva-Hurtado J., McMahon D., Stewart H.

    Mechanical Behavior and Testing Methods of Unsaturated Soils
    Edil T., Motan S., Toha F.

    Determination of Tensile Strength of Soils by Unconfined-Penetration Test
    Fang H., Fernandez J.

    Torsion Shear Apparatus for Soil Testing
    Lade P.

    A Servo System for Controlled Stress Path Tests
    Law K.

    A New Control System for Soils Testing
    Mitchell R.

    Lateral Stress Measurements in Direct Simple Shear Device
    Dyvik R., Floess C., Zimmie T.

    Tensile Properties of Compacted Soils
    Al-Hussaini M.

    Effect of Organic Material on Soil Shear Strength
    Al-Khafaji A., Andersland O., Khattak A.

    Effect of Shearing Strain-Rate on the Undrained Strength of Clay
    Cheng R.

    Undrained Shear Behavior of a Marine Clay
    Koutsoftas D.

    Shearing Behavior of Compacted Clay after Saturation
    Johnson J., Lovell C.

    Plane-Strain Testing of Sand
    Chan C., Duncan J., Marachi N., Seed H.

    Effect of End Membrane Thickness on the Strength of “Frictionless” Cap and Base Tests
    Norris G.

    Field Density, Gradation, and Triaxial Testing of Large-Size Rockfill for Little Blue Run Dam
    Donovan T., Thiers G.

    State of the Art: Data Reduction and Application for Analytical Modeling
    Ko H., Sture S.

    Normalized Stress-Strain for Undrained Shear Tests
    Drnevich V.

    The Critical-State Pore Pressure Parameter from Consolidated-Undrained Shear Tests
    Mayne P., Swanson P.

    Nonlinear Anisotropic Stress-Strain-Strength Behavior of Soils
    Prevost J.

    A General Time-Related Soil Friction Increase Phenomenon
    Schmertmann J.

    On the Random Aspect of Shear Strength
    Tabba M., Yong R.

    Preconsolidation Pressure Predicted Using sup Ratio
    Anderson T., Lukas R.

    Stress Path Tests with Controlled Rotation of Principal Stress Directions
    Arthur J., Bekenstein S., Germaine J., Ladd C.

    Shear Strength of Cohesionless Soils from Incremental Creep Test Data
    Baladi G., Boker T., Goitom T., Lentz R.

    Comparison of Shear Strength Values Derived from Laboratory Triaxial, Borehole Shear, and Cone Penetration Tests
    Lambrechts J., Rixner J.

    Borehole Shear Test in Geotechnical Investigations
    Hallberg G., Lutenegger A.

    Concepts for a Shear-Normal Gage to Estimate In Situ Soil Strength and Strength Angle
    Green S., McNeill R.

    Residual Shear Strength Determination of Overconsolidated Nespelem Clay
    Byers J., McNearny R., Miedema D.

    The Need for Pore Pressure Information from Shear Tests
    Shields D., Skermer N.

    Behavior of an Overconsolidated Sensitive Clay in Drained K0-Triaxial Tests
    Silvestri V.

    Discussion of “State of the Art: Laboratory Strength Testing of Soils”
    Lacasse S., Vucetic M.

    Discussion of “State of the Art: Laboratory Strength Testing of Soils”
    Christian J.

    Discussion on Laboratory Shear Devices
    Ladd C.

    Limitations of Direct Simple Shear Test Devices
    La Rochelle P.

    Discussion of Soil Testing Practices
    Poulos S.

    Some Aspects of Clay Behavior and Their Consequences on Modeling Techniques
    Tavenas F.

    Development, Testing Requirements, and Fitting Procedure of Elastic-Plastic Models
    Baladi G.

    A Qualitative Stress-Strain (Time) Model for Soft Clays
    Crooks J.


    Committee: D18

    DOI: 10.1520/STP740-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-4806-2

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0789-2

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