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    Vane Shear Strength Testing in Soils: Field and Laboratory Studies

    Richards AF
    Published: 1988

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    Twenty-two papers discuss: reviews of the vane test on land and offshore; field and laboratory vane theory and interpretation; new laboratory test methods; and comparisons of field vane testing to laboratory testing and other methods of in situ testing.

    Table of Contents




    The In-Situ Measurement of the Undrained Shear Strength of Clays Using the Field Vane

    In-Situ Vane Shear Testing at Sea

    Interpretation of the Field Vane Test in Terms of In-Situ and Yield Stresses

    Anisotropy and In-Situ Vane Tests

    Errors Caused by Friction in Field Vane Tests

    Factors Affecting the Measurements and Interpretation of the Vane Strength in Soft Sensitive Clays

    Analysis of a Vane Test Based on Effective Stress

    Progressive Failure in the Vane Test

    Measurement of Residual/Remolded Vane Shear Strength of Marine Sediments

    Micromorphological Aspects of the Vane Shear Test

    Low-Strain Shear Measurement Using a Triaxial Vane Device

    Miniature Vane and Cone Penetration Tests During Centrifuge Flight

    Initial Stage Hardening Characteristics of Marine Clay Improved Cement

    Comparison of Field Vane and Laboratory Undrained Shear Strength in Soft Sensitive Clays

    Comparison of Field Vane Results with Other In-Situ Test Results

    Experience with Field Vane Testing at Sepetiba Test Fills

    Vane Shear Test Apparatus: A Reliable Tool for the Soft Soil Exploration

    Comparison of In-Situ Vane, Cone Penetrometer, and Laboratory Test Results for Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Clays

    Comparison of Field Vane, CPT, and Laboratory Strength Data at Santa Barbara Channel Site

    Design and Offshore Experience with an In-Situ Vane

    Evaluation of Offshore In-Situ Vane Test Results

    Autonomous Seafloor Strength Profiler: Comparison of In-Situ and Core Results

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: D18

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1014-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5030-0

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1188-2