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    Strength Testing of Marine Sediments: Laboratory and In-Situ Measurements

    Chaney RC, Demars KR
    Published: 1985

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    Provides a unifying state-of-the-art review of marine sediment strength testing. Identifies the types and varieties of in-situ and laboratory strength tests. Determines the environmental handling and preparation factors that affect strength measurements.

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    In-Situ Determination of the Strength of Marine Soils

    Shear Strength Parameters Obtained from Static Cone Penetration Tests

    Cone Penetration Test Results in Offshore California Silts

    Piezocone Penetration Testing in Soft Cohesive Soils

    In-Situ Undrained Shear Strengths and Permeabilities Derived from Piezometer Measurements

    Expendable Doppler Penetrometer for Deep Ocean Sediment Measurements

    A Lightweight 12-m Cone Penetrometer

    Borehole Shear Tests in a Shallow Marine Environment

    Pressure Release Disturbance in Simulated Marine Cores as Indicated by a Laboratory Gamma-Ray Densitometer

    The Phenomenon of Sample Tube Plugging

    State of the Art: Laboratory Determination of the Strength of Marine Soils

    Shear Strength Properties of Some Deep-Sea Pelagic Sediments

    Rod Shear Tests in Marine Clays

    Multistage Triaxial Testing: A Rational Procedure

    Three-Dimensional Stress Relaxation Behavior of Marine Sediments

    Static Behavior of Variably Cemented Beach Sands

    Determination of Effective Stress-Based Shear Strength Parameters from Static and Cyclic Triaxial Tests

    Effects of Sustained Shear Stresses on the Cyclic Degradation of Clay

    Evaluation of Shear Modulus for Soft Marine Clays, Mississippi Delta

    Integrated Testing and Properties of a Gulf of Mexico Clay

    Response of Silts to Wave Loads: Experimental Study

    Measurement of Poro-Elastic Properties of Marine Soils

    The Use of the Point Load Index in Weak Carbonate Rocks

    Toward a Unified Approach to Soil Property Characterization: In Situ Versus Laboratory

    Laboratory and In-Situ Strength Testing of Marine Soils in Iran and Indonesia

    Liquefaction Potential of Sediment in the Northern Bering Sea

    The Deformation Properties of Warm Permafrost

    Some Aspects of the Behavior of Beaufort Sea Clays

    A Bridge Site Investigation Using SPTs, MPMTs, and DMTs from Barges

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: D18

    DOI: 10.1520/STP883-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-4947-2

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0431-0