SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1960

On Determination of Dynamic Characteristics of Soil


Field experiments to determine dynamic soil characteristics, obtained either by sinusoidal or by impact excitation, yielded almost identical values. The results coincide rather closely with previously published theoretical considerations. The reasons for some inconsistencies, not accountable for at earlier tests, are discussed.

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Bernhard, R., K.
Bureau of Engineering Research, Rutgers University, The State University, New Brunswick, N.J.
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Developed by Committee: D18
Pages: 327–339
DOI: 10.1520/STP44329S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5952-5
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-6106-1