Accession Number : AD0422037

Title :   DEVELOPMENT OF SOIL PRESSURE GAGES,

Corporate Author : WINSLOW LABS RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INST TROY N Y

Personal Author(s) : Geuze,Emmericus C. W. A.

Report Date : 01 JUN 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 100

Abstract : Contents: The Placement of a Soil Gage; The placement of a spherical gage at a point in the interior of a natural or man-made medum, The stability of a spherical hole in a granular medium, The stability of a spherical hole in a soil medium with cohesive strength and internal friction; Prevention of Disturbance by the Placement Procedure; A Gage Entity in the Form of an Inclusion in the Soil--The optimized shape of the gage entity, The mechanical properties of the gage and the contact surface with the surrounding elastic medium, The extent of a stress concentration by a rigid inclusion in a continuous medium; The Spherical Gage System--Design of a spherical gage, Construction of the spherical gage; Methods for Testing the Gage System-Triaxial (cell) device for the calibration and testing of the gage system, Calibration of the load cells of the triaxial device, Testing of spherical gage in air pressure, Triaxial testing of spherical gage in embedded medium. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PRESSURE GAGES, SOILS), SPHERES, STRESSES, TEST EQUIPMENT

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE