Accession Number : AD0714518

Title :   Stress/Strain Distribution in Triaxial Compression Tests on a Sand,

Corporate Author : AGBABIAN-JACOBSEN ASSOCIATES LOS ANGELES CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Isenberg,Jeremy ; Bhaumik,Anjan K.

Report Date : OCT 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 57

Abstract : The influence of nonuniform stress and strain distribution, caused by end platen effects, on analysis of triaxial tests is studied through finite element calculations. End effects are found to affect significantly the homogeneity of stress in the specimen. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SOIL MECHANICS, MATHEMATICAL MODELS), (*SAND, COMPRESSIVE PROPERTIES), STRESSES, STRAIN(MECHANICS), LOADS(FORCES), EXPERIMENTAL DATA

Subject Categories : Soil Mechanics
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE