Accession Number : AD0714633

Title :   Investigation of Effect of Long-Time Loading on the Strength of Clays and Shales at Constant Water Content.

Descriptive Note : Final summary rept. Jul 48-Jun 49,

Corporate Author : HARVARD UNIV CAMBRIDGE MASS

Personal Author(s) : Casagrande,A. ; Wilson,S. D.

Report Date : JUL 1949

Pagination or Media Count : 121

Abstract : The report summaries the investigations, conducted during the period from July 1948 through June 1949, on the effect of long-time loading on the strengths of clays and shales at natural water content. The report includes investigation tests from the Canal Zone. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CLAY, COMPRESSIVE PROPERTIES), (*SHALE, COMPRESSIVE PROPERTIES), (*SOILS, LOADS(FORCES)), SHEAR STRESSES, SAMPLING, CREEP, STRAIN(MECHANICS), DEFORMATION, PLASTIC PROPERTIES, FLEXURAL STRENGTH, TEST EQUIPMENT, TEST METHODS, FOUNDATIONS(STRUCTURES), FLOODS

Subject Categories : Soil Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE