Accession Number : AD0735702

Title :   Field Investigation of Selected Foundation Piezometers.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MISS

Personal Author(s) : Furlow,Charles R.

Report Date : JUL 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 78

Abstract : The purpose of this study was to compare the behavior and relative merits of several types of piezometers through a study of field installation procedures and observational data taken over a period of years. Selected piezometers were installed at three sites with different piezometric conditions in the vicinity of Vicksburg, Miss. Descriptions of selected piezometers, installation procedures, and observational data for periods ranging from 6 months to 1 year duration after installation are included. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PRESSURE GAGES, FOUNDATIONS(STRUCTURES)), (*FOUNDATIONS(STRUCTURES), SOIL MECHANICS), LEVEES, ACCEPTABILITY, INSTALLATION

Subject Categories : Soil Mechanics
      Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE