Accession Number : AD0746351

Title :   The Effect of Rate of Displacement on Measuring the Residual Strength of Clays.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : HARVARD UNIV CAMBRIDGE MASS

Personal Author(s) : LaGatta,Daniel P.

Report Date : AUG 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 35

Abstract : Rotation shear tests were performed with a device developed to measure residual shear strengths of clays clay shales, on annual specimens of remolded Bearpaw shale and remolded London clay. Rates of displacement in comparative tests, are expressed in peripheral velocities of the annular specimens. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CLAY, STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES), (*SHALE, STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES), SHEAR STRESSES, DEFORMATION, TEST METHODS, TEST EQUIPMENT, ROTATION, CURVE FITTING

Subject Categories : Soil Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE