Accession Number : AD0837277

Title :   THE EFFECT OF ANISOTROPY AND REORIENTATION OF PRINCIPAL STRESSES ON THE SHEAR STRENGTH OF SATURATED CLAY,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY INST OF TRANSPORTATION AND TRAFFIC ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Duncan, J. M. ; Seed, H. Bolton

Report Date : NOV 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 171

Abstract : The objectives of the investigation are to establish the fundamental nature of the anisotropy of saturated clays with respect to undrained strength, and to evaluate the practical significance of anisotropy and reorientation of the principal stresses in short-term stability problems. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CLAY, SOIL MECHANICS), ANISOTROPY, DEFORMATION, COMPRESSIVE PROPERTIES, DEPOSITS, PRESSURE, SHEAR STRESSES, PHYSICAL PROPERTIES, WATER, KAOLINITE, LOADS(FORCES), MUD, SAFETY, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS, SAMPLING, TEST METHODS, STABILITY.

Subject Categories : Soil Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE