Accession Number : AD0847767

Title :   Comparison of Shear Strength Measurements with the Laboratory Vane Shear and Fall-Cone Devices.

Descriptive Note : Informal rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE NSTL STATION MS

Personal Author(s) : Kessler, Richard S. ; Stiles, Newell T.

Report Date : NOV 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : Strength values measured with laboratory vane shear and fall-cone devices were compared. Approximately 100 shear strength tests were made on sections of cores from the following areas: Hudson Canyon, Hatteras Abyssal Plain, Mississippi Delta, and Lake Pend Oreille, Idaho. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SOILS, SHEAR STRESSES), SEDIMENTATION, FLEXURAL STRENGTH, COMPRESSIVE PROPERTIES, TEST EQUIPMENT, TEST METHODS, SAMPLING, MOISTURE, PLASTIC PROPERTIES, MEASUREMENT, CORRELATION TECHNIQUES.

Subject Categories : Soil Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE