Accession Number : AD0848606

Title :   Dynamic Evaluation of Soil Stress Gages.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. Sep 66-Dec 67,

Corporate Author : NEW MEXICO UNIV ALBUQUERQUE ERIC H WANG CIVIL ENGINEERING RESEARCH FACILITY

Personal Author(s) : Simmons, Kenneth B.

Report Date : FEB 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 64

Abstract : A group of existing soil stress gages was evaluated for use in dynamic field tests. The gages, of thin-disk or diaphragm design and column gage design were calibrated hydrostatically, tested statically and dynamically in soil and used in miniature field tests. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SOIL MECHANICS, STRESSES), (*STRAIN GAGES, RELIABILITY), TRANSDUCERS, ELASTIC PROPERTIES, CALIBRATION, SENSITIVITY, TEST METHODS, SHOCK(MECHANICS).

Subject Categories : Soil Mechanics
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE