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