Thixotropic Characteristics of Compacted Clays

by H.B. Seed,
C.K. Chan,


Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 4, Pg. 1-35


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract:

Previous investigations summarized; existence of thixotropic effects in compacted clays and their variation with soil composition; test data illustrating magnitude of thixotropic strength increases with time for compacted clays in normal compression tests and under repeated loading conditions; effects of thixotropy on results of tests conducted.



Subject Headings: Compacted soils | Soil properties | Soil compression | Soil strength | Compression tests | Load tests | Soil tests | Clays

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