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

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

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