Increased Resistance to Deformation of Clay Caused by Repeated Loading

by H.B. Seed,
R.L. McNeill,
J. deGuenin,


Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 2, Pg. 1-28


Document Type: Journal Paper

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Abstract: Influence of stress history, in form of series of repeated stress applications, in increasing resistance to deformation of compacted specimens of silty clay is described and possible causes of effect are presented; significance of results in assessing design life of highway pavements.

Subject Headings: Soil deformation | Load and resistance factor design | Compacted soils | Clays | Stress history | Soil stress | Pavement design

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