Shear Characteristics of a Marine Clay

by R.A. Spence,
T.E. Glynn,

Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1962, Vol. 88, Issue 4, Pg. 85-108

Document Type: Journal Paper


Laboratory investigation for determining shear strength characteristics of sensitive marine clay; data obtained in 7 consolidated undrained triaxial shear tests are summarized and results are examined; tests were performed in controlled stress triaxial apparatus equipped for pore pressure measurements.

Subject Headings: Triaxial tests | Shear tests | Shear strength | Triaxial loads | Soil properties | Shear stress | Soil strength | Marine clays

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