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

Abstract: 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: Shear tests | Triaxial tests | Shear strength | Marine clays | Triaxial loads | Shear stress | Soil strength

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