Sand Movement Measurement near Anchor Plates

by Robert W. Carr, Res. Student; Dept. of Civ. and Struct. Engrg., Univ. of Sheffield, England,
Thomas H. Hanna, (A.M.ASCE), Sr. Lect. in Civ. and Struct. Engrg.; Univ. of Sheffield, England,

Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1971, Vol. 97, Issue 5, Pg. 833-840

Document Type: Journal Paper


The authors developed a mechanical method of sand movement measurement and applied it to obtain the distribution of movements in the sand movements in the sand around a circular anchor plate. The design and the use of this mechanical gage are described herein.

Subject Headings: Sandy soils | Anchors | Plates

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