In-Situ Measurement of Soil Creep

by R. A. Lohnes, Assoc. Prof.; Engrg. Res. Inst. and Civ. Engrg. Dept., Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA,
Alvaro Millan, Consulting Engr.; Pereira, Columbia,
Richard L. Handy, (M.ASCE), Prof.; Engrg. Res. Inst. and Civ. Engrg. Dept., Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA,


Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1972, Vol. 98, Issue 1, Pg. 143-147


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract:

The objective of this study is to develop a field test method which allows an empirical evaluation of a creep yield stress. The method utilizes a field testing instrument referred to as the bore-hole shear device.



Subject Headings: Field tests | Creep | Yield stress | Boring | Empirical equations | Shear tests | Stress analysis | Case studies

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