New Approach to Multistage Triaxial Test

by Asuri Sridharan, (A.M.ASCE), Asst. Prof.; Dept. of Civ. and Hydr. Engrg., Indian Inst. of Sci., Bangalore, India,
Savaram Narasimha Rao, Sr. Res. Fellow; Dept. of Civ. and Hydr. Engrg., Indian Inst. of Sci., Bangalore, India,


Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1972, Vol. 98, Issue 11, Pg. 1279-1286


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: In this technical note the writers propose a new multistage technique, wherein the test need not be conducted to failure but carries to 2%–4% of axial strain in each stage, and the ultimate peak values are predicted by making use of Kondner's hypothesis.

Subject Headings: Axial forces | Triaxial tests | Failure analysis

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