Undrained Cyclic Behaviour of Beaufort Sea Siltby J.-M. Konrad, Natl Research Council of Canada, Geotechnical Section, Ottawa, Ont, Canada,
Abstract: Cyclic loading behaviour of Beaufort Sea silt has been studied under triaxial conditions, with and without static shear stress, to define the resistance to liquefaction or cyclic straining under various cyclic stress conditions. Unsymmetrical cyclic loading led to compressive failure, in which the mode of failure was dependent on the amount of shear stress reversal. Symmetrical cyclic loading led to an extension failure characterized by large cyclic strains.
Subject Headings: Shear stress | Triaxial loads | Cyclic strength | Seas and oceans | Silt | Soil properties | Cyclic loads | Failure analysis | Triaxial tests | Soil stress | Soil liquefaction | Shear resistance | Beaufort Sea | Arctic
Services: Buy this book/Buy this article
Return to search