Thixotropic Characteristics Of Compacted Clays

by H. Bolton Seed,
Clarence K. Chan,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1959, Vol. 124, Issue 1, Pg. 894-916

Document Type: Journal Paper

Discussion: Barber Edward S. (See full record)
Discussion: Krynine D. P. (See full record)
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Previous investigations summarized; existence of thixotropic effects in compacted clays and their variation with soil composition; test data illustrating magnitude of thixotropic strength increases with time for compacted clays in normal compression tests and under repeated loading conditions; effects of thixotropy on results of tests conducted.

Subject Headings: Soil properties | Compacted soils | Clays | Load tests | Soil compression | Soil strength | Compression tests | Soil tests

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