Drained Liquefaction Testing in Simple Shear

by Dennison J. Pickering, (M.ASCE), Part.; Cook, Pickering & Doyle Ltd., Consulting Engrs., Vancouver, BC, Canada,

Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1973, Vol. 99, Issue 12, Pg. 1179-1184

Document Type: Journal Paper


This note examines simple shear liquefaction in a pseudo-drained state. Advantages and disadvantages of the testing procedure are discussed. Conclusions and recommendations are presented.

Subject Headings: Shear tests | Drainage | Soil liquefaction

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