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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2854-1
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2854-5
... were extended inside the soil, earth pressure near the front facing was measured in order to evaluate the frictional resistance of the clamping plates. Soil pressure measurements were taken after applying the confining pressure and during the test to monitor the development of vertical stresses...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1999
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2604-2
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2604-6
... To obtain a better understanding of the stresses acting on cast-in-place concrete box culverts, and to investigate the conditions which resulted in a culvert failure under about 12 meters of backfill, two sections of a new culvert were instrumented. The measured earth pressure distribution...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1994
ISBN-10: 0-8031-1992-5
ISBN: 978-0-8031-1992-5
... A series of centrifuge model tests was conducted to estimate parametrically effects of the following factors on earth pressure and deformation of buried flexible pipes: pipe flexibility, pipe installation type, ground condition, and three burial dimensions (cover height, ditch width and bedding...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1990
ISBN-10: 0-8031-1395-1
ISBN: 978-0-8031-1395-4
... efficient methods for making pipes with larger diameters and lighter cross-sections, two other buried design considerations became significant: (1) compressive wall crushing from ring thrust loads and (2) local wall buckling. Both of these considerations depend on the earth pressures acting...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1982
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0787-0
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0787-8
... earth pressure horizontal load laboratory test leaching mineralogy permeability maximum past pressure shale stability stress history A. F. McKown^ and C. C. Ladd^ Effects of Cementation on the Compressibility of Pierre Siiale REFERENCE: McKown, A. F. and Ladd, C. C , "Effects of Cementation...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1981
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0789-7
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0789-2
...) and determining the lateral stress level at the start of the shear test. In addition, the coefficient of lateral earth pressure at rest ( K 0 ) is determined. The Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI) Direct Simple Shear Device was used in this study. Lateral stress measurements were made with calibrated wire...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1975
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0533-9
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0533-1
... and precision of these measurements are discussed. The active and passive earth pressures were measured with 13 vibrating-wire, earth pressure transducers mounted flush on two adjacent piles at the center of the wall. The pressure cells were attached to the piles prior to driving and were subjected to severe...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1975
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0533-9
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0533-1
..., acoustic detection, acoustic detectors, bracing, soil mechanics, struts, loads (forces), excavation, earth pressure, monitors, field tests, strains, measurement 1 Research assistant and professor of civil engineering, respectively, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Ill. 61801. 58...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1975
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0533-9
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0533-1
... by load cells on tiebacks, strain points on rakers, inclinometers, and by surface measurements. The load carried by each tieback at the completion of substructure was measured by a hydraulic jack. Measured loads are compared with those predicted by the commonly used earth pressure theories. Terzaghi...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1966
ISBN-10: 0-8031-6170-0
ISBN: 978-0-8031-6170-2
... of standard statistical inferences. rock (material) rock mechanics drilling core testing earth pressure L. A. Panek1 Calculation of the Average Ground-Stress Components from Measurements of the Diametral Deformation of a Drill Hole REFERENCE: "Calculation of the Average Ground-Stress Components...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1965
ISBN-10: 0-8031-6165-4
ISBN: 978-0-8031-6165-8
... An apparatus which simultaneously measures skin friction and normal earth pressures while deep foundations such as piles and cassions are being driven has been developed. The instrument has three major parts: casing, pressure cell, and cantilever. The casing protects the pressure cell which...