An investigation of slide in a test trench excavated in fissured sensitive marine clay

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Proceedings titleTechnical Memorandum, Division of Building Research, National Research Council Canada
ConferenceCanadian Papers Presented at the Fifth International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering: 01 July 1961, Paris
Pages15; # of pages: 5
AbstractStudies have been undertaken in order to correlate pressuremeter tests with laboratory data on undisturbed samples and with the analysis of the behaviour of structures. It has been observed that the preconsolidation pressure derived from consolidation tests is also evidenced by pressuremeter field tests. The comparison of triaxial compression, static penetrometer and pressuremeter tests as well as the analysis of deformations and of failures of structures suggest that pressuremeter tests offer satisfactory information for the cases studied.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number21143
NPARC number20374974
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