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Generalized State Parameter for Partly Saturated Soils

NS, Pandian and TS, Nagaraj and Siva Kumar, Babu GL (1992) Generalized State Parameter for Partly Saturated Soils. In: Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 118 (4). pp. 622-627.

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Abstract

Studies on compressibility and shear strength aspects are the concern of many investigators concerned with partly saturated soils. In soil engineering connected with partly saturated soils, there are no approaches connecting soil states and stress conditions. The present investigation is essentially a step in this direction. A generalized state parameter, identified with regard to material states is shown to be related to the compressibility and shear strength. The involved parameters are simple and normally determined in routine investigations. The advantage of this approach is that changes in soil states due to external stress conditions and the associated changes in strength can be examined particularly when different types of soils are involved.

Item Type: Editorials/Short Communications
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to American Society for civil engineers.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Civil Engineering
Date Deposited: 02 Apr 2011 04:55
Last Modified: 02 Apr 2011 04:55
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/36140

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