soil shear strength


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soil shear strength

[′sȯil ′shir ‚streŋkth]
(geology)
The maximum resistance of a soil to shearing stresses.
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However, as stated in previous studies (Ayers 1987; Mouazen and Ramon 2002), soil bulk density (p) and moisture content (MC) can be related to the soil shear strength coefficients, namely cohesion (C) and internal friction angle (<p).
Comparison of sandy soil shear strength parameters obtained by various construction direct shear apparatuses, Archives of Civil and Mechanical Engineering 14: 327-334.
The result in Table 6 shows that soil shear strength was influenced by irrigation interval.
The movable support between the sample base and the platen aiming to reduce the friction between the specimen and the platen is recommended to be introduced for obtaining the more accurate soil shear strength parameters from triaxial test results.
Evaluation of soil shear strength parameters via triaxial testing by height versus diameter ratio of sample, The Baltic Journal of Road and Bridge Engineering, v.
Soil shear strength was measured to help interpret the relationship between soil loss and the resistance offered by soils to such processes.
This caused a further decrease of soil shear strength within the slope.
Soil shear strength is the primary consideration in the analysis of many geotechnical engineering problems, particularly those involving slope stability and foundation bearing capacity.
Previous University of Hohenheim tests showed a shear strength of wheat straw that rated above the maximum soil shear strength.
Soil shear strength was measured with a penetrograph Stiboka (Eijkelkamp 6.
In this study, 63 datasets of measured shear strength parameters collected from the Xiaolangdi hydropower station [42] are used to examine the marginal distributions and to fit the joint behaviour of the soil shear strength.
1979) acted according to here was used to estimate the increment of soil shear strength due to the presence of roots.