cohesionless


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cohesionless

[kō′hē·zhən·ləs]
(geology)
Referring to a soil having low shear strength when dry, and low cohesion when wet. Also known as frictional; noncohesive.
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Budhu and Davies [6] analyzed a single laterally loaded piles embedded in cohesionless soils, taking soil yielding into account.
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Benali and Nechnech (2011) suggested an ANN-based predictive model of pile bearing capacity in cohesionless soils.
Penetration tests and Bearing Capacity of cohesionless soil Journal of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Division ASCE 82 (1) 1102-1114 (1956).
This constitutive law can describe the deformation behavior of cohesionless soils, including the nonlinearity and inelasticity.
When cohesive sediment is mobilized, erosion and deposition processes do not occur simultaneously for all shear stresses, as they do with cohesionless bed sediments.
Although it appears that the powder is cohesionless at room temperature, there is strong evidence that there is increasing cohesion during heating.
Although SPT is not considered as a refined and completely reliable method of investigation, N values give useful information with regard to the consistency of cohesive soils and the relative density of cohesionless soils.
One collected from the sidewall consisted entirely of clean, cohesionless sand with no cement.
Hierarchical attributes and a unifying model of bed forms composed of cohesionless material and produced by shearing flow.