cohesionless soil


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cohesionless soil

A soil which when unconfined has no significant cohesion when submerged, and no significant strength when air-dried.
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Bian, "An improved 3D wedge-prism model for the face stability analysis of the shield tunnel in cohesionless soils," Acta Geotechnica, vol.
Penetration tests and Bearing Capacity of cohesionless soil Journal of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Division ASCE 82 (1) 1102-1114 (1956).
The influences of end restraint on the compression strength of a cohesionless soil.
15] presented an analysis method for net uplift capacity of horizontal strip anchor in cohesionless soil with the Kotter's equation based on the assumption that a plane failure surface inclined at a characteristic angle with the ground surface.
Budhu and Davies [6] analyzed a single laterally loaded piles embedded in cohesionless soils, taking soil yielding into account.
NOTES: Raining cohesionless soils (pluviation) in a laboratory testing is sometimes used to create high densities for research projects.
Abu-Kiefa (1998) implemented ANN to predict the ABC of driven piles in cohesionless soils.
According to (Herle & Gudehus 1999) the hypoplastic law is a good choice for cohesionless soils because it describes the behavior of soil very realistic; it also associates the strain rate to the stress rate.
2008) is generally considered the most important component of total suction in non-plastic cohesionless soils with a relatively pure pore fluid; the osmotic suction can be important in high plastic clays with elevated activity connected with its mineralogy or where the pore fluid activity is high because the presence of dissolved salts.
Cohesionless soils have plasticity index, theoretically, is zero.
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.