Accession Number:

AD0402753

Title:

LABORATORY EXPERIMENTS ON THE RESPONSE OF SOILS TO SHOCK LOADINGS

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept., 1 Sep 1960-30 June 1962

Corporate Author:

PURDUE UNIV LAFAYETTE IN

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

82.0

Abstract:

Research was carried out to develop, on the basis of direct measurements, mathematical models suit able for describing the propagation of a compression shock wave through soils-principally through partly saturated clays. This interim report deals with the selection of a suitable type of laboratory test and with the design, calibration, and use of gages to measure stress and strain in the vicinity of a point during the propagation of a shock wave. Preliminary results from tests on samples of compacted clay are also included.

Subject Categories:

  • Soil Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE