ON THE STRENGTH OF CLAYEY SOILS. A STUDY OF THE SHEARING RESISTANCE MECHANISM OF THE STRUCTURAL LEVEL,
UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL AUTONOMA DE MEXICO MEXICO INSTITUTO DE INGENIERIA
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Contents The nature of clayey soils Deformation and strength characteristics Analysis of phase interaction Implications of phase interaction Mechanical consequences of phase interaction Thixotropy and build up of soil structure Analysis of soil structure Mechanics of deformation at the structural level Components of shear strength Ultimate strength A brief discussion on the orientation of slip surfaces Considerations on the measurement of strength A failure criterion based on failure mechanism Field evidence Laboratory experiments Critical review and conclusions.
- Soil Mechanics