Accession Number:

AD0756373

Title:

Undisturbed Sampling of a Clay Using Vacuum- and Piston-Type Samplers.

Descriptive Note:

Technical memo.

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1950-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

44.0

Abstract:

The purpose of the investigation reported herein was to determine the field performance of several types of undisturbed sampling devices in sampling a typical clay encountered in the alluvial valley of the lower Mississippi River, and to evaluate their performance by means of laboratory tests made to determine the type and degree of sample disturbance caused by the various sampling procedures.

Subject Categories:

  • Soil Mechanics
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE