Accession Number:

AD1082344

Title:

Novel Experiment to Examine Failure and Flow of Earth Materials

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,20 Apr 2016,19 Jun 2017

Corporate Author:

University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2017-09-19

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

Major Goals 1. Primary goal was to construct a novel experimental apparatus for examining the failure and flow of Earth materials under exquisitely controlled initial conditions. This goal was accomplished. 2. Secondary goal was to train a graduate student on the operation of this experimental flume, and to carry out first experiments to demonstrate viability of the apparatus. This was also accomplished

Subject Categories:

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Soil Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE