effect of rate of shearing deformation on the shearing resistance of a cohesionless soil by K. Atakol

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Residual shear strength was observed to be lower for higher shearing rates in all of the cases. This shows that even though the tests are performed at the conventional shearing rates calculated based on the consolidation data, there is a possibility of having excess pore water pressure during the shearing Cited by: 1.

Shearing velocities of the performed tests were in the range of –30 mm/min. The results of the shear tests conducted on the planar and rough artificial prepared joints showed that the shearing velocity has a significant influence on the shear strength, friction angle and shear stiffness of the hard–soft material by: 7.

There are also no experimental data for cohesionless soil behavior subject to plane-strain extension mode of shearing. The database present in the paper is the most extensive set of data currently available to develop a correlation between s u (yield) and s u (liq) and evaluate the effects of shearing mode on undrained strength of cohesionless Author: Abouzar Sadrekarimi.

strain rate on the shear strength of soil. The researchers performed triaxial compression tests on sands at confining pressures from 30 to 90 kPa with strain rates up to %/s. This article illustrates the effect of strain rate on shear strength parameters resulting from direct shear tests on dry cohesionless soil.

The test results reveal that increment in the. Effect of Fines on Shear Strength of Cohesionless Soil 8 Past Studies on Factors affecting Shear Strength of Soil 9 Concluding Remarks The results of shear box direct interface shear tests, augmented with soil deformation measurements from particle image velocimetry analyses, indicate that shearing velocity (i.e.

velocity at which the continuum surface is displaced) has a controlling effect on the drainage conditions mobilised during shearing. contribute. So, the effect of root content on shear strength of rooted soil cannot be evaluated through laboratory shear tests.

Conclusions It has been found that addition of root has influence on shear strength of soil. Due to inclusion of root, shear strength increased up to %. For geotechnical construction and maintenance, assessing the shearing behavior at the soil–structure interface is significant.

This study presents an experimental investigation into the effect of the grain size distribution of a sandy soil on the shearing behaviors at the soil–structure interface, using a modified direct shear apparatus.

the effect of soil internal stress on shear strength. Furthermore, TSCHEBOT ARIOFF (9) considered soil cohesion as true cohesion.

The author investigated field soil resistance to tractor tillage and found a positive relationship between soil cohesion and shear cohesion. Theoretical Considerations. Sample disturbance can cause the greatest reduction in shear strength of any other factor.

As an example of the effects of sample disturbance, Fig. shows the undrained shear strength s u of "undisturbed" and remolded Orinoco clay and indicates about a 75 percent reduction in the undrained shear strength (Ladd et al.Day ). Shearing strain seems to have a noticeable impact on both the measured strength parameters.

For a constant normal load, it is observed that as the shearing rate increases, shear strength increases up to a certain level and then it decreases. The rate of this decrement with respect to the strain level is also a function of the applied normal load.

Abstract. The paper is mainly focused on the strain rate effect on shear strength of sands in direct shear test. Experimental investigations on two sands, one with rounded smooth grains (Ennore standard sand) and another with angular grains (Ganga sand), were carried out with a view to investigate the difference in shear strength of the sands at different shear strain rates.

Strain rate is a key factor affecting the strength characteristics of soil. The intrinsic mechanism of the strain rate effect was investigated through a case study on unsaturated compacted silty clays, where triaxial tests with elven strain rates and six confining pressures ranging from 5×10 −7 ∼1×10 −3 s −1 and 50∼ kPa, respectively, were conducted.

Shear strength is dependent on the interparticle friction and bonding in a soil and is important to consider when determining its bearing resistance and overall stability. A concise description of the work undertaken and the findings emerging on the effects of the soil stabilisation treatment with SSA on the stress–strain relationship and shear strength are presented in Table   This paper presents an experimental study on the effect of soil moisture content on the shear strength of root-reinforced soils by conducting in situ shear tests.

The plant used in the shear tests was Prickly Sesban (Sesbania cannabina Merr.).Performance of plants in stabilizing slopes against shallow landslides in a rainfall event is closely relevant to the variation of the shear strength of.

In this paper, direct shear test apparatus was used to study the effect of normal stress on the shearing resistance and the dilatancy behavior of Indian Standard soil (Grade II) for a relative. Effect of Organic Material on Soil Shear Strength.

Effect of Shearing StrainRate on the Undrained Strength of Clay ASTM International axial strain cell pressure Civil Engineers clay cohesive soils compacted component confining pressure constant deformation density determined developed direct shear test direct simple shear drained.

Shear strength of soil may be defined as the resistance to shearing stresses and a consequent tendency for shear deformation. Soil derives its shearing strength from the following Resistance due to interlocking of particles Frictional resistance between the individual soil grains Adhesion between soil particles or cohesion Contents:Principal Planes and Principal Stresses of SoilMohr’s Circle.

EFFECT OF SOIL ANISOTROPY namely the dependency of the undrained shear strength on the rate of shearing, and the softening response at large strains. Laboratory tests will be complemented. SHEAR STRENGTH Various methods are available for laboratory mea-surement of shear strength.

The simple methods are designed to determine the shear strength of a sample in a particular state, such as the water con-tent of the soil in situ. These methods are most often used to determine the undrained shear strength (sn) of saturated cohesive soils.

Shear strength increases with an increase in the compactive effort till a critical degree of saturation is reached. With further increase in the compactive effort, the shear strength decreases. Shear strength depends on soil type, moisture content, drainage conditions, method of compaction, etc.

The research on liquefaction of cohesionless soil under earthquake load began in the s. Based on the characteristics of shear expansion or shear shrinkage of cohesionless soil volume in the shear deformation process, A.

Casagrande () first proposed to explain the sand liquefaction phenomena with the concept of critical void ratio. There. Factors Affecting Shear Strength of Sand: The shear strength of cohesionless soils may be expressed by – r = σ‘ tan ɸ () Factors affecting the shear strength of sands are the following: 1.

Particle Size: Gravels have higher friction angle than that of sands, which, in. J.C.M. Li, in Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology, 5 Intersection of Shear Bands and Yield Criteria.

Shear bands would intersect at right angles if each band followed the plane of maximum shear stress, but usually they do not. The reason is that there is an effect of normal stress over the shear band on shear yielding or shear band formation (Li and Wu ).

For rate of shearing deformation studies, the shearing resistance increases initially with shearing velocity, but subsequently reaches a terminal value as the shearing velocity increases. The terminal shearing resistance is also found to increase as the density of the soil increases. Un-drained shear strength of a soil is the shear strength w.r.t.

total stresses produced in the soil mass and is given by. Su – Cu + o tan = φ u = c + o’ tan φ. Un-drained shear strength is computed and used for those field problems, where the change in the total stress is immediately compensated by a change in the pore water pressure.

The metallic side walls of the shear box provide a lateral restraint that causes an apparent increase in the shear strength of the soil.

As the side walls do not exist in the field, the test does not replicate the in situ conditions properly and it leads to inaccurate and over-estimation of the shear strength of the soil.

Soil mechanics is a branch of soil physics and applied mechanics that describes the behavior of differs from fluid mechanics and solid mechanics in the sense that soils consist of a heterogeneous mixture of fluids (usually air and water) and particles (usually clay, silt, sand, and gravel) but soil may also contain organic solids and other matter.

When a body is subject to a shear force, a shear strain (deformation) occurs. For small enough forces there is a linear relationship between the two: if the applied force is twice as large, the resulting strain will be twice as large as well. The. Shearing forces cause shearing deformation.

An element subject to shear does not change in length but undergoes a change in shape. The change in angle at the corner of an original rectangular element is called the shear strain and is expressed as.

Effects of shear rate on shear strength and deformation characteristics of coarse-grained soils in large-scale direct shear tests XU Xiao-feng, WEI Hou-zhen, MENG Qing-shan, WEI Chang-fu, AI Dong-hai State Key Laboratory of Geomechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan   In reporting the results of direct shear box tests on undisturbed (field) and reconstituted (laboratory) soil specimens in Fig.

10(a) of the paper, we observe that the angle of shearing resistance at peak or maximum capacity ϕ′ max appears to exhibit a log-linear relation that diminishes with increasing vertical effective stress. The angle of shearing resistance mobilised at large. Chapter 8 M N Figure Basic concept of shearing resistance and strength.

material, the angle 8m is equal to (ft which is termed the angle of friction, and the value tan 0 is termed the coefficient of friction. If block B and plane surface MN are made of dissimilar materials. The data show that the internal granular friction increasingly dominates the total shear resistance of the material for confining pressures below kPa, and the soil fabric has a greater influence on the shear resistance for a cohesionless soil continuum.

Therefore, for confining pressures less than kPa, a better representation of the. In saturated clean medium-to-dense cohesionless soils, liquefaction-induced shear deformation is observed to accumulate in a cycle-by-cycle pattern (cyclic mobility).

Much of the shear strain accumulation occurs rapidly during the transition from contraction to dilation (near the phase transformation surface) at a nearly constant low shear.

rate of deformation and rate of curvature. A particular attention is laid to the volumetric strain change and the degradation of the shear resistance in the course of shearing. 1 Introduction The behaviour of a soil-structure interface under cyclic shearing is of interest for the response of many. Compression and Shear Deformation of Soil Under WideRanging Confining.

The Effect of End Restraint on Volume Change and Particle Breakage of Sands. Effects of End Conditions on Triaxial Compressive Strength for Cohesionless. Reviews: 1. Shear strain is the ratio of the change in deformation to its original length perpendicular to the axes of the member due to shear stress.

Shear stress is stress in parallel to the cross section. example, undrained shear strength (Su) can be correlated to the N 60 value obtained from the Standard Penetration Test (SPT).

The undrained shear strength (Su) can be estimated for low plasticity clays (PI ≤ 10) and medium to high plasticity clays (11 ≤ PI ≤ 40) using the relationship developed by McGregor and Duncan,see Figure 1. Soil was modeled in an Eulerian framework and the pipe in a Lagrangian framework.

Strain softening behavior and strain rate effects on undrained shear strength of clay was incorporated in ABAQUS FE software using user subroutines written in FORTRAN.

The variation of undrained shear strength with depth is also considered.This chapter presents a concise overview of the mechanics of failure, analysis and requalification procedures of pile foundations in liquefiable soils during earthquakes. The aim is to build a strong conceptual and technical interpretation in order to gain insight into the mechanisms governing the failure of structures in liquefaction and specify effective requalification techniques.

The influence of static shear stress on undrained cyclic behavior of nonplastic and low-plasticity silts has been studied by means of undrained cyclic torque-controlled ring-shear tests. The cyclic and post-cyclic behavior of silty soils assumed on sliding surface were investigated to assess the liquefaction potential and cyclically induced deformation of silty slopes.

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