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Publications tagged with [in situ test]

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Rockfalls frequently occur in Alpine areas, creating serious risks to population and buildings; the protection measures against rockfalls cannot be adequately designed unless the comprehensive understanding of rockfall phenomenon. Some experimental rockfall ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: IJEGE.2013-06.B-13
<p>In this paper results of experimental field tests carried out on a scree slope, located in Northern Italy, are presented. On Alpine talus cones the motion of blocks is typically characterized by impacts and rebounds, which in modelling are described using ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: Rend. Online Soc. Geol. It., Vol. 24 (2013), pp. 122-124, 1 fig.
<p>In situ heating test was conducted in an underground cavern at a depth of 50m for the purpose of improving thermo-hydro-mechanical coupled analysis code, and numerical results were compared with measured results. The comparison between numerical and measured ...
Reference: International Journal of the JCRM vol.7 (2011) pp.37-42
This paper describes the lab and in situ site characterization works performed. In order to characterize as accurately as possible these marls, different levels in depth have been distinguished.
Reference: Slope Stability. CSIRO
The responses of the individual base and side components of O-cell load tests on drilled shaft foundations can be evaluated within an elastic continuum framework using results from seismic piezocone tests (SCPTu). The SCPTu is an optimal means for collection ...
Reference: Foundations, Proccedings of the second British Geotechnical Association, International Conference on Foundations - ICOF 2008, Volume one: Piles, Excavations and offshore foundations, 2008
<p>In this paper an analysis of in situ rock mass modulus measurements for a wide range of rock types from China and Taiwan has resulted in two new equations for estimating rock mass deformation modulus.</p>
Reference: International Journal of Rock Mechanics & Mining Sciences 43 (2006) 203-215
Interrelationships between the flat dilatometer readings (lift-off pressure, p0, and expansion pressure, p1) and piezocone readings (cone tip stress, qt, and penetration porewater pressures, u2) are explored for three soft clay sites. Within the intact regions, ...
Reference: PROCEEDINGS FROM THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL FLAT DILATOMETER CONFERENCE, 2006
This paper reports an analysis procedure for the evaluation of the features of the motion of blocks detaching from a steep rock wall and traveling down the slope below. Starting from the execution of real scale rock fall tests, carried out on two slopes having ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: Rock Mech. Rock Engng. (2004) 37 (5), 369–389
The flat plate dilatometer test (DMT) is well-recognized for its ability to calculate settlements of shallow foundations in a practical manner in soil types ranging from sand to silt to clay. Within the Piedmont physiographic province, an equivalent method ...
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The National Geotechnical Experimentation Site at Opelika, Alabama is underlain by residual silts and sands derived from the weathering of schist and gneiss of the Piedmont Geologic Province. Site characterization by in-situ tests has included anextensive ...
Reference: "ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP) No. 93 - National Geotechnical Experimentation Sites (NGES), 2000"