Title page for ETD etd-07122007-103943

Type of Document Dissertation
Author Ishihara, Katsuji
URN etd-07122007-103943
Title At-rest and compaction-induced lateral earth pressures of moist soils
Degree PhD
Department Civil Engineering
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Brandon, Thomas L. Committee Chair
Duncan, James Michael Committee Chair
Kriz, Ronald D. Committee Member
Kuppusamy, Thangavelu Committee Member
Martin, James R. II Committee Member
  • Soil stabilization
Date of Defense 1993-08-01
Availability unrestricted
An instrumented oedometer was designed and constructed for the purpose of investigating at-rest and compaction-induced earth pressures in moist soils. The device has a split oedometer ring, and horizontal stresses are measured using load cells which support one half of the ring. Rapid cyclic loading was applied to compacted soil specimens, using a digital pressure regulator and a computer-based data acquisition system. The performance of the device was validated by performing tests on silicon rubber and Monterey sand.

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