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Characterization of the Soil Mass Using Piezoceramic Elements


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Shear and compression wave velocities have been demonstrated to be quite useful for determining basic engineering properties of the soil mass by earlier researchers. To achieve this, resonant column, cyclic triaxial and tortional shear tests have been employed. However, these methods are not only quite elaborate and expensive but require skilled manpower, are cumbersome and time consuming. This calls for development of an alternate methodology that can be employed for characterizing the soil mass, which is not very intricate and is cost-effective. In this situation, usage of piezoceramic elements seems to be a good option. With this in view, an attempt has been made to develop a simple and cost-effective methodology for measuring these parameters in different types of soils, compacted to different compaction states. The suitability of the methodology has been demonstrated for characterization of the soil mass for engineering purpose.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC33141
AuthorDevendra Singh and Anjan Patel
Number of Pages108
Publishing Year12/20/2010
Edition1 st
Book TypeProduction engineering
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
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