Characterization and Behavior of Interfaces: Proceedings of by J.D. Frost

By J.D. Frost

Interfaces exist in each geotechnical method in lots of types and at a number of scales. even supposing traditionally, they can be thought of to be the susceptible hyperlink in a method, really because the results of a couple of unforeseen catastrophic mess ups, new perception received during the last two decades via researchers worldwide has proven that it's attainable to pick combos of fabrics and layout an engineered interface in order that it truly is not less than as robust because the surrounding fabrics. those new insights were received because of experimental research, numerical modeling and analytical research of winning and failed platforms. whereas person technical papers were offered and/or released in numerous boards and lawsuits through the years, no technical occasion has ever been convened for the only function of taking into account trade of data and ideas relating geotechnical interfaces. The learn symposium held in September 2008 in Atlanta Georgia, united states, along side the Fourth overseas Symposium on Deformation features of Geomaterials (IS Atlanta 2008) on the Georgia Institute of expertise at the Characterization and behaviour of Interfaces addressed this deficiency and the papers offered at that occasion are contained during this publication.

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Characterization and Behavior of Interfaces: Proceedings of Research Symposium on Characterization and Behavior of Interfaces, 21 September 2008, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Interfaces exist in each geotechnical method in lots of types and at a number of scales. even supposing traditionally, they can be thought of to be the susceptible hyperlink in a process, really because the results of a few unforeseen catastrophic mess ups, new perception won during the last 20 years by means of researchers world wide has proven that it truly is attainable to choose combos of fabrics and layout an engineered interface in order that it truly is no less than as robust because the surrounding fabrics.

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This again results in the mobilized shear resistance decreasing. 3 Influence on Normal Stiffness The influence of normal stiffness in cyclic shearing is more significant than for monotonic shearing. This is due to the repeated shearing direction reversal in cyclic loading accelerating specimen contraction, which in turn rapidly reduces the normal stress confining the specimen. This effect is examined through data from cyclic tests on loose and dense specimens with an initial normal stress of 100 kPa and normal stiffness values of 0, 125, and 1,250 kPa/mm.

G. White and Bolton 2002; Gennaro and Lerat 1999). This localized behavior has eluded traditional laboratory measurements as boundary located sensors have only been able to capture global measurements of force and displacement. However, the technological advancement of digital imaging has allowed the use of several techniques that capture this localized behavior. GeoPIV, an adaptation of the particle image velocimetry (PIV) technique used for fluid mechanics, has proved its ability to accurately measure the displacements and strains of soil undergoing deformation (White et al 2003).

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