Comparison and Assessment of the Reliability of Sampling and Testing Methods on Varved Clays

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report, Division of Building Research, National Research Council Canada; Volume 195
Physical description51 p.
AbstractIt was the purpose of the work described in this report to assess the reliability of in situ and laboratory tests of shear strength on varved clay materials found at Steep Rock Iron Mines and, based on this assessment, to recommend future research on this important engineering problem. Results of consolidation tests are also presented. It is intended that these be used in a future settlement analysis.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number7338
NPARC number20386603
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Record created2012-07-25
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