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Stress-strain behaviour of residual soils of Botucatu sandstone

Bressani, LA; Bica, AVD; Martins, FB; Ferreira, PMV; (1998) Stress-strain behaviour of residual soils of Botucatu sandstone. In: Evangelista, A and Picarelli, L, (eds.) GEOTECHNICS OF HARD SOILS - SOFT ROCKS, VOL 1. (pp. 459 - 464). A A BALKEMA PUBLISHERS

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Abstract

This paper discusses results of triaxial tests carried out using two residual soils of Botucatu sandstone with different natural void ratios. The combined influence of bonding and natural void ratio on the stress-strain behaviour of both soils has been recognized. Their yield surfaces and low-strain stiffnesses are to some extent similar but shear strength envelopes are different. A strongly non-linear influence of coming stress on soil stiffness was observed.

Type: Proceedings paper
Title: Stress-strain behaviour of residual soils of Botucatu sandstone
Event: 2nd International Symposium on Hard Soils - Soft Rocks
Location: NAPLES, ITALY
Dates: 1998-10-12 - 1998-10-14
ISBN: 90-5809-019-1
UCL classification: UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/53639
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