cohesionless soil


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cohesionless soil

(kəʊˈhiːʒənlɪs)
n
(Geological Science) any free-running type of soil, such as sand or gravel, whose strength depends on friction between particles. Also called: frictional soil Compare cohesive soil
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Potts, "Stability of a shallow circular tunnel in cohesionless soil," Geotechnique, vol.
However in general engineering practice the shear strength of cohesive soil is based on only cohesion (c) whereas in case of cohesionless soil the shear strength is mainly based on angle of internal friction.
Effects of end conditions on triaxial compressive strength for cohesionless soil.
Young sedimentary cohesionless soil deposits with low water table are exceptionally vulnerable to liquefaction.
Agroforestry may stabilize a shallow soil, where tree roots reach to bedrock, or a well-drained cohesionless soil (Montgomery et al.
Cohesion may be supplied to cohesionless soil grains by asphalt.
15] proposed a theoretical analysis of net uplift capacity of horizontal strip anchor in cohesionless soil using Koiter's equation.
The development and verification of new tools to assess site-specific liquefaction potential, for example, require access to cohesionless soil sites where liquefaction has been observed during earthquakes and where soil characteristics are well-documented.
1986, Moduli and damping factors for dynamic analysis of cohesionless soils.
There are many experimental investigationson piles embedded in cohesive and cohesionless soils subjected to both static and cyclic lateral loads.
Other published comparisons of stiffness (or strength) show increases up to 600% when cohesionless soils, such as gravels, are compacted to high densities (Howard 2006).