Location

St. Louis, Missouri

Session Start Date

4-2-1995

Session End Date

4-7-1995

Abstract

The feasibility of using piezo-ceramic bender elements for measuring shear modulus of coarse materials has been reported. If was found that moduli obtained from bender element are repeatable. The results in most cases compare favorably with those obtained by resonant column.

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Appears In

International Conferences on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics

Meeting Name

Third Conference

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

4-2-1995

Document Version

Final Version

Rights

© 1995 University of Missouri--Rolla, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

File Type

text

Language

English

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Evaluation of Bender Elements for Use with Coarse-Grained Soils

St. Louis, Missouri

The feasibility of using piezo-ceramic bender elements for measuring shear modulus of coarse materials has been reported. If was found that moduli obtained from bender element are repeatable. The results in most cases compare favorably with those obtained by resonant column.