Laboratory Shear Strength Tests and the Stability of Rockfill Slopes

  • J. A. Charles
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSE, volume 200)

Abstract

The laboratory measurement of the shear strength of recompacted samples of rockfill is reviewed with emphasis on the influence of stress level on shear strength and its significance for the stability of rockfill slopes. Much of the chapter deals with laboratory and analytical work carried out at the Building Research Establishment (BRE).

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