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The most topics of this convention are experimental investigations into deformation houses - from very small traces to past failure, laboratory, in-situ and box commentary interpretations, and behavior characterization and modelling. Emphasis is put on exploring contemporary investigations into time-related stresses, and on making use of complicated geotechnical checking out to actual engineering difficulties.

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1988) “In situ seismic testing of hard-tosample soils by surface wave method”, Earthq. Eng. and Soil dyn. II – Recent adv. in ground-motion eval. – Park City, ASCE, pp. 264–277. CONCLUSIONS Dedicated equipment for surface wave tests has been developed using a commercial data acquisition board. With respect to the use of more expansive seismograph or signal analyzer, this solution can be considered very competitive, especially for the high degree of flexibility that make the equipment useful for other tests.

Kishi Tokyo Gas Co, Japan K. Tani Yokohama National University, Japan ABSTRACT: An in-situ triaxial test was proposed to measure stress–strain relationship of a hollow cylindrical specimen prepared at the bottom of a borehole. This test is more advantageous than conventional field tests on rock masses such as plate loading tests and rock shear tests. Because both strength and deformation characteristics can be obtained by the proposed test alone. This study proposes a simpler test method introducing a solid cylindrical specimen without a center small borehole and a novel instrumentation technique to measure distribution of axial and radial strains.

Shim Vin Figure 3 shows a schematic of the system used to measure the shear-wave velocity. The input signal was created by connecting the transmitting bimorph to a function generator of the type Agilent 33120A, which is capable of exciting at 20 Volts peak-to-peak: the input signal was fed to a real-time digital storage oscilloscope (Tektronix TDS220). The received signal was amplified 100 times before being transferred to the oscilloscope. 5 MHz. Each reading was taken as the average of 64 stacked signals.

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