• A procedure for the direct determination of Bishop's chi parameter from changes in pore size distribution 

    Vaunat, Jean; Casini, F. (Thomas Telford, 2017-07)
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    Most of the recent works relating to the concept of effective stress in unsaturated soils focus on the proposal by Bishop, and, more particularly, on the search for suitable relationships between Bishop's ¿ parameter and ...
  • Experimental behaviour of compacted marls 

    Cardoso, Rafaela; Maranha das Neves, E.; Alonso Pérez de Agreda, Eduardo (2012-08)
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    Jurassic marls from Abadia, Portugal, were used in the construction of some motorway embankments. Large fragments of this evolving material remained after the construction process, and their degradation was of concern ...
  • Hydromechanical behaviour of compacted granular expansive mixtures: experimental and constitutive study 

    Alonso Pérez de Agreda, Eduardo; Romero Morales, Enrique Edgar; Hoffmann Jauge, Christian (2011-04-01)
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    Compacted granular mixtures of high-density bentonite pellets have been evaluated as an alternative buffer material to fill the empty space around nuclear waste disposal canisters in horizontal drifts. Despite the obvious ...
  • Small strain shear moduli of unsaturated natural and compacted loess 

    Ng, C. W. W.; Kaewsong, R.; Zhou, C.; Alonso Pérez de Agreda, Eduardo (Thomas Telford, 2017-07)
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    Suction and microstructure play critical roles in the mechanical behaviour of loess, yet their effects on small strain (from 0·001 to 1%) shear moduli are not fully understood. In this study, shear moduli of loess with ...