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Residual shear strength of soils

  • Seyček J. 
Discussion

Conclusion

The relations between the residual shear strength of soils and their index properties have been proved. Best correlation appeared to be between the residual shear strength and the index of plasticity. However, the correlation is not enough to enable the simple index tests to be substituted for the complex residual shear tests.

Keywords

Slope Stability Residual Strength Plasticity Index Index Property Slope Movement 

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© International Association of Engineering Geology 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Seyček J. 
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  1. 1.Stavebni geologiePragueCzechoslovakia

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