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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2004 Vol.5 No.3 P.309~316


Dynamic properties of composite cemented clay

Author(s):  CAI Yuan-qiang, LIANG Xu

Affiliation(s):  Institute of Geotechnical Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   Caiyq@ema.zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Composite cemented clay, Dynamic triaxial test, Dynamic elastic modulus, Damping ratio

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In this work, the dynamic properties of composite cemented clay under a wide range of strains were studied considering the effect of different mixing ratio and the change of confining pressures through dynamic triaxial test. A simple and practical method to estimate the dynamic elastic modulus and damping ratio is proposed in this paper and a related empirical normalized formula is also presented. The results provide useful guidelines for preliminary estimation of cement requirements to improve the dynamic properties of clays.

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