Interpretation and comparison of collapse measurement techniques

Sandra Houston, W. N. Houston, H. H. Mahmoud

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7 Scopus citations


The advantages of developing a stress-strain relationship from plate load tests for estimating collapse settlement are discussed, and a test procedure and analysis for in-situ collapse testing are addressed. Laboratory and field methods for assessing collapse potential are compared. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationGenesis and properties of collapsible soils. Proc. workshop, Loughborough, 1994
EditorsE. Derbyshire
PublisherKluwer; NATO ASI Series C, 468
Number of pages8
StatePublished - 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)
  • Environmental Science(all)


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