In situ and laboratory geotechnical tests in the Pierre Shale near Hayes, South Dakota

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Statementby Thomas C. Nichols, Jr. and Donley S. Collins
SeriesOpen-file report -- 86-152, U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 86-152
ContributionsCollins, Donley S, Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Pagination1 v.
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the initial geotechnical exploration and the latter generally performed as part of construction verification testing. Borehole Pressuremeter The borehole pressuremeter is a device used to assess the in-situ stress-strain response of soil and weak or fractured bedrock.

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Scully, J. Landslides in the Pierre Shale in Central South Dakota. Report No. (67) State Study, South Dakota Department of Transportation, Pierre, South Dakota (December ).

Sinclair, S. and Brooker, E.W. The Shear Strength of Edmonton Shale. In Proceedings of the Geotechnical Conference, Oslo, 1: – TOTAL E&P Canada. This book deals with in-situ tests that are performed in geotechnics to identify and characterize the soil.

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