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dc.contributor.author Rahardjo, Harianto
dc.contributor.author Melinda, F.
dc.contributor.author Leong, Eng Choon
dc.contributor.author Rezaur, R. B.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-11-29T05:58:29Z
dc.date.available 2011-11-29T05:58:29Z
dc.date.copyright 2011
dc.date.issued 2011-11-29
dc.identifier.citation Rahardjo, H., Melinda, F., Leong, E. C., & Rezaur, R. B. (2011). Stiffness of a Compacted Residual Soil. Engineering geology, 120(1-4), 60–67.
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10220/7314
dc.description.abstract Stiffness or Young's modulus of a compacted residual soil can be obtained from numerical analyses that simulate the shear stress versus horizontal displacement of the soil as obtained from the laboratory direct shear tests. The paper presents the simulated Young's moduli of a compacted residual soil from Bukit Timah Granite as obtained from numerical analyses of direct shear test results on saturated and unsaturated specimens. The Young's modulus of the soil appears to increase with increasing net normal stresses and increasing matric suctions. The effect of increasing matric suction on Young's modulus is found to become less significant at high matric suctions.
dc.language.iso en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Engineering geology
dc.rights © 2011 Elsevier Ltd.
dc.subject DRNTU::Engineering::Civil engineering::Geotechnical.
dc.title Stiffness of a compacted residual soil
dc.type Journal Article
dc.contributor.school School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enggeo.2011.04.006
dc.description.version Accepted version

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