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dc.contributor.author Leong, Eng Choon.
dc.contributor.author Tripathy, Sudhiranjan.
dc.contributor.author Rahardjo, Harianto.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-12-08T02:44:38Z
dc.date.available 2011-12-08T02:44:38Z
dc.date.copyright 2004
dc.date.issued 2011-12-08
dc.identifier.citation Leong, E. C., Tripathy, S., & Rahardjo, H. (2004). A Modified Pressure Plate Apparatus. Geotechnical Testing Journal, 27(3), 322–331.
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10220/7355
dc.description.abstract Soil-water characteristic curves of soils can be measured in the laboratory using conventional testing apparatus such as the pressure plate. This paper describes a modified pressure plate apparatus using a commercially available high air entry ceramic plate. The modified pressure plate apparatus has several advantages over the conventional pressure plate apparatus: It can be used to determine both the drying and wetting soil-water characteristic curves, whereas the conventional pressure plate can usually determine only the drying soil-water characteristic curve; the water reservoir beneath the ceramic plate ensures that the ceramic plate is fully saturated at all times; air appearing in the water reservoir due to air diffusion through the ceramic disk can be flushed out by the cross-flow system during the test without stoppage of the test.
dc.language.iso en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Geotechnical testing journal
dc.rights © 2004 ASTM
dc.subject DRNTU::Engineering::Civil engineering::Geotechnical.
dc.title A modified pressure plate apparatus.
dc.type Journal Article
dc.contributor.school School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1520/GTJ11053
dc.description.version Accepted version

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