Direct Shear test sampling

Does the soil sample need to be fresh? What is the maximum number of days before soil sample is considered unsuitable for direct shear test?

Soil Mechanics / Geotechnical Analysis Construction Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering & Soil Dynamics

Asked 09/08/2018 15:16, updated: 09/08/2018 18:15

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Mohammad Sharafuddin

It is dependents. If your sample is undrained it is important that your sample be fresh and has it Moisture.