Results of triaxial compression tests of loess from foundation and abutments of Mill Creek Dam, Walla Walla, Washington
U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.
Technical memorandumIntroduction: This memorandum is a report of the results of triaxial compression tests performed on the loess existent at the site of the proposed Mill Creek Dam, Walla Walla, Washington. The tests were performed at the request of the Chief of Engineers and are exclusive of those previously reported in .Technical Memorandum No. 156-1 of the Experiment Station, entitled: "Investigation of the Proposed Mill Crook Dam, Walla Walla, Washington." Triaxial compression, relative density, and Atterberg limits tests were performed on: (1) remolded borrow pit material and (2) undisturbed samples. All teats wore conducted by the personnel of the Soil Mechanics Laboratory of the U. S. Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, Mississippi.
U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Loess testing; Soil consolidation test; Soils testing; Mill Creek Dam (Wash.)
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