Recent Submissions

  • Review of research on shearing strength of clay : M.I.T., 1948-1953 

    Taylor, Donald W. (Donald Wood) (Waterways Experiment Station (U.S.), 1955-02)
    This paper presents a review of the main findings during a five year program of laboratory research on shearing characteristics of clays, conducted under the supervision of the writer in the Soil Mechanics Laboratory of ...
  • Static tests of reinforced concrete beams. Report 1, Development of iterative analysis procedure and tests of beams reinforced with steel, aluminum, and fiber glass, with and without helical compressive reinforcement 

    Geymayer, H. G. (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station., 1968-03)
    This report outlines a general iteration analysis procedure for estimating the flexural strength, the moment rotation, and the load deflection characteristics of reinforced concrete members with arbitrary cross section and ...
  • Effect of fineness of continuously graded coarse aggregate on properties of concrete 

    Tynes, W. O. (William O.) (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, 1968-04)
    The authority for this investigation is contained in comment No. 2, elated 8 May 1962, to Disposition Form from the U. S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES) to the Office, Chief of Engineers (OCE), dated 13 ...
  • Engineering tests of modified T12 plastic airplane landing mat 

    Green, Hugh L. (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, 1968-04)
    This report describes an investigation conducted at the U. S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES) for the purpose of evaluating an experimental quantity of commercially fabricated plastic mat designated as ...
  • Review of soils design, construction, and prototype analysis, Blakely Mountain Dam, Arkansas 

    U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station. (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station., 1956-10)
    This review of the design and performance of the embankment and foundation of Blakely Mountain Dam was prepared to make data available that might be of use in the design of future Corps of Engineers earth dams. Blakely ...
  • Soil mechanics design : stability of slopes and foundations 

    U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station. (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.), 1952-02)
    Foreword: The current issue of EM 1110-2-1902, Stability of Earth and Rockfill Dams, was preceded by a manual, dated February 1952, covering Stability of Slopes and Foundations which was originally issued as Part CXIX of ...
  • Embankment pore pressures during construction 

    Clough, G. Wayne.; Snyder, Joseph W. (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.), 1966-05)
    Abstract: The purpose of this study was to summarize observed pore pressure data from CE darns and published data from other agencies on methods of predicting and determining the development of pore water pressure in earth ...
  • Foundation investigation, Lock site no.2, proposed Pearl River improvement 

    U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station. (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.), 1938-12)
    Introduction:This memorandum constitutes a report or an investigation of the foundation of Lock No. 2 of the proposed Pearl River Improvement Survey. The investigation was conducted in the Soil Mechanics Division of the ...
  • Model study of the outlet structures for the Wappapello Dam 

    U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station. (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.), 1938-08)
    Syllabus: This memorandum constitutes a final report of the study performed at the U. S. Waterways Experiment Station on a model dam. The model was built undistorted to the linear scale ration, model-to-prototype, of 1 to ...
  • Investigation of stability of asphalt paving mixtures. Interim report no. 1, A stability method and apparatus for the design and control of asphalt paving mixtures in the field 

    U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station. (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.), 1944-01)
    Synopsis: The investigation of stability of asphalt paving mixtures was authorized by the Chief of Engineers in a letter to the President, The Engineer Board, dated 13 September 1043. This interim report will be confined ...
  • Study of permeability of rock jetty models 

    U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station. (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.), 1938-04)
    Syllabus: This memorandum describes the results of experiments conducted at the U. S. Waterways Experiment Station to determine the relative permeabilities of small-scale models of all-stone jetties of the "chip-stone-core" ...
  • A limited study of snap-tracs 

    U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station. (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.), 1959-02)
    Summary: A limited test program was conducted to compare the performances of the M135 and M211 2-1/2-ton military cargo trucks while operating with and without snap-tracs on a silty, wet soil. The vehicles gave limited ...
  • Tracks versus wheels in soft soil and snow 

    Freitag, Dean R.; Janosi, Zoltan J. (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.), 1964-05)
    Summary: Each time a new vehicle is proposed the choice of running gear can only be made after a careful consideration of factors such as mission, initial cost, suspension vulnerability, obstacle performance, ridability, ...
  • Experiments to determine the efficacy of bentonite in reducing seepage through and under levees 

    U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station. (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.), 1938-10)
    Purpose: The general purpose of the experiments under discussion was to determine the efficacy of the material known as bentonite as an agent for reducing seepage through and under levees. Specifically, it was desired to ...
  • Study of channels with changing sections 

    U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station. (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.), 1938-09)
    Synopsis: This memorandum constitutes a report on the results of experiments having to do with flow in converging and diverging channels. Twenty-one tests of from one to four runs each have been conducted under carrying ...
  • A report of soils tests of foundation material for a dam on the Warrior River, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 

    U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station. (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.), 1938-08)
    Introduction: This memorandum is a report of tests performed on samples or the foundation materia1s that underlie the dam now under construction on the Warrior River at Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The dam is an integral part or ...
  • Investigation of underseepage and its control by relief wells : Commerce and Trotters, Mississippi, Volume 2 

    U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station. (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.), 1950-06)
    Note: This document is volume 2 of Technical Memorandum No. 3-316, "Investigation of underseepage and its control by relief wells : Commerce and Trotters, Mississippi". The first volume contains the main report while this ...
  • Memphis, Wolf River & Nonconnah Creek, Tennessee Project : section 1-B floodwall : investigation of failure of Wolf River bank and preliminary investigation of alternative wall alignment 

    U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station. (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station., 1955-08)
    Introduction: The left bank of Wolf River between sta 37+55 and 42+40 failed 12-17 May 1955 during construction of the 1-B section of floodwall along Wolf River. The wall had been essentially completed from the south end ...
  • Pumping tests on pressure-relief well system outlet structure excavation : Grenada Dam 

    U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station. (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.), 1952-04)
    Introduction: Foundation conditions in the vicinity of the outlet structures at Grenada Dam consist of pervious sand strata beneath impervious strata which underlie the bottom of the excavation for the above structures. ...
  • Analysis of piezometer and relief well data, Arkabutla Dam 

    U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station. (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.), 1958-06)
    Summary: Arkabutla Dam is a flood-control dam on the Coldwater River about 4-1/2 miles north of Arkbutla) Mississippi. The embankment is of rolled fill construction) has a maximum height of 74 ft) and is 6500 ft long. The ...

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