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As a part of its carrying on with software to stimulate enhanced uncomplicated examine within the marine atmosphere, the workplace of Naval examine, Ocean technology and expertise department, backed a sequence of closed seminar-workshops in 1972-1973. each one seminar concentrated upon one re­ seek sector of marine geology that's fairly new and short of a serious assessment and speeded up aid. the themes components selected for the seminars have been: 1. traditional gases in marine sediments and their mode of distribution, 2. nephelometry and the optical homes of ocean waters, three. actual and engineering homes of deep-sea sediments, and four. physics of sound in marine sediments. The pursuits of every seminar-workshop have been to convey into sharper concentration the state-of-the-science inside every one topic quarter, to impression a point of coordination one of the investigators operating inside of each one of those parts and to supply the sea technological know-how and know-how department assistance for nationwide application help. This volume.contains lots of the papers offered on the semi­ nar at the actual and engineering homes of deep-sea sediments. The seminar used to be held at Airlie apartment, Airlie, Virginia on April 24- 27, 1973 and used to be prepared and chaired via A. Inderbitzen. The at­ tendees have been invited from one of the prime investigators during this box from either the engineering and medical disciplines. each one attendee used to be asked to arrange a paper inside his region of spe­ ciality.

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Soc. , ~, 1-15, 1956. Hamilton, E. , H. P. Bucker, D. L. Keir, and J. A. Whitney, Velocities of compressional and shear waves in marine sediments determined in situ from a research submersible, J. Geophys. , 11, 4039-4049, 1970. Hamilton, E. , D. P. H. Sherrer, Bengal, Bering Geophys. , G. Moore, E. C. Buffington, J. R. Curray, and Sediment velocities from sonobuoys: Bay of Sea, Japan Sea, and Northeast Pacific, J. in press. Hastrup, O. , Digital analysis of acoustic reflectivity in the Tyrrhenian Abyssal Plain, J.

Yield Theories The Hvorslev (1960) failure criterion is basically an extension of the Hohr-Coulomb theory. which incorporates a factor to take into account the void ratio at failure. fO' v, and B are parameters for the particular soil and ef is the void ratio on the failure plane. critica1state method. is advanced to predict stress-strain behavior of clays. The critical state methods are fully discussed and developed in a textbook by Schofield and Wroth (1968). ctive stress state and void ratio.

K = bulk modulus, dynes/cm 2 x 1010. ~ = rigidity (shear) modulus, dynes/cm 2 x 10 10 . a = Poisson's Ratio. Vs velocity of shear wave, m/sec. SE = Standard error of the mean. Vs No. Avg. SE Samples 37 62 27 47 27 2 15 5 13 13 9 412 17 324 12 263 12 18 50 19 250 417 472 447 363 270 PREDICTION OF DEEP-SEA SEDIMENT PROPERTIES 33 clays. These cases were not included in the averages shown in Tables 5 and 6. For this reason, and because of rounding off to a lower number of decimal places, the average values in the tables usually cannot be exactly interrelated with the elastic equations.

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