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Unformatted text preview: o Push vane into soil (possibly below bottom of borehole) and turn to measure torsional shear resistance. o Many different diameters, shapes, and lengths. o Primarily a soft clay tool - easily damaged. o Must be clean clay -sand does not fail as a cylinder because of bearing. o Miniature version sometimes used on samples and in lab....
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2012 for the course CEG 4012 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.
- Fall '08