Effect of pore water chemistry on the ring shear behavior and the rate dependency of residual strength

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    1 Hanoi University of Mining and Geology, Hanoi, Vietnam
    2 Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi, Japan
    3 MienTrung University of Civil Engineering, Phu Yen, Vietnam

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  • Received: 5th-Aug-2023
  • Revised: 18th-Nov-2023
  • Accepted: 29th-Nov-2023
  • Online: 1st-Dec-2023
Pages: 90 - 98
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The rate dependency of residual strength plays an important role in the selection of residual strength parameters to design the remediation works for reactivated landslides. In the literature, it is shown that the rate dependency of residual strength depends on some factors such as types of soil, range of shear rates, range of effective normal stresses, and pore water chemistry. Recently, the effect of pore water chemistry on the rate dependency of residual strength soil has been examined. However, the ring shear behavior and the rate dependency of residual strength of soil having different pore fluids should be more evaluated. In this study, the effect of the pore fluids of distilled water and 1 M NaCl on the rate dependency of residual strength of kaolin clay was investigated in the Bishop ring shear apparatus. The ring shear tests were conducted at different shearing rates from 0.02 mm/min to 20 mm/min under the effective normal stress of 98 kPa. The research results showed that the pore fluid chemistry affected the shear displacement required to reach the peak strength, the vertical displacement, and the peak strength of kaolin clay. These parameters also exhibited rate dependency, especially at the fast shear rates. The research also indicated that the pore fluid chemistry had a significant effect on the rate dependency of residual strength. Accordingly, the rate dependency of residual strength of kaolin mixed with distilled water showed a positive tendency while that of kaolin with 1 M NaCl as the pore fluid was the neutral tendency.

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Nguyen, D.Thanh, Suzuki, M., Nguyen, H.Van and Nguyen, N.Thi 2023. Effect of pore water chemistry on the ring shear behavior and the rate dependency of residual strength. Journal of Mining and Earth Sciences. 64, 6 (Dec, 2023), 90-98. DOI:https://doi.org/10.46326/JMES.2023.64(6).10.

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