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Visualization of Failure and the Associated Grain-Scale Mechanical Behavior of Granular Soils under Shear using Synchrotron X-Ray Micro-Tomography

DOI :

10.3791/60322-v

September 29th, 2019

September 29th, 2019

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1Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, City University of Hong Kong, 2Shenzhen Research Institute of City University of Hong Kong

The protocol describes procedures to acquire high-spatial resolution computed tomography (CT) images of a granular soil during triaxial compression, and to apply image processing techniques to these CT images to explore the grain-scale mechanical behavior of the soil under loading.

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