INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Jobs

triaxial test

triaxial test

(OP)
please, can any one told me what is the difference between single stage and three stage triaxial test.
Memo
thanks.

RE: triaxial test

In a three stage test, the same sample is tested at three different confining pressures. The first two stages are ran to a strain that approaches but does not cause failure. The third stage is strained to failure.

A single stage test is run at a single confining pressure to failure.

Mike Lambert

RE: triaxial test

(OP)
THANK YOU VERY MUCH MIKE.

RE: triaxial test

The three stage test in most cases results erroneously high phi values as the two lower stresses are rarely taken out far enough for fear of failing the specimen.

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members!


Resources


Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close