Tensile shear test Tensile shear test Wahab Khan (Geotechnical) (OP) 18 Nov 17 10:48 Hi, This is Abdul Wahab from Malaysia. If anybody knows about tensile shear test kindly reply me with the suitable answer. can we do tensile shear test for peat soil....?????? RE: Tensile shear test Okiryu (Civil/Environmental) 18 Nov 17 12:36 It is assumed that soils cannot resist tension. Or is this related to unsaturated soils (suction)? RE: Tensile shear test oldestguy (Geotechnical) 18 Nov 17 18:11 If you would explain the circumstances, perhaps a suitable answer can be given. What sort of job? site info?