INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON

SOIL CRUSHABILITY

 

IWSC' 99

 

Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan

15-16 July, 1999

 

50th Anniversary of Yamaguchi University

 

Organized by

Faculty of Engineering, Yamaguchi University

 

Under the Auspices of

Chugoku Branch of Japan Geotechnical Society

 

15 July

 

9:30-

Opening ceremony

 

9:40-

Session 1   Chairman: Dr. G. R. McDowell (University of Nottingham)

Dr. A.F.L. Hyde (University of Sheffield)

"Particle crushing and yield in soils"

10:40-

Coffee Break

10:50-

Dr. M. Coop (City University)

"The Influence of Particle Breakage and State on the Behaviour of Sands"

12:20-

Lunch

 

14:00-

Session 2  Chairman Dr. N. Yasufuku (Kyushu University)

Dr. M.D. Bolton (University of Cambridge)

"The role of micro-mechanics in soil mechanics"

15:30-

Coffee Break

16:00-

Session 3  Chairman Dr. M.D. Bolton (University of Cambridge)

Mr. M. Takei (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

"Time dependent behaviour of crushable materials under one dimensional compression"

17:00-

Dr. L. Wesley (Auckland University)

"Influence of particle strength on the properties of a pumice sand"

19:00-

Banquet

 

16 July

 

9:30-

Session 4  Chairman Dr. N. Yasufuku (Kyushu University)

Prof. R. Kitamura  (Kagoshima University)

"Activities on geotechnical problem of crushable soils in Japan"

10:30-

Break

10:40-

General presentations

Mr. N.P. Bhandary (Ehime University)

"Ring shear test on crushable soils causing debris flow"

Prof. Kobori (Kure National College of Technology)

"Crushable characteristics of deformation and shear of decomposed granite soil with regulated grains"

12:10-

Lunch

 

13:30-

Session 5  Chairman Dr. A. F. L. Hyde (University of Sheffield)

Dr. G. R. McDowell (University of Nottingham)

" Micro mechanics of clastic soil "

14:30-

Break

14:40-

Dr. H. A. Joer (University of Western Australia)

"Compression and crushing behaviour of calcareous soils"

Dr. Y. Nakata (Yamaguchi University,)

"Particle crushing of sand under high pressure one dimensional compression"

16:50-

Coffee Break

17:00-

Prof. M. Hyodo (Yamaguchi University,)

"Undrained monotonic and cyclic shear behaviour and particle crushing of sand under low and high confining stresses"

Dr. N. Yasufuku (Kyushu University)

"Pile end bearing capacity of sands related to soil crushability"

Dr. R. Wang (Wuhan Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics)

"The effects of particles crushing on calcareous soils mechanical properties"

19:00-

Closing ceremony

 

 

Participants