Series 2 - Research, soil mechanics


ProvenanceProfessor A. W. Bishop

Inventory Listing

Graph, compressibility of saturated soil under no drainage, 1951, correspondence, notes
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 13.01
Date range 1951
Inventory Identifier CBSP00041 Series 2
Notes on shrinkage
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 13.02
Inventory Identifier CBSP00042 Series 2
Graph efficiency of rollers, reprints on compaction air ministry and road research laboratory, 1945
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 13.03
Date range 1945
Inventory Identifier CBSP00043 Series 2
Notes on ' for sands, including photo of shear box
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 13.04
Inventory Identifier CBSP00044 Series 2
Notes on permeability
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 13.05
Inventory Identifier CBSP00045 Series 2
Notes on permeameter
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 13.06
Inventory Identifier CBSP00046 Series 2
Chesil Bank Pebbles, notes
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 15.02
Inventory Identifier CBSP00054 Series 2
circle analysis of bearing capacity
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 22.05
Inventory Identifier CBSP00078 Series 2
Model tests footing on clay
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 22.08
Inventory Identifier CBSP00081 Series 2
Stability of 8' x 9' footing at Kippen
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 22.10
Inventory Identifier CBSP00083 Series 2
Stability of 8' footing in homogenous soil
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 22.11
Inventory Identifier CBSP00084 Series 2
Aberfan

Piezometer, BH data

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 25.01
Inventory Identifier CBSP00090 Series 2
Aberfan

Piezometer, BH data

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 25.02
Inventory Identifier CBSP00091 Series 2
Aberfan

Control and management of tips.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 26.01
Inventory Identifier CBSP00092 Series 2
Aberfan

Idem

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 26.02
Inventory Identifier CBSP00093 Series 2
Aberfan

Information on operations, safety, notes.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 26.03
Inventory Identifier CBSP00094 Series 2
Aberfan

Stability analysis.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 27.01
Inventory Identifier CBSP00095 Series 2
Aberfan

Screening analysis of tip material.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 27.02
Inventory Identifier CBSP00096 Series 2
Aberfan

Reports, documents, photographs, correspondence, reprints of articles.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 27.03
Inventory Identifier CBSP00097 Series 2
Testing shear strength of clay in Sweden, reprint, W Kjellman
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 32.05
Inventory Identifier CBSP00121 Series 2
Various

Notes, laboratory data, ram friction, wave, N., analysis, 1960, discussions, meeting on Leicester, design and construction of earth Embankments, Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), 1960, correspondence from J. E. Glynn commenting on pore pressure control (automatic) UBC, Canada, 1960, Automatic pore pressure device.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 32.10
Date range 1960
Inventory Identifier CBSP00125 Series 2
Recent research into coastal landslides, at Folkestone Warren, Kent, England, by A. H. Toms

Comments on the paper, correspondence, congress, document, 3rd International Conference Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering (SMFE), Zurich, 1953.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 33.05
Date range 1953
Inventory Identifier CBSP00131 Series 2
The effect of fluctuations in total stress on the state of consolidation of saturated sediments

Notes, laboratory data (plotted), consolidation test on Ham river sand, consolidation test on lead shot.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 35.03
Date range 1950 - 1951
Inventory Identifier CBSP00138 Series 2
Undrained triaxial tests on sand of contact are of particles

Notes, laboratory results.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 35.04
Inventory Identifier CBSP00139 Series 2
The use of models in soil mechanics

Notes

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 35.07
Inventory Identifier CBSP00142 Series 2
Model footing tests

Notes

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 35.08
Inventory Identifier CBSP00143 Series 2
A. W. Bishop patent for socketted Bulb Bowls and Dlower Pots (1930)

Correspondence intent to patent the triaxial machine, comments on an automatic triaxial soil testing machine, article by Mr Price, notes on how to plot with a triaxial machine, report on automatic triaxial, sketch proving ring arrangement, laboratory data (plotted), notes.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 36.02
Date range 1930
Inventory Identifier CBSP00146 Series 2
Large shear box (1947)

Correspondence, laboratory data (plotted), notes.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 36.03
Date range 1947
Inventory Identifier CBSP00147 Series 2
Shear box design

Notes, drawings, calculations, correspondence.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 36.04
Inventory Identifier CBSP00148 Series 2
Constant stress rheometers (1948)

Drawings, notes, brochure, calculations, studies of mechanics.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 36.06
Date range 1948
Inventory Identifier CBSP00150 Series 2
Soil testing machine

Drawings, pictures, an automatic machine for triaxial compression tests on soil (A. W. Bishop + Veprice).

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 36.07
Inventory Identifier CBSP00151 Series 2
Building Research Station (BRS) Haslmere (1949)

Plate bearing tests, pressure grouting, rail equipment drawing, test results, report of compaction of Meldon dust in Blanketing schemes, laboratory data, bore hole data, correspondence, softening of clay in cuttings.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 37.01
Date range 1949
Inventory Identifier CBSP00153 Series 2
Soil Mechanics Apparatus, Correspondence and Handouts A-K

Correspondence

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 38.01
Inventory Identifier CBSP00154 Series 2
Soil Mechanics Apparatus, Correspondence and Handouts L-Z

Correspondence

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 39.01
Inventory Identifier CBSP00155 Series 2
Clays

General notes, definition of pore pressure parameters, test data.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 40.01
Date range 1947 - 1952
Inventory Identifier CBSP00156 Series 2
Sensitivity of clays

Laboratory notes.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 40.02
Inventory Identifier CBSP00157 Series 2
Shear stress in clay

Notes, stability analysis, significance of '=0 analysis, laboratory results, failure conditions in a triaxial compression test.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 40.03
Inventory Identifier CBSP00158 Series 2
Clay for puddle

Laboratory results

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 40.04
Inventory Identifier CBSP00159 Series 2
Steel balls shear test

Packing of spheres, porosity, angle of repose, particulate mechanics.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 40.05
Inventory Identifier CBSP00160 Series 2
Laboratory results, section (top), notes, m/c, correspondence, triaxial compression, BH.
Walton Reservoir, 1946
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 41.05
Date range 1946
Inventory Identifier CBSP00166 Series 2
Laboratory data compacted by Mangla Shale

Correspondence, notes, relationship between the principles involves in effective stress and in suction methods of predicting changes in moisture content and volume (1955) reprints of articles, Bishop and Blight paper, diagram and graphs, strength and volume change characteristics of partly saturated compacted soils tested at their compaction water contents.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 42.01
Date range 1955
Inventory Identifier CBSP00169 Series 2
Paper for corrections

Correspondence, limitations to the use of effective stresses in partly saturated soils, notes, laboratory results, figures, drafts for correction, the experimental study of partly saturates soil in the triaxial apparatus (reprints), Terzaghi's discovery of effective stress (copy), diagrams, graphs.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 42.04
Inventory Identifier CBSP00172 Series 2
Relaxation solution of triangular section earth dam

Correspondence, notes, calculations, a new approach to the problem of earth embankment stability, reprints of papers, relaxation patterns, examination of stress distribution in a retaining wall.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 43.01
Inventory Identifier CBSP00173 Series 2
The leakage of a clay core-wall

Correspondence, King George's reservoir, reply to discussions, draft notes (1946).

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 45.01
Date range 1946
Inventory Identifier CBSP00181 Series 2
Chingford core puddle clay

Laboratory tests.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 45.05
Inventory Identifier CBSP00185 Series 2
Mechanics of granular materials, Bins + Bunkes

Correspondence

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 46.01
Date range 1946
Inventory Identifier CBSP00188 Series 2
Rheology, notes, Science of Flow
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 46.04
Inventory Identifier CBSP00191 Series 2
Beckton pile tests

Drafts, notes, plots, led to article in Geotechnique, driving and loading tests on six precast concrete piles in gravel.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 47.01
Date range 1948
Inventory Identifier CBSP00192 Series 2
Report on large shear box tests on slag from Neat

Correspondence, plots.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 47.04
Inventory Identifier CBSP00195 Series 2
Sampling in sand

Layouts, calculations, laboratory data, a new sampling tool for the use in cohesion less sands below ground water level (draft manuscript), correspondence, report on design of an experimental sand auger, notes.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 47.05
Date range 1948
Inventory Identifier CBSP00196 Series 2
Vector method of stability analysis

Notes, correspondence, a more rigorous vector analysis of circular slip surfaces, graphs, discussion on general theory of stability slopes.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 49.01
Inventory Identifier CBSP00200 Series 2
Vector analysis of slip circle

Notes, discussions, comparisons of methods, calculations

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 49.03
Inventory Identifier CBSP00202 Series 2
Use of electronic computer for embankment stability analysis

Correspondence, report, DSIR research grants, notes, reprints of articles, minutes of meetings, notes, calculations.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 49.04
Inventory Identifier CBSP00203 Series 2
A more rigorous vector analysis of circular slip surfaces

Notes, quicker and better ways of calculating slope stability.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 49.05
Inventory Identifier CBSP00204 Series 2
Stability analysis

Correspondence with N. Jambu, notes, graph, calculations, reprints of articles, general slip circle analysis, influence of forces between slices on FOS, moment equilibrium of a slice, discussions.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 49.07
Inventory Identifier CBSP00206 Series 2
Rheology and soil mechanics

Documents of the conference, communications, programme, participants, grouts and drilling muds in engineering practice (1963), congress documents, discussion, notes, correspondence.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 50.01
Date range 1963
Inventory Identifier CBSP00207 Series 2
The coefficient of earth pressure at rest, some recent laboratory tests and their practical significance (manuscript)
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 50.03
Inventory Identifier CBSP00209 Series 2
Test requirements for measuring the coefficient of earth pressure at rest (copy)

Notes, laboratory results, correspondence

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 50.05
Inventory Identifier CBSP00211 Series 2
Draft of paper (3) the coefficient of earth pressure at rest: some recent laboratory tests and their practical significance

Not published?

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 50.06
Inventory Identifier CBSP00212 Series 2
Paper on London clay

Draft, correspondence, graphs, notes, tables, discussions, letters.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 51.01
Inventory Identifier CBSP00213 Series 2
Paper on London clay

Figures, notes.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 51.02
Date range 1964
Inventory Identifier CBSP00214 Series 2
Undisturbed samples of London clay from Ashford common shaft: strength effective stress relationships (draft)

Notes, graphs, laboratory data.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 51.04
Inventory Identifier CBSP00216 Series 2
Triaxial tests, London Clay, Ashford Common
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 52.01
Inventory Identifier CBSP00218 Series 2
Drawings of the Bishop + Wesley Triaxial Cell (paper)
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 67
Inventory Identifier CBSP00268 Series 2
Bishop + Wesley

The influence of stress path, anisotropy and time on the strength of a soft alluvial clay from Thames estuary, correspondence, drawings, laboratory data, drafts, state of the art report, Tokyo Conference (1977), laboratory data (fig) from a thesis.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 68.01
Date range c. 1977
Inventory Identifier CBSP00269 Series 2
Bishop + Wesley

The influence of stress path, anisotropy and time on the strength of a soft alluvial clay from the Thames estuary (1978)

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 68.07
Date range 1978
Inventory Identifier CBSP00275 Series 2
The influence of end restraint on the compression strength of a cohesionless soil

Correspondence, draft, notes, drawings, laboratory data.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 74.01
Date range 1965
Inventory Identifier CBSP00310 Series 2
Tests on rockfill carried out at Imperial College
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 77.06
Inventory Identifier CBSP00324 Series 2
Rock specimen test results
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 77.07
Inventory Identifier CBSP00325 Series 2
Dinorwic pumped storage scheme

Correspondence, original contours, access road, correspondence, site measurements of slope angles, SI proposal.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 80.01
Date range 1973
Inventory Identifier CBSP00334 Series 2
Diagrammatic cross-section of the Mazeir core barrel, notes, calculations, stability of slate tips on rapid drawn down preliminary considerations

Correspondence, embankment dams (Chapter IX), reprints from Geotechnique, suggested stabilizing beams, tips at Llyn Peris.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 80.02
Inventory Identifier CBSP00335 Series 2
Stability of slate tips on the North East side of Llyn Peris
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 80.04
Inventory Identifier CBSP00337 Series 2
Aberfan research project

Correspondence, laboratory data, discussion, A. W. Bishop Aberfan ring-shear tests.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 81.05
Date range 1874
Inventory Identifier CBSP00342 Series 2
Bearing capacity of clay

Notes, laboratory data, Ashford common.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 83.01
Inventory Identifier CBSP00345 Series 2
Frigg platform model

Correspondence, draft sea structure recommendations for design in reinforced and/or pre-stressed concrete, halcrow/Dostain north sea platform, structural behaviour, geology and profiles.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 84.01
Inventory Identifier CBSP00354 Series 2
Failure and subsequent stabilisation of No 3 dump at Mufulira Mine

Correspondence, reprint, the stability of tips and soil heaps (reprints), Blakedow hollow (draft) (tailings dams), pumping test in tailings lagoon Cavendish Mill (report).

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 84.02
Date range 1976
Inventory Identifier CBSP00355 Series 2
Correspondence with Geotechnique advisory panel, stability of slopes in anisotropic soils
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 88.02
Inventory Identifier CBSP00363 Series 2
Earth pressure and the design of earth detaining structures

Notes, discussions.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 92.01
Inventory Identifier CBSP00371 Series 2
Metropolitan water board

Soil notes, costs, examination of two methods of analysis.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 92.03
Date range 1945
Inventory Identifier CBSP00373 Series 2
The correlation of the cell test and the triaxial compression test on saturated clays

Notes.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 92.04
Inventory Identifier CBSP00374 Series 2
Drawn down analysis for compressible fills

Notes.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 92.05
Inventory Identifier CBSP00375 Series 2
Softening in clay formations
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 92.08
Date range 1951
Inventory Identifier CBSP00378 Series 2
An investigation of methods of obtaining undisturbed samples on non-cohesive strata below ground water level
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 92.09
Inventory Identifier CBSP00379 Series 2
Pore pressure changes during shear in two undisturbed clays
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 92.10
Inventory Identifier CBSP00380 Series 2
The effect of stress history on the relation between and porosity in sand
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 92.12
Inventory Identifier CBSP00382 Series 2
The use of the slip circle in the stability analysis of the slopes
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 92.13
Inventory Identifier CBSP00383 Series 2
Concepts of uplift in concrete
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 92.14
Inventory Identifier CBSP00384 Series 2
The behaviour of saturated clays during sampling and testing

A. W. Skempton, VAS.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 92.17
Date range 1963
Inventory Identifier CBSP00387 Series 2
Revision of the triaxial test book
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 93.03
Inventory Identifier CBSP00390 Series 2
GS of C Geological and engineering aspects of upper cretaceous shales in western Canada
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 95.01
Date range 1968
Inventory Identifier CBSP00393 Series 2
Landslide in stiff fissured clay at Prekrize OHME Dam: Geology, embankment and cut slopes

Correspondence, report of investigation of expansive characteristics of shale and weak rocks.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 95.02
Inventory Identifier CBSP00394 Series 2
Shear strength theories

Notes, relations between r in the Triaxial, effect of intermediate principal stress, dilatancy.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 96.01
Date range 1951
Inventory Identifier CBSP00395 Series 2
Shear strength theories

Notes, relaxation method for strain function, work equations, strain function random pack of spheres, axially symmetrical compression, relation between AWDM.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 96.02
Inventory Identifier CBSP00396 Series 2
Shear strength and stress-strain time relationships

Basic shear strength properties, triaxial consolidation, inclination of failure plane in drained test, American hypothesis, anisotropically consolidated undrained tests, value p' for the general case of the anisotropically consolidated undrained test, energy correction.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 96.03
Inventory Identifier CBSP00397 Series 2
Triaxial Compression Tests (Charts)
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 97
Inventory Identifier CBSP00398 Series 2
(CEREA) CIRIA, strength deformation characteristics of rock fill dams

Reports, correspondence.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 99.01
Inventory Identifier CBSP00402 Series 2
(CEREA) CIRIA, analysis of stress and strain in earth and rockfill dams

Reports, correspondence.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 99.02
Inventory Identifier CBSP00403 Series 2
(CEREA) CIRIA, Triaxial tests at elevated cell pressures

Reports, correspondence.

Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 99.03
Inventory Identifier CBSP00404 Series 2
(CEREA) CIRIA, settlement of structures on over-consolidated clays
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 99.04
Inventory Identifier CBSP00405 Series 2
(CEREA) CIRIA, tests on undisturbed block samples from a deep shaft in London clay
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 99.05
Inventory Identifier CBSP00406 Series 2
(CEREA) CIRIA, application of electrical analogue techniques to de-watering problems
Creator Professor A. W. Bishop
Control 99.06
Inventory Identifier CBSP00407 Series 2

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