A QUANTITATIVE DESCRIPTION OF SOIL MICROSTRUCTURE USING FRACTALS

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 8679
Amount: $90,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1989
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Geotechnics Inc.
912 Bryden Rd, Columbus, OH, 43205
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Charles A Moore
 (614) 253-0198
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
THEORY OF FRACTALS WILL BE USED TO DESCRIBE SOIL STRUCTURES AND TO DESCRIBE ALTERATIONS IN SOIL STRUCTURE DURING DEFORMATION. THE WORK PRODUCT WILL CONSIST OF COMPUTER BASED MATHEMATICAL MODELS FOR DESCRIBING SOIL MICROSTRUCTURE, MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSIONS FOR EXPRESSING SOIL PARTICLE INTERACTION FORCES IN A MANNER COMPATIBLE WITH FRACTAL THEORY, AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMAGING AND IMAGE ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES FOR OBTAINING LABORATORY DATA ON SOIL SAMPLES.

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