9.11 A soil profile is shown in the following figure. A new footing will be placed on the ground and the average vertical stress increment at the midpoint of the clay layer due to the new footing will be Ao, = 25.5 kPa. Estimate the final primary consolidation settlement of the clay layer. Assume that the clay is normally consolidated. New footing 2.8 m Sand Ydry = 18.0 kN/m³ W.T. 4.2 m Sand Ywet = 18.6 kN/m³ Ywet = 18.2 kN/m³, e, = 0.82 LL = 44, PL = 20 3.0 m Clay Sand

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CEN 333 Geotechnical

9.11 A soil profile is shown in the following figure. A new footing will be
placed on the ground and the average vertical stress increment at the
midpoint of the clay layer due to the new footing will be Ao, = 25.5 kPa.
Estimate the final primary consolidation settlement of the clay layer.
Assume that the clay is normally consolidated.
New footing
2.8 m
Sand
Ydry = 18.0 kN/m³
W.T.
4.2 m
Sand
Ywet = 18.6 kN/m³
Ywet = 18.2 kN/m³, e, = 0.82
LL = 44, PL = 20
3.0 m
Clay
Sand
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9.11 A soil profile is shown in the following figure. A new footing will be placed on the ground and the average vertical stress increment at the midpoint of the clay layer due to the new footing will be Ao, = 25.5 kPa. Estimate the final primary consolidation settlement of the clay layer. Assume that the clay is normally consolidated. New footing 2.8 m Sand Ydry = 18.0 kN/m³ W.T. 4.2 m Sand Ywet = 18.6 kN/m³ Ywet = 18.2 kN/m³, e, = 0.82 LL = 44, PL = 20 3.0 m Clay Sand

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