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subject: Geotechnical Engineering

book: principle of foundation engineering - Braja M Das

In a normally consolidated clay specimen, the following
are given from the laboratory consolidation test.
ơ -65.0 kN/m2
o 240.0 kN/m2
2.12
data
e2 0.85
a. Find the compression index C
b. What will be the void ratio when the next pressure incre-
ment raises the pressure to 460.0 kN/m2?
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In a normally consolidated clay specimen, the following are given from the laboratory consolidation test. ơ -65.0 kN/m2 o 240.0 kN/m2 2.12 data e2 0.85 a. Find the compression index C b. What will be the void ratio when the next pressure incre- ment raises the pressure to 460.0 kN/m2?

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Cc is the Compression index

 

 

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