Analysis of Primary and Secondary Consolidation

by H.E. Wahls,

Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1962, Vol. 88, Issue 6, Pg. 207-234

Document Type: Journal Paper


Experimental study of primary and secondary consolidation characteristics of calcareous organic silt; new mathematical model is proposed for consolidation process to explain effect of pressure increment ratio and to analyze time compression curves when secondary compression predominates.

Subject Headings: Consolidated soils | Soil analysis | Compression | Silt | Calcareous soils | Soil compression | Soil pressure | Mathematical models

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