Inflection Point Method for Computing Cv

by Francis R. Cour, Engr.; Coyne & Bellier, Paris, France,

Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1971, Vol. 97, Issue 5, Pg. 827-831

Document Type: Journal Paper


Presented herein is a new method for determining coefficient of consolidation Cv from an oedometer test which is based on the discovery that time factor T corresponding to the inflection point of a semilogarithmic plot of a time curve is fixed and equal to T = 0.405.

Subject Headings: Curvature

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