Selfweight Consolidation of Very Soft Clay by Centrifuge

by Masato Mikasa, Osaka City Univ, Civil Engineering, Dep, Osaka, Japan,
Naotoshi Takada, Osaka City Univ, Civil Engineering, Dep, Osaka, Japan,



Abstract: This paper reports a series of selfweight consolidation tests and their analysis by Mikasa's consolidation theory. The tests covered a coastal reclamation project and the initial consistency of soft clay was chosen to make a soil structure that would not allow any particle segregation.

Subject Headings: Consolidated soils | Soft soils | Soil settlement | Clays | Model tests | Computer models | Structural models | Centrifuge models | Mathematical models | Japan | Asia

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