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,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Sedimentation Consolidation Models—Predictions and Validation

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: Centrifuge models | Centrifuges | Clays | Numerical analysis | Soft soils

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