Consolidation Performance of Soft Clays: Part 1. Model

by M. Soulie, Ecole Polytechnique, Montreal, Quebec Canada,
V. Silvestri, Ecole Polytechnique, Montreal, Quebec Canada,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Sedimentation Consolidation Models—Predictions and Validation


The simplified version of the soil model used in the finite element scheme is a linear anisotropic elastic model. Part 1 defines the parameters needed for the model and the laboratory tests required for their determination.

Subject Headings: Consolidated soils | Clays | Soft soils | Soil properties | Physical models | Mechanical properties | Physical properties | Finite element method

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