Procedure for Rapid Consolidation Test

by Hsuan-Loh Su,

Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 3, Pg. 1-13

Document Type: Journal Paper


A rapid method for the consolidation test is suggested. A test of 10 load increments can be completed in a few hours instead of 10 days required by the conventional method. Precision of results is comparable to that from a conventional test and can be checked quantitatively.

Subject Headings: Load tests | Load factors

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