Extended Use of Oedometer Test Data

by Arnoldo J. L. Bolognesi, (M.ASCE), Part.; Bolognesi-Moretto, Consulting Engrs., Buenos Aires, Argentina,

Serial Information: Journal of the Geotechnical Engineering Division, 1974, Vol. 100, Issue 9, Pg. 1075-1080

Document Type: Journal Paper


This note presents a method for estimating the primary consolidation settlement of clays with an axially symmetrical load using modified oedometer test data. The solution is theoretical; its limitations when applied to real soils are examined subsequently.

Subject Headings: Soil settlement | Field tests | Consolidated soils | Axial loads | Load tests | Clays | Symmetry | Soil tests

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