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#1 chess5329

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Posted 04 February 2011 - 10:53 PM

See attached problemAttached File  settlement.pdf   31.13KB   77 downloads

I got an answear of 8.1 inches but correct settlement is 7.3 inches.


any clarification will be appreciated.

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#2 civilized_naah

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Posted 05 February 2011 - 02:46 AM

QUOTE (chess5329 @ Feb 4 2011, 05:53 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I got an answear of 8.1 inches but correct settlement is 7.3 inches.
any clarification will be appreciated.
Thanks

S = H del(e)/(1+e0) = 108x0.25/2.21 = 12.217 in
At 60% consolidation, s = 7.33 inch


#3 chess5329

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Posted 05 February 2011 - 06:14 AM

QUOTE (civilized_naah @ Feb 4 2011, 06:46 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE (chess5329 @ Feb 4 2011, 05:53 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I got an answear of 8.1 inches but correct settlement is 7.3 inches.
any clarification will be appreciated.
Thanks

S = H del(e)/(1+e0) = 108x0.25/2.21 = 12.217 in
At 60% consolidation, s = 7.33 inch


Thanks civilized.....I had my brain burned and yes I had to calc for total settlement for a clay normally consolidated!

#4 laborndcluv

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Posted 27 February 2011 - 01:36 AM

Why were the increase in vertical pressure terms ignored?

Wouldn't the equation using these terms need to be used?

Sc=(HcCc/1+e0)log(p'0+del'0/p'0)




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