CONSOLIDATION TEST

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CONSOLIDATION TEST AND DATA ANALYSIS LABORATORY No. 10 ROB WYMAN 04/29/2008

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April 29th , 2008 Mark Bell, P.E. Project Manager AGC Engineering Cleveland, OH 44120 Subject: Report of Consolidation Test and Data Analysis Cleveland, Ohio Dear Mr. Bell: I have completed the Unconfined Compression Test Laboratory. The results are described below and will be used for further calculations. After performing all relevant calculations and recording all data, I found that the maximum value of strength is 281.425 psi
Sincerely, Rob Wyman TABLE OF CONTENTS Cover Letter . . . . . . . . . . 2 Introduction and Objectives . . . . . . . . 4 Experimental Equipment . . . . . . . . 4 Experimental Procedure . . . . . . . . 5 Experimental Results and Interpretation . . . . . . 5 Discussion of Problems and Suggested Causes . . . . . 5

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Conclusion . . . . . . . . . . . 6 References . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Appendix . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Introduction and Objectives In this lab, we became familiar with two important concepts. One concept was the compression behavior, which is described by properties such as compression index and is used to calculate the amount of settlement. The other concept was the time rate
of deformation, which is described by properties such as the coefficient of consolidation and is used to determine the time required for given settlement to take place. The rate of consolidation depends on a soil property known as the coefficient of consolidation, Cv, which can be determined from a load increment of an odometer test. In this lab, we

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