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Unformatted text preview: — Geatechnical Engineering Page 4 of 5 Problem 3 (30 points) In the soil profile shown below there is a clay la thick and the groundwater table at a depth of Em. A unifomfly distributed fill load, Aa’éxl 2, is applied at the ground surface. Calculate the ultimate consolidation sett emen 01g la: er due to primary consolidation for the following conditions? , __ a) The clay is normally consolidated b) The pre-consolidation stress, 01, = 190 mm2 Soil Properties: Sand: y= 14 kN/m3 last = 1a kN/m3 Cc __ \ + c“ — 0 .l 5’ Clay: 7’”; = 19 kN/m3 eq, = 0.3 LL = 40 cc 90.27 c, = 0.045 cv = 2.5 x 10-4 cmZ/sec. original ground surface University of Mfisouri-Rolla Civil Engineering ...
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