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Differences between triaxial tests

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Differences between triaxial tests “CD, CU and UU”. i- CD Consolidated drained triaxial test allows drainage to occur both consolidation and shearing Pore water pressure “u=o” because drainage is allowed during both phases Effective strength parameters can be determined of the soil being tested As drainage is allowed, the pore pressure will be slowly dissipates. Therefore, it takes long time to be done
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ii- CU Consolidated undrained triaxial test allows drainage to occur only during the first loading phase which is the consolidation phase only During the consolidated undrained triaxial test, simultaneous measurements of pore pressure and deviator stress are recorded
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