Unformatted text preview: = 1.02, p' = 300 + 1.02p'/3 ⇒ p' = 454.4 kPa; Hence q = 463.6 kPa For a soil of this type (a normally consolidated or lightly overconsolidated clay), failure may occur during rapid (ie undrained) loading which could have been avoided if the load had been applied in smaller increments allowing drainage and consolidation to occur. An example of this is in the stage construction of embankments on soft clay, mentioned in the mein text in Section 4.3 (Figure 4.10)....
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2011 for the course CHM 4302 taught by Professor Stuartchalk during the Fall '11 term at UNF.
- Fall '11
- Analytical Chemistry