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    STP254

    Automation in Consolidation Testing

    Published: Jan 1960


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    Abstract

    Of all the various tests performed on soils, the most time consuming one is the laboratory test for consolidation. Essentially this test consists of determining the time-compression relation under constant loading of a laterally confined soil mass. Ideally, a continuous record of the relation would be desirable. Practically, sufficient separate readings are taken so that a reasonably smooth time-compression curve can be drawn.


    Author Information:

    Karol, R. H.
    Karol-Warner, Inc., Highland Park, N. J.


    Committee/Subcommittee: D18.05

    DOI: 10.1520/STP44308S


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