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Soil Mechanics pp 104-129 | Cite as

Compressibility and Consolidation

  • G. E. Barnes
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Abstract

Compressibility and consolidation can be distinguished as:
  • compressibility — volume changes in a soil when subjected to pressure amounts of settlement

  • consolidation — rate of volume change with time time to produce a given settlement

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© G. E. Barnes 1995

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