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The prediction of final settlement from 1D-consolidation test: a case study

Ishak, Mohd Fakhrurrazi and Zainal Abidin, Mohd Hazreek (2008) The prediction of final settlement from 1D-consolidation test: a case study. In: International Conference on Civil Engineering Practice (ICCE08), 12-14 May 2008, Kuantan, Pahang.


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Consolidation settlement was a major topic discussed by the civil engineers and geologists particularly when dealing with structure design involving foundations. The prediction of long-term settlements can be determined by the soil exploration. In this study, the prediction of settlement for petrol chemical tank reservoir project have been selected and discussed as a case study. Base on thin-wall tube sampler, soil samples from the project were investigated in the laboratory by consolidation test which was done by using the oedometer apparatus. Finally, the consolidation time and settlement can be predicted from the oedometer results which indicate the highest settlement of the project was 0.6m within 1.2 months.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: consolidation, settlement, oedometer test
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering > Department of Infrastructure and Geomatic Engineering
Depositing User: Khairunnisa Ahmad
Date Deposited: 11 May 2010 06:52
Last Modified: 21 Jan 2015 07:49
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/120
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