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Consolidation apparatus for testing unsaturated soils

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dc.contributor.author Rahardjo, Harianto
dc.contributor.author Fredlund, Delwyn G.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-12-08T03:04:40Z
dc.date.available 2011-12-08T03:04:40Z
dc.date.copyright 1996
dc.date.issued 2011-12-08
dc.identifier.citation Rahardjo, H. & Fredlund, D. G. (1996). Consolidation Apparatus for Testing Unsaturated Soils. Geotechnical Testing Journal, 19(4), 341-353.
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10220/7357
dc.description.abstract An apparatus for performing consolidation tests under K0 conditions was designed and constructed for testing unsaturated soils. Three types of consolidation tests are of interest in unsaturated soils. These are: (1) constant water content loading tests, (2) consolidation under a net total stress, and (3) consolidation under a matric suction. The apparatus had been used for simultaneous and separate measurements of pore-air and pore-water pressures for all three types of consolidation tests. The experimental results demonstrate the pore pressure and volume change behavior of an unsaturated soil during these tests.
dc.language.iso en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Geotechnical testing journal
dc.rights © 1996 ASTM
dc.subject DRNTU::Engineering::Civil engineering::Geotechnical.
dc.title Consolidation apparatus for testing unsaturated soils
dc.type Journal Article
dc.contributor.school School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1520/GTJ10712J
dc.description.version Accepted version

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