consolidation settlement

consolidation settlement

Of loaded clay, a settlement which takes place over a period of years.
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Other topics include estimating the elastic and consolidation settlement of foundations, dynamic bearing capacity and the associated settlement, materials and techniques for reinforcing foundations, and estimating ultimate uplift capacity.
Consolidation settlement is decrease in voids volume as porewater is squeezed out of soil, occurs slowly according to permeability.
Chapter 9 One-Dimensional Consolidation Settlement of Fine-Grained Soils.
The action comes on the heels of a vote yesterday by the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission to approve the proposed rate consolidation settlement filed by NEES subsidiary, The Narragansett Electric Company, and EUA subsidiaries Blackstone Valley Electric Company and Newport Electric Company.
The Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission voted today to approve the proposed rate consolidation settlement filed by The Narragansett Electric Company, a subsidiary of New England Electric System (NEES) (NYSE:NES); and Blackstone Valley Electric Company and Newport Electric Corporation, subsidiaries of Eastern Utilities Associates (EUA) (NYSE:EUA), according to NEES President and Chief Executive Officer Rick Sergel.