consolidation test

consolidation test

[kən‚säl·ə′dā·shən ‚test]
(mining engineering)
A test in which the specimen is confined laterally in a ring and is compressed between porous plates which are saturated with water.
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In order to determine consolidation characteristics of samples such as the time required for the end of primary consolidation and the over consolidation pressure, each sample were prepared according to following procedure before performing the consolidation test.
The samples for direct shear tests like the samples for consolidation tests were prepared from the compacted samples and with the help of a cubic sampler 50x50mm in size and 20mm in height.
Consolidation parameters of soil is generally obtained from the consolidation test data (e-log[sigma]).
The consolidation test on the Sun Fire V880 server combined workloads from Web server, mail server, and a data mart server (DSS).
A much better consolidation test would involve using the upper platen, instead of a preheated mass to apply the desired pressure.
The Carver laboratory hot press was used for a series of short term consolidation tests at 100 [degrees] C and 125 [degrees] C, as the press could be used to quickly apply and hold a constant temperature.
For dynamic consolidation tests, it is unclear at what load significant particle flow began to occur, however, in the isothermal consolidation tests previously described, very little flow was observed at consolidation pressures up to 22 kPa.
g]) versus consolidation load for the dynamic consolidation tests performed with the two different hold temperatures.
As an example, Keller and others (1986) reported that oedometer consolidation tests yielded an average hydraulic conductivity of 3.
Contract Awarded for Provision of laboratory testing services for soil and rock, including classification and chemical tests, triaxial tests, one dimensional consolidation tests, direct shear tests, and other soil and rock tests.