preconsolidation

preconsolidation

The condition of a highly compressed soil, usually resulting from other than natural causes, e.g., resulting from vibration of the soil or the loading of the soil by a large heap of excavated material.
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Registered shareholders who have not yet submitted a letter of transmittal together with their old preconsolidation share certificates or DRS advices in conjunction with the share consolidation are encouraged to do so as soon as possible.
Dias Junior MS, Pierce FJ (1995) A simple procedure for estimating preconsolidation pressure from soil compression curves.
Included on estimated annual tax bills mailed to Augusta property owners was another surprise affecting at least 13,000 households inside the preconsolidation city limits.
Increase in preconsolidation ratios and overburden reduced settlements; also, the faster the rate of hydration of cement was, the fewer displacements was observed, at surface.
The preconsolidation pressure was significantly related with soil bulk density, soil water content, and clay content (R 2 = 0.
FEM analysis of subsoil reaction on heavy wheel loads with emphasis on soil preconsolidation stress and cohesion.
On evaluation of undrained shear strenght and preconsolidation pressere from common field tests in clay, Canadian Geotechni cal Journal 42(3): 1221-1231.
9%; however, this is well below the preconsolidation level of 49.
According to Shang and Materson [3], the improvement of soil characteristics is shown by the increase in shear strength about 69%, shear modulus about 151%, and preconsolidation pressure about 700%.
According to Agusto & Co, the industry recorded a healthy 21% return on equity (ROE) in the last preconsolidation reporting period.
42 +58% +19% Source: National Association of Theater Owners Note: Table made from bar graph EXHIBIT 2 A fistful of dollars Pre- and postconsolidation market share in North America, percent Pre- Post- consolidation consolidation (1997) (2) (2001) Box-office revenues Top 3 chains (1) 29 40 All others 71 60 Total screens Total 3 chains (1) 24 31 All others 76 69 (1) Preconsolidation top 3 = Regal Cinemas, AMC Entertainment, Loews Theatres; postconsolidation top 3 = Anschutz (Edwards Theatres, Regal Cinemas, United Artists Theatres), AMC Entertainment, Onex (Loews Cineplex Entertainment).
For an overconsolidated soil, the maximum effective stress ever applied is called the preconsolidation stress.