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Consolidation Test on Soil by Consolidometer or Oedometer

Consolidation Test is used to determine the rate and magnitude of settlement in soils. The settlement values obtained by this test are due to primary consolidation only which is 90% of the total consolidation. The results of consolidation test are ...

Shear Strength of Soil by Vane Shear Test

Vane shear test is used to determine the undrained shear strength of soils especially soft clays. This test can be done in laboratory or in the field directly on the ground. Vane shear test gives accurate results for soils of ...

Shear Strength of Soil by Direct Shear Test

Direct shear test or Box shear test is used to determine the shear strength of the soil. It is more suitable for cohesionless soils. Shear Strength of Soil by Direct Shear Test Shear strength of a soil is its maximum resistance to ...

MACKINTOSH PROBE TEST

A wide range of dynamic and static penetrometers are available, with different types being used in different conditions of sub-strata materials. However, the objective of all probing is the same, namely to provide a profile of penetration resistance with depth, ...