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The soil profile at a certain site includes an 85 m thick strata of saturated normally consolidated medium silty clay This soil has a unit weight of 164 kNm3 A remote reading settlement plate has

The soil profile at a certain site includes an 8.5 m thick strata of saturated normally consolidated medium silty clay. This soil has a unit weight of 16.4 kN/m3. A remote reading settlement plate has been installed a short distance below the natural ground surface and a remote reading piezometer has been installed at the midpoint of the silty clay. The initial readings from these instruments in die ate a ground surface elevation of 7.32 m and a pore water pressure of 52 kPa. The initial vertical effective stress at the top of the silty clay stratum was 50 kPa.

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