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immediate settlement [1 record]

Record 1 1999-04-01

English

Subject field(s)
  • Soil Mechanics (Engineering)
  • Foundation Engineering
CONT

Immediate settlement of compressible layers. Immediate settlement ... of a foundation may be computed ... For soils subject to consolidation, total settlement equals the sum of immediate settlement and consolidation settlement.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Mécanique des sols
  • Technique des fondations
CONT

Schématiquement on peut décomposer le tassement final [...] d'une fondation en deux composantes. L'une [...] représente le tassement immédiat qui se produit rapidement pendant la construction et l'autre [...] résulte de la consolidation du sol.

Spanish

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