Consolidation of double soil layers under depth-dependent ramp load

G. Zhu, Jianhua Yin

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A mathematical solution for the consolidation analysis of a double layered soil profile under depth dependent ramp loading is presented. The expressions for u(z, Tv) and U(Tv) include the influence of the permeability, compressibility and thickness of each layer. The related eigenvalues for the equation are also presented.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)415-421
Number of pages7
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 1999


  • Consolidation
  • Settlement
  • Theoretical analysis
  • Time dependence

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)


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