Query about Settlement


Hello,
Which property is most important in determining settlement in structure?
a) Consolidation 
b) Shear Strength
Please explain anyone.

Soil Mechanics / Geotechnical Analysis Education Shallow Foundations Deep Foundations

Asked 20/05/2020 23:03, updated: 03/12/2020 15:01

2 Answers

Votes: -1

Someone

For settlement, the stiffness of the soil is most important, and if the soil is clay, consolidation properties such as Cc, Cr, and maximum past pressure. Not shear strength. 


Votes: 0

Mohammed Bouatia

Exactly
As said by someone