A series of oil storage tanks are to be constructed near Mystic River power station in Boston,

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A series of oil storage tanks are to be constructed near Mystic River power station in Boston, MA. The typical tank is 22 m in diameter, and it exerts an average foundation stress of about 125 kPa. The soil profile at the site is very similar to that shown in Fig. 8.19 (a), see next page. Estimate both the total and differential consolidation settlement under the average tank.

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An Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering

ISBN: 978-0132496346

2nd edition

Authors: Robert D. Holtz, William D. Kovacs, Thomas C. Sheahan

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