Civil Engineering - GATE Exam Questions - Discussion

Discussion Forum : GATE Exam Questions - Section 7 (Q.No. 15)
Sand drains are used to :
reduce the settlement
accelerate the consolidation
increase the permeability
transfer the load
Answer: Option
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13 comments Page 1 of 2.

Rahul kumar said:   2 years ago
Yes, Option B is right.

Sahil Chavda said:   3 years ago
Sand drains are used for pre-consolidation of soil pre-consolidation is one of the ground improvement technique. The sand drains to accelerate the consolidation by reducing the drainage path.

The correct answer is B.

Ayan said:   3 years ago
Sand drain used to rate of consolidation but reduction in time required for primary settlement.

Samir jadhao said:   4 years ago
Yes, the answer is B.

Trident said:   4 years ago
Sam@ it increases the differential settlement!

Gaurav Thosare said:   4 years ago
The correct answer is B.

Robiul Islam said:   4 years ago
I think the correct answer is B.

Sam said:   5 years ago
No sand drain is provided to reduce differential settlement so given answer Is correct.

Bhavnesh said:   5 years ago
Yes, B is correct. I agree.

Roy said:   6 years ago
B is the correct answer.

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