Civil Engineering - Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering - Discussion


A soil not fully consolidated under the existing over-burden pressure, is called

[A]. pre-consolidated
[B]. normally consolidated
[C]. under-consolidated
[D]. none of these.

Answer: Option C


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Sandy said: (Oct 1, 2015)  
But it is the case of under consolidation. For over consolidation vertical effective stress is greater than the normal effective vertical stress.

Apcivilian said: (Nov 12, 2016)  
Yes, the answer is under consolidated.

Gajan Rana said: (Mar 21, 2017)  
Yes, It's under Consolidated.

Krishna Tanpurepatil said: (Mar 30, 2017)  
It's under Consolidated.

Angel said: (Jun 6, 2017)  
It's under consolidated. Sp, Option A and C are same.

Angel said: (Jun 6, 2017)  
The soil which is not fully consolidated by the present overburden pressure is called under consolidated soil.

Er Hnr said: (Aug 16, 2017)  
It is called under consolidated.

Sandhya Sharma said: (Jun 14, 2018)  
It's overconsolidated. I agree with the given answer.

Tango Charlie said: (Jul 7, 2018)  

The answer is D as it should be under consolidated.

Dolly said: (Aug 13, 2018)  
It is under consolidated.

Sandy said: (Aug 30, 2018)  
Yes, it is under consolidated.

Rakhi Mahajan said: (Sep 21, 2018)  
Yes, it is under consolidated.

Suresh Chandra said: (Oct 21, 2018)  
B) Normally consolidation is correct.

Vinayak Powar said: (Dec 14, 2018)  
Yes it is Under consolidated.

Hemendra Maurya said: (Jan 29, 2019)  
Answer will be normal consolidated soil because soil is not fully consolidated due to existing over burden pressure.

Suresh said: (Feb 4, 2019)  
Normally consolidation is the right answer.

Khaled Bin Savet said: (Oct 1, 2019)  
A soil fully consolidated under the existing over-burden pressure, is called?

Anirban Roy said: (Oct 19, 2020)  
It should be normally consolidated. There is nothing called under consolidated.

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