An automated and improved laboratory consolidation system

J. Blewett, W. J. McCarter, Malcolm Chrisp, G. Starrs

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    A novel hydraulic consolidation cell has been developed. The cell is designed to simplify sample preparation and test assembly procedures thus minimizing fabric disturbance. A fully automated control and acquisition system has also been developed to work in association with the cell.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)738-743
    Number of pages6
    JournalCanadian Geotechnical Journal
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 2002


    • Consolidation
    • Data acquisition and control
    • Hydraulic loading


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