Exact Solution of Terzaghi’s Consolidation Equation and Extension to Two/Three-Dimensional Cases

Author(s)
Romolo Di Francesco

Abstract

The differential equation by Terzaghi and Fr?hlich, better known as Terzaghi’s one-dimensional consolidation equation, simulates the visco-elastic behaviour of soils depending on the loads applied as it happens, for example, when foundations are laid and start carrying the weight of the structure. Its application is traditionally based on

Keywords

Terzaghi; One-Dimensional Consolidation; Pore Overpressure; Two/Three-Dimensional Consolidation

Terzaghi; One-Dimensional Consolidation; Pore Overpressure; Two/Three-Dimensional Consolidation

Cite this paper

R. Francesco, "Exact Solution of Terzaghi’s Consolidation Equation and Extension to Two/Three-Dimensional Cases,"*Applied Mathematics*, Vol. 4 No. 4, 2013, pp. 713-717. doi: 10.4236/am.2013.44099.

R. Francesco, "Exact Solution of Terzaghi’s Consolidation Equation and Extension to Two/Three-Dimensional Cases,"

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