### Calculate the consolidation settlement expected

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For the profile shown, the initial ground water table is 5 ft belowthe surface. A proposed dewatering project will cause the watertable to drop 10 ft from the original level. Consolidation tests performed on clay samples produced the following results:

Ccε = 0.14, Crε= 0.06, stress'p  = 2000 psf

Calculate the consolidation settlement expected because of dewatering.

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