9th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference (ISOPE-99), Brest, Belarus, 30 May - 04 June 1999, pp.498-501
Consolidation test is conducted in the laboratory by oedometer test equipment. Load is applied step by step with mechanical weights in this test. The load is kept for 24 hours in each step. Sample disturbance takes place during loading and unloading. This also effects the results of consolidation test.