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Ground Subsidence Triggered by the Overexploitation of Aquifers Affecting Urban Sites: The Case of Athens Coastal Zone along Faliro Bay (Greece)

Table 1

Physical and mechanical properties of loose Quaternary coastal deposits [5358].

Silty claySiltSilty sand
Unified Soil Classification System (USCS) classification
CL, CHML, CL-MLSM
MinMaxAv.MinMaxAv.MinMaxAv.

Physical parameters
Liquid limit, LL (%)2548.537.3˗˗˗˗˗˗
Plasticity index, PI (%)929.518.9˗˗˗˗˗˗

Mechanical parameters
UC strength, qu (KN/m2)2815077.7204433213628.5
Initial void ratio, eo0.551.70.910.620.860.740.540.80.69
Compression index, Cc0.20.80.420.060.230.14˗˗˗

Standard penetration test (SPT)
NSPT2146.534217104623

Triaxial test (UU)
Cohesion, C (KN/m2)6822355622.513014
Friction angle, (°)1237194031304236

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