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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 3

Physical and mechanical properties of the Pleistocene fine-grained deposits [5358].

Clayey sandSandy clay
Unified Soil Classification System (USCS) classification
SMCL, CH
MinMaxAv.MinMaxAv.

Physical parameters
Liquid limit, LL (%)20.134.227.52343.230.6
Plasticity index, PI (%)7.52012.27.527.915

Mechanical parameters
UC strength, qu (KN/m2)88196140110398198
Initial void ratio, eo0.330.450.400.390.710.49
Compression index, Cc0.100.140.12˗˗˗

Standard Penetration Test (SPT)
NSPT16>50˗25>50˗

Triaxial test (UU)
Cohesion, c (KN/m2)304037˗˗˗
Friction angle, (°)72417˗˗˗

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