Dynamic Characteristics of Soft Clay Under Traffic Load

  • Shi-An Dai
  • Zhen-Dong CuiEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation book series (ASTI)


The widely distributed soft clay in Shanghai is particularly prone to settlement, causing many disasters. In order to predict the settlement of soft soil, an in-house dynamic triaxial test was carried out to study the influence of dynamic stress amplitude, frequency and effective average principal stress on the axial strain of soft soil. It laid the foundation for the study of settlement of soft clay in Shanghai. This article also put forward many places worth considering and investigating and hoped to help scholars.


Cyclic loading Part of the drainage Interval load Axial strain 



The Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (2018ZZCX04) funded this work, which is greatly appreciated.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.China State Key Laboratory for Geomechanics and Deep Underground Engineering, School of Mechanics and Civil EngineeringChina University of Mining and TechnologyXuzhouPeople’s Republic of China

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