42) Even after the excess pore pressure because the consolidation is dissipated, change in void ratio continues. What is the name of that phenomenon?
a) Normal- consolidation
c) Under- consolidation
d) Secondary consolidation
Answer: d) Secondary consolidation.
• The rate of occurrence of secondary consolidation is prolonged.
• Secondary consolidation is the phenomenon of change in the void ratio, even after the excess pore pressure because of consolidation is dissipated.