Clay layer A with single drainage and coefficient of consolidation Cv takes 6 months to achieve 50% consolidation. The time taken by clay layer B of the same thickness with double drainage and coefficient of consolidation $$\frac{{{\text{Cv}}}}{2}$$ to achieve the same degree of consolidation is

Degree of consolidation is

For a loose sand sample and a dense sand sample consolidated to the same effective stress

Within the consolidation process of a saturated clay

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