Table 4.

Summary of selected in situ and laboratory test results from the Vines 5 2012 ground investigations

Soil horizonSPTN (300 mm)Bulk density (g cm−3)Dry density (g cm−3)Moisture content (%)Liquid Limit (%)Plastic Limit (%)Plasticity Index (%)Linear shrinkage (%)Cu (kPa)Ø (°)UCS (kPa)Cohesion (kPa)Modulus of elasticity, Es (mPa)Swelling pressure (kPa)Swelling %Over-consolidation Ratio
Reworked marl5–131.76–1.871.35–1.3830–3744–5119–2323–3112–1480 13526 28119–15151–765–1571–812.09–2.465.5–8.4
Superficial deposits11–35
Nicosia Formation Marl7–311.91–1.931.42- 1.4829–3561–6524–2825–3715–17180 25427 31204–403102–20212–3065–730.72–1.421.5–6.2
Kalavasos Formation Mudstone9–351.81–1.941.36–1.4830–3355–7329–3728–3916–19300 40130 32387–550193–275X821.292.8