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Table 1

Summary of the database

SourcesMaterialsnExperimental methodLiquid limitPlastic limitUSCS
Lambe & Whitman (1969)  Boston silt Laboratory permeability test Silt 
Mesri & Olson (1971b)  Kaolinite, smectite 72 Consolidation test 40–1,160 27–47 2.65–2.8 CH, ML 
Tavenas et al. (2011)  Champlain sea clays, Canadian clays 118 Permeability test and oedometer test 20–74 14–28 CH, CL 
Towhata et al. (1993)  Bentonite Consolidation test 450 29 2.785 CH 
Nagaraj et al. (1994)  Red soil, Brown soil, Black cotton soil, Marine soil 72 Falling-head test 50–106 27–47 2.64–2.67 CH, MH 
Terzaghi et al. (1996)  Berhierville clay, St. Hilaire clay, Batiscan clay, Vasby clay 113 Falling-head and constant-head test 46–122 22–41 CL, CH 
Dolinar (2009)  Crystallized kaolinite, Calcium montmorillonite 25 Falling-head test 40.1–129 25.9–68.2 ML, MH 
Kim et al. (2013)  Marine fine-grained sediments 15 Consolidation test 38.8–77 11.3–27.4 2.45–2.74 MH 
Wang et al. (2018)  Calcareous soil 20 Constant-head test 2.78–2.80 Sand 
SourcesMaterialsnExperimental methodLiquid limitPlastic limitUSCS
Lambe & Whitman (1969)  Boston silt Laboratory permeability test Silt 
Mesri & Olson (1971b)  Kaolinite, smectite 72 Consolidation test 40–1,160 27–47 2.65–2.8 CH, ML 
Tavenas et al. (2011)  Champlain sea clays, Canadian clays 118 Permeability test and oedometer test 20–74 14–28 CH, CL 
Towhata et al. (1993)  Bentonite Consolidation test 450 29 2.785 CH 
Nagaraj et al. (1994)  Red soil, Brown soil, Black cotton soil, Marine soil 72 Falling-head test 50–106 27–47 2.64–2.67 CH, MH 
Terzaghi et al. (1996)  Berhierville clay, St. Hilaire clay, Batiscan clay, Vasby clay 113 Falling-head and constant-head test 46–122 22–41 CL, CH 
Dolinar (2009)  Crystallized kaolinite, Calcium montmorillonite 25 Falling-head test 40.1–129 25.9–68.2 ML, MH 
Kim et al. (2013)  Marine fine-grained sediments 15 Consolidation test 38.8–77 11.3–27.4 2.45–2.74 MH 
Wang et al. (2018)  Calcareous soil 20 Constant-head test 2.78–2.80 Sand 
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