How does Settle3D calculate degree of consolidation?

Degree of consolidation, like consolidation settlement, is computed at numerous locations along the queries.  The maximum degree of consolidation reported in the Infoviewer is the maximum of all these individual values computed along the queries.  Since the location of the maximum degree of consolidation may not be the same as the location of maximum consolidation, you cannot use the maximum consolidation settlement in the Infoviewer to compute the maximum degree of consolidation in the Infoviewer.  For example, in Stage 1, the location of the maximum degree of consolidation is different than the location of the maximum consolidation settlement in the images below.  Basically, you have to use the settlements from the same location to compute degree of consolidation.

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Location of maximum degree of consolidation

 

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Location of maximum consolidation settlement