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A simplified method to estimate the soil-water characteristic curve.

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dc.contributor.author Chin, Kheng Boon.
dc.contributor.author Leong, Eng Choon.
dc.contributor.author Rahardjo, Harianto.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-12-05T07:56:06Z
dc.date.available 2011-12-05T07:56:06Z
dc.date.copyright 2010
dc.date.issued 2011-12-05
dc.identifier.citation Chin, K. B., Leong, E. C., & Rahardjo, H. (2010). A Simplified Method to Estimate the Soil-water Characteristic Curve. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 47(12), 1382-1400.
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10220/7326
dc.description.abstract This paper proposes a simplified method to estimate the soil-water characteristic curve (SWCC) for both coarse- and fine-grained soils using one-point SWCC measurement and basic index properties. Parameters of the Fredlund and Xing SWCC equation were correlated with the basic properties of 60 soils: 30 soils each of coarse- and fine-grained types. Sensitivity analysis revealed that the location of the one-point measurement at matric suctions of 10 and 500 kPa gave the most reliable SWCC using the proposed method for coarse- and fine-grained soils, respectively. The validity of the proposed method was evaluated using a total of 62 soils collated from published literature with 31 soils each of the coarse- and fine-grained types. The proposed method gives a good estimation of the SWCC and uses fewer parameters when compared with existing one-point SWCC estimation methods.
dc.language.iso en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Canadian geotechnical journal
dc.rights © 2010 Canadian Science Publishing
dc.subject DRNTU::Engineering::Civil engineering::Geotechnical.
dc.title A simplified method to estimate the soil-water characteristic curve.
dc.type Journal Article
dc.contributor.school School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/T10-033
dc.description.version Accepted version

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