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Title: Relationship between soil - water characteristic curve and permeability of soil
Authors: Hoach, Tuan Kiet.
Keywords: DRNTU::Engineering::Civil engineering::Geotechnical
Issue Date: 2012
Abstract: Soil – water characteristic curve is an important property that controls behavior of soil such as permeability. A theoretical model for predicting soil – water characteristic curve during drying and wetting processes is developed and verified with experimental data. Two equations for best fitting unimodal and bimodal soil – water characteristic curves are proposed, each parameter of the equations has a physical meaning related to the soil – water characteristic curve. Two hysteresis indices are introduced to predict the change in the soil – water characteristic curve during wetting process. Another two equations are proposed to predict unimodal and bimodal permeability from the knowledge of the soil – water characteristic curve. Results showed that the proposed equations provide good fit for different types of soil with unimodal and bimodal characteristics.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10356/48952
Rights: Nanyang Technological University
Fulltext Permission: restricted
Fulltext Availability: With Fulltext
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