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Compressibility of Partly Saturated Soils

Nagaraj, TS and Murthy, BRS (1985) Compressibility of Partly Saturated Soils. In: Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 111 (7). pp. 937-942.

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Abstract

From the considerations of the truncated diffuse double layer due to partial saturation, an equilibrium equation is written in terms of the soil state parameter viz. void ratio, e, void ratio at liquid limit, e=wG, degree of saturation, S and external applied stress, p. The type of fine grained soil is subdued by its liquid limit. The viability of the formulated approach has been experimentally verified. This approach, essentially eliminates the difficulty in the measurement of pore air pressure, u pore water pressure, u and computation of \Gv parameter.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to ASCE.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Civil Engineering
Date Deposited: 02 Jul 2009 12:49
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:35
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/20934

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