CONSOLIDATION OF RANDOMLY HETEROGENEOUS CLAY STRATA.

Eduardo E. Alonso*, Raymond J. Krizek

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Abstract

A simulation procedure is used to analyze the influence of a randomly varying coefficient of permeability on the one-dimensional consolidation settlement of clay layers. The method of analysis involves simulating of soil profile when the basic characteristics of the homogeneous random function describing the soil permeability are known; making the governing field equation discrete by means of an implicit finite difference scheme, and statistically analyzing the resulting sample population when the simulation has been performed a sufficient number of times.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)30-46
Number of pages17
JournalTransportation Research Record
Issue number548
StatePublished - Jan 1 1975

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

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