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Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1344590
Description: The coupled mechanical and water retention elasto-plastic constitutive model of Wheeler, Sharma and Buisson (the Glasgow coupled model, GCM) predicts unique unsaturated isotropic normal compression an... More
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Creators: Yuan, S. | Liu, X. | Buzzi, O.
Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1352291
Description: Using the osmotic technique to control soil suction requires a reliable correlation between concentration of soluble polyethylene glycol (PEG) and suction generated under isothermal condition. Experim... More
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Creators: Burton, Glen J.
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: thesis
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1313340
Description: Research Doctorate - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1344480
Description: The present analytical work describes convective steady heat and mass transfer flow past a semi-finite vertical porous plate with large suction and the influence of viscous dissipation. At the surface... More
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Creators: Zhao, J. | Loo, C. E.
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1344524
Description: It is well established that flame front speed is an important factor influencing sinter productivity, sinter quality and fuel rate. In this work, the effect of suction, coke addition and mix moisture ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1345262
Description: Soil erosion tends to occur with rainfall runoff, thus leading to grave soil and water loss. An increase of water content in soil caused by rain makes the loss of matrix suction and the decrease of sh... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1331290
Description: Unsaturated compacted bentonite is considered by several countries as sealing/backfill material in the deep geological repository for high-level radioactive waste (HLW). In the field conditions, where... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1304424
Description: Mechanical and water retention behaviour of unsaturated soils is investigated in the context of two well established coupled constitutive models, each of which is formulated in terms of a different se... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1307326
Description: This note explores the influence of environmental effects, as those induced by cyclic changes in relative humidity, on the degradation of the shear strength parameters in Lilla claystone, a low-porosi... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1293690
Description: Coal mine waste rock (spoil) is a weak granular material derived from rocks of sedimentary origin. There are plans for mining operations to construct piles of spoil up to 400 m high. Under the consequ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1060040
Description: The paper presents the results of a comprehensive experimental programme carried out to study the effects of relative humidity cycling on the degradation of argillaceous rocks. Lilla claystone, a lowp... More
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Creators: Mendes, J. | Buzzi, O.
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1041056
Description: The high-capacity tensiometer developed by Ridley and Burland in 1993 is a milestone in experimental unsaturated soil mechanics. This device, which relies on development of tension in an enclosed wate... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1050631
Description: A soil-water characteristic curve with hydraulic hysteresis is derived using fractals by treating pores as either bodies or throats. As suction is increased along the main drying curve, drying of a bo... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1037211
Description: his paper presents a simple approach to quantify the effect of initial soil density on the soil-water characteristic curve (SWCC) of unsaturated soils. This approach is based on an incremental relatio... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1042601
Description: In road projects where expansive materials are used for construction of an embankment, it is crucial to control soil swelling in order to ensure the long term durability and serviceability of the emba... More
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