Geomechanics and Geotechnics

The drying path of soil-water characteristic curve (SWCC) of a non-plastic particulate medium while using finite difference and Newton Raphson (Jacobian) approximations for determining the air-entry pressure (AEP) in interparticle pore throats is simulated.

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1. Drying SWCC (requires MATLAB)

 

References

  •  Sattari, A.S., Siebeliest, M., Toker, N.K. and Wuttke, F. (2018). Simulation of drying SWCC by correlating the air-entry pressure (AEP) to area of pore throats at particle scale. Computers and Geotechnics Journal. (Submitted)
  •  Sattari, A. S. and Toker, N.K. (2016). Obtaining Soil-Water Characteristic Curves by Numerical Modeling of Drainage in Particulate Media. Computers and Geotechnics Journal, Vol. 74, 196-210.