Effects of testing techniques on the SWRC of a partially saturated soil

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Zhang, X, Mavroulidou, M and Gunn, MJ (2016). Effects of testing techniques on the SWRC of a partially saturated soil. 3rd European Conference on Unsaturated Soils. Online conference 12 Sep 2016 London South Bank University. https://doi.org/10.1051/e3sconf/20160910006
AuthorsZhang, X, Mavroulidou, M and Gunn, MJ
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© 2016 The Authors. The paper studies the laboratory measurement of the Soil Water Retention Curve (SWRC) of statically compacted London Clay focusing on the effects of different specimen preparation methods and testing techniques to acquire a better understanding of how measurements can be affected by these factors. Testing methods include filter paper, two modified pressure plate systems, and a ceramic pressure membrane extractor. A discussion on the repeatability of the measurements is also made.

Year2016
JournalE3S Web of Conferences
PublisherLondon South Bank University
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ISSN2267-1242
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1051/e3sconf/20160910006
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