Title

Vertical Drain Consolidation with Parabolic Distribution of Permeability in Smear Zone

RIS ID

14703

Publication Details

This article was originally published as Walker, R and Indraratna, B, Vertical Drain Consolidation with Parabolic Distribution of Permeability in Smear Zone, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 132, 2006, 942. Copyright American Society of Civil Engineers. Original journal available here.

Abstract

A vertical drain radial consolidation equation based on a parabolic reduction in permeability toward the drain is presented. The proposed equation, based on Hansbo’s equal strain theory, is compared with settlement data from a laboratory test in a large scale consolidometer.

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