Sensitivity analysis of time dependent settlements in hydraulic fills
de Vasconcellos, João Flávio Vieira, Singh, Shailesh, and Sivakugan, Nagaratnam (2010) Sensitivity analysis of time dependent settlements in hydraulic fills. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, 28 (4). pp. 351-360.
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This paper reports some numerical investigation carried out on hydraulic fills. A methodology based on the numerical solution of the governing equation via the finite volume method is introduced and tested, and proven to be very efficient. Typical dimensional performance curves are obtained and the influence of governing parameters is discussed. A sensitivity analysis is carried out in order to characterize the influence of the numerous parameters used to simulate the time dependent settlement in hydraulic fills on the outputs of the model.
|Item Type:||Article (Refereed Research - C1)|
|Keywords:||hydraulic fills; sensitivity analysis; finite volume method; pore water pressures; consolidation|
|FoR Codes:||09 ENGINEERING > 0905 Civil Engineering > 090501 Civil Geotechnical Engineering @ 100%|
|SEO Codes:||87 CONSTRUCTION > 8702 Construction Design > 870201 Civil Construction Design @ 20%|
87 CONSTRUCTION > 8702 Construction Design > 870299 Construction Design not elsewhere classified @ 80%
|Deposited On:||24 Sep 2010 10:08|
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