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Relationship of laboratory- and field-determined hydraulic conductivity in compacted clay layer

Relationship of laboratory- and field-determined hydraulic conductivity in compacted clay layer

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Published by Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Cincinnati, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soil permeability -- United States,
  • Clay -- United States,
  • Sanitary landfills -- United States -- Linings

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRelationship of laboratory and field determined hydraulic conductivity in compacted clay layer
    Statementby A. S. Rogowski
    ContributionsRisk Reduction Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxx, 204 p.
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13615946M
    OCLC/WorldCa28554747

    Consequently, the most common approach to measuring permeability is to collect relatively undisturbed compacted clay samples in the field and measure the samples in the laboratory using a fixed or flexible wall permeameter. loam, and from to for clay. The average RMSR for all textures was R 4OWLEDGE OF THE HYDRAULIC CONDUCTIVITY aS a function of water content, K(Q), or pressure head, K(h), is essential for many problems involving water flow and mass transport in unsaturated soils. A variety of field and laboratory techniques have been developed.

      Hydraulic Conductivity Soil Chapter 1 Introduction Hydraulic conductivity or permeability of a soil is one important soil properties used in geotechnical engineering. It can be seen from the difficulty in measuring accurate and reliable values of hydraulic conductivity. Hydraulic conductivity of soil is basically the capacity of water to let water to pass through /5(28). measurement of the hydraulic conductivity of gravels using a laboratory permeameter and silty sands using field testing with observation wells may aaron judge, b.s., university of massachusetts amherst m.s., university of massachusetts amherst ph.d., university of massachusetts amherst directed by: professor don j. degroot.

    Rogowski, A.S. () “Relationship of Laboratory and Field Determined Hydraulic Conductivity in Compacted Clay Liners, “EPA///, Cincinnati, OH, June. () “Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity, Saturated Leachate Conductivity and Intrinsic Permeability, EPA Method /Cincinnati, OH. Exam 1 Solution Page 2 of 14 5. Write the effective stress equation and detail the variables. ’ = – u (Effective Stress = Total Stress – Pore Pressure) 6. Your firm’s lab manager tells you that the maximum dry density for the soil to beFile Size: 1MB.


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United States Environmental Protection Agency Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory Cincinnati, OH Research and Development EPA//S/ Sept. Project Summary Relationship of Laboratory- and Field-Determined Hydraulic Conductivity in Compacted Clay Layer A.S.

Rogowski A field-scale research facility was constructed to evaluate hydraulic con- ductivity of a compacted. Relationship Of Laboratory And Field Determined Hydraulic Conductivity In Compacted Clay Layer.

£EPA United States Environmental Protection Agency Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory Cincinnati OH EPA///June Research and DevelopmentRelationship ofLaboratory- and Field-Determined HydraulicConductivity inCompacted Clay Layer.

Relationship of laboratory- and field-determined hydraulic conductivity in compacted clay layer Author: A S Rogowski ; Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory (U.S.). Relationship of Laboratory- and Field-Determined Hydraulic Conductivity in Compacted Clay Layer. Author(s) Rogowski, A.S.

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio.: Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory Office of Research and Development: Publication year: Notes: Library holding:PHYS 78 show all notes. Results of hydraulic-conductivity tests conducted in the field and laboratory are presented for soils collected from 11 compacted-clay test pads or liners.

The field tests were conducted with sealed double-ring infiltrometers to define the field-scale hydraulic conductivity (K F). The laboratory tests were conducted using large undisturbed. Landfill is still the most important process to dispose of municipal solid waste in China, while landfill closure aims for pollution control, security control, and better land reuse.

However, uneven settlement of landfill cover system is very likely to cause deformation and cracking. The objective of this paper is to examine the effects of geogrid reinforcement on the deformation behaviour Cited by: 3.

The saturated hydraulic conductivity of a soil can be predicted using empirical relationships, capillary models, statistical models, and hydraulic radius theories.

Laboratory Determination of Hydraulic Conductivity Functions for Unsaturated Cracked Fine Grained Soil by Sean C. Jacquemin A Thesis Presented in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Masters of Science Approved March by the Graduate Supervisory Committee: Claudia Zapata, Co-Chair Sandra Houston, Co-Chair Edward.

Abstract--Hydraulic conductivity tests were conducted on thirteen compacted clayey soils being used for compacted clay liners at landfills throughout the United States. The soils were prepared to various molding water contents and then compacted and permeated in the laboratory.

Results of the tests show that for. A model to predict the hydraulic conductivity of consolidated clay, simulating clay liners compacted wet of optimum, is presented. The concept that clays exist as clusters and the electrical. Soil Liners. The CSL soils used in this study were selected from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) Soil Bank, which contains finer-grained barrier soils from more than 40 containment facilities in North America (Benson and Gurdal ).These soils have a wide range of physical and chemical properties and come from a broad range of geological environments.

Given this, the theoretical bulk K v was calculated for only the formations below the bentonite layer. Using the laboratory‐determined K v estimates, the theoretical equivalent bulk K v is × 10 −12 m s −1.

If the field‐determined K h (from pore pressure recovery) values are used, the theoretical equivalent bulk K v is × 10 Cited by: 7. Estimation of hydraulic conductivity on clay content conductivity were studied in theory and in the laboratory by Börner et al.

() and Slater and Lesmes (). Other researchers (Hördt et al., ) performed field measurements with SIP method for hydraulic conductivity estimation.

But the SIP method is rather complex for. The hydraulic conductivity of compacted bentonite is related directly to its physical properties (e.g., water content, dry density, and montmorillonite content) and chemical composition (e.g., exchangeable cations).

For example, the hydraulic conductivity of compacted bentonite decreases with increasing dry density of the compacted by: The saturated hydraulic conductivity of a soil is the main parameter for modeling the water flow through the soil and determination of seepage losses.

In addition, hydraulic conductivity of compacted soil layers is critical component for designing liner and cover systems for waste landfills. Hydraulic conductivity can be predicted using empirical relationships, capillary Cited by: Soils with layers of low hydraulic conductivity or with impermeable layers at shallow depth are mostly associated with heavy, montmorillonitic or smectitic clay (vertisols), with illuviated clay in the sandy or silty layer at to m depth (Planosols), or with an impermeable bedrock at shallow depth (Chapter 3).File Size: KB.

In general design practice, hydraulic conductivity is estimated based on grain size characteristics of the soil strata (see Highway Runoff Manual MSection ). In critical applications, the hydraulic conductivity may be determined through in-situ testing.

A discussion of field measurement ofpermeability is presented in Sabatini et al. Rogowski AS () Relationship of laboratory and field determined hydraulic conductivity in compacted clay liner, US Environmental Protection Agency Google Scholar Savidis S, Mallwitz K () Self-healing behaviour with regards to permeability of mineral sealing materials in disturbed landfill liners/liner systems, Project N ACited by: 1.

Hydraulic Conductivity - Hydraulic conductivity has a significant influence on leakage rates. The compacted clay liner or GCL is incorporated into the composite liner system to act as a back-up to potential breaches through the geomembrane.

For the CFR prescriptive liner system, this maximum value (1x cm/s) is determined by the regulations File Size: 1MB. ences in the hydraulic conductivities in laboratory analysis of leachate movement through various mixtures of sand and clay containing either montmorillonite, kaolinite, or illite.

Volume shrinkage caused by the oxidation of minerals can enhance the development of fractures and can modify hydraulic conductivityCited by: 6.

Several laboratory studies have shown that the hydraulic conductivity of compacted clay may increase up to three orders of magnitude when subjected to freeze-thaw.

In this paper, methods to freeze and thaw specimens of compacted clay are reviewed and compared. Methods to measure the hydraulic conductivity of the specimens are also by:   In current geoenvironmental practice, design engineers usually require that soil liners in waste landfills be compacted within a specified range of water content and dry unit weight.

This specification is based primarily on the need to achieve a minimum dry unit weight for factors controlling the performance of compacted soil liners most especially the hydraulic conductivity Cited by: Other influences on soil thermal properties are described, including such factors as soil composition, structure, addi- tives, salts, organics, hysteresis and temperature.

Techniques for testing soil thermal conductivity are outlined andCited by: