Acta Geotechnica

, Volume 10, Issue 1, pp 173–178 | Cite as

One-dimensional test problems for dynamic consolidation

  • J. P. Carter
  • H. Sabetamal
  • M. Nazem
  • S. W. Sloan
Short Communication

Abstract

Closed-form solutions are presented for some one-dimensional problems involving the dynamic response of saturated porous media. These solutions are useful for validating finite element codes for dynamic consolidation of soil. While they consider only elasticity and small strains, they do allow a check on the concurrent wave transmission and consolidation processes.

Keywords

Analytical solution Dynamic consolidation Wave propagation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. P. Carter
    • 1
  • H. Sabetamal
    • 1
  • M. Nazem
    • 1
  • S. W. Sloan
    • 1
  1. 1.ARC Centre of Excellence for Geotechnical Science and EngineeringThe University of NewcastleNewcastleAustralia

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