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Review of the Relevant Research Progress

  • Yongkang Wu
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Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)

Abstract

The multi-physics coupling analysis in the core wall of high earth-rockfill dam involves a wide range of contents including the engineering properties of unsaturated soils, the unsaturated seepage-consolidation theory, the coupling analysis method, the theory of finite element method, the numerical solution algorithm, and so on. In this chapter, the main research progress on unsaturated clayey soils is summarized from the aspects of the stress-state variables, the strength theories, the constitutive models, and the coupling analysis methods of seepage and consolidation.

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  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Hydroscience and Engineering, Department of Hydraulic EngineeringTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina

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