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An Introduction to Soil Mechanics

Part of the book series: Theory and Applications of Transport in Porous Media ((TATP,volume 30))

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In this chapter the determination of the permeability of a soil sample by laboratory tests is presented. The two tests considered are Darcy’s original test and the falling head test, which is better suited for soils of small permeability.

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Correspondence to Arnold Verruijt .

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Verruijt, A. (2018). Permeability. In: An Introduction to Soil Mechanics. Theory and Applications of Transport in Porous Media, vol 30. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-61185-3_7

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