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2D Infiltration in Unsaturated Porous Media

  • Lizhou WuEmail author
  • Runqiu Huang
  • Xu Li
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Abstract

Coupling between water infiltration and mechanical deformation in partially saturated porous media is central to many natural and man-made systems in civil and environmental engineering. During water infiltration, the pore-water pressure is redistributed, on one hand, by the hydraulic properties of the partially saturated soil including retention characteristics and permeability, and, on the other hand, by the external loading due to climate conditions (rainfall intensity, duration, and evapo-transpiration rate).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Environment and Civil EngineeringChengdu University of TechnologyChengduChina
  2. 2.Chengdu University of TechnologyChengduChina
  3. 3.School of Civil EngineeringBeijing Jiaotong UniversityBeijingChina

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