Saturated-Unsaturated Transient Finite Element Seepage Model for Geotechnical Engineering

  • L. Lam
  • D. G. Fredlund


The analysis of seepage through porous media is of interest to many disciplines of engineering. In geotechnical engineering, seepage analysis is required in slope stability analysis, in groundwater contamination control and in the design of various hydraulic structures. Geotechnical engineers have tended to focus their attention on the saturated zone in seepage


Unsaturated Zone Unsaturated Soil Saturated Zone Transient Flow Total Head 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Lam
    • 1
  • D. G. Fredlund
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Civil Engineering, College of EngineeringUniversity of SaskatchewanSaskatoonCanada

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