Perspectives on Modelling Consolidation of Dredged Materialsby Raymond J. Krizek, Northwestern Univ, Dep of Civil, Engineering, Evanston, IL, USA,
Frank Somogyi, Northwestern Univ, Dep of Civil, Engineering, Evanston, IL, USA,
Document Type: Proceeding Paper
Part of: Sedimentation Consolidation Models—Predictions and Validation
The physical and mathematical aspects of this problem are highly nonlinear and material-property relationships extend beyond the scope of standard geotechnical engineering. The potential contributions offered by each component must be synthesized to render a meaningful solution. Some of the issues that must be faced when using these models to analyze or design the behavior of a containment area composed of dredged materials are addressed.
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