Laboratory and In-Situ Permeability of Sand

by Charles I. Mansur,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1958, Vol. 123, Issue 1, Pg. 868-882

Document Type: Journal Paper


Seepage analyses and seepage control measures for structures such as dams, levees, etc, require data on permeability of sand strata involved; laboratory tests on remolded sand samples are compared with data from field pumping tests in which permeabilities of individual sand strata were determined from drawdown curves and measured flow from strata.

Subject Headings: Permeability (soil) | Flow measurement | Soil analysis | Pumping tests | Field tests | Sandy soils | Seepage | Permeability (material)

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