Effect of Isotropic Confining Pressure on Hydrostatic Pressure of Water in Unsaturated Soil

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Science  01 Jun 1962:
Vol. 136, Issue 3518, pp. 779-780
DOI: 10.1126/science.136.3518.779


A theory has been developed for the response of the pore-water pressure uw to pressure applied isotropically to unsaturated soil. The results indicate that the response is determined by two shrinkage characteristics of the soil.

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