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Behaviour of Clayey Soils during Desiccation: Experimental and Micromechanical Modelling

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posted on 05.11.2019, 05:27 by MINH KHOA TRAN
This thesis provides a comprehensive understanding of the macro-behaviour of clayey soils during desiccation. It also proposes new numerical frameworks capable of providing insights into transition behaviour of clayey soils from slurry state to semi-solid state involving saturated and unsaturated soil conditions, soil curling and soil cracking. The knowledge and numerical frameworks in this thesis can be applied for analysis and design of civil and geotechnical engineering applications involving desiccation.

History

Campus location

Australia

Principal supervisor

Ha Hong Bui

Additional supervisor 1

Jayantha Kodikara

Year of Award

2019

Department, School or Centre

Civil Engineering

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

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