pore water pressure


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pore water pressure

The pressure of water which is present in saturated soil.
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Under the joint effect of mining stress and pore water pressure on workface floor strata, apparent stress concentration zones existed in the floor strata (two sides of workface floor and goaf floor).
Figures 6(a) and 6(b) show the time history of the pore water pressure and the mean effective stress of element 8.
Besides, the applied loads also affected the generated excess pore water pressure ratio and liquefaction duration.
Li, "Coupling analysis model of concrete seepage and damage by action of high pore water pressure," Hydro-Science and Engineering, no.
The influence of pore water pressure on rock stress and deformation must be considered to calculate the rock deformation containing groundwater.
Firstly, pore water pressure caused by water weight on soil would be made.
The reduction of the coefficient of Skempton, induces a reduction of the increasing rate in the pore water pressure, an improvement of the residual strength of the soil and consequently an increase in the resistance to the liquefaction.
* If mixed soil type consist of low bearing capacity, in the slope model maximum pore water pressure could be observed
According to the whether considering pore water pressure in the earthquake process, the methods of seismic response analysis may be divide into total stress method and effective stress method.
The pore water pressure contour in the surface layer of stockpile is dense, while it has no significant change at the bottom of stockpile.
The excess pore water pressure distribution at the end of the construction is shown in Figure 9.
Through the pressure sensors and flow sensors installed inside the pipeline and their connected data acquisitors and computer, the pore water pressure and flow can be timely monitored and acquired.