CE2004 influencing soil drainage_handout

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Unformatted text preview: Influencing soil drainage CE2004 What well cover Wheres the water? Where does it come from? Why is it important? Managing site water Dewatering (shallow, intermediate deep) Slow seepage on cut faces Volumes Soil Column Masses Total volume V voids V v air V a AIR air M a M a = 0 water V w WATER water M w Total mass M solids V s SOLIDS solids M s Water in the Three-Phase Soil Model Soil water catena e.g. slope Surface Groundwater table Poorly drained Well drained Pond Poorly drained Well drained Soil water catena e.g. soil Groundwater table . Why is soil water important? Pore water pressure support for soil skeleton Water resource Hazard /compaction Surface seepage and . Equipment gets trapped .....
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course ENGINEERIN H203 taught by Professor Michael during the Spring '09 term at Brunel University.

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