Seepage and Slope Stability HO1

Seepage and Slope Stability HO1 - CE 563, Seepage &...

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Unformatted text preview: CE 563, Seepage & Slope Stability Lecture 01 EM 1110-2-1901 30 Sep 86 head(l) and not of pressure gradients (Harr 1962 and Bear 1972). As shown in figure 2-1, flow is directed from point A to point B even though the pressure at point B is greater than that at point A. Figure 2-1. Darcy's law for flow through inclined soil column (prepared by WES) (1) The elevation head at any point is the distance from some arbitrary datum. The pressure head is the water pressure divided by the unit weight of the water. The total head is the sum of the elevation head and the pressure head. 2-2 Page 1 of 1 ...
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2012 for the course CIVIL ENGI 563 taught by Professor Seepage during the Spring '11 term at Idaho.

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