This paper describes development of a triaxial permeameter apparatus for measuring coefficient of permeability of unsaturated soils by directly measuring the head difference between two points in a specimen using local pin-type sensors. The local pin-type sensors are made of stainless steel wrapped with membrane filter to measure suction. The apparatus includes the measurement of inflow rate by Mariotte's bottle and a weighing scale, while outflow rate is measured by burettes and a differential pressure transducer (DPT). Typical results show that the steady state flow condition can be achieved by using membrane filters to allow passage of water but prevent flow of free air. At steady state flow condition and reasonably stable measured head by the local pin-type sensors, permeability values were obtained by simple average.
|出版ステータス||Published - 2019|
|イベント||7th Asia-Pacific Conference on Unsaturated Soils, AP-UNSAT 2019 - Nagoya, Japan|
継続期間: 2019 8月 23 → 2019 8月 25
|Conference||7th Asia-Pacific Conference on Unsaturated Soils, AP-UNSAT 2019|
|Period||19/8/23 → 19/8/25|
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