Undrained Cavity Expansion in a Cam-Clay Medium

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FLAC 8.0

Level: Intermediate
Runs in Demo: Yes

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The stress and pore pressure changes due to expansion of a pressuremeter in a saturated clay are analyzed with FLAC. The pressuremeter is simulated with the axisymmetric geometry configuration, and the clay is represented by the Cam-clay material model.

Keywords:

  • Pore pressure
  • Stress
  • Pressuremeter
  • Cavity
  • Cam-Clay model

Materials:

  • Clay
  • Water

Analyses:

  • Fluid Flow
  • Static
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