Some laboratory measurements of permeability of Bothkennar clay in relation to soil fabric

J. A. Little, M. A. Paul, D. Muir Wood, A. Bouazza

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Laboratory measurements of the vertical and horizontal permeability of samples of Bothkennar clay have been made in controlled flow tests and values have been estimated from interpretation of consolidation tests. The permeability anisotropy that has been observed can be linked with different clay facies that have been identified in parallel engineering geological studies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)355-361
Number of pages7
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 1992
Externally publishedYes


  • anisotropy
  • clays
  • fabric/structure of soils
  • laboratory tests
  • permeability

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