Undrained Cavity Expansion in a Cam-Clay Medium

Software:
FLAC 8.0
Example Write-Up:
Walk-Through: 
Runs in Demo: 
Yes
Level: 
INT
Consulting Service: 
Details and Description: 

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