Butanol effect on consolidated clay

P. Sentenac, R.N. Taylor, R.J. Lynch, M. Bolton

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Clay is often used in the liners of landfill repositories to contain waste organic solvents or as a hydraulic barrier agaianst pollutant migration. The experiments were conducted using a geotechnical centrifuge and a compacted clay model corresponding to an equivalent prototype clay layer that was two metres thick acoording to conventional scaling laws.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)19-27
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2006


  • butanol
  • consolidated clay
  • clay
  • civil engineering
  • geotechnics
  • consolidation
  • centrifuge

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