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Procedure for the determination of the permeability of clayey soils in triaxial cell using the accelerated permiability test

The procedure to be used in the accelerated permeability tests in determining clayey soils is given.


Procedure for the Determination of the Permeability of Clayey Soils in Triaxial Cell Using the Accelerated Permiability Test

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The following outlines the test procedure to be adopted in the Accelerated Permeability Tests (AP tests) in determining the permeability of clayey soils. The procedure is consistent with that adopted in the Environment Agency R&D Contract Project No. P1-3398 ‘Validation of the Accelerated Permeability Test as an Alternative to the British Standard Triaxial Permeability Test’.

Published 25 June 2005