Factors Affecting Permeability

Factors Affecting Permeability

The Poiseuillc’s law adapted for the flow through the soil pores. Comparing it with the Darcy’s. law
q = k i A

Thus, the factors affecting permeability are:

  1.  Grain size
  2.  Properties of the pore fluid
  3.  Voids ratio of the soil
  4.  Structural arrangement of the soil panicle
  5.  Entrapped air and for foreign matter
  6. Adsorbed water in clayey soils.

1. Effect of size and

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