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Weimar 2003

The Proceedings of the International Conference "From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils", Weimar, Germany, 2003
were published as "Unsaturated Soils: Experimental Studies" (Volume 1) and "Unsaturated Soils: Numerical and Theoretical Approaches" (Volume 2), 2004 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin, Springer, ISBN: 3-540-21121-7.


Hassanizadeh, S. M., Oung, O., and Manthey, S. (2004) Laboratory Experiments and Simulations on the Significance of Non-Equilibrium Effect in Capillary Pressure-Saturation Relationship, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 3-14.

Lins, Y. and Schanz, T. (2004) Determination of hydro-mechanical Properties of Sand, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 15-32.

Scheuermann, A., Montenegro, H., and Bieberstein, A. (2004) Column test apparatus for the inverse estimation of soil hydraulic parameters under defined stress condition, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 33-44.

Peroni, N., Fratalocchi, E., and Tarantino, A. (2004) Water permeability of unsaturated compacted kaolin, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 45-58.

Kazimoglu, Y. K., McDougall, J. R., and Pyrah, I. C. (2004) Moisture retention curve in landfilled waste, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 59-68.

Schick, P. (2004) The pF-curve of fine-grained soils at high pore water suction, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 69-88.

Schmitz, R. M., Schroeder, C., and Charlier, R. (2004) Influence of microstructure on geotechnical properties of clays, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 89-100.

Tombolato, S., Tarantino, A., and Mongiovì, L. (2004) Suction induced by static compaction, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 101-110.

Tripathy, S., Leong, E. C., and Rahardjo, H. (2004) Suction of compacted residual soils, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 111-122.

Zourmpakis, A., Boardman, D. I., and Rogers, C. D. F. (2004) Creation of artificial loess soils, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 123-134.

Medero, G.M., Schnaid, F., Gehling, W.Y.Y., and Gallipoli, D. (2004) Analysis of the mechanical response of an artificial collapsible soil, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 135-146.

Cuisinier, O. and Laloui, L. (2004) Fabric Evolution of an Unsaturated Compacted Soil during Hydromechanical loading, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 147-158.

Peroni, N. and Tarantino, A. (2004) Measurement of osmotic suction using the squeezing technique, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 159-168.

Boso, M., Romero, E., and Tarantino, A. (2004) The use of different suction measurement techniques to determine water retention curves, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 169-182.

Mahler, C. F. and Mendes, C. A. R. (2004) Measurement of Suction of Thick Textured Soil using Filter Paper Method and Equivalent Tensiometer – EQT, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 183-192.

Nicotera, M. V. and Tarantino, A. (2004) Laboratory measurement of matric suction in pyroclastic soil using vacuum and high-suction tensiometers, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 193-208.

Sridharan, A. (2004) Volume Change Behaviour of Fine Grained Soils, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 209-226.

Dobrowolsky, M. (2004) Volume change behaviour of cohesive soils, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 227-240.

Agus, S. S. and Schanz, T. (2004) Swelling Pressures and Wetting-Drying Curves of a Highly Compacted Bentonite-Sand Mixture, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 241-256.

Kröhn, K.-P. (2004) Results and interpretation of bentonite resaturation experiments with liquid water and water vapour, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 257-272.

Farouk, A., Kos, J., and Lamboj, L. (2004) Shear strength of unsaturated bentonite buffer material, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 273-284.

Blatz, J., Anderson, D., Graham, J., and Siemens, G. (2004) Evaluation of Yielding in Unsaturated Clays Using an Automated Triaxial Apparatus with Controlled Suction, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 285-300.

Lauer, C. and Engel, J. (2004) A triaxial device for unsaturated sand – New Developments, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 301-314.

Oostveen, J. P. (2004) Undrained Isotropic Compression of Soil, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 315-330.

Buenfil, C., Romero, E., Lloret, A., and Gens, A. (2004) Hydro-mechanical behaviour of clayey silt under isotropic compression, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 331-342.

Bardanis, M. and Kavvadas, M. (2004) The concept of “apparent” Compression Index, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 343-354.

Becker, Th. and Li, T. (2004) Behaviour of unsaturated cohesive soils subjected to cyclic loads, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 355-372.

Ausilio, E. and Conte, E (2004) Remarks on consolidation in unsaturated soils from experimental results, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 373-382.

Baumgartl, Th. (2004) Prediction and modeling of tensile stresses and shrinkage, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 383-394.

Heibrock, G., Zeh, R.M., and Witt, K. J. (2004) Tensile Strength of Compacted Clays, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 395-412.

Dyer, M. and Coulson, B. (2004) Fine Fissuring of Clay Fill Materials for Flood Defence Embankments, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 413-420.

Bardanis, M. and Kavvadas, M. (2004) Laboratory investigation of the virgin drying of the Corinth Marl, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 421-434.

Gitirana, G. Jr. and Fredlund, D. G. (2004) From experimental evidence towards the assessment of weather-related railway embankment hazards, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 435-468.

Zehe, E., Lindenmaier, F., and Ihringer, J. (2004) Large scale hill creep in cohesive sediments: A field and model study, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 469-482.

Bellezza, I. and Fratalocchi, E. (2004) The effect of soil suction in stability of partially submerged slopes, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 483-496.

Simeoni, L., Tarantino, A., and Mongiovì, L. (2004) Effects of unsaturation on the stability of a moraine slope, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 497-508.

Pacovský, J. (2004) A large physical Mock-Up model for investigating engineered barriers, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 509-520.

Verstricht, J., Li, X. L., and Bernier, F. (2004) Experimental testing and modelling of a Design for HLW Disposal through a Large Scale Mock-Up, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 521-533.

Borja, R.I. (2004) Conservation laws for three-phase partially-saturated granular media, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 2, pp. 3-14.

Selvadurai, A.P.S. (2004) Thermally-induced pore pressure generation in a nearly-saturated cementitious material, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 2, pp. 15-28.

Sanavia, L., Pesavento, F., and Schrefler, B.A. (2004) Strain localisation simulation in non-isothermal multiphase geomaterials, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 2, pp. 29-40.

Ehlers, W., Graf, T, and Ammann, M. (2004) Non-linear behaviour in the deformation and localization analysis of unsaturated soil, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 2, pp. 41-52.

Kolditz, O., Wang, W., de Jonge, J., Xie, M., and Bauer, S. (2004) A process-oriented approach to compute THM problems in porous media Part 1: Theoretical and informatics background, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 2, pp. 53-66.

Tamagnini, R. (2004) The influence of hydraulic hysteresis on unsaturated soils FE analyses, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 2, pp. 67-80.

Kato, S., Yoshimori, Y., and Sakakibara, T. (2004) Effects of intergranular adhesive force on failure criterion of granular materials, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 2, pp. 81-98.

Russell, AR.. and Khalili, N. (2004) A bounding surface plasticity model for sands in an unsaturated state, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 2, pp. 99-110.

Muraleetharan, K.K. and Wei, C. (2004) A unified framework for elastoplasticity of unsaturated soils: From capillary hysteresis to soil skeletal deformations, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 2, pp. 111-124.

Engel, J., Schanz, T., and Lauer, C. (2004) State parameters for unsaturated soils, basic empirical concepts, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 2, pp. 125-138.

Köhler, H.-J. and Montenegro, H. (2004) Investigations regarding soils below phreatic surface as unsaturated porous media, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 2, pp. 139-158.

Montenegro, H., Köhler, H.-J., and Holfelder, T. (2004) Inspection of excess pressure propagation in the zone of gas entrapment below the capillary fringe, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 2, pp. 159-172.

Hölzemann, S., Class, H., and Helmig, R. (2004) A new concept for the numerical simulation and parameter identication of multiphase flow and transport processes in cohesive soils, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 2, pp. 173-188.

Stoimenova, E., Datcheva, M., and Schanz, T. (2004) Statistical approach in soil-water characteristic curve modelling, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 2, pp. 189-200.

Jiang, M. and Harris, D. (2004) Generalized effective stress in unsaturated granulate by DEM analysis, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 2, pp. 201-214.

Lörincz, J., Gálos, M., and Rajkai, K. (2004) Grading entropy variation due to soil crushing, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 2, pp. 215-230.

Kolditz, O., Wang, W., de Jonge, J., Xie, M., and Bauer, S. (2004) A process-oriented approach to compute THM problems in porous media Part 2: Numerical applications, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 2, pp. 231-250.

Wendling, S. and Meißner, H. (2004) Numerical study to the desiccation cracks formation in mineral liners for landfills, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 2, pp. 251-268.

Alonso, E.E., Olivella, S., and Hugas, J. (2004) Modelling the behaviour of an earth and rockfill dam during construction and impoundment, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 2, pp. 269-288.

Scheid, Y., Semprich, S., and Chinkulkijniwat, A. (2004) Numerical simulation of air loss during tunnel advance in compressed air tunnelling, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 2, pp. 289-304.

Sreedeep, S., Berton, C., Moronnoz, T., and Singh, D. G. (2004) Centrifuge and numerical modeling of contaminant transport through the unsaturated silty soil, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 2, pp. 305-312.

Soraganvi, Veena S., Mohan Kumar, M. S., and Muthineni, S. (2004) Modeling of seepage flow through layered soils, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 2, pp. 313-326.

Thomas, H.R., Cleall, P.J., Chandler, N., Dixon, D., and Mitchell, H.P. (2004) Hydro-mechanical behaviour of unsaturated buffer, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 2, pp. 327-340.

Zhang, C.-L., Kröhn, K.-P., and Rothfuchs, T. (2004) Applications of CODE-BRIGHT to thermal-hydro-mechanical experiments on clays, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 2, pp. 341-358.

Wang, B. and Murray, L. (2004) An unsaturated soil seepage analysis for design of a soil cover system to reduce oxidation of a mine tailings deposit, Proc. Int. Conf. From Experimental Evidence towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Weimar, Germany, 2003 (ed. T. Schanz), Berlin: Springer, Vol. 2, pp. 359-371.

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