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UNSAT2014 2-4 JULY 2014 SYDNEY AUSTRALIA

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Unsaturated Soils: Research & Applications Editors: Nasser Khalili, Adrian Russell, Arman Khoshghalb


Table of Contents UNSAT2014 2-4 JULY 2014 SYDNEY AUSTRALIA

General Information.............................................. 4 Program..................................................... 7 Transport.................................................................. 21 Venue........................................................................ 25


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CONGRESS COMMITTEES Local Organising Committee

International Scientific Committee / Technical Advisory Committee

N. Khalili

University of New South Wales (Chair)

E. Alonso, Spain

Y. Kohgo, Japan

S. Valliappan

University of New South Wales (Honorary Chair)

M. Arroyo, Spain

L. Laloui, Switzerland

M. Bardanis, Greece

A. Lizuka, Japan

A. Khoshghalb University of New South Wales (Secretary)

G.E. Blight, South Africa

F. Marinho, Brazil

A. Russell

T.M.P. de Campos, Brazil

C. Mancuso, Italy

L. Cascini, Italy

D. Mašín, Czech Republic

R. Charlier, Belgium

F. Masrouri, France

Z. Chen, China

G.A. Miller, USA

Y. Cui, France

C. Ng, China

P. Delage, France

L. Old cop, Argentina

A. Desideri, Italy

L. Picarelli, Italy

A. Evangelista, Italy

H. Rahardjo, Singapore

D. G. Fredlund, Canada

S. M. Rao, India

D. Gallipoli, France

A. Ridley, UK

K. Garbulewski, Poland

E. Romero, Spain

B. Gatmiri, France

M. Sanchez, USA

A. Gens, Spain

T.Schanz, Germany

G. Habibagahi, Iran

D. Sheng, Australia

L. Hoyos, USA

S.M. Springman, Switzerland

S. Houston, USA

A. Tarantino, UK

B. Huat, Malaysia

D. Toll, UK

E. Imre, Hungary

S. Vanapalli, Canada

K. Kawai, Japan

T. L.T. Zhan, China

University of New South Wales (Secretary)

S.A.A. Khattab, Iraq

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PREFACE

GENERAL INFORMATION

The International Conference on Unsaturated Soils (UNSAT) is the premier event on the mechanics of unsaturated soils, and was established in 1995 to promote research in this rapidly evolving area of mechanics, and serve as a forum to discuss the latest findings and exchange new ideas. The first in the series of International UNSAT conferences was held in Paris (France) in 1995 and the subsequent conferences were held in Beijing (China) - 1998, Recife (Brazil) - 2002, Carefree, Arizona (USA) - 2006 and Barcelona (Spain) - 2010. The 6th International UNSAT is held in Sydney Australia from 2-4 July 2014.

Accommodation

The Conference Technical Program consists of one distinguished lecture, three Plenary Lectures, and thirteen Semi-plenary Lectures. All papers presented were peer reviewed prior to acceptance and publication in the proceedings of the conference. The Conference Organisers wish to acknowledge the help of the local and international experts in reviewing and maintaining a high standard of the assessment of papers and the co-operation of the authors in complying with the requirement of the editors and the reviewers. Furthermore, we acknowledge the financial support received from The University of New South Wales, and the Centre for Infrastructure and Safety (CIES). N. Khalili A.R. Russell A. Khoshghalb

Sheraton on the Park 161 Elizabeth Street. Sydney, NSW 2000 Phone: +61 2 9286 6000 Fax: +61 2 9286 6686 The Grace hotel Grace Hotel Sydney, 77 York Street – Sydney Phone: +61 2 9272 6888 Fax: +61 2 9299 8189 Free phone: 1800 68 2692 Fraser Suites 88 Kent Street, Sydney NSW 2000 Australia Phone: +61 2 8823 8888 Fax: +61 2 8823 8899

Banks & Automatic Teller Machines (ATM) Banks are open from 0930 to 1600 Monday to Thursday and 0930 to 1700 on Fridays. Banks are closed all day Saturday and Sunday. Exchange facilities are available at the airport and most major hotels. Automatic teller (ATMs) facilities are available at a wide variety of outlets. There is an ANZ ATM located on Level 1 next to the Conservatory Bar.

Catering

2 July 2014

Arrival refreshments, morning and afternoon tea as well as lunch will be available at the conference on the Level 2 foyer area and are included in the registration fee. Please refer to the table below for times. Arrival Refreshments

Morning Tea

Lunch

Afternoon Tea

Wednesday 2 July 2014

8:00 – 8:30

10:30 –11:00

12:30–13:30

15:00–15:30

Thursday 3 July 2014

8:00 – 8:30

10:00 –10:30

12:30–13:30

15:00–15:30

Friday 4 July 2014

8:00 – 8:30

10:00 –10:30

12:30–13:30

15:00–15:30

Chairpersons and Speakers Please ensure that you are available in your presentation room at least ten minutes prior to the start of the session. Speakers, please ensure that you have uploaded your presentation to the room laptop and have quickly checked if the slides are compatible. Chairpersons, please check availability of the speakers assigned to your session and manage time so that at least 2 minutes are left for questions after each presentation. For full sessions, duration for plenary lectures should be limited to 40 minutes, for semi-plenary 20 minutes and 10 minutes for invited and regular presentations.

Congress Satchel Each registered delegate will receive a congress satchel at the time of registration.

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Disclaimer

Social Program

The Organising Committee reserves the right to change the conference program at any time without notice. Please note that this program is correct at the time of printing.

The Conference Social Program will be a time for delegates to catch up with old friends and meet new ones in a relaxed atmosphere, away from the hustle and bustle of the scientific sessions.

Disclosure

Conference dinner

UNSAT2014 is committed to providing an unbiased, balanced and objective educational and scientific program

Date: Time:

Duplication/Recording Unauthorised photography, audio taping, video recording, digital taping or any other form of duplication is strictly prohibited in Congress sessions.

Exhibition The Conference Exhibition will be located on Level 2 foyer area and will be open at the following times:

Thursday 3 July 2014 19:00 -19:30 Pre-dinner drinks 19:30 – 11:15 Dinner Venue: Grand Ballroom – Conference Venue Tickets: Full Delegates: Inclusive Additional Tickets: AUD 130 The Conference Dinner will be a time for delegates to catch up with old friends and meet new ones in a unique Sydney venue. This themed evening, designed exclusively for UNSAT2014, will be the highlight of the social program, a real opportunity to experience the flavours, cultures and sounds of Sydney.

Wednesday 2 July 2014 10:00 – 17:00 Thursday 3 July 2014 10:00 – 17:00 Friday 4 July 2014 10:00 – 14:00

Mobile Phones Delegates are asked to switch off their mobile phones when in sessions.

Name Badges Sheraton on the Park is open to public access. For security purposes, delegates, speakers, accompanying persons and exhibitors are asked to wear their name badges to the scientific sessions and social functions. Entrance into sessions is restricted to registered delegates only. If you misplace your name badge, please go to the Registration Desk to arrange a replacement.

Program Every endeavour has been made to produce an accurate program. If you are presenting at the congress, please confirm your presentation times as contained within this program.

Registration Desk The Registration Desk is located on Level 2 in the foyer. The Registration Desk will be open at the following times: Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

1 July 2014 2 July 2014 3 July 2014 4 July 2014

16:00 – 18:00* 7:30 – 16:30 8:00 – 16:30 8:00 – 16:30

*The registration desk on Tuesday will be located on the Level 1 foyer of the conference venue.

Scientific Sessions Scientific sessions will take place from Wednesday 2 July until Friday 4 July 2014. The durations of plenary lectures should be limited to 40 minutes, semi-plenary lectures to 20 minutes and invited and regular presentations to 10 minutes.

Smoking Smoking is not permitted in, or outside of, the session rooms or in the exhibition area.

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WEDNESDAY 2ND JULY 2014 At a glance Session Time

Session No

Room

8:30 - 9:00

Opening Ceremony

Ballroom 1

9:00 - 10:30

Session 1

Ballroom 1

Session 2A

Ballroom 1

Session 2B

Ballroom 2

Session 2C

Hyde Park Room

Session 2D

Philip Room

Session 3A

Ballroom 1

Session 3B

Ballroom 2

Session 3C

Hyde Park Room

Session 3D

Philip Room

Session 4A

Ballroom 1

Session 4B

Ballroom 2

Session 4C

Hyde Park Room

11:00 -12:30

13:30 -15:00

15:30 -17:00

Wednesday Program in Full Session Time 8:30 - 9:00

Session Room Chair/Presenters No Opening Ballroom Arman Khoshghalb (MC) Ceremony 1 Nasser Khalili

9:00 - 10:30

11:00 -12:30

Validating the effective stress principle in unsaturated soil using non-failure tests (PL)

David Masin

Constitutive Modelling (I)

Antonio Gens

Evolving heterogeneity in unsaturated clay barriers (SPL)

Dunja Peric, Gaofeng Zhao and Nasser Khalili Mathilde Morvan, Bastien Ballroom Chevalier and Pierre Breul 1 Marti Lloret-Cabot and Daichao Sheng

Inception of strain localization in variably saturated soils (invited)

A new model adapted for unsaturated soils taking cyclic loading into account (Invited) Incremental stress-strain and suction-degree of saturation formulation in unsaturated soils A multiphase constitutive modeling framework for unsaturated Giang Nguyen and Yixiang Gan soil behavior Dino Mahmutovic, Jacques A model for weakly unsaturated soils taking into account the Monnet and Benjamin Loret three phases (air, water and soil) Fundamentals (I)

Domenico Gallipoli, Agostino Walter Bruno, CĂŠline Perlot and Nicolas Salmon Valentine Katte and Geoffrey Blight 11:00 -12:30

Highly expansive granular mixtures (PL)

Ning Lu

Adrian Russell

Session 2B

Opening Ceremony Plenary Lectures (I)

Ballroom Eduardo Alonso, NĂşria Pinyol Session 1 and Christian Hoffmann 1

Session 2A

Title

Asem Hassan and David Toll Ballroom Abu Taher Md. Zillur Rabbi, 2 Donald A. Cameron and Md. Mizanur Rahman Byeong-Su Kim, Shoji Kato, Seong-Wan Park and Yuji Takeshita Chenggang Zhao, Saman Asreazad, Jian Li and Guoqing Cai

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Raw earth construction: is there a role for unsaturated soil mechanics ? (SPL) Fundamental concepts of the mechanics of unsaturated soils (Invited) Investigation of the directional dependence of soil resistivity in cracking clays Role of matric suction on wetting-induced collapse settlement of silty sand Study on mechanical behavior of non-wettable sands

Necessary conditions for the critical state of unsaturated soils

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WEDNESDAY 2ND JULY 2014 Session Time

Session No

Room

Chair/Presenters

Title

Enrique Romero

Instrumentation and Experimental Techniques (I)

Gerald Miller David Williams and Adrian Kho

11:00 -12:30

11:00 -12:30

13:30 -15:00

Session 2C

Session 2D

Session 3A

Hyde Park Room

Philip Room

Catherine Couling, Ali Tolooiyan, Rae Mackay and Jianfeng Xue Chao-Sheng Tang, De-Yin Wang and Jian Li Masayoshi Shimizu, Koichi Nakamura, Katsuo Shimogaki and Kaori Omichi Mohammad Abbas, Tamer Elkady and Mosleh Al-Shamrani Rosalind Hen-Jones and Paul Hughes

Use of the yield pressure to interpret pressuremeter results in unsaturated soil (SPL) Laboratory compression of scalped coal mine spoil materials tested under dry and wet conditions (Invited) Measurement of pore water pressure properties of unsaturated brown coal using triaxial test Measurement of tensile strength of clayey soil during drying and cracking Effective stress behavior in triaxial K0 consolidation on unsaturated soil Calibration Procedure for Osmotic Suction Controlled Testing Determination of moisture content and soil suction in engineered fills using electrical resistivity

Abdelmalek Bouazza

Water Retention Characteristics (I)

De'An Sun, You Gao and Junran Zhang Qian Zhai and Harianto Rahardjo Colin Campbell, Douglas Cobos, Leonardo Rivera and Gaylon Campbell Simon Salager, Nuth Mathieu, Ferrari Alessio and Laloui Lyesse Nazli Yesiller, Jacob Risken, James Hanson and Jenner Darius Muawia Dafalla and Ahmed AlMahbashi Snehasis Tripathy, Hesham Elgabu and Hywel Thomas Hailong Wang, Junichi Koseki and Tomoyoshi Nishimura

Some issues in hydro-mechanical behaviour of unsaturated soils and its modelling (SPL) Variability in soil-water characteristic curve associated with fitting parameters Generating accurate soil water characteristic curves over the full range of soil suction by combining the Wind-Schindler and Dewpoint hygrometer techniques

Pierre Delage

Constitutive Modelling (II)

Henry Wong, Ba Tien Lai, Antonin Fabbri, Denis Branque and Mathilde Morvan Yida Zhang and Giuseppe Buscarnera Eduardo Rojas, Hiram Arroyo and María De La Luz Pérez-Rea Ballroom Panagiotis Sitarenios and Michael Kavvadas 1 Yun Bai and Nasser Khalili Jian Li, Chenggang Zhao, Yan Liu and Guoqing Cai Ismacahyadi Bagus Mohamed Jais and Mohd Jamaludin Md Noor

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Water retention behavior of deformable soils – Experiment and modeling Effects of hydration fluid on moisture-suction relationships for geosynthetic clay liners Effect of adding natural clay on the water retention curve of sand-bentonite mixtures Soil-water characteristic curves from various laboratory techniques SWCC measurement of two types of iron ore fines

Bounding surface plasticity (BSP) approach to model behaviour of unsaturated soils using a non-associative flow rule (Invited) Model predictions of hydro-mechanical coupling in unsaturated crushable soils (Invited) Elastoplastic framework for the volumetric behvior of unsaturated soils A Compressibility framework to describe the volume change behaviour of unsaturated clayey soils A constitutive model for coupled thermo-hydro-mechanical analysis of multiphase flow in local thermal non-equilibrium in fractured media A constitutive model of unsaturated expansive soils considering influences of capillary and adsorptive components of matric suction Modelling wetting collapse behaviour in unsaturated granite residual soil

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WEDNESDAY 2ND JULY 2014 Session Time

13:30 - 15:00

Session No

Session 3B

Room

Chair/Presenters

Title

Harianto Rahardjo

Fundamentals (II)

Vinayagamoorthy Sivakumar and Nathan Vimalan S. Mohsen Haeri, Khosravi Ali, Shahin Ghazizadeh, Amir Akbari Garakani and Christopher L. Meehan Moritz Schwing, Zhen Chen, Norman Wagner, Alexander Scheuermann and David Ballroom Williams 2 Emoke Imre, János Lorincz, Máté Hazay, Miklós Juhász, Kálmán Rajkai, Tom Schanz and Yvonne Lins Benjamin Pelizzari, Jacques Monnet and Olivier Plé Chenggang Zhao, Zhen Zhen Liu and Guoqing Cai Longtan Shao, Guofeng Zheng, Xiaoxia Guo and Gang Liu

Hydro-mechanical behaviour of unsaturated soils (Invited) Characterization of the effect of disturbance on the hydromechanical behavior of a highly collapsible loessial soil (invited)

Experimental study on the relationship of mechanic and hydraulic state variables, and the dielectric properties of clays

Approximate interpolation in the function of the grading curve Physical effects of liquid-vapor water transition in unsaturated soils The principle of effective stress in unsaturated soil mechanics and its limitations Principle of effective stress for unsaturated soils

Bing Qin and Zhenghan Chen

Research on stress state variables of unsaturated soil

Gerald Miller

Instrumentation and Experimental Techniques (II)

Fernando Marinho and Norman Vilcanqui

13:30 -15:00

Session 3C

Hyde Park Room

The use of mini-vane test to infer the undrained shear of a compacted residual soil under suction (Invited) Validity of a making method for a homogeneous specimen Hisashi Suzuki and Yuhei Okano using micro- wave due to examine accurate mechanical properties of unsaturated clay Longtan Shao, Xiao Liu, Xiaoxia Digital image technique for deformation measurement of Guo, Yonglu Liu, Chuan Huang unsaturated soil specimen in triaxial test and Jie Xue Martin Wijaya, Eng Choon Constant rate of strain test for unsaturated soils with pore-water Leong and Harianto Rahardjo pressure measurement Matteo Pedrotti, Alessandro Experience gained from the conditioning of high-capacity Tarantino and Fabian Boeck tensiometers Collapse of coarse-grained materials due to inundation under Michail Bardanis one-dimensional compression conditions Ramona Balint, Iustina Popescu Removal of leached metals from flooded / drained and Franco Ajmone-Marsan contaminated soils using zeolites Antonio Gens

Water Retention Characteristics (II)

Md Abdur Rouf, Rao Martand Singh, Abdelmalek Bouazza, Will P. Gates and R. Kerry Rowe

Evaluation of a geosynthetic clay liner water retention curve using vapour equilibrium technique (Invited)

Adrian Russell

13:30 -15:00

Session 3D

Philip Room

David M.G. Taborda and Aikaterini Tsiampousi Marco Caruso and Donatella Sterpi Min Wan, Pierre Delage, Anh Minh Tang and Jean Talandier Aravind Pedarla, Anand Puppala, Laureano Hoyos, Claudia Zapata and Bhaskar Chittoori María Victoria Villar, Roberto Gómez-Espina, Rocío Campos, Luis Gutiérrez-Nebot and Icíar Barrios Mariane Alves de Godoy Leme and Miriam Gonçalves Miguel

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Voids ratio dependent soil-water characteristic curves: theoretical derivations using fractals Development of a hysteretic soil-water retention model using an optimisation technique On the effects of density on water retention properties of expanded perlite The water retention properties of the Callovo-Oxfordian Claystone Study of SWRC modeling parameters with variation in swelling behavior and mineralogy of four compacted expansive clays

Retention curves of bentonite under a microstructural perspective Soil water retention curves of a compacted soil used as liner of a sanitary landfill

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WEDNESDAY 2ND JULY 2014 Session Time

15:30 -17:00

Session No

Session 4A

Room

Chair/Presenters

Title

Dunja Peric

Constitutive Modelling (III)

Olivier Cuisinier, Farimah Masrouri, Guillaume Stoltz and Giacomo Russo Wojciech Solowski and Scott Sloan Muayad A. Al-Sharrad and Domenico Gallipoli Ballroom Chao Yang, Chengsong Yang 1 and Xianfeng Liu Saman Zargarbashi and Nasser Khalili Mohd Jamaludin Md Noor and Ismacahyadi Bagus Mohamed Jais Hana Adem and Sai Vanapalli

15:30 -17:00

Session 4B

Vinayagamoorthy Sivakumar Jayantha Kodikara, Tanvirul Islam, Sasika Wijesooriya, Ha Bui and Brian Burman Zhuoyuan Cheng and Eng Choon Leong Edward Murray, David Toll and Vinayagamoorthy Sivakumar Julia Mainka, Christian Moyne, Ballroom Marcio Murad and Sidarta Lima 2 Derek Clarke and Joel Smethurst

An elasto-plastic model for unsaturated soils with evolving anisotropy An improved modeling of hydro-mechanical behavior of unsaturated compacted soils Directional plastic flow and stress increment dependencies: Experimental study on variably saturated soils Prediction of stress strain response by Rotational Multiple Yield Surface Framework for unsaturated granite residual soil A simple model for prediction of the modulus of elasticity of unsaturated expansive soils Fundamentals (III) On controlling influence of the line of optimums on the compacted clayey soil behavior (Invited)

Jayantha Kodikara

Instrumentation and Experimental Techniques (III)

Ronny R. Pelaez, Francesca Casini, Enrique Romero, Antonio Gens and Giulia M.B. Viggiani

Freezing-thawing tests on natural pyroclastic samples (Invited)

Yi Dong, Ning Lu, Alexandra Wayllace and Kathleen Smits Session 4C

Stress integration schemes for unsaturated soils (invited)

Effect of confining pressure and degree of saturation on damping ratios of sand Interpretation of stresses and strains in unsaturated fine-grained soils A modified form of Terzaghi's effective stress principle of unsaturated expansive clays Projections of climate change on the behaviour of clays in the UK Examination of effective stress and determination of state Hisashi Suzuki and Yuhei Okano surface of unsaturated clayey silt by using suction controlled consolidometer test J. Wang, X.B. Li , X.Q. Hu,P. Dynamic characteristics of WenZhou soft clay under complex Wang,C. Gu and L. Guo stress path Jun-Jie Wang, Ming-Wei Liu, Effects of wetting on mechanical behavior and particle crushing Hui-Ping Zhang, Duo-Yin Wang of a mudstone particle mixture and Wen-Jie Deng

Joao Mendes and Olivier Buzzi

15:30 -17:00

Multi-scale analysis of the swelling and shrinkage of a limetreated expansive clayey soil (Invited)

Hyde Park Room

Charles Coccia and John Mccartney I Gde Budi Indrawan, David John Williams and Alexander Scheuermann Tetsuya Tokoro, Tatsuya Ishikawa, Shoya Shirai and Tsutomu Nakamura Vanesa Gutiérrez-Rodrigo, Maria Victoria Villar, Pedro Luis Martín and Francisco Javier Romero Jie Min Benjamin Lim and Eng Choon Leong

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Performance of the University of Newcastle high capacity tensiometers Simultaneous and continuous measurements of thermal and hydrological properties of sand using transient release and imbibition method High pressure triaxial cell for thermal volume change measurements of unsaturated soils Comparison of tensiometer, thermal conductivity and capacitance sensor measurements of pore water pressure in compacted clay columns Effect of moisture content on thermal conductivity of soils

Gas transport properties of compacted bentonite Photogrammetry for volume change measurement in unsaturated soil tests

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THURSDAY 3RD JULY 2014 At a glance Session Time

Session No

8:30 - 10:00 10:30 -12:30

13:30 -15:00

Room

Session 5

Ballroom 1

Session 6A

Ballroom 1

Session 6B

Ballroom 2

Session 6C

Hyde Park Room

Session 7A

Ballroom 1

Session 7B

Ballroom 2

Session 7C

Hyde Park Room

Session 8A

Ballroom 1

15:30 -17:00

Session 8B

Ballroom 2

Session 8C

Hyde Park Room

19.00 - 19.30

Pre-Dinner Drinks

Grand Ballroom

19.30 - 11.15

Conference Dinner

Grand Ballroom

Thursday Program in Full Session Time

8:30 - 10:00

Session No

Room

Chair/Presenters

Title

Eduardo Alonso

Plenary Lectures (II)

Ballroom TBA Session 5 1 Daichao Sheng, Guotang Zhao, Sheng Zhang and Fujun Niu

Session 6A

Possible frost heave mechanisms in an unsaturated high-speed railway formation (PL)

Ning Lu

Micro and Macro Structure (I)

William Likos

Pore-scale modeling of unsaturated soil behavior (SPL)

José Cruz, Laureano Hoyos and Arcesio Lizcano

10:30 -12:30

(Distinguished Lecture)

José Suriol, Enrique Romero, Antonio Lloret and Jean Vaunat Jean-Michel Pereira, JeanFrançois Bruchon, Matthieu Ballroom Vandamme, Nicolas Lenoir, Pierre Delage and Michel 1 Bornert Bruna C.F.L. Lopes, Alessandro Tarantino and Manoel Porfirio Cordao-Neto Ghonwa Khaddour, Simon Salager, Jacques Desrues and Pascal Charrier Anne-Catherine Dieudonné, Gabriele Della Vecchia, Robert Charlier and Cristina Jommi

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Response of intermediate unsaturated soils under suctioncontrolled plane strain conditions: A preliminary investigation (SPL) Small-strain shear stiffness of compacted clays: Initial state and microstructural features (Invited) Experimental and modelling issues in unsaturated soils mechanics: role of microstructure (Invited)

An approach to detect micro- and macro-porosity from MIP data An investigation into unsaturated states of granular media using x-ray computed tomography Influence of microfabric evolution on the retention behaviour of compacted clayey soils

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THURSDAY 3RD JULY 2014 Session Time

10:30 -12:30

Session No

Session 6B

Room

Chair/Presenters

Title

Nasser Khalili

Shear Strength

David Toll

On the shear strength of unsaturated soil: Did Bishop and Blight get it right? (SPL)

Sam Frydman and Rafi Baker

Matrix suction and shear strength of unsaturated clay (SPL)

Stephen Fityus, Heath Robertson, Leonie Bradfield and Unsaturated shear strength of coal mine spoil (Invited) John Simmons Richard Kizza, Eng Choon Matric suction and shear strength of dynamically compacted soils Ballroom Leong and Harianto Rahardjo 2 Shearing behavior and modeling of disturbed volcanic Yukoh Kiyohara and Motoki cohesive soil considering dependence of hydraulic hysteresis Kazama on void ratio Dat Tran, Delwyn Fredlund and Modification of Relative Humidity and Soil Resistance at Dave Chan Ground Surface The Relationship between Unconfined Compression Strength Ratamanee Nuntasarn and Matric Suction of Compacted Khon Kaen Loess Yue Liang, Changxian Wang, Experimental study and evaluation of shear behavior of Guangchun He and Shiliang unsaturated soil-steel interfaces Zhou Farimah Masrouri

Hydro-Mechanical, Seepage, Shrink-Swell Response (I)

Harianto Rahardjo, Alfrendo Satyanaga, Eng-Choon Leong and Jing-Yuan Wang

Characterization of Unsaturated Properties of Recycled Materials (SPL)

Yu-Jun Cui

10:30 -12:30

Session 6C

Hyde Park Room

Xianfeng Liu, Olivier Buzzi and Jean Vaunat Anna Ramon and Eduardo E. Alonso John Johnston, Stephen Fityus and Olivier Buzzi Tomoyoshi Nishimura and Junichi Koseki John D. Nelson and Geoff Chao Junfeng Zhang and Weilie Zou William Likos

On the hydro-mechanical behavior of unsaturated soils in railway substructures (SPL) Influence of stress-volume path on swelling behavior of an expansive clay (Invited) Crystal Growth and Soil Expansion: The Role of Interfacial Pressure and Pore Structure Effect of coal addition on the swelling potential of a weathered claystone Deformation of compacted bentonite due to changes in relative humidity. Relationship between swelling pressures determined by constant volume and consolidation-swell oedometer tests Wetting induced volume change behavior of compacted expansive soil with different initial state Micro and Macro Structure (II)

An X-Ray CT imaging of water absorption process of soft rocks (Invited) Matteo Pedrotti and Alessandro Microstructural interpretation of compression behaviour of Tarantino compacted kaolin clay Marcin Zielinski, Marcelo Observation of soil curling using 2D laser scanner Sanchez and Enrique Romero Khaddour Ghonwa, Simon Salager, Jacques Desrues, An investigation into unsaturated states of granular media Edward Andò and Pascal using x-ray computed tomography Charrier Ballroom Jonathan Chase Smith, Charles 1 E. Augarde and Christopher T.S. The use of XRCT to investigate highly unsaturated soil mixtures Beckett Abraham C.F. Chiu and Microstructural analysis of water retention property for a Xiaopeng Hu cemented dredged material Manuel Vázquez, Jóse Luís Macro and microstructure of Guadalquivir blue marls in cyclic Justo, Percy Durand and suction-controlled drying and wetting test Antonio Morales-Esteban Nadeeka Wijewardna, Ken Kawamoto, Shoishiro Characterization of time-dependent contact angles for Oleic Hamamoto, Toshiko Komatsu, acid mixed sands with different particle size fractions Per Moldrup and Shaphal Subedi Akira Sato and Omer Aydan

13:30 -15:00

Session 7A

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THURSDAY 3RD JULY 2014 Session Time

13:30 -15:00

Session No

Session 7B

Room

Chair/Presenters

Title

Fernando Marinho

Thermal Effects - Desiccation

John Mccartney, C.J. Coccia, Nahed Alsherif, Melissa Stewart, Tugce Baser, Thierry Traore and Joseph Goode Iii Dat Tran, Delwyn Fredlund and Dave Chan Hossein Eslami, Sandrine RosinPaumier, Adel Abdallah and Farimah Masrouri Ian Murray, Alessandro Tarantino and Fernando Ballroom Francescon 2 Ian Murray, Pierre Gérard, Alessandro Tarantino and Fernando Francescon Josbel Cordero, Agustin Cuadrado, Alberto Ledesma and Pere C. Prat Mohammad Asgar Ali, Rao Martand Singh, Abdelmalek Bouazza, Will P. Gates and R. Kerry Rowe Linh-Quyen Dao, Pierre Delage, Yu-Jun Cui, Anh-Minh Tang, Xiang-Ling Li and Xavier Sillen Eng Choon Leong

13:30 -15:00

Session 7C

Hyde Park Room

Alexander Scheuermann, Sergio Andres Galindo Torres, Dorival Pedroso, David Williams and Ling Li Tomoyoshi Nishimura and Junichi Koseki Iustina Popescu, György Deák and Gabriela Dorobanu Greg Siemens and Chris Oldroyd Guoqing Cai, Annan Zhou and Daichao Sheng Hiram Arroyo, Eduardo Rojas, María De La Luz Pérez-Rea, Jaime Horta and José Arroyo Amadeu Deu, Enrique Romero, Iván Berdugo and Àlex Plaza Annarita Pozzato and Alessandro Tarantino Ryosuke Uzuoka

15:30 -17:00

Session 8A

Lidija Zdravkovic, David Potts and Aikaterini Tsiampousi Majid Ghayoomi and Morteza Mirshekari Tomohiro Mori, Ryosuke Uzuoka, Motoki Kazama and Ballroom Jougkwan Kim 1 An-Nan Zhou and Daichao Sheng Arman Khoshghalb and Nasser Khalili Babak Shahbodagh Khan and Nasser Khalili Xuewen Zhao, Xu Li, Jiankun Liu and Xi Chen

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Unsaturated soil mechanics in geothermal energy applications (Invited) Refinements in the theory to predict actual evaporation Temperature effect on the mechanical parameters of a clayey soil Crack formation in clayey geomaterials subjected to tensile (total) stress Desiccation cracking in clay forms subjected to non-uniform hydraulic and mechanical boundary conditions Patterns of cracking in soils due to drying and wetting cycles

Variation of total suction of a clayey soil with temperature

Water retention and thermal properties of nearly saturated Boom Clay Hydro-Mechanical, Seepage, Shrink-Swell Response (II) Dynamics of water movements with reversals in unsaturated soils (Invited) Deformation of compacted bentonite due to changes in relative humidity Assessment of soil texture influence on nitrates leachability in unsaturated soils Comparison of 1D and 2D infiltration results using unsaturated transparent soil Predicting the dependency of a permeability function on initial density for unsaturated soils Probabilistic model to predict soil-water characteristics on unsaturated soils Laboratory tests on swelling due to crystal growth in sulphate bearing rocks Characterisation of the hydraulic behaviour of coarse-grained flood embankment materials Numerical Modelling (I) Obtaining factors of safety from a finite element analysis of unsaturated soils (Invited) Equivalent linear site response analysis of partially saturated sand layers The influence of time unit and element size with the numerical result of soil-water-air coupled unsaturated seepage analysis Modeling density effect on hydro-mechanical behavior of unsaturated soils Coupling between deformation and flow models in deformable unsaturated soils Large deformation dynamic analysis of unsaturated soils Mesh size dependent process of wetting front advancing in unsaturated soil column

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THURSDAY 3RD JULY 2014 Session Time

Session No

Room

Chair/Presenters

Title

Sai Vanapalli

Instrumentation and Experimental Techniques (IV)

David McIntyre and Alessandro Tarantino José Muñoz-Castelblanco, Pierre Delage, Jean-Michel Pereira and Yu Jun Cui

Exploiting suction to reduce embodied carbon in geotechnical structures New triaxial device for unsaturated soils with local measurements

Development of facility and testing procedures to investigate retaining wall-unsaturated soil interactions Ballroom Marius Milatz and Jürgen Grabe Triaxial and simple shear tests on unsaturated sand specimens with negative pore water pressures 2 Ujwalkumar Patil, Anand Strength/volume change behavior of compacted silty sand Puppala and Laureano Hoyos using a novel double-walled suction-controlled triaxial system Thiago Carnavale, Tácio de Response of tensiometers to laboratory thunder sound Campos and Antônio Oliveira replicated waves Genaro Gonzalo Carnero Pore-water pressure development of a quasi-saturated Guzmán and Fernando Antônio compacted residual soil Medeiros Marinho Shengjun Shao, Qiang Wang Generalized sensitivity for unsaturated cohesive soils and Wen Zheng Thanh Vo and Adrian Russell

15:30 -17:00

15:30 -17:00

Session 8B

Session 8C

Hyde Park Room

Donald A. Cameron

Hydro-Mechanical, Seepage, Shrink-Swell Response (II)

Eng Choon Leong and Wengui Huang Kan Liu, Rae Mackay, Jianfeng Xue and Ali Tolooiyan Nader Ebrahimi-Birang and Del Fredlund Sandrine Rosin, Sébastien Leclerc, Didier Stemmelen and Adel Abdallah Tatsuya Ishikawa, Tetsuya Tokoro, Dai Nakamura and Satoshi Yamashita

Rate of capillary rise in a column of uniform sized spheres (Invited) Experimental study of brown coal hydraulic behavior at low confining stress Determination of unsaturated permeability function for clayey silt

Miguel Soto and Chang Kiang Toshihiro Morii, Kaoru Kobayashi, Kazunobu Matsumoto and Katsuo Taguchi Wenjing Sun, Shiqing Liu, Dean Sun and Lei Fang

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Determination of the unsaturated hydraulic conductivity of clayey samples using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Evaluation on air-permeability of unsaturated soils subjected to freeze-thaw action Behavior of LNAPL in soils with multimodal pore-size distribution Estimation and observation of water diversion in capillary barrier of soil Swelling characteristics and permeability of bentonite

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FRIDAY 4TH JULY 2014 At a glance Session Time 8:30 -10:00

10:30 -12:30

13:30 -15:00

15:30 -16:30 16:45 - 17:00

Session No

Room

Session 9A

Ballroom 1

Session 9B

Ballroom 2

Session 9C

Hyde Park Room

Session 10A

Ballroom 1

Session 10B

Ballroom 2

Session 10C

Hyde Park Room

Session 11A

Ballroom 1

Session 11B

Ballroom 2

Session 11C

Hyde Park Room

Session 12A

Ballroom 1

Session 12B

Ballroom 2

Session 12C

Hyde Park Room

Closing Ceremony

Ballroom 1

Friday Program in Full Session Time

8:30 -10:00

8:30 -10:00

Session No

Session 9A

Session 9B

Room

Chair/Presenters

Title

Daichao Sheng

Numerical Modelling (II)

David Masin and Nasser Khalili

Swelling of compacted expansive clays interpreted in terms of Tezaghi effective stress (SPL)

Alain Millard, Jean-Dominique Barnichon, Nadia Mokni, Kate Thatcher, Alexander Bond and Radim Blaheta

Modelling benchmark of a laboratory test on hydro-mechanical behavior of bentonite

Gaofeng Zhao and Nasser Khalili

Ballroom Takaki Matsumaru and Ryosuke 1 Uzuoka Giada Rotisciani, Augusto Desideri, Giulio Sciarra and Francesca Casini Yilin Gui, Gaofeng Zhao and Nasser Khalili Marcelo Sanchez, Osvaldo Manzioli and Leonardo Guimarães

A preliminary meso-mechanical analysis of effective stress in unsaturated soil Three-phase coupled analysis of unsaturated embankment subjected to rainfall infiltration and seismic motion Modeling rainfall infiltration through coarse and fine-grained unsaturated geomaterials Numerical investigation of desiccation cracking in fine-grained soil using a lattice spring model Modeling the formation and propagation of desiccation cracks in soils

Sandra Houston

Slope Stability (I)

Pierre Delage

Unsaturated issues in claystones (SPL)

Alfrendo Satyanaga, Harianto Rahardjo, Eng-Choon Leong, Yonghan Chia and Jing-Yuan Wang Apiniti Jotisankasa, Krairoj Mahannopkul and Auckpath Ballroom Sawangsuriya 2 Brunella Balzano, Alessia Amabile, Marco Caruso and Alessandro Tarantino Kazunari Sako, Masayuki Tabata, Masayuki Niisaka and Ryosuke Kitamura

Effect of dual-porosity material on stability of slope during rainfall Evaluating slope stability with respect to pore-water pressure and suction variation with rainfall; a case study of fill granitic slope in northern Thailand A numerical study of hydrological effects of vegetation on slope stability Slope stability analysis by considering unsaturated seepage force in unsaturated slope

Wei Hu

Experimental study on the initiation of debris flow

Jaehong Kim, Seong-Wan Park and Richard Regueiro

Implementation of coupled finite element analysis for partially saturated soil slope stability

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FRIDAY 4TH JULY 2014 Session Time

Session No

Room

Chair/Presenters

Title

Henry Wong

Pavements and Retaining Walls

Expansive clays, collapsing sands, unbound pavement materials and unsaturated soil theory (SPL) The change of matric suction due to heavy vehicle crossing Jürgen Grabe and Marius Milatz (Invited) Application of the unsaturated soil mechanics in the design of Sai Vanapalli and Zhong Han pavements (Invited) John Woodburn and Richard Revetment walls for stiff unsaturated clays Herraman Nagaereddy Yelty, Alisha Elmore, Manuel Diaz, Athanassios Lateral pressures on soil nail walls supporting high plasticity Papagiannakis and Sazzad Bin- clays Shafique Slip line theory extended to unsaturated soils and applied to Thanh Vo and Adrian Russell the retaining wall–unsaturated soil interaction problem Christopher Clarke, James Himes and Johnson Street subgrade soil analysis Nevels and Anthony Cabrera Donald A. Cameron

8:30 -10:00

Session 9C

Hyde Park Room

John Mccartney

Numerical Modelling (III)

Saeed Salimzadeh and Nasser Khalili

Consolidation analysis of unsaturated double porosity media

Toshihiro Noda and Takahiro Yoshikawa

Verification of a new soil-water-air coupled analysis based on a rate-type equation of motion through realization of uniform deformation of an unsaturated soil specimen

Yuri Sugiyama, Shun Nomura, Katsuyuki Kawai and Mamoru Mimura Yusuke Tkayama, Yuki Ikuta, Atsushi Iizuka, Katsuyuki Kawai, Tomihiro Taki, Ryouta Sakao and Yasuaki Ichikawa 10:30 -12:30

Session 10A

Ballroom Takahiro Yoshikawa and Toshihiro Noda 1 Seboong Oh and Yun Ki Kim Katsuyuki Kawai, Viradeth Phommachanh, Satoshi Sakamoto and Atsushi Iizuka Jian Zhou, Bin Liu and Xin-Yu Xie Yonglin Xiong, Feng Zhang, Xiaohua Bao and Bin Ye Viradeth Phommachanh, Naoto Matsuo, Kohei Ienaga, Katsuyuki Kawai, Atsushi Iizuka and Binod Tiwari

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Numerical evaluation of performance of a capillary barrier system Numerical evaluation of a multiple soil barrier system preventing water infiltration Numerical simulation of mechanical behavior of a triaxial silty soil under undrained and various controlled air boundary conditions The modified van Genuchten-Mualem model on hydraulic conductivity to improve reliability and numerical stability near saturation Compaction simulation with soil/water/air coupled F. E. code and parametric study Numerical analysis of unsaturated excavation by using suction stress A FE analysis on slope failure in unsaturated ground based on soil-water-air fully coupling theory Application of soil/water/air coupled F.E. code to predict seepage and deformation on sandy slope

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FRIDAY 4TH JULY 2014 Session Time

Session No

Room

Chair/Presenters

Title

Stephen Fityus

Field Studies (I)

Julia Busse, Alexander Scheuermann, Sergio GalindoTorres, Detlef Bringemeier and Ling Li Katia Bicalho, Larissa Camporez, Bruno Dantas, Yu-Jun Cui, Michel Froumentin, Anh Minh Tang, Gabriel Vivacqua and Dimitri Mercadier Claudio Dias, Antonio Topa Gomes and Jean Vaunat

10:30 -12:30

Session 10B

Christopher Gonzales, Thomas Baumgartl, Alexander Ballroom Scheuermann and Ahmed 2 Soliman Kohei Araki, Kenichiro Okumura and Noriyuki Yasufuku Md. Syazwan Md. Rahim and David Toll Viradeth Phommachanh, Naoto Matsuo, Kohei Ienaga, Katsuyuki Kawai, Atsushi Iizuka and Binod Tiwari Liang-Tong Zhan, Wei-Guo Jiao and Yun-Min Chen Noémie Prime, Zakarya Housni, Laurent Fraikin, Angélique Léonard, Robert Charlier, Frédéric Collin and Séverine Levasseur

10:30 -12:30

Session 10C

Field monitoring of an experimental embankment constructed with two treated fine-grained soils On the role of geotechnical properties on the response of shafts realized by the sequential excavation method in unsaturated soils Soil moisture profile of a water-shedding cover design in central Queensland Studies on the inhibitory effect by various adaptation measures for red soil runoff from farmland on field tests Fully coupled flow-deformation analyses of infiltration and matric suctions within a tropical soil slope

Required thickness of monolithic Loess Covers for Landfills in Northwest China Experimental arguments concerning a hydraulic connection layer during limestone convective drying

Omer Aydan

Pavements, Retaining Walls and Slope Stability (II)

Huu-Liem Ho, Behzad Fatahi and Hadi Khabbaz Thi Minh Hue Le, Domenico Gallipoli, Marcelo Sanchez and Simon Wheeler Nil Taylan Kutlu, Sai K. Vanapalli and Zhong Han

Exact solution to predict excess pore pressures and settlement of unsaturated soil deposit due to uniform loading (Invited)

Bestun Shwan and Colin Smith Hyde Park Room

In-situ and laboratory measurements of coal matrix and cleat permeability

John Nelson, Zach Fox and Erik Nelson Muhammad Suradi, Andy Fourie, Christopher Beckett and Olivier Buzzi Chia-Cheng Fan and Hsiao-Ze Wang Hongjian Liao, Chunming Ning, Xianpeng Shan, Zongyuan Ma and Fengyin Liu Manoj Kumar Sahis, Gautam Bhattacharya and Robin Chowdhury Apiniti Jotisankasa, Warakong Mairaing and Songkiert Tansamrit

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Mechanisms of rainfall induced differential settlements in unsaturated heterogeneous foundations Modeling the p-d behavior of single friction pile in compacted fine-grained soils Application of limit analysis in unsaturated soils: numerical and experimental study of bearing capacity In-situ measurement of steel push-piles and helical piers in expansive soils Rainfall-induced landslides: development of a simple screening tool based on rainfall data and unsaturated soil mechanics principles The mechanism of soil moisture contents in a slope gully during rainfall Stability analysis of high steep saturated-unsaturated loess slope Reliability analysis of rainfall induced slope instability of unsaturated soil slopes Infiltration and stability of soil slope with vetiver grass subjected to rainfall from numerical modeling

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FRIDAY 4TH JULY 2014 Session Time

13:30 -15:00

Session No

Session 11A

Room

Chair/Presenters

Title

Laureano Hoyos

Hydro-Mechanical, Seepage, Shrink-Swell Response (III)

Sebastia Olivella, Jordi Alcoverro and Eduardo Alonso Sandra Houston and Bruno Welfert Anne-Catherine Dieudonne, Séverine Levasseur, Robert Charlier and Enrique Romero Arezoo Rahimi, Harianto Ballroom Rahardjo and Eng-Choon Leong Hongwei Yang, Arman 1 Khoshghalb and Adrian Russell Leonardo Rivera, Douglas Cobos, Colin Campbell, Cristine Morgan and William Likos

Gas flow in variable permeability porous media (Invited) Experiences with unsaturated flow modeling and unsaturated flow property determination for expansive clays (Invited) Hydration kinetics of compacted low-density bentonite Underlying parameters affecting estimation of unsaturated permeability of soils Hydraulic conductivity from soil water characteristic curves with hysteresis Quantifying shrink-swell capacity of soil using soil moisture sorption isotherms Inverse analysis to estimate hydraulic properties of unsaturated soil

Hosung Shin

Nguyen Thi Thanh Hang, Cui Yu Jun, Tang Anh Minh, Herrier Evaluation of the method of determining unsaturated hydraulic Gontran, Ferber Valéry, Mauduit conductivity based on the pore size distribution curve Caroline and Plier Fabrice Hadi Khabbaz

13:30 -15:00

Session 11B

Field Studies (II)

Peter Chapman and David Williams A.M.A.N. Karunarathne, S. Sivanerupan, E.F. Gad, M.M. Disfani, John Wilson and J. Li. Annarita Pozzato, Alessandro Tarantino and Fabio De Polo Ballroom Anthony K. Leung, Eric K. X. 2 Woon and Charles W. W. Ng

Session 11C

Field monitoring of seasonal ground movements in expansive soils in Melbourne

Analysis of the effects of the partial saturation on the Adige river embankment stability Effects of grass on induced soil suction during evapotranspiration and ponding Improvement of expansive soil of east java by using industrial Arief Rachmansyah solid waste Rodney Collins and Gerald Cone penetration testing in unsaturated soils at two Miller Instrumented test sites Mohammad Pournaghiazar, Interpretation of the cone penetration test in unsaturated Adrian Russell and Nasser Khalili sands Benoît Pardoen, Séverine Excavation damaged zone modelling including hydraulic perLevasseur and Frédéric Collin meability evolution in unsaturated argilaceous rock Domenico Gallipoli

13:30 -15:00

Comparison of field and laboratory data in relation to cover design on TSF closure

Hyde Park Room

Ana Heitor, Buddhima Indraratna and Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn David Masin and Kwong Soon Wong Ryosuke Uzuoka, Toshiyasu Unno, Noriaki Sento and Motoki Kazama Zhong Han and Sai Vanapalli Tomoyoshi Nishimura

Small Strain and Cyclic Response Role of the compaction energy level on the small strain stiffness of a silty sand soil subjected to wetting and drying Constitutive model for unsaturated fine-grained soils incorporating small strain stiffness Effect of pore air pressure on cyclic behavior of unsaturated sandy soil Semi-empirical model for predicting the resilient modulus of unsaturated fine-grained soils Influence of seepage event on cyclic triaxial behavior of a compacted, unsaturated soil

Ahmed Hasan and Simon Wheeler

Influence of compaction procedure on elastic anisotropy

Jairo Martin Espitia Lopez and Bernardo Caicedo Weilie Zou, Junfeng Zhang and Sai K. Vanapalli

Mechanical behavior of unsaturated argillaceous rocks under uniaxial compression through Acoustic Emission Determination of modulus of elasticity and suction modulus of compacted unsaturated expansive clay from Nanyang, China

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FRIDAY 4TH JULY 2014 Session Time

15:30 -16:30

Session No

Session 12A

Room

Chair/Presenters

Title

David Williams

Hydro-Mechanical, Seepage, Shrink-Swell Response (IV)

Alessia Amabile, Brunella Balzano, Marco Caruso and Alessandro Tarantino Shun Nomura, Yuri Sugiyama, Katsuyuki Kawai and Atsushi Iizuka

A conceptual model for water-limited evapotranspiration taking into account root depth, root density, and vulnerability to xylem cavitation

Ballroom 1 Venkata Bharat Tadikonda

Ye Ma, Guanxi Yan, Alexander Scheuermann, Ling Li, Detlef Bringemeier and Sergio-Andres Galindo-Torres Pedro Luis Martín, José Miguel Barcala and María Victoria Villar Snehasis Tripathy

15:30 -16:30

Session 12B

Stephen Fityus, Heath Robertson and John Simmons Samuel Harris, Rolando Orense and Kazuya Itoh Ballroom Ross Stirling, Paul Hughes, Colin Davie and Stephanie 2 Glendinning Roger Augusto Rodrigues, Giovana Bizão Georgetti and Orencio Monje Vilar Rémi de La Vaissière, Gilles Armand and Jean Talandier Jürgen Grabe

15:30 -16:30

16:45 - 17:00

Session 12C

Hyde Park Room

Influence of Fredlund-Xing-Kunze hydraulic models for the prediction of flow through unsaturated soils Discrete microbubbles flow in transparent porous media Behaviour of a bentonite barrier under thermal and hydraulic gradients: FEBEX Mock-up test, 16 years of operation. Field Studies (III) Compression-induced saturation in coal mine spoil piles Field monitoring of a highway cut slope for rain-induced instability Cyclic relationship between saturation and tensile strength in the near-surface zone of infrastructure embankments Modeling field load tests in lateritic unsaturated soil Excavation damaged zone under imbibition: evidence of selfsealing into claystone Field Studies (IV), Hydro-Mechanical Response (V)

Jidong Teng, Noriyuki Yasufuku, Ryohei Ishikura and Zhenbo Jiang Hementa Bista, Liangbo Hu, Boleslaw Mielniczuk, Moulay Said El Youssoufi, Lyesse Laloui and Tomasz Hueckel Won Taek Oh, Sai Vanapalli and Mohamadjavad Sheikhtaheri Hanumantha Rao Bendadi, Saurabh Kumar and Sourodeep Ghosh Ahmed Almahbashi and Tamer Elkady

Closing Ballroom Arman Khoshghalb (MC) Ceremony 1

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Derivation of mass transfer model for unsaturated soil and its applications

Modelling soil water redistribution in unsaturated zone during evaporation process

Multi-scale study of desiccation shrinkage in granular soils Slope stability analysis for Champlain Sea clay deposits using the mechanics of unsaturated Soils Establishment of water retention properties of granite saw dust using ultracentrifuge Unsaturated shear strength prediction of a highly expansive soil Closing Ceremony

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Transport

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Sydney Buses BUS SERVICES Landmarks/beaches, eastern suburbs. Bus routes in Sydney’s eastern suburbs are numbered in the 300 series. Seventy-one routes are numbered 301 through 399, all of which are operated by Sydney Buses. Express and limited-stops services are also provided numbered in the X and L series. UNSW, Inner city to suburbs. Services in the Inner West district and part of the St George area of Sydney are numbered in the 400 series, and connect these suburbs and the central business district. North Shore, Northern Beaches, CBD. Services connecting Sydney’s Northern Suburbs, upper North Shore regions, and the central business district are numbered in the 500 series. Fifty-nine routes are numbered 500 through 597. Express and limited-stops services are also provided.

SHERATON ON THE PARK BUSES BUS: From Circular Quay to Sheraton on the Park Free CBD Shuttle Bus #555: Every 10 minutes Weekdays 9.30am - 3.30pm, until 9pm on Thursdays. Weekends 9.30am - 6.00pm Elizabeth Street to/from Bondi Beach, Coogee and Maroubra Castlereagh Street to/from Western Suburbs

SMS Real Time Bus Information You can receive arrival times for all Sydney Buses services direct to your mobile when you SMS your bus stop number to 0488 898 287. All you need to do is send an SMS to 0488 898 287 quoting the bus stop number, which is a 6 or 7 digit number posted on the bus stop sign and also available at transportnsw.info.

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Sydney Trains TRAINS: See maps below (Circular Quay Station, St James Station, Town Hall, Museum Station) http://www.sydneytrains.info/ From Sydney Airport: T2 Airport LINE Macarthur to City via Airport Ticket vending machines: Ticket vending machines are available at most train stations. Vending machines accept 10c, 20c, 50c, $1 and $2 coins. No more than 10 coins can be used per transaction. Some ticket vending machines accept payment by EFTPOS, Visa, MasterCard and American Express. Online Tickets: https://tickets.sydneytrains.info/

Circular Quay

Museum Station

Town Hall Station

CENTRAL STATION TRANSPORT HUB buses, coaches, monorail, trains

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Pre-function Area

Level B1 Lobby & Reception

Lifts

Lifts

Level 2

Grand Ballroom I

Phillip Room

Pre-function Area

Grand Ballroom II

Hyde Park Room Store Room

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DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO SHERATON ON THE PARK From Sydney International Airport (25 minutes, 12km) Departing the airport, follow signs for the city. Continue along Southern Cross Drive for 5.5 kilometres. Enter the Eastern Distributor Tunnel (toll applicable) and continue a further 3 kilometres, bearing left for the William Street Exit. Turn left onto William Street and continue along for 700 metres, driving past Hyde Park, then turn right onto Elizabeth Street. The hotel is located 200 metres ahead on your left. From Bondi Beach (20 minutes, 8km) Leaving the beach, take signs for the city. Continue along Oxford Street for 5 kilometres until Hyde Park appears on the right, then turn right onto Elizabeth Street. The hotel is located 600 metres ahead on your left. From Western Sydney (45 minutes, 24km) After crossing the Anzac Bridge on the Western Distributor, follow signs for City South (Bathurst Street). Continue onto Bathurst Street and cross through six intersections until you meet Hyde Park. Turn left onto Elizabeth Street. The hotel is located 300 metres ahead on your left. From Sydney Harbour Bridge (10 minutes, 5km) Cross Sydney Harbour Bridge on the Bradfield Highway (city lanes, not Cahill Expressway). Remain in the left-hand lane for the York Street Exit, then turn left onto Grosvenor Street. Proceed down Grosvenor Street, turning right onto George Street at the bottom. Continue along George Street for one kilometre. With the Queen Victoria Building on your right-hand side, continue driving to Bathurst Street and then turn left onto Park Street. Follow to the third intersection and turn left onto Elizabeth Street. The hotel is located 600 metres ahead on your left.

Sheraton on the Park 161 Elizabeth Street Sydney NSW 2000 T 02 9286 6000 E sheratononthepark@sheraton.com


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