Picture of wind turbine against blue sky

Open Access research with a real impact...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde research outputs.

The Energy Systems Research Unit (ESRU) within Strathclyde's Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering is producing Open Access research that can help society deploy and optimise renewable energy systems, such as wind turbine technology.

Explore wind turbine research in Strathprints

Explore all of Strathclyde's Open Access research content

Measurement of a side wall permeability effect in soil columns using fibre-optics sensing

Sentenac, P. and Lynch, R.J. (2001) Measurement of a side wall permeability effect in soil columns using fibre-optics sensing. International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, 1 (4). pp. 35-41.

[img] PDF
IJPMJ2.pdf - Preprint

Download (164kB)

Abstract

Side-wall leakage - the preferential flow of water or pollutants near the wall of a side column - has been studied using in-situ fibre optical detection of a dye solution at the boundary and in the centre of a soil column.