Table 4.

Comparison between experimental and theoretical estimates of e and k for Kaolin MP

ExperimentalFitted k (relative error, %)Fitted parameters in equation (10)
Test numberVoid ratio eHydraulic conductivity k × 107 (cm s−1)Equation (4)Equation (5)Equation (6)Equation (10)CKC × 107 (cm s−1)α
11.41221.1620.78(1.8)20.66(2.4)20.73(2.0)20.88(1.3)6.34550.8528
21.31416.7616.82(0.3)16.83(0.4)16.83(0.4)16.78(0.1)
31.25114.0014.54(3.9)14.60(4.3)14.57(4.1)14.48(3.4)
41.16011.2711.62(3.1)11.68(3.7)11.65(3.3)11.56(2.6)
51.10810.0510.13(0.8)10.18(1.3)10.15(1.0)10.10(0.5)
61.0468.738.52(2.4)8.54(2.2)8.52(2.4)8.52(2.4)
70.9717.396.81(7.9)6.77(8.5)6.79(8.2)6.86(7.2)