Table 5.

Comparison between experimental and theoretical estimates of e and k for Marysville Red

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
12.1317.506.79(9.5)6.65(11.3)6.73(10.3)6.95(7.3)0.57490.8552
21.8943.434.76(38.9)4.81(40.3)4.79(39.7)4.68(36.3)
31.5332.662.50(5.9)2.61(1.9)2.55(4.1)2.38(10.4)
41.3942.021.87(7.6)1.95(3.2)1.90(5.7)1.78(11.8)
51.2681.681.39(17.2)1.45(13.7)1.41(15.9)1.34(20.3)
61.1691.341.08(19.5)1.11(17.1)1.09(18.7)1.05(21.5)
71.0661.020.81(20.9)0.81(20.4)0.81(21.0)0.80(21.3)