Table 3.

Comparison between experimental and theoretical estimates of e and k for Na illite

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
12.50023.5022.60(3.8)21.95(6.6)22.40(4.7)23.10(1.7)0.57350.8194
22.22712.8014.45(12.9)15.04(17.5)14.68(14.7)13.77(7.6)
31.6854.744.85(2.4)5.38(13.6)4.94(4.1)4.70(0.8)
41.4283.062.52(17.7)2.62(14.5)2.46(19.8)2.66(13.0)
51.1732.521.15(54.6)0.93(63.2)1.02(59.7)1.41(44.1)
61.0001.900.60(68.4)0.31(83.5)0.47(75.0)0.86(54.9)
70.8381.230.29(76.3)0.06(95.5)0.20(84.2)0.50(59.2)