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Table 1 Summary of soil properties

From: A two stage model for moisture-induced deformations in expansive soils

Soil property Value
Dry unit weight, γ d (kN/m3) 12.0
Initial void ratio, e o 1.2
Saturated volumetric moisture content (%) 0.56
Hydraulic conductivity, k sat (m/s) 4.22 × 10−9
Swelling index with respect to net normal stress, C s 0.09
Swelling index with respect to matric suction, C m 0.1
Poisson’s ratio, μ 0.33