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Investigation of the poro-elastic response of seabed to solitary

Merxhani, A and Liang, D (2012) Investigation of the poro-elastic response of seabed to solitary. Proceedings of the International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference. pp. 101-108. ISSN 1098-6189

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Abstract

A numerical model is established and validated to study the behavior of porous seabed under solitary wave propagation. Using Biot's poro-elastic theory, the problem is formulated as a two dimensional plane strain problem, and it is modelled using the Finite Element Method. The responses due to the solitary wave are compared with those of linear waves of the same height. It is found that regardless of the wave period, stresses due to solitary waves are generally larger. This indicates a higher potential for shear failure at the seabed under solitary waves. Implications on liquefaction need further investigation. Copyright © 2012 by the International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers (ISOPE).

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Consolidation Solitary wave Tsunami Wave-seabed interaction
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: Div A > Fluid Mechanics
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2014 12:29
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2014 02:37
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