Modelling the compression behaviour of landfilled domestic waste

Hudson, A. P., White, J.K., Beaven, R. P. and Powrie, W. (2004) Modelling the compression behaviour of landfilled domestic waste. Waste Management, 24, (3), 259-269. (doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2003.12.003).


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This Paper discusses the mechanisms involved in the compression of domestic waste, and how the resulting compression behaviour may be modelled. Reference is made to experimental data illustrating the effect of gas content and pore water pressure on bulk density and drainable porosity, and a theoretical model able to reproduce some but not all features of the data is presented.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0956-053X (print)
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Subjects: T Technology
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Civil Engineering and the Environment
ePrint ID: 39424
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2015 02:33
PLATFORM: Processes, mechanics & management of residual wastes
Funded by: EPSRC (GR/T25194/01)
1 November 2004 to 31 October 2009

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