Simulation of Landslide Seepage Field with the Action of Reservoir Water Fluctuations
Taking a landslide in the three gorges reservoir area as an example and considering the seepage field in different time periods with rise and fall of reservoir water level of the eight conditions, we use GEO-STUDIO / SEEP module to establish a seepage model and to calculate the distribution of seepage. The results showed that: the groundwater saturation line appears in the back-phenomenon during a certain range of slope in the rising water level, saturation line was concave shape, and with the rate of increase in water level increased and that concavity gradually increase; the groundwater saturation line appears in the downstream phenomenon during a certain range of slope in the drawdown water level, saturation line was convex shape, and with the rate of decline in water level increased and that convexity increases. The effective simulation studies of the greatly and cyclical fluctuations of water level under the slope seepage field has a certain reference meaning to the landslide control in the reservoir water level fluctuations about reservoir bank landslide.
Dongye Sun, Wen-Pei Sung and Ran Chen
W. Mao et al., "Simulation of Landslide Seepage Field with the Action of Reservoir Water Fluctuations", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 71-78, pp. 4802-4807, 2011