This tutorial demonstrates the transient finite element groundwater seepage analysis option in Slide. An earth dam model is constructed with an initial dry state. The dam is then filled and the progress of the water table with time is observed.
Transient Groundwater Analysis (click to view PDF file of tutorial)
Topics Covered in This Tutorial
transient finite element groundwater seepage
multi-stage time dependent model
water content versus matric suction
plot time dependent results
Transient groundwater seepage results for initially dry earth dam filled with water