Table 8.

Material properties for the damage model

MaterialParameterValue
Solid soil matrix (Bentonite)Compressive strength, fc (MPa)1
Residual compressive strength, fcr (MPa)0.09
Strain at compressive strength, εc00.0003
Tensile strength, ft (MPa)−1
Residual tensile strength, ftr(MPa)−0.09
Strain at tensile strength, εt0−0.0003
Maximum permeability at maximum damage, kmax (m2) 1E−18
c, smoothing coefficient2