Calibration of thermal conductivity sensors for suction measurement

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Conference60th Canadian Geotechnical Conference & 8th Joint CGS/IAH - CNC Groundwater Conference (Ottawa Geo 2007): 21 October 2007, Ottawa, ON
Pages117; # of pages: 17
Subjectthermal conductivity sensor, soil suction, calibration curve unsaturated soil
AbstractThis paper presents the laboratory calibration results of 16 commercially available thermal conductivitysensors. The calibration results reveal the systematic variations in responses amongst the sensors. In this way, the accuracy and possible errors can be estimated. A series of average calibration suction values and relationships were suggested for laboratory calibration and fitting of data for this type of sensor.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number49497
NPARC number20377946
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