Modeling Coupled Hydromechanical Behavior of Landfilled Waste in Bioreactor Landfills: Numerical Formulation and Validation

  title={Modeling Coupled Hydromechanical Behavior of Landfilled Waste in Bioreactor Landfills: Numerical Formulation and Validation},
  author={Krishna R. Reddy and Rajiv K. Giri and Hanumanth S. Kulkarni},
  journal={Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste},
  • K. ReddyRajiv K. GiriH. S. Kulkarni
  • Published 2017
  • Engineering
  • Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste
AbstractBioreactor landfills involving leachate recirculation are emerging as the preferred option for managing municipal solid waste (MSW). Effective bioreactor landfill performance can be achieved by ensuring uniform and adequate moisture (leachate) distribution in landfilled MSW. This paper presents a numerical two-phase flow model as a tool to predict hydraulic behavior (moisture distribution and pore fluid pressures) in unsaturated MSW under leachate recirculation, mechanical response… 

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