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Groundwater and stability analysis

Groundwater and stability analysis

Groundwater and stability analysis


I've encountered a slight problem while using Slide. I've been using it to make a stability and seepage analysis in a steep slope (60%), with 100 meters of height, to evaluate the influence of suction on stability. In the "slope stability" tab I added a water table 10 meters deep. My question is, what should I do in the "transient groundwater" tab. In the slope face, I assign the vertical infiltration boundary condition, but what about other boundary conditions? Should I assign total head boundary conditions like in the drawing I've attached?

I've used those conditions mentioned, and what I find odd, is that after an hour of infiltration, the water table moves from the initial 10 meters, to the surface. (Infiltration 4 mm/hour and ks=1.25e-5 m/s).

I know it might look like a silly question, but I'm just getting started with this. Thanks in advance!

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