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Computational Geomechanics : NATO Asi Series. Series E, Applied Sciences - Arnold Verruijt

Computational Geomechanics

NATO Asi Series. Series E, Applied Sciences

Hardcover Published: 31st March 1995
ISBN: 9780792334071
Number Of Pages: 384

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Recent years have witnessed the development of computational geomechanics as an important branch of engineering. The use of modern computational techniques makes it possible to deal with many complex engineering problems, taking into account many of the typical properties of geotechnical materials (soil and rock), such as the coupled behaviour of pore water and solid material, nonlinear elasto-plastic behaviour, and transport processes. This book provides an introduction to these methods, presenting the basic principles of the geotechnical phenomena involved as well as the numerical models for their analysis, and including full listings of computer programs (in PASCAL). The types of geotechnical problems considered cover a wide range of applications, varying from classical problems such as slope stability, analysis of foundation piles and sheet pile walls to finite element analysis of groundwater flow, elasto-plastic deformations, consolidation and transport problems.

Preface
Soil Propertiesp. 1
Theory of Consolidationp. 8
Sea Bed Response to Cyclic Loadsp. 35
Beams on Elastic Foundationp. 53
Sheet Pile Wallsp. 67
Axially Loaded Pilesp. 78
Development of Pile Plugp. 106
Laterally Loaded Pilesp. 122
Pile in Layered Elastic Materialp. 151
Waves in Pilesp. 167
Gravity Foundationsp. 194
Slope Stabilityp. 204
Finite Elements for Plane Groundwater Flowp. 219
Finite Elements for Plane Strain Elastostaticsp. 244
Finite Elements for Elasto-Plastic Deformationsp. 266
Finite Elements for One-dimensional Consolidationp. 280
Finite Elements for Two-dimensional Consolidationp. 291
Transport in Porous Mediap. 308
Adsorption and Dispersionp. 337
App. A: Integral Transformsp. 356
App. B: Solution of Linear Equationsp. 365
Referencesp. 375
Indexp. 381
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ISBN: 9780792334071
ISBN-10: 0792334078
Series: NATO Asi Series. Series E, Applied Sciences
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 31st March 1995
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.62 x 16.26  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.76

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