This book aims to give the reader a short, tractable and as far as possible complete introduction to the young theory of hypoplasticity, which is a new approach to constitutive modelling of granular media in terms of rational continuum mechanics.
1. Simple questions and answers 2. Experimental results on soil behaviour 3. Fundamentals of Continuum Mechanics 4. Hypoplasticity 5. Uniqueness and limit loads 6. Exercises