1st Edition

Modelling of Cohesive-Frictional Materials
Proceedings of Second International Symposium on Continuous and Discontinuous Modelling of Cohesive-Frictional Materials (CDM 2004), held in Stuttgart 27-28 Sept. 2004

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ISBN 9780415360234
Published October 15, 2004 by CRC Press
460 Pages

USD $290.00

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Book Description

This progressive volume of lectures, written by leading experts on current developments in the field, is a must-read for engineers in physics, mechanics and engineering applications alike. Focusing on both continuous and discontinuous modelling, this topical symposium raises the issue of cohesive-frictional materials and the importance of understanding their mechanical behaviour in determining their correct use in engineering and scientific applications. A subject that has attracted a great deal of attention from scientists and engineers, from a variety of fields, this book is not only essential reading for professionals within the discipline, but also an insightful text for graduates wanting to learn more about the topic.

Table of Contents


Granular materials & mechanics

Discrete modeling

Discontinuum vs. continuum

Continous modelling


Localization & fracture

Author index

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