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Mohr Circles, Stress Paths and Geotechnics




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ISBN 9780429178382
Published April 20, 2014 by CRC Press
246 Pages

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Book Description

Mohr Circles, Stress Paths and Geotechnics gives a unified presentation of the theory and application of the technique and is the first book devoted to the subject.

Table of Contents

Preface. Historical note. Worked examples. Stresses, strains and Mohr circles. Failure states in soil. Failure in rock. Applied laboratory stress paths. Elastic stress paths. The use of stress discontinuities in undrained plasticity calculations. The use of stress discontinuities in drained plasticity calculations. Stress characteristics and slip lines. Appendix symbols. References. Index

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'A comprehensive range of worked examples is included...The book provides a clear description of the relevant techniques and the strengths and limitations of these techniques...written in a lively style, accompanied by a large number of illustrations...will be of considerable assistance to geotechnical engineers in teaching, research, and practice. It will remain a valuable reference for some time to come.' - Applied Mechanics Reviews

' The first book devoted to this subject, this gives a unified presentation of the theory and application of the techniques.' - The Structural Engineer