This book is based on the papers presented at the 6th International Conference on Numerical Methods in Geomechanics in Innsbruck from 11–15 April 1988. It presents a derivation of an analytical method in due consideration of mechanical interaction between groundwater and surrounding ground.
Main lectures 1. Behavior and simulation of soil tunnel with thin cover 2. Progress in BEM applications in geomechanics via examples 3. Application of analytic and semi-analytic techniques to geotechnical analysis 4. Incrementally multi-linear and non-linear constitutive relations: A comparative study for practical use 5. Unified approach for constitutive modelling for geologic materials and discontinuities 6. Dynamic nonlinear hysteretic effective stress analysis in geotechnical engineering 7. Some numerical techniques for free-surface seepage analysis 8. Numerical methods versus statistical safety in geomechanics 9. Simulation of hydraulic fracture in poroelastic rock 10. A modelling of jointed rock mass 11. Some recent developments in interactive computer graphics for 3-D nonlinear geotechnical FEM analysis 12. Static and dynamic approaches to rock burst phenomena 13. Two 'Class A' predictions of offshore foundation performance 14. Numerical modelling of tunnel blasting 15. Stability and bifurcation in geomechanics 16. Simple models for soil behaviour and applications to problems of soil liquefaction Part I: Numerical techniques and programming 17. Experiences with the analysis of geotechnical problems solved by the FEM using different equation solvers on several computers 18. Some computational experiences of a geomechanical benchmark in rock salt 19. Improved algorithm for non-linear analysis by the finite element method 20. A unified approach to the analysis of saturated-unsaturated elastoplastic porous media 21. Uni-axial wave propagation through fluid-saturated elastic soil layer 22. Formulations and a methodology for computing the response of unsaturated soils to changes in temperature 23. Several aspects of formation of structures of computer programs, selection and algorithmization of medium models in geomechanics 24. A boundary integral code based on a variational formulation 25. The use of Lees' algorithm in the analysis of some ground heat and mass transfer problems 26. Hybrid finite element model utilized for fracture of concrete beams on elastic foundations 27. Limit analysis of plane problems in soil mechanics 28. Displacement discontinuities and interactive graphics for three-dimensional, hydraulic fracturing simulators 29. Stress analysis of large structures in hydraulic engineering by weighted residuals method 30. An automatic soil parameters identification software Part II: Constitutive laws of geotechnical materials 31. Generalized constitutive equations of saturated sand 32. A cyclic viscoplastic constitutive model for clay 33. Coupled elasto-plastic deformation-flow finite element analysis using imaginary viscosity procedure 34. Strength behavior of granular materials using discrete numerical modelling 35. A complete constitutive law for soil structure interfaces 36. Numerical investigations on discharging silos 37. A generalization of Hvorslev's equivalent stress 38. Incremental theory of elasticity and plasticity under cyclic loading 39. Numerical simulation of the behaviour of saturated sand 40. A constitutive model of soils for evaluating principal stress rotation 41. Assessment of a new class of implicit integration schemes for a cone-cap plasticity model 42. Model and parameters for the elastic behaviour of soils 43. Discontinuous numerical model for partially saturated soils at low saturation 44. Modelling the development of rupture surfaces using displacement-type finite element methods 45. Constitutive subroutine to simulate alternating loading of granular materials 46. Constitutive equation of tertiary sedimentary mudstone considering strain hardening and strain softening 47. Theoretical evaluation of the frictional damping of rocks 48. Analysis of the cone penetration test by the strain path method 49. Constitutive laws including kinematic hardening for clay with pore water pressure and for sand 50. An anisotropic hardening model for the mechanical behaviour of clay 51. Three-dimensional shearing deformation of sand 52. Model of sand behaviour towards shearing and compressibility in three-dimensional conditions of stress and strain 53. Elasto-plastic anisotropic hardening model for sand in a wide stress region 54. Cap parameters for clayey soils 55. A constitutive model with two yield surfaces for soils 56. Verification of elasto-viscoplastic model of normally consolidated clays in undrained creep 57. A solution method for continua with continuously varying stiffnesses 58. Mathematically consistent formulation of elastoplastic constitutive equations 59. On errors involved in the experimental-numerical investigation in triaxial compression tests 60. Non-associated flow rules in computational plasticity 61. Constitutive relations with general Masing rule under multi-dimensional stress condition 62. Some constitutive laws for creeping soil and for rate-dependent sliding at interfaces 63. Model with multiple mechanisms for anisotropic behaviours of sands 64. On the constitutive equations of the chalk 65. Mathematical modelling and prognose dimensions of karst sinkholes in multilayered soil bases of buildings and structures 66. A model for predicting the viscoplastic stress-strain behaviour of clay in three-dimensional stresses 67. Effect of soil strength on numerical simulation 68. Constitutive models constrained by the entropy maximum principle 69. Geomechanical applications of fully coupled, transient thermoelasticity Part III: Flow and consolidation 70. Numerical analysis of soil stability around deep wellbores 71. Numerical investigation of hydraulic fracturing in clays 72. Consolidation analysis of soils by elasto-plastic constitutive models 73. Deformation of a sedimentary overburden on a slowly creeping substratum 74. Evaluation of a quasi-dynamic algorithm for soil consolidation problems 75. Consolidation of layered soils under time-dependent loading 76. Constitutive modelling for anisotropically overconsolidated clay 77. Pore pressure built up as a result of wave action 78. Modelling thermal, three-dimensional, three-phase flow in a deforming soil 79. Finite difference analysis of consolidation by vertical drains with well resistance 80. Interpretation of concrete top base foundation behaviour on soft ground by coupled stress flow finite element analysis 81. On the determination of the matrix of permeability for partially saturated finite elements 82. Imperfect underground barriers under transient seepage conditions 83. Prediction of consolidation of elastoplastic subsoils 84. Effects of test procedure on constant rate of strain pressuremeter tests in clay 85. Analytical procedure for evaluating pore-water pressure and deformation of saturated clay ground subjected to traffic loads 86. Partial-drained behaviour of clay under cyclic loading 87. Consolidation settlements of interacting structural foundations 88. Undrained Bearing Capacity of Anisotropically Consolidated Clay 89. Three-dimensional bearing capacity analysis of clays under partially drained condition 90. The effect of anisotropy on consolidation in a soil layer 91. Flow analysis of clay layer due to berth construction