1st Edition

Numerical Models in Geomechanics Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium NUMOG VIII, Rome, Italy, 10-12 April 2002

Edited By G.N. Pande, S. Pietruszczak Copyright 2002

    The papers in this volume reflect the current research and advances made in the application of numerical methods in geotechnical engineering. Topics include: instabilities in soil behaviour; environmental geomechanics; and hydro-mechanical coupling in problems of engineering.

    1. CONSTITUTIVE MODELS FOR GEOMATERIALS 1.1 Mathematical formulation 1.2 Experimental verification and validation 2. MODELLING OF INSTABILITY AND STRAIN LOCALIZATION IN GEOMATERIALS 4. MODELLING OF TRANSIENT, COUPLED AND DYNAMIC PROBLEMS 5. APPLICATION OF NUMERICAL TECHNIQUES TO PRACTICAL PROBLEMS 5.1 Tunnels and underground structures 5.2 Foundations, piles and anchors 5.3 Excavations, slopes and embankments 5.4 Simulation of laboratory/field tests 5.5 Other applications 6. MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS


    G.N. Pande, University of Wales Swansea, UK. S. Pietruszczak, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.