Numerical Models in Geomechanics : Proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium on 'Numerical Models in Geomechanics - NUMOG IX', Ottawa, Canada, 25-27 August 2004 book cover
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Numerical Models in Geomechanics
Proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium on 'Numerical Models in Geomechanics - NUMOG IX', Ottawa, Canada, 25-27 August 2004



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ISBN 9789058096364
Published August 14, 2004 by CRC Press
752 Pages

 
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Reflecting the current research and advances made in the application of numerical methods in geotechnical engineering, this volume details proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium on 'Numerical Models in Geomechanics - NUMOG IX' held in Ottawa, Canada, 25-27 August 2004.

Highlighting a number of new developments in the area, papers concentrate upon the following four main areas:
* constitutive relations for geomaterials
* numerical algorithms: formulation and performance
* modelling of transient, coupled and dynamic problems
* application of numerical techniques to practical problems.

Representing the most advanced, modern findings in the field, Numerical Models in Geomechanics is a comprehensive and impeccably-researched text, ideal for students and researchers as well as practising engineers.

Table of Contents

Preface

1. Constitutive relations for geomaterials

  • 1.1 Mathematical formulation
  • 1.2 Description of instabilities and localized deformation
  • 1.3 Experimental verification and validation

2. Numerical algorithms: formulation and performance

3. Modelling of transient, coupled and dynamic problems

4. Application of numerical techniques to practical problems

  • 4.1 Tunnels and underground structures
  • 4.2 Foundations, piles and anchors
  • 4.3 Excavations, slopes and embankments
  • 4.4 Simultaion of laboratory/field tests
  • 4.5 Other applications

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