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Numerical Models in Geomechanics
Proceedings of the Tenth International Symposium on Numerical Models in Geomechanics (NUMOG X), Rhodes, Greece, 25-27 April 2007



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ISBN 9780415440271
Published April 12, 2007 by CRC Press
766 Pages

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Book Description

NUMOG X reflects the current research and advances made in the application of numerical methods in geotechnical engineering. The papers are organised in the following four sections:

1. Constitutive relations for geomaterials

2. Numerical algorithms: formulation and performance

3. Modelling of transient / coupled problems

4. Application of numerical techniques to practical problems

Many new developments on a wide variety of topics have been reported at this Symposium. These include: description of mechanical properties of soil, instabilities in soil behaviour; laboratory testing and identification of material parameters, hydro-mechanical coupling in relation to problems of nuclear waste disposal and applications of numerical methods to the analysis of tunnels, embankments, slopes and foundations. A special section is devoted to applications incorporating the tools of computational intelligence. A number of papers describe case histories of practical applications.

These proceedings of the Tenth International Symposium on 'Numerical Models in Geomechanics', NUMOG X, held in Rhodes, Greece, 25-27 April 2007, contain 104 papers which were selected for presentation. The wealth of information in these proceedings should be of interest to students, researchers as well as practising engineers.

Table of Contents

Preface

1   Constitutive relations for geomaterials

2   Numerical algorithms: formulation and performance

3   Modelling of transient/coupled problems

4   Application of numerical techniques to practical problems

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