Geomechanics Products

  • Introduction to Soil Mechanics Laboratory Testing

    1st Edition

    By Dante Fratta, Jennifer Aguettant, Lynne Roussel-Smith

    A step-by-step text on the basic tests performed in soil mechanics, Introduction to Soil Mechanics Laboratory Testing provides procedural aids and elucidates industry standards. It also covers how to properly present data and document results. Containing numerical examples and figures, the…

    Paperback – 2007-05-21
    CRC Press

  • The Mechanics of Soils and Foundations

    2nd Edition

    By John Atkinson

    Ideal for undergraduates of geotechnical engineering for civil engineers, this established textbook sets out the basic theories of soil mechanics in a clear and straightforward way; combining both classical and critical state theories and giving students a good grounding in the subject which will…

    Paperback – 2007-05-14
    CRC Press

  • Numerical Models in Geomechanics

    Proceedings of the Tenth International Symposium on Numerical Models in Geomechanics (NUMOG X), Rhodes, Greece, 25-27 April 2007, 1st Edition

    Edited by G.N. Pande, S. Pietruszczak

    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…

    Hardback – 2007-04-12
    CRC Press

  • Applications of Computational Mechanics in Geotechnical Engineering V

    Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop, Guimaraes, Portugal 1–4 April 2007, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luís Ribeiro e Sousa, M.M. Fernandes, Eurípedes Vargas Jr., Robero Azevedo

    Geotechnical works involve complex geo-engineering issues, which are reviewed in this volume presenting the very latest research and practice in computational mechanics in geotechnical engineering. Application of Computational Mechanics in Geotechnical Engineering V contains contributions on…

    Paperback – 2007-03-22
    CRC Press

  • Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering

    Sixth European Conference on Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering (Graz, Austria, 6-8 September 2006), 1st Edition

    Edited by Helmut F. Schweiger

    An overview of recent developments in constitutive modelling, numerical implementation issues, and coupled and dynamic analysis.  There is a special section dedicated to the numerical modelling of ground improvement techniques, with applications of numerical methods for solving practical…

    Pack – 2006-08-17
    CRC Press

  • Geomechanics and Geotechnics of Particulate Media

    Proceedings of the International Symposium on Geomechanics and Geotechnics of Particulate Media, Ube, Japan, 12-14 September 2006, 1st Edition

    Edited by Masayuki Hyodo, Hidekazu Murata, Yukio Nakata

    Microscopic re-examination of geomaterials consisting of aggregates can shed light on macroscopic behaviour, including compressibility, anisotropy, yielding, creep, cyclic liquefaction and shear rupture. As a result of this process of examination, new methods of material characterization emerge,…

    Hardback – 2006-08-17
    CRC Press

  • Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, Two Volume Set

    Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, 6th ICPMG '06, Hong Kong, 4 - 6 August 2006, 1st Edition

    Edited by C.W.W. Ng, Y.H. Wang, L.M. Zhang

    An excellent source of reference on the current practice of physical modelling in geotechnics and environmental engineering. Volume One concentrates on physical modelling facilities and experimental techniques, soil characterisation, slopes, dams, liquefaction, ground improvement and reinforcement,…

    Pack – 2006-07-20
    CRC Press

  • The SMP Concept-Based 3D Constitutive Models for Geomaterials

    1st Edition

    By Hajime Matsuoka, De'an Sun

    The Cam-Clay model is a fundamental constitutive model in soil mechanics, but is only suitable for normally consolidated clay under triaxial compression stress states. The SMP failure criterion is the most reasonable three-dimensional extension of the Mohr-Coulomb failure criterion from the point…

    Hardback – 2006-03-09
    CRC Press

  • Deformation Characteristics of Geomaterials

    Recent Investigations and Prospects, 1st Edition

    Edited by H. DiBenedetto, T. Doanh, H. Geoffroy, C. Sauzéat

    Solutions for soil engineering and soil-structure interaction problems need realistic and pertinent experimental and modelling tools. In this work, extensive developments proposed by the invited speakers of the Lyon International Symposium held in September 2003 are presented,…

    Hardback – 2005-03-03
    CRC Press

  • Geotechnics for Building Professionals

    (BR 473), 1st Edition

    By J.A. Charles

    Foundations affect how the main structure of a building behaves and can be a major factor in determining whether or not it performs satisfactorily in the long term. Decisions about foundations for low-rise buildings are often made by people who have only limited understanding of the engineering of…

    Hardback – 2005-01-17
    IHS BRE Press

  • Numerical Modelling of Discrete Materials in Geotechnical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Earth Sciences

    Proceedings of the First International UDEC/3DEC Symposium, Bochum, Germany, 29 September - 1 October 2004, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heinz Konietzky

    In this fully up-to-date volume, important new developments and applications of discrete element modelling are highlighted and brought together for presentation at the First International UDEC/3DEC Symposium.Papers covered the following key areas:* behaviour of masonry structures (walls, bridges,…

    Hardback – 2004-10-15
    CRC Press

  • Xray CT for Geomaterials

    Soils, Concrete, Rocks International Workshop on Xray CT for Geomaterials, Kumamoto, Japan, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jun Otani, Yuzo Obara

    X-ray Computed Tomography (CT) scanning has been widely used for medical diagnosis. This technique is now attracting increasing interest as a tool in non-destructive testing in engineering. This book reports the early results of research into this application, with particular reference to…

    Hardback – 2004-10-06
    CRC Press

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