Numerical Methods in Geomechanics: Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal, held at Vimeiro, August 24 - September 4, 1981 / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789027714619
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 9/30/1982
  • Series: Nato Science Series C: (closed), #92
  • Edition description: 1982
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 589
  • Product dimensions: 1.38 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Table of Contents

I - Fundamentals.- 1 Field Equations.- 2 Basic Formulation of Static and Dynamic Behaviour of Soil and Other Porous Media.- 3 Generalized Plasticity and Some Models for Geomechanics.- 4 Constitutive Equations for Soil Media.- 5 Constitutive Modeling and Soil-Structure Interaction.- 6 Rock Mass Behaviour and Its Mathematical Modelling.- II - Finite Elements Techniques.- 1 Numerical Analysis of Shallow Foundations.- 2 Numerical Analysis of Deep Foundations.- 3 Finite Element Analysis of Coupled Deformation and Fluid Flow in Porous Media.- 4 Finite Elements and Slope Stability.- III - Mathematical Programming Methods.- 1 Plastic Analysis in Geomechanics by Mathematical Programming.- 2 Optimization Methods for Parametric Identification of Geotechnical Systems.- 3 Embankments and Slopes by Mathematical Programming.- IV - Boundary Element Techniques.- 1 Fundamentals of Boundary Elements.- 2 Boundary Elements in Groundwater Flow Problems.- 3 Boundary Element Formulation to Solve No-Tension Problems in Geomechanics.- 4 Elastoplastic Analysis Using Boundary Elements.- V - Seismic Problems.- 1 Seismic Site and Soil-Structure Interaction Analysis.- 2 Liquefaction of Sandy Soils.- VI - Statistical Methods.- Statistical and Probabilistic Methods in Geomechanics.- Apendices.- Lecture.- - Liquefaction of Soils During Earthquakes.- Research Presentations in Panels.- 1 Dynamic, Cyclic and Transient Aspects in Soil Engineering.- 2 Buried Structures-Surrounding Soil Interaction.- 3 Bearing Capacity and Shape Factors for Shallow Foundations.- 4 Coefficient of Potential Rupture for Earth Structures.- Name Index.

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