Numerical Models in Geomechanics

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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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 more

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  • Electronic book text | 766 pages
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • CRC Press
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0415889154
  • 9780415889155

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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 Author indexshow more