Innovative Numerical Modelling in Geomechanics

1st Edition

Luis Ribeiro e Sousa, Eurípedes Vargas Jr., M.M. Fernandes, Roberto Azevedo

CRC Press
Published May 3, 2012
Reference - 474 Pages
ISBN 9780415616614 - CAT# K12790


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Since the 1990s five books on ‘Applications of Computational Mechanics in Geotechnical Engineering’ have been published. Innovative Numerical Modelling in Geomechanics is the 6th and final book in this series, and contains papers written by leading experts on computational mechanics. The book treats highly relevant topics in the field of geotechnics, such as environmental geotechnics, open and underground excavations, foundations, embankments and rockfill dams, computational systems and oil geomechanics. Special attention is paid to risk in geotechnical engineering, and to recent developments in applying Bayesian networks and Data Mining techniques.

Innovative Numerical Modelling in Geomechanics will be of interest to civil, mining and environmental engineers, as well as to engineering geologists. The book will also be useful for academics and researchers involved in geotechnics.