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The Material Point Method for Geotechnical Engineering: A Practical Guide

1st Edition

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James Fern, Alexander Rohe, Kenichi Soga, Eduardo Alonso
January 22, 2019

This practical guide provides the best introduction to large deformation material point method (MPM) simulations for geotechnical engineering. It provides the basic theory, discusses the different numerical features used in large deformation simulations, and presents a number of applications -- prov...

Ground Improvement Techniques

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Bujang B.K. Huat, Arun Prasad, Sina Kazemian, Vivi Anggraini
November 20, 2019

This book provides a review of problems during design and construction on problematic soils. Design methods, site investigation, construction and analysis of the various improvement methods available are explained and discussed. Various regions may have different soils with geotechnical problems...

Notes on Geoplasticity

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William G. Pariseau
November 19, 2019

This book is about geoplasticity, solid mechanics of rock, jointed rock and soil beyond the domain of a purely elastic deformation. Plastic deformation is irreversible and begins at the limit to elasticity with any attempt at further loading. Stress at the limit to elasticity is "strength" which is...

Rock Mechanics Through Project-Based Learning

1st Edition

Ivan Gratchev
November 05, 2019

Traditional textbooks on rock mechanics often fail to engage students in the learning process as such books are packed with theory that students are unlikely to use in their future employment. In contrast, this book delivers the fundamentals of rock mechanics using a more practical and engaging...

Unsaturated Soil Mechanics with Probability and Statistics

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Ryosuke Kitamura, Kazunari Sako
August 27, 2019

Soil is fundamentally a multi-phase material – consisting of solid particles, water and air. In soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering it is widely treated as an elastic, elastoplastic or visco-elastoplastic material, and consequently regarded as a continuum body. However, this book explores...

Introduction to Unified Strength Theory

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Mao-Hong Yu, Shu-Qi Yu
May 29, 2019

Strength theory deals with the yield or failure of materials under complex stress state. It is very important in mechanics of materials, strength of structures, and mechanical and civil engineering. Unified strength theory is a series of yield criteria and failure criteria other than a single...

Advances and Trends in Engineering Sciences and Technologies III: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Engineering Sciences and Technologies (ESaT 2018), September 12-14, 2018, High Tatras Mountains, Tatranské Matliare, Slovak Republic

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Mohamad Al Ali, Peter Platko
April 09, 2019

These are the proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Engineering Sciences and Technologies (ESaT 2018), held from 12th - 14th September 2018 in the High Tatras Mountains, Tatranské Matliare, Slovak Republic. ESaT 2018 was organized under the auspices of the Faculty of Civil Engineering,...

The Material Point Method for Geotechnical Engineering: A Practical Guide

1st Edition

James Fern, Alexander Rohe, Kenichi Soga, Eduardo Alonso
January 22, 2019

This practical guide provides the best introduction to large deformation material point method (MPM) simulations for geotechnical engineering. It provides the basic theory, discusses the different numerical features used in large deformation simulations, and presents a number of applications --...

Deep Rock Mechanics: From Research to Engineering: Proceedings of the International Conference on Geo-Mechanics, Geo-Energy and Geo-Resources (IC3G 2018), September 21-24, 2018, Chengdu, P.R. China

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Heping Xie, Jian Zhao, P G Ranjith
December 13, 2018

At present, deep earth resources remain poorly understood and entirely under-utilised. There is a growing appreciation of the important role deep earth will play in future sustainability, particularly in opportunities for new and sustainable large-scale energy alternatives, and extraction of...

Soil Mechanics Through Project-Based Learning

1st Edition

Ivan Gratchev, Dong-Sheng Jeng, Erwin Oh
November 21, 2018

The currently available soil mechanics textbooks explain theory and show some practical applications through solving abstract geotechnical problems. Unfortunately, they do not engage students in the learning process as students do not "experience" what they study. This book employs a more engaging...

Site Investigation using Resistivity Imaging

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Sahadat Hossain, Golam Kibria, Sadik Khan
August 10, 2018

Subsurface investigation is the most important phase of any civil engineering construction or development activities. The geologic conditions can be extremely complex, variable, and subject to change with time; soil test borings and in-situ tests are employed to obtain subsoil information....

Optimization of Hydraulic Fracture Stages and Sequencing in Unconventional Formations

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Ahmed Alzahabi, Mohamed Y. Soliman
July 20, 2018

Shale gas and/or oil play identification is subject to many screening processes for characteristics such as porosity, permeability, and brittleness. Evaluating shale gas and/or oil reservoirs and identifying potential sweet spots (portions of the reservoir rock that have high-quality kerogen...

Earthquake Hazard Assessment: India and Adjacent Regions

1st Edition

Sreevalsa Kolathayar, T.G. Sitharam
June 11, 2018

This book represents a significant contribution to the area of earthquake data processing and to the development of region-specific magnitude correlations to create an up-to-date homogeneous earthquake catalogue that is uniform in magnitude scale. The book discusses seismicity analysis and...

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