Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering

, Volume 19, Issue 5, pp 221–228 | Cite as

Nonlinear soil mechanics and prospects for its development

  • Yu. K. Zaretskii
Discussion
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Conclusions

1. In substantiating technical solutions applicable to earth structures, it is expedient to use positions and conclusions of nonlinear soil mechanics.

2. The principal trend in the development of basic positions of nonlinear soil mechanics should be the expansion of experimental investigations to establish the most significant parameters affecting the behavior of soils in the sublimiting and limiting states under both static and dynamic effects.

3. It is necessary to orient design engineers in the use of computer programs in design practice. In developing algorithms and computer programs, the multiphase character of the soils, their real properties, and the technology and sequence of building earth structures should be considered.

Keywords

Civil Engineer Computer Program Experimental Investigation Structural Foundation Hydraulic Engineer 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu. K. Zaretskii
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  1. 1.V. I. Lenin All-Union S. Ya. Zhuk Scientific-Research Institute for Design and ExplorationUSSR

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