Review on the Mechanical Behavior of Soil-Structure Interface

  • Xue-Ying Yang
  • Li YuanEmail author
  • Zhen-Dong Cui
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation book series (ASTI)


At the soil-structure interface, there are some frontier problems, such as non-linearity, large deformation and local discontinuity, which is one of the core topics in the study of soil and structure interaction. This paper introduced the progress and present situation of the mechanical behavior of soil-structure interface in laboratory test, constitutive model and numerical simulation, analyses the problems that have not been studied in depth and pointed out that the determination of thickness of the contact surface, the sensitivity analysis of the mechanical parameters of the contact surface and the dynamic contact questions would be the main research trend in the future.


Soil-structure interface Mechanical behavior Shear test 



This work was supported by National Key Research and Development Program (Grant No. 2017YFC1500702).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.State Key Laboratory for Geomechanics and Deep Underground Engineering, School of Mechanics and Civil EngineeringChina University of Mining and TechnologyXuzhouPeople’s Republic of China

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