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Advanced Modelling Approaches

  • David MašínEmail author
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Part of the Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering book series (SSGG)

Abstract

The two reference models for sand and clay, introduced in Chaps.  5 and  6, cover the behaviour of a variety of common soils under standard conditions. However, specific applications or specific soil types require enhancements of these models to achieve the predictive goal. A selection of such enhancements is described this chapter. The readers are introduced to methods for predicting small strain stiffness, rate effects, effects of structure, partial saturation, thermal effects and stiffness anisotropy within the theory of hypoplasticity.

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