Isotropic Elastic Behaviour

  • Alexander M. Puzrin
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Abstract

For a slightly overconsolidated clay sample, in the initial part of a triaxial compression stress path, the sample behaviour may be assumed reversible for both its deviatoric (Figure 10.1a) and volumetric (Figure 10.1b) components. This means, that before the stress path reaches the yield stress state \(Y({{{p}'}_{y}},{{q}_{y}})\), the unloading stress-strain curves will approximately follow the corresponding loading curves, and no residual strain will appear in a closed loading cycle.

Keywords

Isotropic Material Deviatoric Stress Residual Strain Strain Path Stress Path 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander M. Puzrin
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  1. 1.Institute for Geotechnical EngineeringETH ZurichZurichSwitzerland

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