Pressure Dependency of Stiffness

  • Alexander M. Puzrin


At this stage we know how to model isotropic and cross-anisotropic linear elastic behaviour. In these models the soil stiffness parameters are constants. In reality, however, the soil stiffness depends on the confining stress.


Gibbs Free Energy Shear Modulus Pressure Dependency Soil Stiffness Compliance Tensor 
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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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