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Irreversibility in Cyclic Behaviour

  • Alexander M. Puzrin
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Abstract

In a typical drained triaxial compression test on slightly overconsolidated clay, after isotropic consolidation up to the pre-consolidation pressure \({{{p}'}_{c}}\) with subsequent unloading down to the initial mean effective stress \({{{p}'}_{0}}\), the sample is sheared along the straight effective stress path (Figure 20.1a).

Keywords

Yield Surface Surface Plasticity Conjugate Point Kinematic Hardening Triaxial Compression Test 
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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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