Material Behaviour and Numerical Techniques

  • W. S. Venturini
Part of the Lecture Notes in Engineering book series (LNENG, volume 4)

Abstract

Many stress analyses for geomechanical materials have been successfully carried out employing numerical techniques. Since the initial growth in electronic computer science in the sixties, the finite element method has been the most common technique to analyse stress distributions and deformation patterns in tunnel excavations, embankments, dams, building foundations and other geomechanical problems.

Keywords

Boundary Element Boundary Element Method Finite Element Formulation Tunnel Excavation Tunnel Construction 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. S. Venturini
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Departamento de Estruturas Escola de Engenharia de São CarlosUniversidade de São PauloSão CarlosBrazil
  2. 2.Southampton UniversityEngland

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