Fundamentals of Soil Mechanics

  • Nozomu Yoshida
Part of the Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering book series (GGEE, volume 36)


Knowledge on fundamental mechanics that are required in the seismic ground response analysis is introduced in this chapter. Practical models will be explained in Chaps.  7 and  8.


Effective Stress Shear Deformation Bulk Modulus Void Ratio Earth Pressure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nozomu Yoshida
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  1. 1.Department of Civil and Environment EngineeringTohoku Gakuin UniversityMiyagiJapan

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