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By Vaughan D. Griffiths, Giancarlo Gioda

Numerical software of Plasticity to Geomechanics is a space of analysis that has grown speedily on the grounds that its origins within the overdue Nineteen Sixties. This progress ended in new methodologies and research methods which are these days regularly hired in Geotechnical Engineering perform. during the contribution of recognized students this booklet intends to supply an up-to-date review of a few proper advancements and functions during this box. the subjects lined within the quite a few chapters of the quantity might be summarised as follows: constitutive types for geomaterials, "damage|” soil mechanics, non-linear consolidation, swelling soils, effect of the statistical variability of soil homes at the balance of slopes and foundations, numerical research of flooring development recommendations, tunneling problems.

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200 b I b 100 2 0 &1 3 4 [%] Figure 13. Specimens with inclined reinforcements: comparison between the results of plane strain tests (dashed lines) and of the finite element analyses (solid lines). The first one is the elastic modulus Ev in the thickness direction. Its back-calculated v~ue is consistent with that derived from the few data available from the laboratory determination of the nominal thickness of the geotextile. A. Cividini 46 The back-analysis of the second relevant parnmeter (the "out-of-plane" shear modulus G~w) led to a relatively small value.

An experimental and numerical study concerning the mentioned provision is summarised in the following, which was carried out in the framework of a research project supported by the Milan Metro (Metropolitana Milanese). First, on the basis of a series of laboratory tests. an empirical law is derived that governs the variation with time of the permeability of a granular soil subjected to the seepage flow of silicate solutions (Cividini, 2000). Tllis law is subsequently adopted in some numerical examples to get an insight into the effectiveness of the treatment and of the time necessary to complete it.

An experimental and numerical study concerning the mentioned provision is summarised in the following, which was carried out in the framework of a research project supported by the Milan Metro (Metropolitana Milanese). First, on the basis of a series of laboratory tests. an empirical law is derived that governs the variation with time of the permeability of a granular soil subjected to the seepage flow of silicate solutions (Cividini, 2000). Tllis law is subsequently adopted in some numerical examples to get an insight into the effectiveness of the treatment and of the time necessary to complete it.

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