By J.F. Labuz, A. Drescher
This booklet encompasses a sampling of papers awarded on the June 2-5, 2002 overseas Workshop on Bifurcations andamp; Instabilities in Geomechanics (IWBI 2002). The scope of the Workshop contains analytical techniques, numerical tools, and experimental options.
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Most of them accept a constitutive description provided by the user, which is a good prospect for the development of hypoplasticity. , Lisse, The Netherlands Summing up: the FE-results can clearly support the conventional design methods but the quality of the constitutive theory is of cruicial importance in this context. Thus, procedures on well-posedness conditions, which make the numerical analysis reasonable in mechanical viewpoint, should or even must be still improved due to the new versions of hypoplasticity, in particular.