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This book provides readers with a comprehensive treatment of computer methods so that they can use them for teaching, research, and solution of a wide range of practical problems in geotechnical engineering. It discusses factors such as "in-situ" conditions, elastic, plastic and creep deformations, stress path, volume change, existence of fluids (water), non-homogeneities, inherent and induced discontinuities leading to softening and failure, healing or strengthening, and type of loading.

About Chandrakant S Desai

Chandrakant S. Desai is a regents' professor (emeritus), Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, University of Arizona, Tucson Dr. Desai is recognized internationally for his significant and outstanding contributions in research, teaching, applications, and professional work in a wide range of topics in engineering. Dr. Desai has authored/coauthored/edited 22 books in the areas of finite element method and constitutive modeling, and 19 book chapters, and has authored/coauthored about 320 technical papers in refereed journals and conferences. He has served on the editorial boards of 14 journals, and has been the chair/member of a number of committees of various national and international societies and conferences. He has been the founding President of the International Association of Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics, and founding Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Geomechanics (IJOG) published by the American Society of Civil Engineers. Musharraf Zaman holds the David Ross Boyd Professorship and Aaron Alexander Professorship in Civil Engineering at the University of Oklahoma (OU), Norman. He is also an alumni chair professor in Petroleum Engineering. He has been serving as the associate dean for research in the OU College of Engineering since July 2005. Zaman received his baccalaureate degree from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, and his PhD degree from the University of Arizona, Tucson. He has published 158 journal and 215 peer reviewed conference proceedings papers, and eight book chapters. He also serves as the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE.

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Author : Chandrakant S Desai
Publisher : CRC Press
Data Published : 15 October 2013
ISBN : 1466515600
EAN : 9781466515604
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 464 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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