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Elastic moduli of soils dependent on pressure: a hyperelastic formulation

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The elastic behaviour of granular materials is non-linear, in that the small-strain tangent stiffness depends on the stress level. The elastic moduli typically vary as power functions of the mean stress. Simple models of this non-linearity can result in behaviour that violates the laws of thermodynamics. To guarantee that an elasticity model is thermodynamically acceptable it must be possible to derive the elastic behaviour from a free energy potential (or alternatively from a complementary e...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Engineering Science
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Institution:
Technical University of Bari, Italy
Department:
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
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Institution:
Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro
Publisher:
Thomas Telford Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Géotechnique Journal website
Volume:
55
Issue:
5
Pages:
383-392
Publication date:
2005-06-05
EISSN:
1751-7656
ISSN:
0016-8505
URN:
uuid:ba9bd7c2-886e-4e04-a102-f616eb7aeb73
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ora:1838
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English
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