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Compound shock waves and creep behaviour in sediment beds

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This research is a theoretical, experimental and numerical study of the one-dimensional deformation of suspensions. The study is focussed on the transition between sedimentation and consolidation, and creep during soil consolidation. In the literature, sedimentation, traditional large strain consolidation and creep are explored independently. The theory of sedimentation has been derived in parallel with the mathematical description of shock waves. The large strain consolidation theory of Gib...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Research group:
civil engineering
Oxford college:
St Catherine's College
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MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Civil Engineering
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Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Civil Engineering
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Funding agency for:
Bartholomeeusen, G
Publication date:
2003
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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English
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2009-01-23

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