Helwany, Sam

Applied soil mechanics : with ABAQUS applications / Sam Helwany - xiv, 385 páginas : ilustraciones ; 25 cm.

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Properties of soil. -- Elasticity. -- Stresses in soil. -- Consolidation. -- Shear strength of soil. -- Shallow foundations. -- Lateral earth pressure and retaining walls. -- Piles and pile grops. -- Permeability and seepage.

A simplified approach to applying the Finite Element Method to geotechnical problems. Predicting soil behavior by constitutive equations that are based on experimental findings and embodied in numerical methods, such as the finite element method, is a significant aspect of soil mechanics. Engineers are able to solve a wide range of geotechnical engineering problems, especially inherently complex ones that resist traditional analysis. Applied Soil Mechanics with ABAQUS® Applications provides civil engineering students and practitioners with a simple, basic introduction to applying the finite element method to soil mechanics problems.


Mecanica de suelos
Métodos y elementos finitos

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