By Félix Darve, Ioannis Vardoulakis
This ebook offers the main recents advancements within the modelling of degradations (of thermo-chemo-mechanical starting place) and of bifurcations and instabilities (leading to localized or diffuse failure modes) happening in geomaterials (soils, rocks, concrete). functions (landslides, rockfalls, particles flows, concrete and rock getting old, etc.) are mentioned in detail.
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This e-book provides the main recents advancements within the modelling of degradations (of thermo-chemo-mechanical starting place) and of bifurcations and instabilities (leading to localized or diffuse failure modes) happening in geomaterials (soils, rocks, concrete). functions (landslides, rockfalls, particles flows, concrete and rock getting old, and so on.
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The generally acknowledged criterion was the so-called Mohr-Coulomb condition, that could be expressed as: R. 9) where aM and am are the largest and smallest principal stress, respectively, c' is the cohesion whilst (/J' is known as the friction angle. 9, it turns out that the former can be obtained from the latter by putting friction to zero. 9 with the deviatoric plane. The resulting irregular exhagon clearly shows the difference in strength in compression (a1 ;:: a 2 = a 3 ) and extension (a1 ~ a 2 = a 3 ) in triaxial loading conditions.
From the definition of plastic potential. 8) where f is the loading function, that can be made explicit in terms of q. 11 gives a family of yield loci in the plane p', q. The parameter of this family is Pc, which is by definition the value of p' for q = 0. This parameter is a function of the loading history of the sample and is called preconsolidation pressure. The yield locus is given by the curve shown in Figure 6. Note that, since the shape of the yield locus is the same no matter which is the stress level, in the terminology of plasticity theory, this implies that hardening is assumed to be isotropic.
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