Tensorial Hypoplastic Models

  • David MašínEmail author
Part of the Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering book series (SSGG)


In Chap.  3 of this book, the basic principles of hypoplastic models were described. Obviously, for the models to be applicable in numerical modelling tools, models must be formulated in full tensorial notation. To explain the mathematical structure of hypoplastic models, their historical development is traced back in this chapter, starting with the trial-and-error models based on rational mechanics and ending with approaches explicitly enabling the incorporation of the most important features of soil behaviour into the model structure.


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  1. 1.Faculty of ScienceCharles UniversityPragueCzech Republic

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