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Stress-Strain Models

  • Ikuo Towhata
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Part of the Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering book series (SSGG)

Abstract

Stress-strain relationship of soil is characterized by the rigidity when strain is small as well as the shear strength at large strains, which is the upper bound of the stress level. This fundamental nature of soil behavior has often been modeled by a hyperbolic curve (Fig. 11.1); refer to Kondner (1963) together with Kondner and Zelasko (1963).

Keywords

Shear Strain Principal Stress Strain Amplitude Volumetric Strain Excess Pore Water Pressure 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ikuo Towhata
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  1. 1.University of TokyoJapan

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