The Basic Mechanical Characteristics of the Geomaterial

  • Yuanxue LiuEmail author
  • Yingren Zheng
Part of the Springer Geophysics book series (SPRINGERGEOPHYS)


The difference between Plastic Mechanics of Geomaterial and the classical plastic mechanics is determined by the distinction of mechanical characteristics for geomaterial and metal material during the plastic stage. Metal is a crystal material, but the geomaterial is the heterogeneity body which is composed of the granular materials, also being called the heterogeneity body with the friction. Thus, the geomaterial has different mechanical characteristics from the mental material.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Geotechnical EngineeringLogistical Engineering UniversityChongqingChina
  2. 2.Institute of Geotechnical EngineeringLogistical Engineering UniversityChongqingChina

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