Applications of the Nonlinear Boundary Elements Formulation

  • W. S. Venturini
Part of the Lecture Notes in Engineering book series (LNENG, volume 4)


In this chapter some geomechanical nonlinear problems are analysed using the boundary element technique presented in the previous chapters. For all examples the viscoplastic algorithm shown in chapter 9 is employed, even when only plastic solutions are analysed.


Limit Load Finite Element Solution Collapse Load Tunnel Construction Ultimate Capacity 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. S. Venturini
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    • 2
  1. 1.Departamento de Estruturas Escola de Engenharia de São CarlosUniversidade de São PauloSão CarlosBrazil
  2. 2.Southampton UniversityEngland

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