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Plasticity and Geomechanics

ISBN-10: 0521018099

ISBN-13: 9780521018098

Edition: N/A

Authors: R. O. Davis, A. P. S. Selvadurai

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Plasticity and Geomechanics is a concise introduction to the general subject of plasticity with a particular emphasis on applications in geomechanics. Derived from the authors' lecture notes, this book is written with students firmly in mind. Excessive use of mathematical methods is avoided and, where possible, physical interpretations are given for important concepts. The authors present a clear introduction to the complex ideas and concepts of plasticity and demonstrate how this developing subject is of critical importance to geomechanics and geotechnical engineering.
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Book details

List price: $91.99
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/22/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 300
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.012

Preface
Stress and strain
Elastic and inelastic material behaviour
Yield
Plastic flow
Collapse load theorems
Slip line analysis
Work hardening behaviour
Non-Cartesian coordinate systems
Mohr's circles
Principles of virtual work
Extremum principles
Drucker's stability postulate
The associated flow rule
A uniqueness theorem for elastic-plastic deformation
Theorems of limit analysis
Limit analysis and limiting equilibrium