Modern Approaches to Plasticity

1st Edition

Editors: D. Kolymbas
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444899705
eBook ISBN: 9780444599308
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 28th May 1993
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Constitutive modelling of granulate materials has achieved significant progress in recent times although some challenging problems still remain to be solved. Many of the 35 contributions in this volume are devoted to modelling but there are also papers investigating the phenomena to be modelled. For instance, there are reviews on several aspects of the behaviour of granulates which are mere material properties while other aspects are related to the ill-posedness of the corresponding boundary value problems. The work provides a comprehensive and up to date treatise on the theory of plasticity in granular materials, together with a great number of solution methods and applications. The volume is intended for researchers and practising engineers who wish to enhance their knowledge in this rapidly expanding field.

Table of Contents

Configurational plasticity in granular media (K.C. Valanis, J.F. Peters). Interpretation of dilation as a kinematic constraint (G.T. Houlsby). A basic formulation of elastoplastic constitutive equations (K. Hashiguchi). Some constitutive inequalities for incrementally nonlinear models in plasticity (H. Petryk). Upgrading of soil models by Hencky's theory of plasticity (P. Vermeer). A mixed isotropic-kinematic hardening constitutive law for sand (C. di Prisco et al.). Nonlocal nature of yield plasticity and fracture (A.C. Eringen). Towards micro-mechanical constitutive relations for granular materials (N.P. Kruyt). Numerical test with discrete element method (J.P. Bardet). Distribution of micro variables in granular media, consequences on the global behaviour (B. Cambou et al.). Introduction to hypoplasticity (D. Kolymbas, W. Wu). A hypoplastic model for barotropy and pyknotropy of granular soils (W. Wu, E. Bauer). A hypoplastic model for granular soils under cyclic loading (E. Bauer, W. Wu). Calibration of an hypoplastic constitutive model from true biaxial tests (H. Feise et al.). Hypoplasticity vs. elastoplasticity, selected topics (A. Niemunis). A new rate type constitutive model for geomaterials: CloE (J. Desrues, R. Chambon). Experiences with numerical implementation of endochronic models (J.F. Peters, K.C. Valanis). An endochronic theory for porous and granular materials (H.C. Wu). Visco-hypoplastic models for cohesive soils (W. Wu et al.). Influence of creep on static and cyclic instability of granular soils (P. Lade). Wave propagation in strain-softening plasticity (L.J. Sluys, R. de Borst). A partitioned-solution method with moving boundaries for nonlocal plasticity (Z. Chen). Modelling of sand behaviour: cyclic loading, anisotropy and localization (M. Pastor et al.). The disturbed state concept (C.S. Desai). Anisotropic and pseudo-anisotropic elasto-viscoplastic constitutive models for clay (F. Oka). Study of frictional hardening of double sliding model (F


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D. Kolymbas

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Karlsruhe, Germany