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Soil-Structure Interaction: Numerical Analysis and Modelling

Edited By: JW Bull

744 pages, Illus.

Chapman & Hall (E & FN Spon)

Hardback | Dec 1993 | #32614 | ISBN: 0419190708
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The major problems in predicting soil-structure interaction are based on the fact that soil is neither homogeneous nor elastic and is invariably much weaker than the structure it has to support. This book describes how a number of different methods of analysis and modelling, including the boundary element method, the finite element method and a range of classical methods, are used to answer some of the questions associated with soil-structure interaction. Contributions from 19 international practising engineers and researchers cover the following main topics: caverns; dams; embankments; excavations; subsidence; pavements; piles; pipelines; retaining walls and tunnels.


Preface. List of contributors. Caverns. Seismic response of deep underground openings - H-J Alheid; Nuclear waste disposal in a clay formation: field experiments and numerical modelling - D J De Bruyn and L A Noynaert; Stability analysis for liquid propane gas (LPG) storage - Y Ishizuka; Dams. Dynamic analysis of embankment dams - E Boldovin and P Paoliani; Dynamic response of arch dams with foundation interaction - R Delgado and R M C M Faria; Earthquake response of dams - H Shiojiri and T-T Nakagawa; Embankments. The analysis and design of reinforced embankments on soft or weak foundations - R Kerry Rowe and B L J Mylleville; Reinforced slopes and embankments - R I Woods; Excavations. Finite element analysis of support excavations - M A Matos-Fernandes, A J S Cardoso, J F C Trigo and J M M C Marques; Mining Subsidence. Numerical modelling for tunnel and mine design - G P Giani and A M Ferrero; The prediction of surface subsidence due to mining using the finite element method - Y Najjar and M Zaman; Pavements. The interaction between precast concrete raft unit pavements and their soil support - J W Bull; Piles. Vibration of pile foundations - D M Lilley; Pipelines. The effect of ground movement on pipelines - T Akiyoshi; The effect of traffic loading on buried pipes - P Nath; Numerical seismic analysis and modelling of buried pipelines - L R-L Wang; Retaining Walls. Analysis of retaining walls using the hyperbolic model - K S Wong and B B Broms; Tunnels. Ground surface settlement due to shield tunnelling - M Hisatake; Numerical analysis of borehole stability problem - P C Papanastasiou and I G Vardoulakis; Index.

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