Recent years have witnessed the development of computational geomechanics as an important branch of engineering. This book provides an introduction to the methods involved.
Soil Properties. Theory of Consolidation. Sea Bed Response to Cyclic Loads. Beams on Elastic Foundation. Sheet Pile Walls. Axially Loaded Piles. Development of Pile Plug. Laterally Loaded Piles. Pile in Layered Elastic Material. Waves in Piles. Gravity Foundations. Slope Stability. Finite Elements for Plane Groundwater Flow. Finite Elements for Plane Strain Elastostatics. Finite Elements for Plane Strain Elasto-Plasticity. Finite Elements for One-Dimensional Consolidation. Finite Elements for Two-Dimensional Consolidation. Transport in Porous Media. Adsorption and Dispersion. Appendices: Integral Transforms; Solution of Linear Equations.