American Society of Civil Engineers

Soil and Rock Behavior and Modeling

(Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP) No. 150)

by Ronaldo Luna, (editor), Zhenshun Hong, (editor), Guowei Ma, (editor), and Maosong Huang, (editor)
Geo-Institute (G-I)
Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 978-0-7844-0862-9 / 0-7844-0862-9 (print), 9780784478127 (PDF), 2006, xiii, 505 pp., (doi:, 22 cm., Includes references and indexes.     (Barcode: RMI MK31591, DQA 1370908)

Conference information: GeoShanghai International Conference 2006; June 6-8, 2006, Shanghai, China

ASCE sponsor: Geo-Institute (G-I)

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Document type: Books - Conference Proceedings
Abstract: Proceedings of sessions of the GeoShanghai Conference, held in Shanghai, China, June 6-8, 2006. Hosted by Shanghai Society of Civil Engineering, China. In cooperation with the Geo-Institute of ASCE; Georgia Institute of Technology; and University of Kansas. This Geotechnical Special Publication contains 65 international papers and represents the latest advances in the static and dynamic behavior of soils and rocks, including constitutive modeling and numerical methods. The book begins with two keynote articles that discuss soil constitutive modeling. The first section of the book discusses theoretical concepts and experimental procedures of soil behavior and laboratory testing. The second section’s papers span from advanced concepts in rock mechanics to the interactions in constructed facilities. It also includes numerical applications of problems in rocks. The third section focuses on modeling soil behavior, with many of the papers using field and laboratory experimental data to verify their findings. Finally, the fourth section discusses the latest advances in soil and soil structure interactions under dynamic excitation. It contains results from work using shaking tables, wave induced loading, vibrations and numerical simulations.

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Library of Congress Call Number:  TA710.A1G368
Library of Congress Subject Headings: Soil mechanics--Mathematical models--Congresses
Rock mechanics--Mathematical models--Congresses