Fabric Related Probabilistic Model for Granular Materials

by Jamshid Jahedi, Dome Designers Inc, Chicago, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural and Geotechnical Reliability


A new anisotropic noncoaxial incremental constitutive model for granular materials (Jahedi et al., 1990) was developed, in which a Fabric reconstruction factor '?+', was incorporated. In this paper, the Fabric factor '?+' is further enhanced in order to offer more flexibility to the model, and to better fit the statistical data and related probability density functions.

Subject Headings: Granular materials | Probability | Fabrics | Statistics | Constitutive relations | Anisotropy | Construction management

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