Viscoelastic Inclusion Problem
The paper is concerned with a variety of inclusion problems that arise in the study of the quasi-static response of anisotropic viscoelastic materials. It is shown that the use of Stieltjes...

Continuum Model of Medium with Cracks
A continuum approach to an elastic medium containing cracks is developed. A crack density tensor describing the averaged geometry of a crack array is introduced and used to study the anisotropy...

Refined Theories for Nonhomogeneous Anisotropic Cylindrical Shells: Part I-Derivation
First approximation thin shell and higher order thick shell correction theories are derived for nonhomogeneous anisotropic cylindrical elastic shells by use of the method of asymptotic...

Refined Theories for Nonhomogeneous Anisotropic Cylindrical Shells: Part II-Aplication
The application of asymptotic shell theories is demonstrated for the problem of the clamped-free layered, cylindrical shell under internal pressure. In particular, the results of a uniformly...

Effect of Anisotropic Consolidation on Dynamic Properties Cohesive Soils

Anisotropic Skew Plates and Grids
A discrete element method of analysis for the bending of an anisotropic skew-plate-and-grid-beam system is presented. The distinguishing features are (1)The representation of an anisotropic...

Anisotropic Shear Modulus due to Stress Anisotropy
By special measurement technique it is shown that the dynamic shear modulus in homogenous isotropic sand samples depends upon the direction of stress. Furthermore it can be demonstrated...

Torsional Stresses in Circularly Curved Bars
Mathematical formulations and numerical solution techniques are presented for the uniform torsional and constrained warping stress analyses of a composite and anisotropic circularly curved...

Anisotropic Model of a Membrane

Anisotropic Circular Plate with Point Supports

Plasticity Theory for Nonlinear Anisotropic Soils

Effective-Stress Parameters of Anisotropic Soil
The application of anisotropic elasticity in soil mechanics is rapidly increasing. It is, therefore, essential to direct such application in such a way that fundamental concepts relating...

Stresses and Displacements in Anisotropic Embankments
This note is concerned with gravitational stresses and displacements in earth embankments comprising a specific type of anisotropic material: one exhibiting cross anisotropy. In contrast...

Nonlinear Model for Reinforced Concrete Slabs
A nonlinear finite element model is developed to analyze reinforced concrete slabs under monotonically increasing loads. The nonlinear variations in material properties through the depth...

Geomechanical Model for Rock Foundation Settlement
A geomechanical model is proposed for estimating the settlement of foundations on rock masses. Included is a rock mass model for reducing rock material properties to rock mass properties...

Plane Waves in Anisotropic Plates
A finite element analysis is presented for predicting the dispersive characteristics in anisotropic plates under plane strain conditions The formulation consists of expressing the waveform...

Anisotropic Undrained Stress-Strain Behavior of Clays
A general analytical model that describes the anisotropic, elasto-plastic path-dependent stress-strain-strength properties of inviscid saturated clays under undrained loading conditions...

Mathematical Modeling of Cyclic Soil Behavior

The Dynamic Response of Anisotropic Clay

Anisotropic Hybrid Displacement Singularity Element
The displacement-hybrid method of finite element formulation is extended to the development of a singularity super finite element which can be used to model the behavior of a sharp crack...

 

 

 

 

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