Dynamic Soil Reactions for Plane Strain Case
Resistance of soil to harmonic motion of an infinitely long cylinder is investigated theoretically in terms of linear viscoelasticity. Closed-form solution is obtained from which the complex...

Enhancing the Damping of Slabs by Viscoelastic Layers
A study is presented of the potential of constrained viscoelastic layers in enhancing the damping of two-way slab floor systems with simply supported and clamped boundary conditions subjected...

Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of Farm Silos
A finite element formulation for nonlinear viscoelastic analysis has been synthesized with direct application to the problem of silage-silo interaction as a typical example of farm silo...

Circular Plates on Linear Viscoelastic Foundations
The solutions of the quasistatic bending problem of circular plates on linear viscoelastic foundations under arbitrary loading conditions are presented. The method of solution is developed...

Viscoelasticity of Solidifying Porous Material°Concrete
The form of the age effect on linear creep and elasticity is established by treating the hydrating cement paste as a variable composite in which the volume fraction of solid grows while...

Micromechanics of Concrete as a Solidifying Viscoelastic Porous Multiphase Composite

Dynamic Stiffness Matrices for Viscoelastic Half-Plane Foundations
Numerical results are presented for complex-valued dynamic (frequency-dependent) stiffness influence coefficients for a homogeneous isotropic linearly viscoelastic half-space in plane...

A Numerical Solution for Viscoelastic Half Planes
The standard singular higher order transcendental functions, appearing in all the fundamental frequency domain response quantities of viscoelastic half planes, are identified and separated...

Pumping of Aquifer with Viscoelastic Properties
The land subsidence and the piezometric drawdown resulting from fluid withdrawal from a confined aquifer system are analyzed. The aquifer material is assumed to behave as a viscoelastic...

Random Vibration of a Compliant Wall
A random vibration analysis for the response of a compliant wall, consisting of an elastic base plate, a low modulus viscoelastic substrate and stretched skin, subjected to turbulent boundary...

The Dynamic Modeling of the Viscoelastic Half-Space by Finite Elements

Seismic Interaction of Structures on Hysteretic Foundations
The effects of soil-structure interaction on the seismic response of simple structures are analyzed considering the foundation medium to behave as a linear viscoelastic solid. Two forms...

Form Pressure and Relaxation in Formwork
Form pressure distribution curves are presented based upon an analytical model that incorporates an instantaneous hardening transition of the concrete from a liquid-like initial mix into...

Vibrations of Triangular Viscoelastic Plates
A method that was based on the concept of contour lines of equal deflection on the surface of the plate and developed for transverse vibration of viscoelastic plates is applied to the...

Torsional Vibration of Viscoelastic Foundations
Simple approximate solutions are presented for the steady-state response of rigid circular foundations which are supported at the surface of a linear viscoelastic half space and are excited...

Response of Viscoelastically Restrained Beam
A brief historical review of the different applicable aspects of the theory of viscoelasticity is presented along with the accompanying theory. A method is devised by which the parameters...

Efficient Method for Solution of Viscoelastic Problems
A general method capable of solving a large range of linear viscoelastic problems is presented using a Laplace transform approach. The time-dependent problem is thus reduced to an associated...

Flexure of Thick Rectangular Viscoelastic Plates
The inertia forces may be neglected for slow loadings of viscoelastic solids, and by application of Laplace transforms, the governing equations of linear viscoelasticity may be required...

Viscoelastic Plate on Poroelastic Foundation
A solution for the quasistatic response of a linear viscoelastic infinite plate supported on a poroelastic half-space, subjected to a uniform circular loading, is presented. The poroelastic...

Statistical Theory for Viscoelastic Materials
A new functional representation for nonlinear viscoelastic materials is presented. This representation was previously derived and used for the study of nonlinear electrical systems. The...

 

 

 

 

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