Numerical modelling of formation and propagation of drying cracks in soils

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Levatti, HU, Prat, P and Ledesma, A (2007). Numerical modelling of formation and propagation of drying cracks in soils. IX International Conference on Computational Plasticity (COMPLAS 2007). Barcelona 05 - 07 Sep 2007 London South Bank University.
AuthorsLevatti, HU, Prat, P and Ledesma, A
Abstract

In this paper, a general framework is presented using a finite element model (FEM) combining Continuum Mechanics, Fracture Mechanics and Unsaturated Soil Mechanics, together with re-meshing techniques, to simulate and solve problems due to drying is soils in a consistent manner.

Year2007
PublisherLondon South Bank University
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Accepted01 Aug 2007
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