Constitutive Modeling Of Frictional Materials




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Role of constitutive modeling; Importance of laboratory testing with relation to constitutive modeling; Elasticity: linear, quasilinear, anisotropic; Plasticity basics: yield criteria, flow rule, plastic potential, hardening/softening; Rate Independent Plasticity: Mohr Coulomb, nonlinear failure criteria, Ducker Prager, and cap models; Critical state soil mechanics: critical state concept, cam clay models, simulation of single element test using cam clay, consolidation, drained and un drained tri-axial test; Stress dilatancy theory; Work hardening plasticity theory: formulation and implementation; Applications of elastoplastic models; Special Topics: hypo-elasticity plasticity, disturbed state concept. 



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