Mechanical Behaviour of Soils Under Environmentally Induced Cyclic Loads [electronic resource] / edited by Claudio Prisco, David Muir Wood.

By: Prisco, Claudio [editor.]Contributor(s): Wood, David Muir [editor.] | SpringerLink (Online service)Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Series: CISM Courses and Lectures: 534Publisher: Vienna : Springer Vienna, 2012Description: X, 574 p. online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783709110683Subject(s): Engineering | Materials | Engineering | Continuum Mechanics and Mechanics of Materials | Soft and Granular Matter, Complex Fluids and MicrofluidicsAdditional physical formats: Printed edition:: No titleDDC classification: 620.1 LOC classification: TA405-409.3QA808.2Online resources: Click here to access online In: Springer eBooksSummary: The book gives a comprehensive description of the mechanical response of soils (granular and cohesive materials) under cyclic loading. It provides the geotechnical engineer with the theoretical and analytical tools necessary for the evaluation of settlements developng with time under cyclic, einvironmentally idncued loads (such as wave motion, wind actions, water table level variation) and their consequences for the serviceability and durability of structures such as the shallow or deep foundations used in offshore engineering, caisson beakwaters, ballast and airport pavements and also to interpret monitoring data, obtained from both natural and artificial slopes and earth embankments, for the purposes of risk assessment and mitigation.
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The book gives a comprehensive description of the mechanical response of soils (granular and cohesive materials) under cyclic loading. It provides the geotechnical engineer with the theoretical and analytical tools necessary for the evaluation of settlements developng with time under cyclic, einvironmentally idncued loads (such as wave motion, wind actions, water table level variation) and their consequences for the serviceability and durability of structures such as the shallow or deep foundations used in offshore engineering, caisson beakwaters, ballast and airport pavements and also to interpret monitoring data, obtained from both natural and artificial slopes and earth embankments, for the purposes of risk assessment and mitigation.

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