Soil-structure interaction is an area of major importance in geotechnical engineering and geomechanics Advanced Geotechnical Engineering: Soil-Structure Interaction using Computer and Material Models covers computer and analytical methods for a number of geotechnical problems. It introduces the main factors important to the application of computer
Chandrakant S. Desai is a regents' professor (emeritus), Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, University of Arizona, Tucson Dr. Desai is recognized internationally for his significant and outstanding contributions in research, teaching, applications, and professional work in a wide range of topics in engineering. Dr. Desai has authored/coauthored/edited 22 books in the areas of finite element method and constitutive modeling, and 19 book chapters, and has authored/coauthored about 320 technical papers in refereed journals and conferences. He has served on the editorial boards of 14 journals, and has been the chair/member of a number of committees of various national and international societies and conferences. He has been the founding President of the International Association of Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics, and founding Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Geomechanics (IJOG) published by the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Musharraf Zaman holds the David Ross Boyd Professorship and Aaron Alexander Professorship in Civil Engineering at the University of Oklahoma (OU), Norman. He is also an alumni chair professor in Petroleum Engineering. He has been serving as the associate dean for research in the OU College of Engineering since July 2005. Zaman received his baccalaureate degree from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, and his PhD degree from the University of Arizona, Tucson. He has published 158 journal and 215 peer reviewed conference proceedings papers, and eight book chapters. He also serves as the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE.
IntroductionImportance of InteractionImportance of Material BehaviorRanges of Applicability of ModelsComputer MethodsFluid FlowScope and ContentsReferencesBeam-Columns, Piles, and Walls: One-Dimensional SimulationIntroductionBeams with Spring Soil ModelLaterally Loaded (One-Dimensional) PileNumerical SolutionsFinite Element Method: One-Dimensional SimulationSoil Behavior: Resistance-Displacement ( py -v or p-y) RepresentationOne-Dimensional Simulation of Retaining StructuresAxially Loaded PilesTorsional Load on PilesExamplesProblemsReferencesTwo- and Three-Dimensional Finite Element Static Formulations and Two-Dimensional ApplicationsIntroductionFinite Element FormulationsNonlinear BehaviorSequential ConstructionExamplesProblemsReferencesThree-Dimensional ApplicationsIntroductionMulticomponent ProcedureExamplesProblemsReferencesFlow through Porous Media: SeepageIntroductionGoverning Differential Equation Numerical MethodsFinite Element MethodInvariant Mesh or Fixed Domain MethodsApplications: Invariant Mesh Using RFPProblemsAppendix AReferencesFlow through Porous Deformable Media: One-Dimensional ConsolidationIntroductionOne-Dimensional ConsolidationNonlinear Stress-Strain BehaviorNumerical MethodsExamplesReferencesCoupled Flow through Porous Media: Dynamics and ConsolidationIntroductionGoverning Differential EquationsDynamic Equations of EquilibriumFinite Element FormulationSpecial Cases: Consolidation and Dynamics-Dry ProblemApplicationsReferencesAppendix 1: Constitutive Models, Parameters and Determination sAppendix 2: Computer Software and CodesIndex