Presentations of the ALERT Doctoral School 2002

ALERT Doctoral School 2002

10th-12th October 2002, Aussois, France
“Numerical Modelling in Geomechanics”
Coordination: M. Pastor and C. Tamagnini

Day 1, Thursday, October 10

  • Steady state problems of elliptic type (M. Pastor)
  • Transient problems of parabolic type (M. Pastor)
  • Coupling equations for water saturated and partially saturated geomaterials (L. Sanavia)
  • Non-linear problems : introduction (P. Mira)
  • Constitutive models for brittle materials (G. Pijaudier-Cabot)
  • Analysis of concrete structures (G. Pijaudier-Cabot)

Day 2, Friday, October 11

  • Constitutive modelling of rate-independent soils: a review (C. Tamagnini)
  • A finite element model for water saturated and partially saturated geomaterials (L. Sanavia)
  • Practical aspects of the finite element method (J.A. Fernández Merodo)
  • Small strain versus large strain formulations in computational mechanics
    (R. Chambon)
  • Implicit integration of constitutive equations in computational plasticity (C. Tamagnini)
  • Mechanical effects of chemical degradation of bonded geomaterials (R. Castellanza)

Day 3, Saturday, October 12

  • Numerical modelling of strong discontinuities (M. Jirasek)
  • Objective modelling of strain localization (M. Jirasek)
  • Finite element modelling of landslides (J.A. Fernández Merodo)
  • Non linear problems: advanced techniques (P. Mira)
  • Alternative formulations in soil dynamics (M. Pastor)
  • Modelling of debris flows and flow slides (M. Pastor)




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