By Jacques Desrues, Gioacchino Viggiani, Pierre Bésuelle

ISBN-10: 0470612185

ISBN-13: 9780470612187

ISBN-10: 1905209606

ISBN-13: 9781905209606

This publication brings jointly a complete of forty eight contributions (including five keynote papers) that have been provided on the second overseas Workshop at the program of X-ray CT for Geomaterials (GeoX 2006) held in Aussois, France, on 4-7 October, 2006.

The contributions hide quite a lot of themes, from basic characterization of fabric habit to functions in geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering. fresh advances of X-ray expertise, and software program also are mentioned. As such, this can be invaluable examining for someone attracted to the appliance of X-ray CT to geomaterials from either primary and utilized perspectives.Content:

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In fact, it should be stressed that when strains are (highly) localized, stress and strain variables cannot be derived from boundary measurements of loads and displacements. In principle, direct three dimensional (3D) observation of the internal structure of a specimen while it deforms under applied load can provide substantial advances in the understanding of shear banding in geomaterials. , 2000) offers new experimental possibilities, which have been indeed used in recent years for studying shear banding and failure in geomaterials.

ASCE, Journal of Aerospace Engineering, vol. 11, no. 2, p. 67-72, 1998. Vardoulakis, I. , “Calibration of Constitutive Models for Granular Materials Using Data from Biaxial Experiments”, Geotechnique, vol. 35, no. 3, p. 299-317, 1985. , “Shear Band Formation in a Fine Sand”, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Numerical Methods in Geomechanics, Nagoya, p. 517-522, 1985. K. (2001). “Strength of Two Structured Soils in Triaxial Compression”, International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, vol.

Measuring deformations throughout a test, that is: prior to, at, and after the onset of strain localization is then a formidable task, which can only be accomplished by using field measurements. In fact, it should be stressed that when strains are (highly) localized, stress and strain variables cannot be derived from boundary measurements of loads and displacements. In principle, direct three dimensional (3D) observation of the internal structure of a specimen while it deforms under applied load can provide substantial advances in the understanding of shear banding in geomaterials.

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