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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: thesis
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1335688
Description: Research Doctorate - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1343898
Description: The problem of shakedown analysis is considered. The mathematical programming formulations of limit and incremental elastoplastic analysis are first briefly reviewed and a convenient standard form for... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1317398
Description: In practical geotechnical engineering the factor of safety is still determined by means of simple limit equilibrium analysis in many cases. However, because displacement finite-element analysis is rou... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1332218
Description: This paper compares predictions, made using selected soil constitutive models, of the anisotropic plastic response of a sandy silty-clay, viz., Lower Cromer Till (LCT). The performance of four elastop... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1332264
Description: Experimental data on Lower Cromer Till (LCT), a sandy silty-clay, are re-evaluated enabling a study on the effects of plastic anisotropy of soil fabric. The results of virgin constant stress ratio con... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1047820
Description: Advanced Pore Morphology (APM) foam elements have a spherical outer skin and a porous inner structure. APM foam is a product of the improved powder metallurgy FOAMINAL® process. The present work inves... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1304049
Description: One of the most distinct characteristics of structured soils is the nonlinearity in the normal compression lines in a plot of specific volume or voids ratio against logarithmic mean or vertical effect... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1048231
Description: Early life stress (ELS) is a known antecedent for the development of mood disorders such as depression. Orexin neurons drive arousal and motivated behaviors in response to stress. We tested the hypoth... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1067197
Description: Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability in the developed world. Advanced imaging techniques such as magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) allow noninvasive measurements of brain metabolite con... More
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1060891
Description: The scope of the paper is to set up a constitutive mixed mode model for cracks in concrete. The model is formulated at macro level and includes the most important micro scale effects. An associated pl... More
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Date: 2013
Keyword: clays | piles | plasticity
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1060996
Description: Design equations are presented for the calculation of the ultimate lateral resistance of two-pile groups in clay under a general loading direction. Analytical upper bound solutions, numerical upper an... More
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Creators: Sloan, S. W.
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1060002
Description: This paper describes recent advances in stability analysis that combine the limit theorems of classical plasticity with finite elements to give rigorous upper and lower bounds on the failure load. The... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1060022
Description: The ultimate earth resistance for a group of two side-by-side piles that are laterally loaded in clay is investigated using four different methods of analysis: three numerical (the displacement finite... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1060897
Description: The displacement finite element, lower and upper bound finite element limit analysis and analytical upper bound plasticity methods are employed to investigate the undrained limiting lateral resistance... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1048247
Description: Complex neuroadaptations within key nodes of the brain’s “reward circuitry” are thought to underpin long-term vulnerability to relapse. A more comprehensive understanding of the molecular and cellular... More
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