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  • Further developments in stress initialization in geomechanics via FEM and a two-step procedure involving airy functions 

    Ybern, C. R.; Jacqués, L.; Aliguer Piferrer, Ignasi; Carol, Ignacio; Prat, P. C.; Lakshmikantha, M. R.; Segura, J. M. (CIMNE, 2017)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The in-situ stress field in rock masses is a key aspect when a numerical analysis of a rock mass is carried out in any area of geo-engineering, such as civil, mining, or Oil & Gas. A method for the numerical generation of ...
  • Soil desiccation cracks as a suction-contraction process 

    Cordero Arias, Josbel Andreina; Useche, G; Prat, P. C.; Ledesma Villalba, Alberto; Santamarina, J. C. (Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), 2017-12)
    Article
    Open Access
    Recent macro- and particle-scale advances in unsaturated soil behaviour have led to an enhanced understanding of the effects of moisture changes on soil response. This research examines desiccation cracks as a suction–co ...