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Publications tagged with [numerical methods]

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<p>This paper presents an alternative numerical method to model the two dimensional contaminant transport through saturated porous media using a finite difference method (FDM) and finite element method (FEM). A finite-difference model is constructed by dividing ...
Reference: IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering (IOSR-JMCE) e-ISSN: 2278-1684, p-ISSN: 2320-334X PP 29-33
An innovative configuration of pocket-type rockfall protective cable-net structure, known as Long-span Pocket-type Rock-net (LPR), has been developed in Japan. The global performance of the proposed system was initially checked by the experimental (full-scale) ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 11, 3197–3212, 2011
<p>This report is dealing with time dependent settlements calculated with numerical methods and subsequent comparisons with field measurements. The numerical computations in this report have been performed using Plaxis, a two-dimensional numerical program ...
Reference: Division of Structural Mechanics, LTH, Lund University, Box 118, SE-221 00 Lund, Sweden
<p>It has been known that soil shear strength parameters are stress level dependent. On the other hand, foundation size has a significant effect on the level of imposed stress on subsoil elements. In this study, the Zero Extension Lines (ZEL) method, which ...
Reference: KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering (2010) 14(5):709-723
This study consists of two case studies of landslides in natural slope: Lei Pue Street landslide, Hong Kong and Barabensi Landslide, Nepal. The first landslide transformed into a debris flow while the second one did not. Several numerical models (Slope/W, ...
Reference: 4th Canadian Conference on Geohazards : From Causes to Management, J. Locat, D. Perret, D. Turmel, D. Demers et S. Leroueil