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A logarithmic stress-strain function for rocks and soils


The conditions for a typical nonlinear stress-strain function for soils and rocks are specified, and existing functions are shown to be deficient. A new logarithmic function is proposed which is shown to satisfy all the general conditions.


Puzrin, Alexander and Burland, J.B.

Index Terms:

geomechanics; stress-strain; GeomechanicsGroup; Burland, J.B.; Puzrin, Alexander

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Date published: 1996