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Published March 1984 | public
Journal Article

Rapid Shearing in a Rate-Type Soil Surrounding a Cylindrical Cavity


The stress and deformation resulting from rapidly applied axial traction on the face of a cylindrical cavity in a saturated soil are analysed. A simple rate-type constitutive model is used for the effective stress response.

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© 1984 by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Received 11 March 1982; Revised 18 August 1982. The authors gratefully acknowledge support for Professor Scott from the Erskine bequest at the University of Canterbury.

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