# Publications on Constitutive Modelling for Soils

Thesis | Journal Papers | Conference
papers| Departmental
Reports

### Thesis and Books

- Houlsby, G.T. "A Study of Plasticity Theories and Their Applicability to
Soils", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Cambridge

Summary

### Journal Papers

- Houlsby, G.T. (1979) "The Work Input to a Granular Material",
Géotechnique, Vol. 29, No. 3, September, pp 354-358, ISSN 0016-8505,

Text as pdf (1.05Mb) - Graham, J. and Houlsby, G.T. (1983) "Elastic Anisotropy of a
Natural Clay", Géotechnique, Vol. 33, No. 2, June, pp 165-180,
ISSN 0016-8505; corrigendum: Géotechnique, Vol. 33, No. 3, September,
p 354,

Text as pdf (5.66Mb) - Houlsby, G.T. (1985) "The Use of a Variable Shear Modulus in
Elastic-Plastic Models for Clays", Computers and Geotechnics,
Vol. 1, No. 1, pp 3-21, ISSN 0266-352X,

Text as pdf (1.85Mb) - Graham, J. and Houlsby, G.T. (1985) Discussion on `Nakase, A. and
Kamei, T. (1984) "Influence of Anisotropy of Deformation Modulus
on Effective Stress Path", Soils and Foundations, Vol. 24, No.
2, pp 106-110', Soils and Foundations, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp 158-160,
ISSN 0038-0806,

Text as pdf (765kb) - Houlsby, G.T. (1986) "A General Failure Criterion for Frictional
and Cohesive Materials", Soils and Foundations, Vol. 26, No. 2,
pp 97-101, ISSN 0038-0806,

Text as pdf (1.28Mb) - Houlsby, G.T. and Wroth, C.P. (1991) "The Variation of the Shear
Modulus of a Clay with Pressure and Overconsolidation Ratio",
Soils and Foundations, Vol. 31, No. 3, September, pp 138-143, ISSN
0038-0806,

Text as pdf (1.87Mb) - Houlsby, G.T (1992) Discussion on `Matsuoka, H., Hoshikawa, T. and
Ueno, K. (1990) "A General Failure Criterion and Stress-Strain
Relation for Granular Materials to Metals", Soils and Foundations,
Vol. 30, No. 2, June, pp 119-127', Soils and Foundations, Vol. 32.
No. 1, March, pp 230-231, ISSN 0038-0806,

Text as pdf (581kb) - Houlsby, G.T. (1997) "The Work Input to an Unsaturated Granular
Material", Géotechnique, Vol. 47, No. 1, March, pp 193-196,
ISSN 0016-8505,

Text as pdf (278kb) - Collins, I.F. and Houlsby, G.T. (1997) "Application of Thermomechanical
Principles to the Modelling of Geotechnical Materials", Proc.
Royal Society of London, Series A, Vol. 453, pp 1975-2001,

Text as pdf (422kb) - Houlsby, G.T. and Sharma, R.S. (1999) "A Conceptual Model for
the Yielding and Consolidation of Clays", Géotechnique,
Vol. 49, No. 4, pp 491-502, ISSN 0016-8505,

Text as pdf (657kb) - Houlsby, G.T. and Puzrin, A.M. (2000) "A Thermomechanical Framework for Constitutive Models for Rate-Independent Dissipative Materials", International Journal of Plasticity, Vol. 16 No. 9, pp 1017-1047, Text as pdf (453kb)
- Puzrin, A.M. and Houlsby, G.T. (2001) "A Thermomechanical Framework
for Rate-Independent Dissipative Materials with Internal Functions",
International Journal of Plasticity, Vol. 17, pp 1147-1165,

Text as pdf (165kb) - Puzrin, A.M., Houlsby, G.T. and Burland, J.B. (2001) "Thermomechanical
Formulation of a Small Strain Model for Overconsolidated Clays",
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series A, Vol. 457, No.
2006, February, ISSN 1364-5021, pp 425-440,

Text as pdf (277kb) - Puzrin, A.M. and Houlsby, G.T. (2001) "Strain-based plasticity
models for soils and the BRICK model as an example of the hyperplasticity
approach", Géotechnique, Vol. 51, No. 2, March, ISSN 0016-8505,
pp 169-172,

Text as pdf (345kb) - Puzrin, A.M. and Houlsby, G.T. (2001) "Fundamentals of Kinematic
Hardening Hyperplasticity", International Journal of Solids and
Structures, Vol. 38, No. 21, May, pp 3771-3794,

Text as pdf (236kb) - Puzrin, A.M. and Houlsby, G.T. (2001) "On the Non-Intersection
Dilemma in Multi-Surface Plasticity", Géotechnique, Vol.
51, No. 4, May, ISSN 0016-8505, pp 369-372,

Text as pdf (435kb) - Houlsby, G.T. and Puzrin, A.M. (2002) "Rate-Dependent Plasticity
Models Derived from Potential Functions", Journal of Rheology,
Vol. 46, No. 1, January/February, pp 113-126,

Text as pdf (104kb) - Puzrin, A.M. and Houlsby, G.T. (2003) "Rate Dependent Hyperplasticity
with Internal Functions", Proceedings of the American Society
of Civil Engineers, Journal of the Engineering Mechanics Division,
Vol. 129, No. 3, March, pp 252-263,

Text as pdf (224kb) - Einav, I., Puzrin, A.M. and Houlsby, G.T. (2003) "Numerical
Studies of Hyperplasticity with Single, Multiple and a Continuous Field
of Yield Surfaces", International Journal for Numerical and Analytical
Methods in Geomechanics, Vol 27, No. 10, pp 837-858,

Text as pdf (357kb) - Einav, I., Puzrin, A.M and Houlsby, G.T. (2003) "Continuous
Hyperplastic Models for Overconsolidated Clays", Mathematical
and Computer Modelling, special issue on Mathematical Models in Geomechanics,
Proceedings of symposium at Scilla di Reggio Calabria, 19-22 Sept.
2000, Vol. 37, No. 5/6, pp 515-523,

Text as pdf (725kb)

### Conference Papers

- Wroth, C.P. and Houlsby, G.T. (1980) "A Critical State Model
for Predicting the Behaviour of Clays", Proceedings of the Workshop
on Limit Equilibrium, Plasticity and Generalised Stress-Strain in Geotechnical
Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, May 28-30, ISBN 0-87262-282-7,
pp 592-627,

Text as pdf (4.53Mb) - Houlsby, G.T. (1982) "A Derivation of the Small-Strain Incremental
Theory of Plasticity from Thermomechanics", Proceedings of the
International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (IUTAM) Conference
on Deformation and Flow of Granular Materials, Delft, Holland, August
28-30, ISBN 90-6191-224-5, pp 109-118,

Text as pdf (3.11Mb) - Houlsby, G.T., Wroth, C.P. and Wood, D.M. (1982) "Predictions
of the Results of Laboratory Tests on a Clay Using a Critical State
Model", Proceedings of the International Symposium on Constitutive
Laws for Soils, Grenoble, ISBN 90-6191-549-X, pp 99-121,

Text as pdf (5.69Mb) - Wroth, C.P. and Houlsby, G.T. (1985) "Soil Mechanics –
Property Characterization and Analysis Procedures", Invited Paper,
Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Soil Mechanics
and Foundation Engineering, San Francisco, August 12-16, Vol. 1, ISBN
90-6191-561-9, pp 1-55(Awarded British Geotechnical Society Prize,
1985)

Pages 1-20 as pdf (9435kb),pages 21-40 as pdf (9672kb), pages 41-55 as pdf (7456kb) - Houlsby, G.T. (1985) "The Choice of Framework for Theoretical
Models for Soils", Discussion, Proceedings of the 11th International
Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, San Francisco,
August, Vol. 5, ISBN 90-6191-565-1, p 2624,

Text as pdf (368kb) - Houlsby, G.T. (1991) "How the Dilatancy of Soils Affects Their
Behaviour", Invited Theme Lecture, Proceedings of the Tenth European
Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Florence,
May 27-30, Vol. 4, ISBN 90-5410-005-2, pp 1189-1202,

Text as pdf (6.3Mb) - Houlsby, G.T. (1992) "Interpretation of Dilation as a Kinematic
Constraint", Proceedings of the Workshop on Modern Approaches
to Plasticity, Horton, Greece, June 12-16, ISBN 0-444-89970-7, pp 19-38,

Text as pdf (3.9Mb) - Houlsby, G.T. (1996) "Derivation of Incremental Stress-Strain
Response for Plasticity Models Based on Thermodynamic Functions",
Proceedings of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
(IUTAM) Symposium on Mechanics of Granular and Porous Materials, Cambridge,
15-17 July, Kluwer Academic Publishers, ISBN 0-7923-4553-3, pp 161-172,

Text as pdf (2.49Mb) - Houlsby, G.T. (1999) "A Model for the Variable Stiffness of
Undrained Clay", Proc. Int. Symp. on Pre-Failure Deformation of
Soils, Torino, 26-29 September, Balkema, ISBN 90 5809 076 0, Vol. 1,
pp 443-450,

Text as pdf (170kb) - Houlsby, G.T. and Puzrin, A.M. (1999) "An Approach to Plasticity
Based on Generalised Thermodynamics", Proceedings of the International
Symposium on Hypoplasticity, Horton, Greece, pp 233-245,

Text as pdf (2.91Mb) - Houlsby, G.T. (2000) "Critical State Models and Small-Strain
Stiffness", Developments in Theoretical Geomechanics, Proceedings
of the Booker Memorial Symposium, Sydney, 16-17 November, Balkema,
ISBN 90 5809 158 9, pp 295-312,

Text as pdf (113kb) - Houlsby, G.T. (2002) "Some Mathematics for the Constitutive
Modelling of Soils", Proc. Conference on Mathematical Methods
in Geomechanics, Horton, Greece, "Advanced Mathematical and Computational
Geomechanics", ed. D. Kolymbas, Springer, ISBN 3-540-40547-X,
pp 35-53,

Text as pdf (104kb) - Houlsby, G.T and Mortara, G. (2004) "A Continuous Hyperplasticity
Model for Sands under Cyclic Loading", Proc. Int. Conf. on Cyclic
Behaviour of Soils and Liquefaction Phenomena, Bochum, Germany, 31
March - 2 April, in press,

Text as pdf (199kb)

### Departmental Reports

- Houlsby, G.T. (1978) "The Work Input to a Granular Material", CUED/C-Soils TR56, Cambridge University Engineering Department (published)
- Houlsby, G.T. (1979) "Some Implications of the Derivation of the Small-Strain Incremental Theory of Plasticity from Thermomechanics", CUED/D-Soils TR74, Cambridge University Engineering Department
- Houlsby, G.T. (1981) "A Derivation of the Small-Strain Incremental Theory of Plasticity from Thermomechanics", OUEL Report No. 1371/81, (Soil Mechanics Report No. SM020/GTH/81), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
- Graham, J. and Houlsby, G.T. (1982) "Elastic Anisotropy of a Natural Clay", OUEL Report No. 1404/82, (Soil Mechanics Report No. SM019/SERC/82), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
- Houlsby, G.T. and Wroth, C.P. (1982) "Prediction of the Behaviour of Clays in Laboratory Tests", OUEL Report No. 1408/82, (Soil Mechanics Report No. SM022/GTH/82), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
- Houlsby, G.T., Wroth, C.P. and Wood, D.M. (1983) "Predictions of the Results of Laboratory Tests on a Clay Using a Critical State Model", OUEL Report No. 1504/83, (Soil Mechanics Report No. SM042/83), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford (published as paper
- Wroth, C.P. and Houlsby, G.T. (1984) "Soil Mechanics - Property Characterization and Analysis Procedures", OUEL Report No. 1556/84, (Soil Mechanics Report No. SM054/84), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford (published as paper
- Houlsby, G.T. and Wroth, C.P. (1985) "The Variation of the Shear Modulus of a Clay with Pressure and Overconsolidation Ratio", OUEL Report No. 1591/85, (Soil Mechanics Report No. SM058/85), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford (published with modifications as paper
- Houlsby, G.T. (1991) "How the Dilatancy of Soils Affects Their Behaviour", OUEL Report No. 1888/91, (Soil Mechanics Report No. 121/91), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford (published as paper
- Houlsby, G.T. (1996) "The Work Input to an Unsaturated Granular Material", OUEL Report No. 2084/96, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford (published as paper
- Collins, I.F. and Houlsby, G.T. (1996) "Application of Thermomechanical Principles to the Modelling of Geotechnical Materials", OUEL Report No. 2100/96, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford (published with revisions as paper
- Houlsby, G.T. (1996) "Derivation of Incremental Stress-Strain Response for Plasticity Models Based on Thermodynamic Functions", OUEL Report No. 2108/96, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford (published in part as paper
- Houlsby, G.T. and Sharma, R.S. (1997) "A Conceptual Model for the Yielding and Consolidation of Clays", OUEL Report No. 2130/97, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
- Houlsby, G.T. and Puzrin, A.M. (1998) "A Thermomechanical Framework for Constitutive Models for Rate-Independent Dissipative Materials", OUEL Report No. 2193/98, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
- Puzrin, A.M. and Houlsby, G.T. (1999) "A Thermomechanical Framework for Rate-Independent Dissipative Materials with Internal Functions", OUEL Report No. 2212/99, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
- Puzrin, A.M. and Houlsby, G.T. (1999) "Fundamentals of Kinematic Hardening Hyperplasticity", OUEL Report No. 2218/99, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford