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