Extending the scaled boundary finite element method for biot's 2D coupled consolidation in fully saturated soil

M.A.H. Hassanen, A. El-Hamalawi, P. Mestat (Editor)

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The scaled boundary finite element method is extended to Biot's coupled consolidation to deal with fully saturated poroelastic soil as a two-phase medium. This paper explains the advantages of this.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNUMGE 2002: 5th European Conference on Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering
Place of PublicationParis, France
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 2002


  • scaled boundary finite element method
  • Biot's method
  • coupled consolidation
  • soil mechanics
  • fully saturated
  • saturated soil
  • infinite element
  • porous-media
  • poroelasticity

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