Best Reference Books – Geotechnical Centrifuge Modelling

We have compiled a list of Best Reference Books on Geotechnical Centrifuge Modelling Subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges.

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1. “Geotechnical Centrifuge Technology” by Taylor R N

Book Review: This book explains all the concepts and methodologies needed for modeling soil structure interactions. The book has been penned by an international team of authors. The book deals with all the aspects of centrifuge model testing thereby taking into consideration the model tests as well as the applications in geotechnical engineering. The book contains history, basic scaling relationships as well as model testing techniques. The book also uses the centrifuge model tests to investigate the problems that are encountered in civil engineering.

2. “The Application of Centrifuges Modelling to Geotechncial Design” by Craig W H

“The Application of Centrifuges Modelling to Geotechnical Design” Book Review: The book aims in introducing all the important topics and concepts of modelling. The topics like characteristics of soil behavior, constitutive modelling, numerical modelling, physical modelling, centrifuge modelling, theoretical modelling, and soil-structure interaction are discussed in detail. The topics featured in this book are clearly explained with the help of illustrative figures, flow charts, and graphs. The book will be an asset for the students of geotechnical, structural, and civil engineering as well the practicing engineers related to numerical or physical geotechnical modelling. It will also be suitable for the courses offered to postgraduate and final year undergraduate students of MEng students.

3. “Geotechnical Modelling” by David Muir Wood

Book Review: This is a very good course book for postgraduate and final year engineering students. The book presents models that is useful for undergraduate geotechnical curriculum and also illustrates the aspects of soil behavior that contribute to the challenge of geotechnical modeling. The book is useful for students of geotechnical and structural and civil engineering who are involved in the field of numerical and physical geotechnical modeling. The book also takes into consideration the basic soil mechanics as well as traditional methods of geotechnical design.

4. “Centrifuge Modelling of Ground Improvement for Double Porosity Clay” by Emma Jane Pooley
5. “Constitutive and Centrifuge Modelling” by S Springman

“Constitutive and Centrifuge Modelling” Book Review: The book broadly discusses all the major aspects of constitutive and centrifuge modeling. All the important areas of the two modellings are explored respectively. The topics like critical state of soil mechanics, micro-geomechanics, centrifuge technology, and centrifuge modelling are described in detail. The chapters of this book contain problems governed by failure, deformation, and interfaces. The book also features construction of various models related to centrifuge modelling. The content of this book is supported by several pictures, diagrams, and flow charts.

6. “Applications of Geotechnical Centrifuge for Environmental Research” by Nikos Depountis

“Applications of Geotechnical Centrifuge for Environmental Research” Book Review: The book focuses on the study of the key concepts and topics of scaled physical modelling of capillary phenomena at elevated gravity. It provides the readers with a basic knowledge mandatory for using the geotechnical centrifuge for modelling contaminant migration in unsaturated soils. The book gives an idea about capillary phenomena which is required to perform model contaminant behaviour in the geotechnical centrifuge. It also features some centrifuge experiments and useful results of research. The book will be beneficial for the students and professionals of centrifuge modeling. The readers concerned with contaminant migration will also find this work useful.

7. “Centrifuge Modelling of Contaminant Transport through Soils” by P Rajeev Kumar

“Centrifuge Modelling of Contaminant Transport through Soils” Book Review: The book presents various geotechnical centrifuge models for analyzing contaminant transport. The chapters of this book feature all the important methodologies and instrumentation techniques required for monitoring. The finite element modelling is discussed in detail. The book highlights various field scale experiments along with the test results. It also consists of a research program based on geotechnical centrifuge. The text will be a resource for the researchers and engineers.

8. “Centrifuge Modelling in Geotechnics” by Christophe Gaudin

“Centrifuge Modelling in Geotechnics” Book Review: The book provides a deep knowledge on soil behaviour and soil structure interaction. The topics like centrifuge technology, similitude principles, model preparation and instrumentation, and soil characterization are discussed in detail. The practices and techniques underlying in centrifuge modeling are covered. The book will enable the readers to solve several problems of geotechnical engineering and design various geotechnical structures. It highlights applications of modern centrifuge technology and modelling techniques. The book gives an idea about planning, conducting, and interpreting centrifuge tests. The principles, design of experiments, and application of results of various experiments are mentioned in this text. The book will be useful for the graduate students of geotechnical modeling along with the operators and managers of geotechnical centrifuge centers.

9. “Centrifuge Modelling for Civil Engineers” by Gopal Madabhushi

“Centrifuge Modelling for Civil Engineers” Book Review: The book is a well-structured text featuring equipment, instrumentation, and signal processing techniques necessary for working with centrifuge modelling and test data. The book introduces signal processing tools, modern imaging technique, data acquisition, and modelling techniques. The chapters contain detailed description signal processing techniques namely smoothing and filtering. The centrifuge data that can be used as an example for sample analysis and interpretation is included in this book. The applications such as shallow foundations, retaining walls, pile foundations, tunnelling beneath existing pile foundations are highlighted. The book will be suitable for the graduate students, researchers, and practicing civil engineers related to geotechnical issues.

10. “Centrifuge 88” by Jean-Francois Corte

“Centrifuge 88” Book Review: The content of this book is inspired from the papers presented at the International Conference of Centrifuge Modelling held at Paris in 1988. The book features the latest developments in the field of geotechnics. All the techniques, methodologies, and concepts of centrifugal modeling are mentioned in this piece of writing. For providing the readers with relatable content and better practical knowledge, the experimental data, various applications, and projects related to geotechnics are featured in this book.

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