Plane Strain Deformation of a Poroelastic Half-Space Lying Over Another Poroelastic Half-Space

Document Type : Research Paper


Department of Mathematics, Ch. Devi Lal University


The plane strain deformation of an isotropic, homogeneous, poroelastic medium caused by an inclined line-load is studied using the Biot linearized theory for fluid saturated porous materials. The analytical expressions for the displacements and stresses in the medium are obtained by applying suitable boundary conditions. The solutions are obtained analytically for the limiting case of undrained conditions in high frequency limit. The undrained displacements, stresses and pore pressure in poroelastic medium are plotted and discussed to draw the conclusions.                                     


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