5R1. Constitutive Modelling of Geomaterials. - B Cambou (Laboratoire de Tribologie et Dynamique des Syst, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, 36 Ave Guy de Collongue, Ecully Cedex, 69131, France) and C Di Prisco (Politecnico di Milano, Piazza Leonardo da Vinci 32, Milan, 20133, Italy). Hermes Sci Publ, Paris. 2000. 233 pp. Softcover. ISBN 1-903398-06-1. $74.95.
Reviewed by K Hutter (Dept of Mech, Darmstadt Univ of Tech, Hochschulstr 1, Darmstadt, D-64289, Germany).
This monograph consists of seven lectures, written by nine specialists of geotechnique, emphasizing their fields of interest and thought as an advanced course to engineering students at the graduate level. The lectures are consecutively arranged and hinge upon one another, but are equally independently readable each with its own reference list. Cross references are loose, and no index is provided.
Apart from an editorial (F Darve), Chapter 1 (R Chambon)...