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Itasca Symposium 2020 Proceedings

The Proceedings of the 5th International Itasca Symposium held in Vienna, Austria (February 2020) are available to download for free as a single file (ZIP) or as individual extended abstracts (PDF) organized by Session. Most of the presentations from the Symposium are also available to download as a single file (ZIP) or as individual presentations (PDF or PPSX: PowerPoint Open XML Slide Show). The PowerPoint slide show format includes any videos or animations that were included in the presentation.

Proceedings and presentations of the 5th International Itasca Symposium

105 papers were selected for the Symposium with extended abstracts presented on nine different software programs from authors in 28 different countries. The papers are organized in areas of engineering applications including:

  • mining,
  • underground construction,
  • slope stability,
  • hydraulic fracturing,
  • nuclear waste disposal, and
  • masonry structures.

Several special topics are also covered:

  • material behavior,
  • constitutive models,
  • coupled processes,
  • damage mechanics, and
  • numerical methods.
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