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Background and activities

Research interest

  • Computational Geotechnics, in particular constitutive modeling of soil. Numerical modeling for geotechnical design. Applications of geomechanical modeling related to Geohazards.



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Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications


  • Benz, Thomas; Nordal, Steinar. (2010) NUMGE 2010, Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering. CRC Press. 2010. ISBN 978-0-415-59239-0.

Part of book/report

  • Helle, Tonje Eide; Bryntesen, Rikke Nornes; Amundsen, Helene A.; Emdal, Arnfinn; Nordal, Steinar; Aagaard, Per. (2015) Laboratory setup to evaluate the improvement of geotechnical properties from potassium chloride saturation of a quick clay from Dragvoll, Norway. GeoQuebec2015 - Challenges from North to South.
  • Bonadies, F.; Nordal, Steinar; Gylland, Anders Samstad; Grimstad, Gustav; Jostad, Hans Petter; Cuomo, S.; Cascini, L.. (2014) Numerical methods for simulation of downward progressive landslides. Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering: Proceedings of the 8th European Conference on Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering, Delft, The Netherlands, 18-20 June 2014.