Background and activities

Research Interests

  • Soil modeling
  • Soil testing
  • Numerical methods

Teaching

Publications

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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

Books

  • 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

  • Stutz, Henning; Wuttke, F; Benz, Thomas. (2014) Extended zero-thickness interface element for accurate soil-pile interaction modelling. Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering: Proceedings of the 8th European Conference on Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering, Delft, The Netherlands, 18-20 June 2014..
  • Tsegaye, Anteneh Biru; Benz, Thomas. (2014) Application of the intergranular strain overlay to elastoplastic models. Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering: Proceedings of the 8th European Conference on Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering, Delft, The Netherlands, 18-20 June 2014..
  • Tsegaye, Anteneh Biru; Nordal, Steinar; Benz, Thomas. (2014) Adaptable non-coaxial cyclic stress-dilatancy relation. Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering: Proceedings of the 8th European Conference on Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering, Delft, The Netherlands, 18-20 June 2014..
  • Benz, Thomas; Berengo, Valentina; Simonini, Paolo; Leoni, Martino. (2013) Back Analysis of Treporti Test Embankment with a Time Dependent Small Strain Stiffness Constitutive Model. Constitutive Modeling of Geomaterials. Advances and New Applications..
  • Depina, Ivan; Le, Thi Minh Hue; Eiksund, Gudmund Reidar; Benz, Thomas. (2013) Cyclic behaviour of laterally loaded piles in soils with variable properties. Proceedings of The 23rd International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference (ISOPE 2013).
  • Tsegaye, Anteneh Biru; Benz, Thomas. (2013) On non-coaxial stress-dilatancy theories. Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering - Challenges and Innovations in Geotechnics.
  • Tsegaye, Anteneh Biru; Benz, Thomas; Nordal, Steinar. (2013) On the geometry of plastic potential surfaces and isochoric stress paths. Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering - Challenges and Innovations in Geotechnics.
  • Tsegaye, Anteneh Biru; Nordal, Steinar; Benz, Thomas. (2013) On Shear-Volume Coupling in Deformation of Soils. Constitutive Modeling of Geomaterials. Advances and New Applications..
  • Tsegaye, Anteneh Biru; Ygzaw, Brahne; Benz, Thomas. (2013) Stress-Dependency of Intergranular Strain. Constitutive Modeling of Geomaterials. Advances and New Applications..
  • Tsegaye, Anteneh Biru; Brinkgreve, Ronald; Bonnier, Paul; Galavi, Vahid; Benz, Thomas. (2012) A simple effective stress model for sands. Multiaxial formulation and evaluation. Second International Conference on Performance-based Design in Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering.

Postal address

Department of Civil and Transport Engineering Norwegian University of Science and Technology 7491 Trondheim Norway