Technical Notes

The Soil Mechanics Laboratory (LMS) has its own library equipped with more than 2,000 books, research theses, technical journals/articles, etc. from various fields of soil mechanics and related topics.

LMS-LMR staff have access to this searching tool (EPFL network or through VPN).

Following is a list of some of the technical articles/documents from the Soil and Rock Mechanics Laboratories (LMS and LMR) of the EPFL. This includes extracts from the research papers, slides presented during the conferences organised by the LMS and LMR, and pedagogical documents. All of these documents, in PDF format, are copyrighted® materials. So, if you choose to download and reproduce any of these documents (partly or completely) in your reports/publications, you MUST give reference to its source document mentioning its name, author's name(s), edition year, etc.

Research in Soil Mechanics

Research in Rock Mechanics

Common Documents from the LMS & LMR

Conference Papers (in French)

Lectures (in French)

  • B2.2- Mécanique des sols: This course on soil mechanics was delivered by Michel Dysli from 1994 to 1997 to the postgraduate students of the EPFL in the course “Engineering & Environmental Geology, GAIE”.
  • B3.5- Introduction aux éléments finis: This course on introduction to the finite element method was delivered by Michel Dysli from 1994 to 1997 to the postgraduate students of the EPFL in the course “Engineering & Environmental Geology, GAIE”.
  • Course “gel ENAC 2006” : these documents were distributed during the course: “Climatologie pour ingénieurs et architectes” given in 2006 by Michel Dysli.

For your Entertainment

Rhéologie du géotechnicien (in French)

The full list of LMS publications

The full list of publications of the LMS is available via the infoscience database.