(a) Parallel to layers, plane to plane support
(b) Inclined layers, plane to plane support
(c) Inclined layers, edge to plane support
(d) Deformed configuration of (b) at peak load
(e) Deformed configuration of (b) after unloading
Figure 15: (a)–(c) Investigated undeformed particle orientations. (d) and (e) Deformed configurations corresponding to the initially inclined layers with plane to plane support.