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Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering

Multiphysical Testing of Soils and Shales

Editors: Laloui, Lyesse, Ferrari, Alessio (Eds.)

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Significant advancements in the experimental analysis of soils and shales have been achieved during the last few decades. Outstanding progress in the field has led to the theoretical development of geomechanical theories and important engineering applications.

This book provides the reader with an overview of recent advances in a variety of advanced experimental techniques and results for the analysis of the behaviour of geomaterials under multiphysical testing conditions. Modern trends in experimental geomechanics for soils and shales are discussed, including testing materials in variably saturated conditions, non-isothermal experiments, micro-scale investigations and image analysis techniques. Six theme papers from leading researchers in experimental geomechanics are also included.

This book is intended for postgraduate students, researchers and practitioners in fields where multiphysical testing of soils and shales plays a fundamental role, such as unsaturated soil and rock mechanics, petroleum engineering, nuclear waste storage engineering, unconventional energy resources and CO2 geological sequestration.

Table of contents (43 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Multiphysical Testing of Soils and Shales
Editors
  • Lyesse Laloui
  • Alessio Ferrari
Series Title
Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-32492-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-32492-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-32491-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-44862-1
Series ISSN
1866-8755
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 340
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