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GeomInt–Mechanical Integrity of Host Rocks

Editors: Kolditz, O., Görke, U.-J., Konietzky, H., Maßmann, J., Nest, M., Steeb, H., Wuttke, F., Nagel, Th. (Eds.)

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  • Provides a unique compendium for mechanical integrity of host rocks
  • Combines experimental work and computer simulation
  • Describes database combining experimental data and numerical simulation
  • Presents Virtual Reality as a data and model analysis tools 
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This open access book summarizes the results of the collaborative project “GeomInt: Geomechanical integrity of host and barrier rocks - experiment, modeling and analysis of discontinuities” within the Program: Geo Research for Sustainability (GEO: N) of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The use of geosystems as a source of resources, a storage space, for installing underground municipal or traffic infrastructure has become much more intensive and diverse in recent years. Increasing utilization of the geological environment requires careful analyses of the rock–fluid systems as well as assessments of the feasibility, efficiency and environmental impacts of the technologies under consideration. The establishment of safe, economic and ecological operation of underground geosystems requires a comprehensive understanding of the physical, (geo)chemical and microbiological processes on all relevant time and length scales. This understanding can only be deepened on the basis of intensive laboratory and in-situ experiments in conjunction with reliable studies on the modeling and simulation (numerical experiments) of the corresponding multi-physical/chemical processes. The present work provides a unique handbook for experimentalists, modelers, analysts and even decision makers concerning the characterization of various types of host rocks (salt, clay, crystalline formations) for various geotechnical applications.

About the authors

Prof. Dr. Olaf Kolditz, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ / TU Dresden, EnvironmentalInformatics, Leipzig, Germany.
Dr. Uwe-Jens Goerke, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ / TU Dresden, EnvironmentalInformatics, Leipzig, Germany.
Prof. Dr. Heinz Konietzky, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Geotechnical Institute, Freiberg, Germany.
Dr. Jobst Maßmann, Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources, Hannover, Germany.
Holger Steeb, University of Stuttgart, Institute of Applied Mechanics, Stuttgart, Germany.
Prof. Dr. Frank Wuttke, Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, Geomechanics and Geotechnics, Germany.
Prof. Dr. Thomas Nagel, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Geotechnical Institute,   Freiberg, Germany.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)
  • Introduction to GeomInt

    Pages 1-13

    Nagel, Thomas (et al.)

  • Experimental Platform

    Pages 15-61

    Sattari, Amir Shoarian (et al.)

  • Numerical Platform

    Pages 63-95

    Yoshioka, Keita (et al.)

  • Model-Experiment-Exercises (MEX)

    Pages 97-192

    Vowinckel, Berhard (et al.)

  • Data Management

    Pages 193-225

    Helbig, Carolin (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
GeomInt–Mechanical Integrity of Host Rocks
Editors
  • Olaf Kolditz
  • Uwe-Jens Görke
  • Heinz Konietzky
  • Jobst Maßmann
  • Mathias Nest
  • Holger Steeb
  • Frank Wuttke
  • Thomas Nagel
Series Title
Terrestrial Environmental Sciences
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-61909-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-61909-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-61908-4
Series ISSN
2363-6181
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 277
Number of Illustrations
40 b/w illustrations, 176 illustrations in colour
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