Advanced Rock Mechanics

Institution:
University of Grenoble Alpes
Specialization:
EE - Earthquake Engineering
Term:
Fall 2015
Teacher(s):
GIOACCHINO (CINO) VIGGIANI, PIERRE BÉSUELLE
Credits:
3
Date (from - to):
01/09/2015 – 29/01/2016
  • Physical properties of rock (origin, types of rock, porosity, anisotropy, etc.)
  • Mechanical behaviour (experimental observations)
  • Constitutive modeling (general principles, anisotropic elasticity, elastoplasticity)
  • Failure, rupture, damage, localized deformation
  • Hydromechanics of rock, poroelasticity
  • Wave propagation in rock
  • Creep, time‐dependent processes
  • Discontinuities, joints, interfaces

Suggested readings:

  • Y. Guéguen and M. Boutéca (Editors) (2004) ‐ Mechanics of Fluid‐Saturated Rocks. Academic Press
  • J.C. Jaeger, N.G.W. Cook, R. Zimmerman (2007) - Fundamentals of Rock Mechanics (Fourth Edition). Blackwell
  • M.S. Paterson and T.F. Wong (2005) ‐ Experimental Rock Deformation ‐ The Brittle Field. Springer