Advanced Rock Mechanics

Institution:
University of Grenoble Alpes
Specialization:
EE - Earthquake Engineering
Term:
Fall 2017
Teacher(s):
GIOACCHINO (CINO) VIGGIANI, PIERRE BÉSUELLE
Credits:
3
Date (from - to):
01/09/2017 – 31/01/2018
  • 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