UE Advanced rock mechanics

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Degrees incorporating this pedagocial element :


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

Discontinuities, joints, interfaces