Multiphysical Testing of Soils and Shales

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ISBN: 978-3-642-32491-8 (Print) 978-3-642-32492-5 (Online)

Table of contents (43 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages 1-9

  2. Theme Lectures

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-20

      Recent Advances in Experimental Modelling of Unsaturated Soil Behaviour over a Whole Range of Paths and Modes of Deformation

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      Pages 21-32

      Desiccation Cracking in Clayey Soils: Mechanisms and Modelling

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      Pages 33-44

      Triaxial Testing of Unsaturated Soils

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      Pages 45-55

      Undrained Shear of Plastic Soils under Suction

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      Pages 57-68

      Advances in the Testing of the Hydro-mechanical Behaviour of Shales

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      Pages 69-83

      Air Tests on Low-Permeability Claystone Formations. Experimental Results and Simulations

  3. Testing in Variably Saturated Conditions

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      Pages 85-85

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      Pages 87-92

      Influence of Hydraulic Hysteresis on the Resilient Behavior of a Natural Compacted Sand

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      Pages 93-98

      Monotonic Simple Shear Response of Fine Grained Silts under Different Saturation Condition

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      Pages 99-104

      Effect of Loading and Suction History on Time Dependent Deformation of Crushed Granular Aggregates

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      Pages 105-110

      Ultrasonic Testing of Unsaturated Soils

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      Pages 111-116

      Factors Influencing Water Retention Characteristics of Granular Materials

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      Pages 117-122

      Evaluation of Collapse Potential Investigated from Different Collapsible Soils

  4. Testing in Non-isothermal Conditions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 123-123

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      Pages 125-130

      Thermo-Hydro Mechanical Column Experiment to Study Expansive Soil Behaviour

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      Pages 131-136

      Shear Strength of Clay during Thaw

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      Pages 137-142

      Tests in Thermo-Hydraulic Cells to Simulate the Behavior of Engineered Barriers

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      Pages 143-148

      Influence of Freeze-Thaw Action on Hydro-mechanical Behavior of Unsaturated Crushable Volcanic Soils

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      Pages 149-154

      Plane-Symmetrical Simulation of Flow and Heat Transport in Fractured Geological Media: A Discrete Fracture Model with Comsol

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      Pages 155-161

      Formulation of Tsinghua-Thermosoil Model: A Fully Coupled THM Model Based on Non-equilibrium Thermodynamic Approach

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      Pages 163-168

      Thermo-Hydraulic Behaviour of Boom Clay Using a Heating Cell: An Experimental Study

  5. Micro-scale Investigations and Image Analysis Techniques

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 169-169

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      Pages 171-176

      Pore Size Distribution and Soil Water Suction Curve from Micro-tomography Measurements and Real 3-D Digital Microstructure of a Compacted Granular Media by Using Direct Numerical Simulation Technique

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