Importance of Boundary Conditions

A Radioactive Storage Case
  • L. Simoni
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 357)


This chapter presents Infinite Elements, by which a more correct simulation of thermo-hydro-mechanical problems defined in very large domains can be obtained. At the same time possible errors are shown, coming from the statement of the boundary conditions in the numerical model. Dealing with a radioactive disposal case, the improvements in the numerical simulation obtained by the use of Infinite Elements are evidenced.


Pore Pressure Boundary Element Method Finite Element Mesh Infinite Element Apply Numerical Method 
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  • L. Simoni
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  1. 1.University of PaduaPaduaItaly

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