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International Geophysics, Volume 89 : Volume 89 - Maurice Bouteca

International Geophysics, Volume 89

Volume 89

Hardcover Published: 22nd March 2004
ISBN: 9780123053558
Number Of Pages: 450

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Mechanics of Fluid Saturated Rocks presents a current and comprehensive report on this emerging field that bridges the areas of geology and mechanics. It is of direct interest to a wide spectrum of earth scientists and engineers who are concerned with upper-crust mechanics and fluid movements, the most important fluids being oil and water.
This authoritative book is the result of a collaborative effort between scientists in academic institutions and industry. It examines important issues such as subsidence, geological fault formation, earthquake faulting, hydraulic fracturing, transport of fluids, and natural and direct applications.
Mechanics of Fluid Saturated Rocks provides a unique interdisciplinary viewpoint, as well as case studies, conclusions, and recommendations for further research.
* Covers the physical, chemical, and mechanical analysis of porous saturated rock deformation on both large and small scales
* Discusses the latest developments of importance to engineers and geologists
* Examines natural and direct applications
* Incorporates numerous equations and illustrations including an online image gallery: books.elsevier.com/companions/0123053552
* Includes extensive bibliographies for each chapter

Excerpt from the Foreword by James R. Rice, Harvard University, Cambridge

"...the topic of this book is of major interest to a wide spectrum of earth scientists and engineers. That is all the more so because of the effectiveness of the presentation. The editors and their contributing authors, together constituting some fo the most notable scientists on the mechanics of fluid-saturated rocks, have assembled a volume of remarkable soundness ..."

Foreword
Preface
Fundamentals of Poromechanics
Mechanical Compaction
Compaction by Intergranular Pressure Solution
Damage and Rock Physical Properties
Localization: Shear Bands and Compaction Bands
Fluid Transport in Deforming Rocks
Fluid Flow in Fractured Rocks
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ISBN: 9780123053558
ISBN-10: 0123053552
Series: International Geophysics
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 450
Published: 22nd March 2004
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.84