geomechanics


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geomechanics

(ˌdʒiːəʊmɪˈkænɪks)
n
(Geological Science) (functioning as singular) the study and application of rock and soil mechanics
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The topic covered wide spectrum of exploration ranging from Seismic Rock Physics, Full waveform Inversion, AVO modeling, HPHT Pore Pressure prediction, Volumetric & Reserve estimation, Resource appraisal, Geomechanics, Tomography, Gravity-Magnetics & Electromagnetic methods, Sequence Stratigraphy , Plate Tectonics etc.
The five-volume set edited by Xia-Ting Feng (who is currently Director of the State Key Laboratory of Geomechanics and Geotechnical Engineering in Wuhan--an in 2012, became the Co-President of the Chinese Society for Rock Mechanics and Engineering), "Comprehensive Rock Engineering", which was originally published in 1993, has had an important influence on the development of rock mechanics and rock engineering.
The five-day conference includes 30 sessions on a broad array of topics for professionals involved in bridges, pavement, geomechanics, geo-environmental, geotechnical, geosciences, geophysics, tunnels, water structures, railways and emerging techniques for safety inspections.
One of those papers was "A Review of the Geomechanics Aspects of a Double Fatality Coal Burst at Austar Colliery in NSW, Australia, in April 2014," given by Bruce Hebblewhite of the University of New South Wales (who authored the paper with Jim Galvin, also of the University of New South Wales).
Proceedings of the 9th Symposium on Numerical Models in Geomechanics (NUMOG IX) (pp.
A constitutive model for soils with yield surface in the intergranular strain space, International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 39 (11), 1235-1254.
The smartphone application has over 30,000 users and it uses geomechanics to allow parents to locate their children.
Khabbaz, "Analytical solution for one-dimensional consolidation of unsaturated soils using eigenfunction expansion method," International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, vol.
In geomechanics, pioneering work of Koerner and co-workers [8-11] and more recently [12-15] used the AE technique to assess the stability of soil slopes.
Simulating fracture propagation in rock and concrete by an augmented virtual in ternal bond method, International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics 36(4):459-482.