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Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical Coupling in Fractured Rock

  • Hans-Joachim Kümpel
  • New insights on rock physics and rock mechanics based on experiments and numerical modeling


Part of the Pageoph Topical Volumes book series (PTV)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. A. Schubnel, O. Nishizawa, K. Masuda, X. J. Lei, Z. Xue, Y. Guéguen
    Pages 869-887
  3. Salima Baraka-Lokmane, Rudolf Liedl, Georg Teutsch
    Pages 909-927
  4. J. Schmittbuhl, A. Delaplace, K. J. Mäl∅y, H. Perfettini, J. P. Vilotte
    Pages 961-976
  5. Nicolas Gland, Dmitri Pisarenko
    Pages 977-988
  6. G. D. H. Simpson, Y. Guéguen, F. Schneider
    Pages 999-1008
  7. Sourith Sisavath, Azzan Al-Yaarubi, Chris C. Pain, Robert W. Zimmerman
    Pages 1009-1022
  8. Y. Méheust, J. Schmittbuhl
    Pages 1023-1050
  9. S. A. Shapiro, R. Patzig, E. Rothert, J. Rindschwentner
    Pages 1051-1066
  10. Günter Zimmermann, Hans Burkhardt, Ludwig Engelhard
    Pages 1067-1085
  11. Takatoshi Ito, Kazuo Hayashi
    Pages 1103-1124

About this book


(4). The next three papers extend these views by taking a closer look on parameters that govern hydraulic diffusivity in sandstones and other types of rocks. Specific targets addressed are the influence of differential stress on permeability (5), imaging of the fracture geometry (6), and pressure induced variations in the pore geometry (7). Contributions no. 8 to 10 cover investigations of permeability-porosity relationships during rock evolution (8), of the formation, propagation, and roughness of fractures in a plexi-glass block (9), and pressure oscillation effects of two-phase flow under controlled conditions (10). The subsequent four articles focus on diverse modeling approaches. Issues considered are how the geometry and the mechanical behavior of fractures can be characterized by mathematical expressions (11), how the evolution of permeability in a microcracking rock can be expressed by an analytical model (12), deviations from the cubic law for a fracture of varying aperture (13), and the numerical simulation of scale effects in flow through fractures (14). Three further papers refer to in situ observations, being related to topics as the assessment of in situ permeability from the spatio­ temporal distribution of an aftershock sequence (15), to the scale dependence of hydraulic pathways in crystalline rock (16), and to the significance of pore pressure - stress coupling in deep tunnels and galleries (17).


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Editors and affiliations

  • Hans-Joachim Kümpel
    • 1
  1. 1.Leibniz-Institute for Applied Geosciences (GGA)HannoverGermany

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical Coupling in Fractured Rock
  • Editors Hans-Joachim Kümpel
  • Series Title Pageoph Topical Volumes
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information BirkhäuserVerlag 2003
  • Publisher Name Birkhäuser, Basel
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-7643-0253-5
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-0348-8083-1
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages VI, 354
  • Number of Illustrations 70 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Geology
    Classical and Continuum Physics
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