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The Relationship between Damage and Localization - Special Publication no 289 (Geological Society Special Publication)

H. Lewis

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ISBN 10: 1862392366 / ISBN 13: 9781862392366
Published by Geological Society of London, 2007
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Title: The Relationship between Damage and ...

Publisher: Geological Society of London

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Edition: illustrated edition.

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The many kinds of porous geomaterials (rocks, soils, concrete, etc.) exhibit a range of responses when undergoing inelastic deformation. In doing so they commonly develop well-ordered fabric elements, forming fractures, shear bands and compaction bands, so creating the planar fabrics that are regarded as localization. Because these induced localization fabrics alter the bulk material properties (such as permeability, acoustic characteristics and strength), it is important to understand how and why localization occurs, and how it relates to its setting. The concept of damage (in several uses) describes both the precursor to localization and the context within which it occurs. A key theme is that geomaterials display a strong material evolution during deformation, revealing a close linkage between the damage and localization processes.

This volume assembles perspectives from a number of disciplines, including soil mechanics, rock mechanics, structural geology, seismic anisotropy and reservoir engineering. The papers range from theoretical to observational, and include contributions showing how the deformed geomaterials emergent bulk characteristics, like permeability and seismic anisotropy, can be predicted. This book will be of interest to a wide range of geoscientists and engineers who deal with characterization of deformed materials.

Also available:

Structurally Complex Reservoirs - ISBN 1862392412
Rock Physics & Geomechanics in the Study of Reservoir & Repositories - ISBN 1862392307
Fractured Reservoirs - ISBN 1862392137

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