By Alexander H.-D. Cheng

This e-book treats the mechanics of porous fabrics infiltrated with a fluid (poromechanics), focussing on its linear conception (poroelasticity). Porous fabrics from inanimate our bodies similar to sand, soil and rock, dwelling our bodies akin to plant tissue, animal flesh, or man-made fabrics can glance very various because of their diversified origins, yet as readers will see, the underlying actual ideas governing their mechanical behaviors may be an identical, making this paintings correct not just to engineers but additionally to scientists throughout different medical disciplines. 

Readers will locate discussions of actual phenomena together with soil consolidation, land subsidence, slope balance, borehole failure, hydraulic fracturing, water wave and seabed interplay, earthquake aftershock, fluid injection brought about seismicity and warmth prompted pore strain spalling in addition to discussions of seismoelectric and seismoelectromagnetic results. The paintings additionally explores the biomechanics of cartilage, bone and blood vessels.

Chapters current idea utilizing an intuitive, phenomenological procedure on the bulk continuum point, and a thermodynamics-based variational strength strategy on the micromechanical point. The actual mechanisms coated expand from the quasi-static thought of poroelasticity to poroelastodynamics, poroviscoelasticity, porothermoelasticity, and porochemoelasticity. Closed shape analytical recommendations are derived in information.   

This e-book offers a good advent to linear poroelasticity and is mainly appropriate to these inquisitive about civil engineering, petroleum and reservoir engineering, rock mechanics, hydrology, geophysics, and biomechanics.

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