Mechanics of fluid saturated rocks /

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Imprint:Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier Academic Press, c2004.
Description:xiv, 450 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:International geophysics series ; v. 89
Subject:Water-rock interaction.
Rock mechanics.
Mecânica de rochas.
Rock mechanics.
Water-rock interaction.
Format: E-Resource Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Guéguen, Yves.
Boutéca, Maurice.
ISBN:0123053552 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780123053558 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary: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.
Physical Description:xiv, 450 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:0123053552 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780123053558 (hardcover : alk. paper)