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Poromechanics IV
edited by Hoe I. Ling

Poromechanics IV contains over 170 original and not previously published papers on all phases of poromechanics in many materials from soils and minerals to human bone.

Testing and modeling are covered in depth. Application areas include:

  • medical bioengineering
  • paving
  • carbon dioxide sequestration
  • geoengineering
  • micromechanics
  • seismography

The main sections of Poromechanics IV demonstrate the scope of this important poromechanics text.



  • Modeling of Creep and Hygrothermal Deformations of Concrete, and Consequences of Nano-Porosity
  • Deformation and Fluid Flow in Variably Saturated Slopes
  • Poroelastic Models of Bone Tissue
  • Shock Wave through Deformable Saturated Porous Media
  • Rate Effects on Elastic and Inelastic Stress-Strain Behaviours of Geomaterials Observed in Experiments
  • The Nanogranular Nature of Hydrated Porous Materials: Concrete, Shale and Bone
Biomechanics Computation
  • Numerical Approach of Bioreactive Transport in a Porous Medium Including a Biofilm Phase
  • Transient and Steady-State Behaviors of Fluid Pressure in Poroelastic Materials under Cyclic Axial and Bending Loading
  • Is Annulus Fibrosus a Non-linear Poro-elastic Biological Tissue?
  • Cracks in the Degenerating Disc: Microscopic Observation and Partition of Unity Finite Element Simulation
  • Microfluidic Model of Porous Media Wetting Application to a Collagen Network
  • Nonlinear Poroelastic Deformations of Silk Protein Hydrogels
  • A Model of Subdural Hematoma Caused by Ventriculostomy Procedure
  • A Mechanism of Subdural Hematoma Following Ventricular Decompression
Poromechanics in Bone and Ultrasonic Measurements
  • Measurement of the Permeability of a Single Osteon
  • Fabric Dependent Poroelastic Wave Propagation
  • Ultrasound Wave Propagation in Disuse-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Russian Doll Poroelasticity: A Model for Fluid Transport in Bone Tissues
  • Application of Biot's Theory for Modelling of Ultrasonic Wave Propagation in Cancellous Bone
  • Experimental Studies on the Drilling Heat During Dental Implant
  • Anisotropic Elastic Constants of Cancellous Bone Derived from Fabric-Dependent Poroelastic Theory and Ultrasound Wave Propagation
CO2 Sequestration
  • Simplified Approach of Gas Production Effect on Nuclear Waste Repository Stability
  • Poro-Mechanical Modeling of CO2 Sequestration in Exploited Gas Fields
  • Probabilistic Modeling of Induced Damage Around an Underground Gallery Due to Gas Injection
  • Coupled Flow and Geomechanical Model for CO2 Injection and Storage
  • Modelling of the Chemio-Mechanical Behaviour of a Wellbore Cement Plug in a Context of CO2 Storage
  • Upheaval Phenomenon in Clay Ground Induced by Rising Groundwater Level
Unsaturated Geomaterials

  • Pore-Scale Modeling of Capillary Stress in Unsaturated Soil
  • Damage in Unsaturated Porous Media: Theory, Algorithm and Numerical Application
  • Influence of Gas on the Liquefaction Resistance of Unsaturated Sandy Soil
  • The Lamb Problem in Partially Saturated Porous Media
  • Prediction of Clayey Soils Settlements Resulted by Soil-Atmosphere Interactions and Climatic Conditions
  • Poroelastic Behaviour of a Limestone: An Experimental Study
  • Salt Deterioration of Porous Materials Subject to Repeated Cycles of Wetting and Drying
  • Modelling Plasticity of Unsaturated Soils in a Thermodynamically Consistent Framework
  • Behavior of Unsaturated Marine Sediments Containing Gas Hydrate
  • Hydromechanical Modelling the Swelling Clay Buffer in Underground Storages
  • Influence of the Temperature on the Behavior of Unsaturated Porous Media: A Micromechanical Approach
  • Drying Shrinkage of Cement-Based Materials: Effects of Drying Rate and Aggregate Restrain
  • The Effect of Drying-Wetting Cycles on the Seismic Properties of an Anisotropic Claystone
  • Simplified Modeling of Swelling Clays Behavior for Nuclear Waste Disposal Buffers
  • Microscale Numerical Modeling of the Tensile Strength of Wet Granular Soils
  • Dispersion in Double-Porosity Unsaturated Medium: From Experiment Towards Modeling by Homogenization
  • Analytical and Experimental Studies on the Unsaturated Swelling Soils
  • A Constitutive Equation for Argillite
  • Chemo-Poro-Mechanical Model of MgO Hydration in Hydrated Cement Paste
Micro-Mechanics of Granular Porous Media
  • Discrete Element Modeling of Aging in Granular Media
  • A Model of Saturated Porous Media with an Elastic Brittle Skeleton
  • Geometric Attributes of Discrete Compaction Bands and Their Effect on Permeability in Porous Sandstone
  • Multiscale Modeling of Granular Media
  • Effective and Suction Stresses of Unsaturated Pendular-State Granular Soils
  • A Micro-Mechanical Study of the Interaction of Saturated Granular Soils with Pile Foundation
  • An Artificial Neural Network Application in a Composite Granular Matrix
  • Micro-Mechanisms Involved During Inelastic Deformation of Porous Carbonate Rocks
  • Drying Asymptotics
  • A First Micromechanics Analysis of Freezing in Geomaterials
Multiscale and Stochastic Modeling of Porous Media
  • A New Upscaling Scheme for Flow in Strongly Heterogeneous Poroelastic Media with Long-Range Correlations
  • Poroelasticity and Effective Elasticity in Porous and Cracked Rocks
  • Multiscale Modeling of Crack Propagation in a 2D Plate Using Peridynamics
  • Frequency Effects and Fluid Pressure Polarization in Porous/Cracked Rocks
  • Sensitivity Analysis and Uncertainty Propagation in Multiscale Modeling of Concrete
  • Investigation of the Effective Stress Relations for Outcrop Chalk
  • Modeling of Multiscale Porous Media Using Multiple Markov Random Fields
  • A Random-Field Based Orthogonal Expansion Method to Circumvent Curse-of-Dimension in Multiscale Modeling of Random Media Problems
  • Modeling and Reconstruction of Two-Scale Porous Media Using MRI Measurement
  • Wave Speed and Dispersion in Fluid-Saturated Granular Media Due to Grain Contact Physics
  • A Two-Scale Poromechanical Model
  • DEM/FEM Multiscale Technique for Soil-Structure Interaction Problems
  • Mechanically-Induced Solute Transport in a Saturated Elastic Porous Medium: Analysis by Homogenization
Pavement and Subbase Materials
  • Polygon Ballast under Different Cyclic Loading Force Amplitude
  • Investigation of Rheological Behavior of Asphalt Binder Modified by the Advera® Additive
  • Consolidation of Flexible Pavement Based on a Viscoelastic-Elastic- Poroelastic (VE-E-PE) Model
  • A Two-Phase Sequential Differential Scheme Modeling Approach for Asphalt Mixtures
  • A Continuum Mechanical Multi-Component Model for Asphalt Mixtures Part I: Experiments for Parameter Identification and Model Verification
  • A Continuum Mechanical Multi-Component Model for Asphalt Mixtures Part II: Parameter Identification and Simulation
  • FEM Multiscale Analysis of Asphaltic Pavements Including Damage
Thermodynamics and Information Theory
  • Variational Principles in Irreversible Thermodynamics with Application to Traveling Wave in a Catalyst Bed
  • On the Analogy between Poroelasticity and Thermoelasticity
  • Time Dependence of Soil Water Hysteresis in a Minesoil Reclaimed by Sewage Sludge Amendments
  • Chemical Water Weakening of Various Outcrop Chalks at Elevated Temperature
  • Thermodynamics for the Heat Transfer Man, and the Law of Volume Increase
  • Multifractal Features of 3D Macropore Geometry of Structured Soil Columns with X-Ray Computer Tomography
  • Macroscopic Pressure in Swelling Porous Media
Nonlinear Effects, Shock Waves adn Fractures in Acoustics
  • General Equations of Motion and Shock Wave Propagation in Fluid-Filled Poroelastics
  • Microseismicity of Non-Linear Fluid-Rock Interactions: From Stimulations of Geothermic Reservoirs to Hydraulic Fracturing of Shales
  • Acoustics in Poroelastic Media: The Uniform Approach
  • Linear and Nonlinear Waves in Porous Media Filled with Electrolyte
  • New Method for Permeability Evaluation by Acoustic-Electromagnetic Logging
  • Fluid Effects on Seismic Waves in Hard Rocks with Fractures and in Soft Granular Media
  • Ultrasonic Reflectometry and Studies of Inhomogeneous Waves in Porous Materials
  • Energy Considerations During the Dynamic Compaction of Porous Media Under Blast Loading
Seismic Wave Propagation
  • Soil-Structure Interaction and Biot's Theory of Wave Propagation in Poroelastic Media as Possible Explanation for Observed Changes of Apparent Frequencies of Vibration of a Building with Heavy Rainfall
  • Axisymmetric Waves in Fluid Saturated Porous Structures
  • Wave Modes at the Interface of a Fluid and a Fluid-Saturated Poroelastic Solid
  • Seismoelectric Reflection Coefficient: Measurements and Theoretical Predictions
  • Experimental Determination of the Electrokinetic Coupling Coefficient
  • Spectral-Element Simulations of Wave Propagation in Porous Media: Finite-Frequency Sensitivity Kernels Based Upon Adjoint Methods
  • Interaction of a Longitudinal Wave with a Circular Crack in a Fluid-Saturated Porous Medium
  • Poroelastic Equations Closely Examined by Ultrasonic Experiments in Rocks
  • Effective Biot Theory for the Speed and Attenuation of Seismic Waves in Saturated Rocks Containing Small Gas Fractions
  • Compressional Wave Attenuation and Dispersion Due to Conversion Scattering into Slow Shear Wave
  • Borehole Coupling of Seismoelectric P Waves in a Fluid Saturated Poroelastic Solid
  • Wave Propagation in Porous Piezoelectric Materials
  • Estimation of Poroelastic Parameters from Seismograms using Biot Theory
  • A New Squirt-Flow Model for Elastic Wave Attenuation and Dispersion in Fluid-Saturated Rocks
  • Stoneley Guided Waves: What is Missing in Biot's Theory?
  • Propagation of Low Frequency Surface Waves in Poroelastic Media
  • Experimental Evidence of Non-Linear Dissipation Using Acoustic Micro-Lapses
  • Experimental Measurements of the Biot Slow Wave in Natural Snow Covers
Nano-Identation and Lab Measurement
  • Finite-Difference Simulations and Laboratory Measurements of Attenuation and Dispersion in Patchy-Saturated Rocks
  • Poromechanical Behaviour of a Hardened Oil-Well Cement Paste
  • Nano-Porosity as the Governing Parameter of Creep of Calcium-Silicate-Hydrates
  • The Nanogranular Origin of Macroscopic Elasticity Properties of Geomaterials
  • The Make Up of Nano-Indentation in Engineering Applications
  • Assessing the Nanogranular Morphology, and Strength of Porous Clay in Shale by Nanoindentation
  • Nanoindentation in Fluid: A Pathway to Nanoscale Poromechanical Materials Characterization
  • Investigation of Microstructure Evolution in Cement Paste Through Setting Using Poroelastic Parameters Obtained from Ultrasonic Wave Reflection
Analytical and Computational Solutions
  • A Multi-Scale Thermo-Hydral Modelling of Concrete Behaviour at High Temperature
  • Stiffness Matrix Formulation for Poroviscoelastic Multilayered Ground Subjected to Moving Loads
  • Semi-Analytical Approach for Homogeneous and Multilayered Porous Ground Vibrations Due to Transient Excitations
  • Computational Simulation of Mechanical and Multi-Physics Behavior of Porous Media
  • Analytical Solution of a Finite Poroelastic Solid Cylinder
  • Poromechanics Response of an Inclined Borehole Subjected to In-situ Stresses and Finite Length Fluid Discharge
  • Time-Dependent Behaviour of a Rigid Foundation on a Transversely Isotropic Soil Layer
  • On Imperfect Interfaces in Multilayered Poroelastic Structures
  • Interlayer Fluid Flow and the Role of Clay-Fluid Molecular Interactions on the Swelling Behavior of Montmorillonite Clays
  • Poroviscoelasticity of Transversely Isotropic Cylinders
  • Dual-Porosity and Dual-Permeability Poromechanics Solutions of Isotropic Hollow Cylinders
  • Analysis of Thermal Damage Effects on Poroelastic Properties of Cement-Based Materials
  • Impact of Rock Heterogeneity on Hydro-Mechanical Interactions—A Porosity-Based Model
  • Excavation Analysis of Porous, Jointed Rock Masses using Equivalent Coupled Properties and Influence Functions
  • Consistent Poroelastodynamic Plate Theories
  • Poroelastic Spectral Element for Biot Theory of Wave Propagation
  • Finite-Element Analysis of the Bending of a Saturated Beam
  • Effect of Air Voids on the Dilatation of Mortar During Freezing
  • Storage Reduced Poroelastodynamic Boundary Element Formulation in Time Domain
Multiphase Fluid Flow in Deformable Porous Media
  • 3D Transient Fundamental Solution of Multiphase Porous Media Under Heating
  • Assessment of the Noordbergum Effect with the Complete Overburden Reaction Considered
  • Staggered Solution of the Discretized Fully-Coupled Biot's Equations
  • Solid-Fluid Segregation in Saturated Porous Media
  • The Influence of Vegetation Water Uptake on Moisture and Matrix Suction Changes in Multiphase Porous Media
  • Laboratory Observation of Velocity-Saturation Relation Transition During Water Imbibition of Porous Rock
  • Gas Hydrate Production from Geological Formations as Transport Phenomena
  • Laboratory Observation with Implications for Depletion of Chalk Reservoirs
  • Multiphase Flow in Multi-Component Porous Visco-Elastic Media
  • Adsorption-Induced Deformations in Nanofibrous Materials: Freely Suspended Yarns and Webs
  • Undrained Heating of Geomaterials: Pore Pressure Increase and Chemical Couplings
  • The Influence of Isolated Fissures on the Hydraulic Conductivity of Clays
  • Time Dependent Behaviour of Fluids Filled Geomaterials: Application to Reservoir Formations
  • Two-Phase Flow in Hollow Cylinder Sand Production Tests
  • Dissolved Pollutant Transport Through Multi Phase Porous Medium
  • Laboratory Test of Hydraulic Fracturing in Unconsolidated Deformable Rocks
  • Water Retention Curve Effect on the Deformable Porous Media Response to Migration of NAPL under Non-Isothermal Immiscible Multi-Phase Flow Situation
  • Crystallization Pressure Exerted by in-Pore Confined Crystals
Constitutive Models—Dimaggio Symposium
  • Analysis of Consolidation Problem in Several Types of Cohesive Soils Using the Bounding Surface Model
  • Numerical Methods for Consolidation of Viscoplastic Clay
  • On Material vs. Structural Response of Saturated Granular Soil Specimens
  • Investigation of Mixed Elements with Continuous Pressure Approximations as Applied to Problems in Geomechanics
  • Investigation of Non-Conforming Elements for Geomechanical Applications
  • Some Observations on the Stress-Strain-Time Behaviour and Undrained Strength of Natural Pisa Clay Along Predominantly Deviatoric Stress Paths
  • Prediction of the Small Strain Behaviour of Natural Pisa Clay by Means of the MIT-S1 Constitutive Model
  • Evaluation of Generalized Plasticity Based Sand Models in AQAQUS
  • Revisiting Deformation Analysis for the Kansai International Airport
  • Constitutive Models with Kinematic Hardening: Effects on Anisotropy and Non-Coaxiality
  • Mathematical Theory of Plasticity for Frictional Materials
  • Behavior of Concrete at Early Stage using Percolation and Biot's Theory
  • Modeling Sand Behavior Through Associated Flow Rule
Strain Localization and Dynamic Loading
  • Effect of Poisson's Ratio on the Dynamic Instability of Water-Saturated Elasto-Plastic Soil
  • A Hybrid Technique to Compute the Pore Pressure Changes Due to Time Varying Loads: Application to the Impounding of the Itoiz Reservoir, Northern Spain
  • Dynamic Strain Localization in a Simple Saturated Geomaterial at Finite Strain
  • Thermo-Chemical Pressurization of Clay Bearing Fault Gouge
  • A Bounding Surface Model for Clays
  • Localization in Undrained Deformation
  • Permeability and Microcracking of Mortar Subjected to Dynamic Loads

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edited by Hoe I. Ling
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