ME-630 / 2 credits

Teacher: Lecampion Brice Tanguy Alphonse

Language: English

Remark: First part Fundamentals of poromechanics -> over 5 days (3 hours lecture / day) Sept 4 to 8, 2023 Second part Fundamentals of fluid-driven fractures -> over the semester 1 hour lecture / week


Every 3 years


This course presents fundamental and selected topics of the mechanics and physics of fluid-infiltrated porous media with applications to geo-mechanics. Mathematical modeling and the techniques for the solution of the resulting initial boundary value problems will be emphasized (scaling,numerics...).


Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Continuum mechanics

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Construct theoretical models of poromechanics

Assessment methods

Oral exam


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In the programs

  • Exam form: Oral (session free)
  • Subject examined: Selected topics in poromechanics
  • Lecture: 28 Hour(s)

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