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Advances in X-ray Tomography for Geomaterials

Edited by Jacques Desrues Gioacchino Viggiani and Pierre Bésuelle

ISBN: 9781905209606

Publication Date: September 2006   Hardback   456 pp.

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Originally developed for use in healthcare, X-ray computed tomography has been increasingly used in the field of non-destructive material testing. Computed tomography (CT) is useful for studying a wide range of materials, for example, rock, bone, ceramic, metal and soft tissue. Recently, the study of geomaterials (including granulates, soils, rocks and concrete) has become one of the more active and challenging fields for the application of high-resolution X-ray CT. This book brings together a total of 48 contributions (including 5 keynote papers) which were presented at the 2nd International Workshop on the Application of X-ray CT for Geomaterials (GeoX 2006) held in Aussois (France) on October 4-7, 2006. The contributions cover a wide range of topics, from fundamental characterization of material behavior to applications in geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering. Recent advances of X-ray technology, hardware and software are also discussed. As such, this will be valuable reading for anyone interested in the application of X-ray CT to geomaterials from both fundamental and applied perspectives.

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Keynotes lectures.
Methods and techniques.
Fracture and localized deformation.
Micro structure.
Flow and diffusion.
Geoenvironmental issues.
Engineering applications.
Material characterization.

About the Authors

Jacques Desrues is Research Professor in Laboratoire 3S at CNRS, Grenoble, France. He has been a member of CoNRS (the French Evaluation Committee of Scientific Research) since 2000 and his research interests include Deformation and Failure in Geomaterials, Experiments and Modeling.
Gioacchino (Cino) Viggiani is Full Professor of Civil Engineering at Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France. His research interests include Strain Localization and Constitutive Modeling.
Pierre Bésuelle has been Research Associate Professor at CNRS, Grenoble, France since 2001. His research interests include Homogenous and Localized Deformation in Rocks, Advanced Testing and Models.

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