In order to improve the understanding of the thermo-hydro-mechanical (THM) behaviour of the Callovo-Oxfordian Clay, an in situ heating test (TER experiment) has been realized by ANDRA at Meuse/Haute Marne URL during the last years. In this experiment, one power-control heater has been placed in a
horizontal borehole and several heating phases realized at distinct levels of power. Around this heating borehole, 32 temperature sensors, 5 water pressure sensors and 2 extensometers were placed in 8 different
boreholes. This abstract presents the interpretation works performed in parallel by running 3D THM simulations.
CitationGaritte, B. [et al.]. 3D Interpretation of an in situ heating test in the callovo-oxfordian mudstone. A: Clays in Natural & Engineered Barriers for Radioactive Waste Confinement. "Clays in Natural & Engineered Barriers for Radioactive Waste Confinement. 4th. International Meeting". Nantes: 2010, p. 231-232.
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