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    • Anàlisi experimental del flux d'aigua i calor en argiles compactades 

      García Díaz, Miquel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Universitat de Barcelona, 2007-05-11)
      Minor thesis
      Open Access
      Els sòls són un medi heterogeni format per diverses fases, aquest fet dificulta el seu estudi com a medi a través del qual hi circula un fluxe màssic o d’energia. HI ha diferents tècniques per estudiar la microestructura ...
    • Determinació experimental de les propietats de les argiles de Trièves (França) i la seva caracterització per la velocitat de les ones S 

      Valldosera Mora, Lluc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2008-07)
      Minor thesis
      Open Access
      Les argiles de Trièves (França) són objecte de nombrosos desordres urbanístics i rurals degut a la gran quantitat de moviments de vessant que hi tenen lloc. A Mas d'Avignonnet s'han realitzat nombrosos estudis per tal de ...
    • Drying induced effects on the residual strength of remoulded clays 

      Merchán, V; Vaunat, Jean; Romero Morales, Enrique Edgar (Taylor & Francis, 2009)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Experimental tests on residual shear strength of clays using “high suction control system” have shown that the friction angle significantly increases at high suction, and that such an increase is more significant as the ...
    • Efecto de los cambios de succión y tensión en la degradación de argilitas 

      Gómez Ramírez, Susana (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2008-06-30)
      Minor thesis
      Open Access
      El objetivo principal del estudio geotécnico realizado en esta tesina se basa en la determinación de los efectos provocados por variaciones en la succión y en la tensión sobre una roca blanda. El estudio se fundamenta ...
    • Effects of heating and hydraulic cycling on the stiffness response of a rigid ansiotropic clay: preliminary results 

      Mitaritonna, Giuseppina; Pineda, Jubert Edgar; Romero Morales, Enrique Edgar; Arroyo Alvarez de Toledo, Marcos (2009)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      The poster presents the results of an experimental investigation aimed at evaluating the effects of heating and hydraulic cycling on the small-strain stiffness of a rigid Jurassic clay (Opalinus clay, Jura Mountains, Mont ...
    • Gas injection laboratory experiments on Opalinus clay. 

      Romero Morales, Enrique Edgar; Alonso Pérez de Agreda, Eduardo; Marschall, P; Arnedo Gaute, Diego; De Gracia, M (2009)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Understanding gas transport processes is one of the key issues in the assessment of radioactive waste repository performance and is the focus of this research. To this aim, this research programme was started with ...
    • Heating pulse tests under constant volume on natural Boom clay 

      Lima, Analice; Romero Morales, Enrique Edgar; Gens Solé, Antonio; Muñoz, Juan Jorge; Li, X.L. (2009)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Boom clay formation is a potential natural host rock for geological disposal of High Level Nuclear Waste in Belgium. Heating pulse tests with controlled power supply (maximum temperature was limited to 85ºC) and controlled ...
    • Heating pulse tests under constant volume on natural Boom clay. Experimental results and numerical simulations 

      Lima, Analice; Romero Morales, Enrique Edgar; Vaunat, Jean; Gens Solé, Antonio; Li, X.L. (2009)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Boom clay is a potential geological host formation for High Level Nuclear Waste in Belgium. Impact of thermal loads may play an important role on this clay formation. To this aim, heating pulse tests on intact borehole ...
    • Heating pulse tests under constant volumen on natural Boom clay. 

      Lima, Analice; Romero Morales, Enrique Edgar; Gens Solé, Antonio; Muñoz, Juan Jorge; Li, Xiangling (Science Press, 2010-08-20)
      Article
      Open Access
      Boom clay formation is a potential natural host rock for geological disposal of high-level nuclear waste in Belgium. Heating pulse tests with controlled power supply (maximum temperature was limited to 85°C) and controlled ...
    • Low-strain shear modulus dependence on water content of a natural stiff clay 

      Lima, A; Romero Morales, Enrique Edgar; Pineda, Jubert Edgar; Gens Solé, Antonio (2008)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper shows the results of an experimental programme aimed at evaluating the low-strain shear modulus of a stiff clay (Boom clay, Belgium) and its dependency on water content changes (or, alternatively, degree of ...
    • Physical and geotechnical properties of clay phyllites 

      Garzón, E.; Sánchez-Soto, P.J.; Romero Morales, Enrique Edgar (2010)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      An experimental programme is presented with the aim of characterising –from physical, microstructural and geotechnical perspectives– the main properties of compacted clay phyllites. These clay phyllites are widely used as ...
    • The effect of drying-wetting cycles on the seismic properties of an anisotropic claystone 

      Mitaritonna, Giuseppina; Pineda, Jubert Edgar; Arroyo Alvarez de Toledo, Marcos; Romero Morales, Enrique Edgar (2009)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The evolution of bar and shear wave velocities during a drying wetting cycle on a claystone is presented. There is a clear relationship with total suction, established by means of the material water retention curve. The ...
    • The influence of swelling on the behaviour of London Clay 

      Viladesau Franquesa, Eduard (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2004-07-08)
      Minor thesis
      Open Access
      Les argiles naturals tenen una estructura, definida com la combinació de textura, o disposició de les partícules, i lligams entre les partícules. Normalment aquesta estructura suposa una millora en les propietats mecàniques ...
    • Thermal conductivity of argillaceous rocks: determination methodology using in situ heating tests 

      Garitte, Benoit; Gens Solé, Antonio; Vaunat, Jean; Gilles, Armand (2012-11-12)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      This study focuses on the characterisation of thermal conductivity for three potential host rocks for radioactive waste disposal. First, the heat conduction process is reviewed on the basis of an analytical solution and ...