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Over the years, Dr.

The theory provides poromehcanics seamless extension both of classical continuum mechanics theory of solids to porous materials, and of Poromehanics. Modelling and predicting how porous media deform when subjected toexternal actions and physical phenomena, including the effect ofsaturating fluids, are of importance to the understanding ofgeophysics and civil engineering including soil and rock mechanicsand petroleum engineeringas well as in newer areas such asbiomechanics and agricultural engineering.

All this led the way for poromechanics to open up a whole new field of applications in chemomechanics and durability mechanics problems of materials and structures.

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For this new set of challenging engineering problems, poromechanics provides the host theory to formulate the macroscopic constitutive equations of partially liquid-saturated porous materials; while the physics of interfaces, informed by Molecular Dynamics simulations of adsorption phenomena in nano- and micropores, provides a means to analyze and quantify the multiscale effects of interface energy and interface tensions on macroscopic deformation.

This combination of poromechahics and education was a hallmark of Dr. In the late s and s, Dr.

Partially saturated porous media Reactive porous media Macroscopic electrical effects A single theoretical framework to the subject to explain the interdisciplinary nature of the subject Exercises at the end of each chapter to aid understanding The unified approach taken by this text makes it a valuable addition to the bookshelf of every PhD student and researcher in civil engineering, petroleum engineering, geophysics, biomechanics and material science.

In this monograph, Dr. Modelling and predicting how porous media deform when subjected to external actions and physical phenomena, including the effect of saturating fluids, are of importance to the understanding of geophysics and civil engineering including soil and rock mechanics and petroleum engineeringas well as in newer areas such as biomechanics and agricultural engineering.

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Mechanics and Physics of Porous Solids Olivier Coussy Mechanics and Physics of Porous Solids addresses the mechanics and physics of deformable porous materials whose porous space is filled by one or several fluid mixtures interacting with the solid matrix. The Rankine-Hugoniot Jump Condition. Coussy developed a consistent thermodynamics theory of poromechanics, by considering porous continua, at the macroscopic scale of engineering applications, as open thermodynamic systems in which the addition of one or several fluid phases changes the energy and entropy balance of the solid system.

Throughout his distinguished career, Dr. Selected pages Page 3. Liquid Mark A Miodownik Inbunden. Contents 1 Deformation and Kinematics Mass Balance. Many of these scholarly contributions were driven by the need for the development of predictive engineering models for large scale engineering applications, such as early-age concrete behavior, drying shrinkage of concrete, swelling of clay, front propagation in calcium leaching and chloride diffusion, and so on.

This left a lasting impact on all his students and associates; be it in the class room, on the drawing board in his office or in the 5 books and more than scholarly papers he authored and co-authored. He was one of the founders of the Biot Conference on Poromechanics in Coussy returned to the very foundations of the thermodynamics approach of poromechanics, in advancing a theory that distinguishes energy and entropy contributions from the solid, the fluid and the interfaces.

In his recent research, Dr.

In his most recent seminal works, this new framework was key to solving many puzzles past and future, be it hardening plasticity for unsaturated porous materials; confined phase transitions in porous media freezing materials, in-pore crystallization of salt ; or adsorption-induced swelling of coal for Carbon sequestration applications.

Skickas inom vardagar. Zinszner, Editions Technip,a small number of researchers in different countries had recognized the potential impact of M. Olivier Coussy was born on November 3,in Marseille, France.

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Olivier Coussy’s achievements

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Partially saturated porous media Reactive porous media Macroscopic electrical effects A single theoretical framework to the subject to explain theinterdisciplinary nature of the subject Exercises at the end of each chapter to aid understanding The unified approach taken by this text makes it a valuableaddition to the bookshelf of every PhD student and researcher incivil engineering, petroleum engineering, geophysics, biomechanicsand material science.

Averaged Fluid Pressure and Capillary Pressure. His groundbreaking approach was quickly recognized by the community as the lingua franca of poromechanics. Poromechanics av Olivier Coussy. For his contributions, Dr. Coussy uses the language of thermodynamics t Olivier Coussy, the prominent scientist and engineer who developed the fundamentals of poromechanics theory that were transformational poromechanicd many applications of civil, environmental and petroleum engineering, bioengineering and sustainable development of materials and structures, died January 15, at his home in Vanves, close to Paris, France.

Account Options Sign in. Mechanics and Physics of Pooromechanics Solids addresses the mechanics and physics of deformable poromechanifs materials whose porous space is filled by one or several fluid mixtures interacting with the solid matrix. Poromechanics Olivier Coussy No preview available – Coussy recognized that the development of the vast field of engineering applications of poromechanics still lay ahead; and required a comprehensive macroscopic theory of the mechanics and physics of porous materials.

His father was an Engineer, his mother dedicated to the education of 6 children. Coussy was a dedicated educator, an inspiring instructor and a generous mentor. The unified approach taken by this text makes it a valuableaddition to the bookshelf of every PhD student and researcher incivil engineering, petroleum engineering, geophysics, biomechanicsand material science.

Over the next 25 years, in three monographs he laid the foundation for and advanced many engineering application of what became to be known as the Biot-Coussy theory of poromechanics.