Finite Element Method simulations of unsaturated expansive soils under complex thermal, hydraulic, mechanical and chemical conditions

Start date: 07/01/2020
End date: 31/12/2023
University: Aalto University
Promotor: Wojchiech Solowski

Research performed by Abhishek GUPTA.

The research aims at developing a new thermo-hydro-mecha-chem. coupled numerical model for unsaturated expansive clays: “THEBES”. The model will be subsequently applied for nuclear repository simulations (Focus on Gas modelling).

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