Advances in Computed Tomography for Geomaterials: GeoX 2010

Advances in Computed Tomography for Geomaterials: GeoX 2010

By: Allen H. Reed (editor), Khalid A. Alshibli (editor)Hardback

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This title discusses a broad range of issues related to the use of computed tomography in geomaterials and geomechanics. The contributions cover a wide range of topics, including deformation and strain localization in soils, rocks and sediments; fracture and damage assessment in rocks, asphalt and concrete; transport in porous media; oil and gas exploration and production; neutron tomography and other novel experimental and analytical techniques; image-based computational modeling; and software and visualization tools.As such, this will be valuable reading for anyone interested in the application of computed tomography to geomaterials from both fundamental and applied perspectives.

About Author

Khalid A. Alshibli is Assistant Professor at Louisana State University.


Foreword, K. A. ALSHIBLI, A. H. REED xv Keynote Paper: Sand Deformation at the Grain Scale Quantified Through X-ray Imaging 1 G. VIGGIANI, P. BESUELLE, S. A. HALL, J. DESRUES Quantitative Description of Grain Contacts in a Locked Sand 17 J. FONSECA, C. O SULLIVAN, M. R. COOP 3D Characterization of Particle Interaction Using Synchrotron Microtomography 26 K. A. ALSHIBLI, A. HASAN Characterization of the Evolving Grain-Scale Structure in a Sand Deforming under Triaxial Compression 34 S. A. HALL, N. LENOIR, G. VIGGIANI, P. BESUELLE, J. DESRUES Visualization of Strain Localization and Microstructures in Soils during Deformation Using Microfocus X-ray CT 43 Y. HIGO, F. OKA, S. KIMOTO, T. SANAGAWA, M. SAWADA, T. SATO, Y. MATSUSHIMA Determination of 3D Displacement Fields between X-ray Computed Tomography Images Using 3D Cross-Correlation 52 M. RAZAVI, B. MUHUNTHAN Characterization of Shear and Compaction Bands in Sandstone Using X-ray Tomography and 3D Digital Image Correlation 59 E. M. CHARALAMPIDOU, S.A. HALL, S. STANCHITS, G. VIGGIANI, H. LEWIS Deformation Characteristics of Tire Chips-Sand Mixture in Triaxial Compression Test by Using X-ray CT Scanning 67 Y. KIKUCHI, T. HIDAKA, T. SATO, H. HAZARIKA Strain Field Measurements in Sand under Triaxial Compression Using X-ray CT Data and Digital Image Correlation 76 Y. WATANABE, N. LENOIR, S. A. HALL, J. OTANI Latest Developments in 3D Analysis of Geomaterials by Morpho+ 84 V. CNUDDE, J. VLASSENBROECK, Y. DE WITTE, L. BRABANT, M. N. BOONE, J. DEWANCKELE, L. VAN HOOREBEKE, P. JACOBS Quantifying Particle Shape in 3D 93 E. J. GARBOCZI 3D Aggregate Evaluation Using Laser and X-ray Scanning 101 L. WANG, C. DRUTA, Y. ZHOU, C. HARRIS Computation of Aggregate Contact Points, Orientation and Segregation in Asphalt Specimens Using their X-ray CT Images 108 M. KUTAY Integration of 3D Imaging and Discrete Element Modeling for Concrete Fracture Problems 117 E. N. LANDIS, J. E. BOLANDER Application of Microfocus X-ray CT to Investigate the Frost-induced Damage Process in Cement-based Materials 124 M. A. B. PROMENTILLA, T. SUGIYAMA Evaluation of the Efficiency of Self-healing in Concrete by Means of -CT 132 K. VAN TITTELBOOM, D. VAN LOO, N. DE BELIE, P. JACOBS Quantification of Material Constitution in Concrete by X-ray CT Method 140 T. TEMMYO, Y. OBARA Sealing Behavior of Fracture in Cementitious Material with Micro-Focus X-ray CT 148 D. FUKUDA, Y. NARA, D. MORI, K. KANEKO Extraction of Effective Cement Paste Diffusivities from X-ray Microtomography Scans 156 K. KRABBENHOFT, M. R. KARIM Contributions of X-ray CT to the Characterization of Natural Building Stones and their Disintegration 164 J. DEWANCKELE, D. VAN LOO, J. VLASSENBROECK, M. N. BOONE, V. CNUDDE, M. A. BOONE, T. DE KOCK, L. VAN HOOREBEKE, P. JACOBS Characterization of Porous Media in Agent Transport Simulation 172 L.B. HU, C. SAVIDGE, D. RIZZO, N. HAYDEN, M. DEWOOLKAR, L. MEADOR, J. W. HAGADORN Two Less-Used Applications of Petrophysical CT-Scanning 180 R. P. KEHL, S. SIDDIQUI Trends in CT-Scanning of Reservoir Rocks 189 S. SIDDIQUI, M. R. H. SARKER 3D Microanalysis of Geological Samples with High-Resolution Computed Tomography 197 G. ZACHER, J. SANTILLAN, O. BRUNKE, T. MAYER Combination of Laboratory Micro-CT and Micro-XRF on Geological Objects 205 M. N. BOONE, J. DEWANCKELE, V. CNUDDE, G. SILVERSMIT, L. VAN HOOREBEKE, L. VINCZE, P. JACOBS Quantification of Physical Properties of the Transitional Phenomena in Rock from X-ray CT Image Data 213 A. SATO, K. TANAKA, T. SHIOTE, K. SASA Deformation in Fractured Argillaceous Rock under Seepage Flow Using X-ray CT and Digital Image Correlation 222 D. TAKANO, P. BESUELLE, J. DESRUES, S. A. HALL Experimental Investigation of Rate Effects on Two-Phase Flow through Fractured Rocks Using X-ray Computed Tomography 230 C. H. LEE, Z. T. KARPYN Keynote Paper: Micro-Petrophysical Experiments Via Tomography and Simulation 238 M. KUMAR, E. LEBEDEVA, Y. MELEAN, M. MADADI, A. P. SHEPPARD, T. K. VARSLOT, A. M. KINGSTON, S. J. LATHAM, R. M. SOK, A. SAKELLARIOU, C. H. ARNS, T. J. SENDEN, M. A. KNACKSTEDT Segmentation of Low-contrast Three-phase X-ray Computed Tomography Images of Porous Media 254 P. BHATTAD, C. S. WILLSON, K. E. THOMPSON X-ray Imaging of Fluid Flow in Capillary Imbibition Experiments 262 C. DAVID, L. LOUIS, B. MENENDEZ, A. PONS, J. FORTIN, S. STANCHITS, J. M. MENGUS Evaluating the Influence of Wall-Roughness on Fracture Transmissivity with CT Scanning and Flow Simulations 270 D. CRANDALL, G. BROMHAL, D. MCINTYRE In Situ Permeability Measurements inside Compaction Bands Using X-ray CT and Lattice Boltzmann Calculations 279 N. LENOIR, J. E. ANDRADE, W. C. SUN, J. W. RUDNICKI Evaluation of Porosity in Geomaterials Treated with Biogrout Considering Partial Volume Effect 287 Y. KOBAYASHI, S. KAWASAKI, M. KATO, T. MUKUNOKI, K. KANEKO Image-Based Pore-Scale Modeling Using the Finite Element Method 295 N. LANE, K. E. THOMPSON Numerical Modeling of Complex Porous Media for Borehole Applications 304 S. RYU, W. ZHAO, G. LEU, P. M. SINGER, H. J. CHO, Y. KEEHM Characterization of Soil Erosion due to Infiltration into Capping Layers in Landfill 312 T. MUKUNOKI, Y. KARASAKI, N. TANIGUCHI On Pore Space Partitioning in Relation to Network Model Building for Fluid Flow Computation in Porous Media 320 E. PLOUGONVEN, D. BERNARD, N. COMBARET 3D and Geometric Information of the Pore Structure in Pressurized Clastic Sandstone 328 M. TAKAHASHI, M. KATO, A. CHANGWAN, Y. URUSHIMATSU, Y. MICHIGUCHI, H. PARK Evaluation of Pressure-dependent Permeability in Rock by Means of the Tracer-aided X-ray CT 336 D. FUKAHORI, K. SUGAWARA Assessment of Time-Space Evolutions of Intertidal Flat Geo-Environments Using an Industrial X-ray CT Scanner 343 F. YAMADA, A. TAMAKI, Y. OBARA Keynote Paper: Neutron Imaging Methods in Geoscience 352 A. KAESTNER, P. VONTOBEL, E. LEHMANN Progress Towards Neutron Tomography at the US Spallation Neutron Source 366 L. G. BUTLER Synchrotron X-ray Micro-Tomography and Geological CO2 Sequestration 374 P. S. NICO, J. B. AJO-FRANKLIN, S. M. BENSON, A. MCDOWELL, D. B. SILIN, L. TOMUTSA, Y. WU Residual CO2 Saturation Distributions in Rock Samples Measured by X-ray CT 381 H. OKABE, Y. TSUCHIYA, C. H. PENTLAND, S. IGLAUER, M. J. BLUNT X-ray CT Imaging of Coal for Geologic Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide 389 D. H. SMITH, S. A. JIKICH Comparison of X-ray CT and Discrete Element Method in the Evaluation Tunnel Face Failure 397 B. CHEVALIER, D. TAKANO, J. OTANI Plugging Mechanism of Open-Ended Piles 406 Y. KIKUCHI, T. SATO, T. MIZUTANI, Y. MORIKAWA Development of a Bending Test Apparatus for Quasi-dynamical Evaluation of a Clayey Soil Using X-ray CT Image Analysis 414 T. NAKANO, T. MUKUNOKI, J. OTANI, J. P. GOURC Author Index 423

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  • ISBN13: 9781848211797
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 448
  • ID: 9781848211797
  • weight: 782
  • ISBN10: 1848211791

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