Geothermal energy

Engineering geology and geomechanics

UiO Geosciences Geothermal energy GEO4130 Engineering geology and geomechanics Spring 10

Engineering (hydro-mechanical) properties of soils, rocks and fractured rock masses. Methods to determine deformation characteristics, shear strength and permeability. The importance of ground water pressures and effective stresses. Development and application of computational procedures to practical situations such as land subsidence, landslides, building foundations and tunnels.