Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Energy geostructures

CIVIL-444

Lecturer(s) :

Laloui Lyesse

Language:

English

Summary

The goal of this course is to introduce students to the technology of energy geostructures. The course covers both theoretical and practical aspects of paramount importance for the analysis and design of energy geostructures. Dedicated illustrative and practical examples are foreseen.

Content

 

Keywords

Energy geostructures, geothermal energy, renewable energy, energy piles, energy tunnels, energy walls, thermo-mechanical behaviour, structural performance, geotechnical performance, energy performance, analysis, design, Eurocodes, analytical modelling, numerical modelling, in-situ testing, laboratory testing.

 

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Geotechnical engineering (Ouvrages géotechniques). 

 

Recommended courses

Geomechanics.

 

Important concepts to start the course

Interdisciplinary and proactive attitudes of the students are the main prerequisites to follow this course.

 

Teaching methods

Ex cathedra discussions, exercises and practical work with the aid of computers.

 

Expected student activities

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, the student is expected to be able to:

 

Assessment methods

The evaluation of the student will be based on the final oral exam (70%) and homework evaluations (30%)

 

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants Yes
Forum No

Resources

Bibliography

Laloui, Lyesse, and Alice Di Donna, eds. Energy geostructures: innovation in underground engineering. Wiley-ISTE, 250 pages, ISTE Ltd. and John Wiley and Sons, Hoboken, NJ, ISBN: 9781848215726

Laloui, Lyesse, and Alice Di Donna, eds. Géostructures énergétiques. Hermes science Publications, 250 pages, ISBN: 978-2-7462-4577-8.

 

 

Ressources en bibliothèque
Notes/Handbook

Dedicated notes will be given to the students.

 

Websites

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  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German