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Engineering geology for geo-energy

CIVIL-428

Enseignant(s) :

Langue:

English

Summary

Objective is to provide an understanding of the problems in geo-energy projects. Human induced fracturing has serious consequences in projects as conventional and unconventional hydrocarbon resources exploration, deep geothermal systems, CO2 storage and deep geological disposal of radioactive waste.

Content

We propose the following course outline:

Keywords

structural geology, tectonics, natural and induced seiscimicity, stress measurements, borehole stability, hydraulic fracturing, deep geothermal systems, CO2 sequestration

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Soil mechanics, Geomechanics, Rock mechanics

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Ex cathedra

Slides powerpoint with the recommended reading : "Elements of Crustal Geomechanics" François Henri Cornet, May 2015

Expected student activities

attendance at lectures, completing exercices, reading selected scientific publications and doing a personal work

Assessment methods

During the semester, written control and personal work

Resources

Bibliography

"Elements of Crustal Geomechanics", François Henri Cornet, May 2015

Références suggérées par la bibliothèque

Dans les plans d'études

    • Semestre
       Printemps
    • Forme de l'examen
       Pendant le semestre
    • Crédits
      3
    • Matière examinée
      Engineering geology for geo-energy
    • Cours
      2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
    • Exercices
      1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
    • Semestre
       Printemps
    • Forme de l'examen
       Pendant le semestre
    • Crédits
      3
    • Matière examinée
      Engineering geology for geo-energy
    • Cours
      2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
    • Exercices
      1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

 LuMaMeJeVe
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
En construction
 
      Cours
      Exercice, TP
      Projet, autre

légende

  • Semestre d'automne
  • Session d'hiver
  • Semestre de printemps
  • Session d'été
  • Cours en français
  • Cours en anglais
  • Cours en allemand