Coordination: Manuel Salgueiro da Silva, FUCP
Co-coordination: Maria Matilde Costa e Silva, IST
Institutions: FCUP, ISEL, IST

. Data, data derived Products, in-house built Software, Services [+]
. access to Equipment [+]

+ Data (D), Products (P), Software (Sf) and Services (S):

D. Deformation curves under different load conditions

P. Elastic moduli and poisson coeficient data
P. Rock index properties data
P. Superficial rugosity data
P. Consolidation and shear parametres of soils

Sf. Computer application ElectroRocks: simulation of processes of generation and transport of electric charge associated to events of inelastic deformation or rock fracture

S. Determination of rock deformability and strength

+ Equipment:
  • Laser particle analyser
  • Leica fotogrametric LPS
  • Direct pull press
  • Uniaxial Press
  • Vacuum pump
  • Optical Microscope
  • Hoek cell (tri-axial)
  • High pressure triaxial cell, with axial and circumferential measurement system with ultrasonic reading transducers
  • Hydraulic press and accessories for brazilian tests, flexing, uniaxial compression and determination of the deformability module
  • Permeation for rocks under constant pressure
  • Coreflooding unit
  • Data-logger
  • Ultrasonic Pulser/Receiver
  • Ultrasonic Monitoring System and AE recorder
  • Equipment for sonic speed measurement by ultrasonic pulse transmission
  • Low friction manual pressure mantainer
  • AE Sensor-P wave; AE Sensor-S wave
  • Eletromagnetic detection system
  • X-ray microtomograph
  • Climatic Corrosion Chamber

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