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The micro-mechanical origins of creep in granular materials [ 2012 - 2014 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DP120104926]

Researchers A/Prof Itai Einav; Dr Yixiang Gan

Brief description Creep in granular materials is a concern for many problems in technology and science, including long-term deformations of reservoir dams and sudden instabilities along earthquake faults. This project aims to describe the fine-scale origins of granular creep, as a basis for solving problems of much larger-scale in geomechanics and geophysics.

Funding Amount $350,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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