Advances in X-ray Tomography for Geomaterials

Advances in X-ray Tomography for Geomaterials

Editor(s): Jacques Desrues, Gioacchino Viggiani, Pierre Bésuelle

Published Online: 22 JAN 2010

Print ISBN: 9781905209606

Online ISBN: 9780470612187

DOI: 10.1002/9780470612187

About this Book

This book brings together a total of 48 contributions (including 5 keynote papers) which were presented at the 2nd International Workshop on the Application of X-ray CT for Geomaterials (GeoX 2006) held in Aussois, France, on 4-7 October, 2006.

The contributions cover a wide range of topics, from fundamental characterization of material behavior to applications in geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering. Recent advances of X-ray technology, hardware and software are also discussed. As such, this will be valuable reading for anyone interested in the application of X-ray CT to geomaterials from both fundamental and applied perspectives.

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Keynote lectures

  2. Part 2: Methods and Techniques

    1. New Submicro- and Micro-CT Set-up for NDT at the UGCT Facility of the Ghent University (Belgium) (pages 149–154)

      B. Masschaele, V. Cnudde, M. Dierick, J. Vlassenbroeck, L. Van Hoorebeke, P. Jacobs and P. Van Auwegem

    2. Octopus 8: A High Performance Tomographic Reconstruction Package for X-ray Tube and Synchrotron micro-CT (pages 167–173)

      Jelle Vlassenbroeck, Bert Masschaele, Veerle Cnudde, Manuel Dierick, Koen Pieters, Luc Van Hoorebeke and Patric Jacobs

  3. Part 3: Fracture and Localized Deformation

    1. Studies of Mechanisms Associated with Sand Production Using X Ray CT Scan (pages 199–205)

      Janaína Santos, Eurípedes Vargas, Emilio Barroso, Jayme Castro, Clemente Gonçalves and Elisabete Campos

  4. Part 4: Micro structure

  5. Part 5: Flow and Diffusion

  6. Part 6: Geoenvironmental Issues

    1. Experimental Study of Flow and Deformation in Aggregated Soils using Neutron Tomography (pages 341–348)

      A. Koliji, A. Carminati, A. Kaestner, L. Vulliet, L. Laloui, H. Fluehler, P. Vontobel and R. Hassanein

  7. Part 7: Engineering Applications

    1. Consolidants Influence on Sandstone Capillarity. X-ray CT Study (pages 381–387)

      A. Rodríguez-Rey, V. G. Ruiz De Argandoña, L. Calleja, L. M. Suárez Del Río and C. Celorio

  8. Part 8: Material characterization

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