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By Gilles Pijaudier-Cabot, Frederic Dufour

The publication, ready in honor of the retirement of Professor J. Mazars, offers a large evaluate of continuum harm modeling utilized to cementitious materials.
It begins from micro-nanoscale analyses, then follows directly to continuum techniques and computational matters. the ultimate a part of the publication offers industry-based case studies.
The contents emphasize multiscale and paired techniques towards the serviceability and the security of concrete structures.Content:
Chapter 1 Bottom?Up: From Atoms to Concrete buildings (pages 1–18): Franz?Josef Ulm and Roland J?M Pellenq
Chapter 2 Poromechanics of Saturated Isotropic Nanoporous fabrics (pages 19–50): Romain Vermorel, Gilles Pijaudier?Cabot, Christelle Miqueu and Bruno Mendiboure
Chapter three Stress?based Non?local harm version (pages 51–88): Cedric Giry and Frederic Dufour
Chapter four Discretization of upper Order Gradient harm types utilizing Isogeometric Finite parts (pages 89–120): Clemens V Verhoosel, Michael A Scott, Michael J Borden, Thomas J.R Hughes and Rene de Borst
Chapter 6 Macro and Mesoscale types to foretell Concrete Failure and measurement results (pages 121–160): David Gregoire, Peter Grassl, Laura B Rojas?Solano and Gilles Pijaudier?Cabot
Chapter 6 Statistical points of Quasi?Brittle measurement influence and lifelong, with outcomes for defense and sturdiness of enormous constructions (pages 161–182): Zdenek P Bazant, Jia?Liang Le and Qiang Yu
Chapter 7 Tertiary Creep: A Coupling among Creep and harm – program to the Case of Radioactive Waste Disposal (pages 183–202): J.M Torrenti, T de Larrard and F Benboudjema
Chapter eight research of Damages and dangers on the topic of advanced commercial amenities (pages 203–220): Bruno Gerard, Bruno Capra, Gael Thillard and Christophe Baillis
Chapter nine Measuring Earthquake Damages to a excessive power Concrete constitution (pages 221–250): Patrick Paultre, Benedikt Weber, Sebastien Mousseau and Jean Proulx

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The smallest pores contribute the most to high pressures, only the fluid is not ordered in the pore. Therefore, it is rather difficult to provide an overall picture of the mechanical effect of fluid confinement, upscaling results from molecular simulations directly. In the following sections, we are going to show how the poromechanical theory may be refined in order to take into account these singular effects in a global way, based on some energy equivalence. 3. Poromechanical model In this section, we present the poromechanical model for saturated isotropic nanoporous solids.

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Let ν = ϕ(Vf − Vs ) be the filtration vector in the Eulerian frame. The relative flow vector of fluid mass is related to the filtration vector as w= mef ϕ ν. 41] ϕdΩe = φdΩ0 . 42] Using the above definitions and noting that mf = ρb φ∗ , we write the flow vector of mass in terms of the porosity ratio as follows: w = ρb φ∗ φ ν. 43] In addition, the differential of the specific free energy is given by dgf = φ ρb φ∗ dPf − sf dT. ν. 45] Darcy’s law defines a linear relation between the filtration ν and the force that drives the filtration.

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