MIME 636 Boundary Elements: Geomechanics (4 credits)

Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

Administered by: Graduate Studies


Mining & Materials Engineering : Applications of boundary element methods in geomechanics. Elasticity relations. Coordinate transformations. Kelvin's problem, constant tractions, fictitious stress method, symmetry conditions. Displacement discontinuity method. Yield and deformation joint models. Stress and displacement analysis of underground openings in faulted rock. Initial joint deformation technique. Introduction to nonlinear analysis.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • Prerequisite: COMP 208 or equivalent, and MIME 521 or permission of instructor