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Workshop Programme

for period 17 September 2003

Flow and Failure of Dense Fluid-Infiltrated Granular Flows

17 September 2003


Wednesday 17 September
Session: Flow and Failure of Dense Fluid-Infiltrated Granular Materials
09:15-09:20 Rice, JR (Harvard)
  Introduction Sem 1
09:20-10:20 Wibberley, CA (Nice-Sophia Antipolis)
  Laboratory constraints on hydromechanical weakening of granular fault gouge during earthquake slip Sem 1
10:20-11:00 Rudnicki, JW (Northwestern)
  Effects of shear heating on stability of a dilatant, fluid-saturated fault zone Sem 1
11:00-11:30 Coffee
11:30-12:00 Rice, JR (Harvard)
  Heating, weakening and partial melting of rapidly sheared fault gouge Sem 1
12:00-12:30 Hutchinson, JN (Imperial College)
  Field examples of liquefaction, mudslides and rock avalanches, and problems as to mechanisms Sem 1
12:30-13:40 Lunch
13:40-14:20 Vardoulakis, I (Athens)
  Fluidisation in artesian flow conditions: cases of hydromechanically stable versus unstable granular media Sem 1
14:20-15:00 Palmer, AC (Cambridge)
  Wave-induced liquefaction of the seabed around submarine pipelines Sem 1
15:00-15:30 Tea
15:30-16:10 Iverson, RM (Cascades Volcano Observatory)
  Dilatancy and pore-pressure feedback as causes of diverse styles and rates of landslide motion Sem 1
16:10-16:50 Craster, RV (Imperial College)
  Mud/lava viscoplastic flow downslope Sem 1
16:50-17:20 Hutter, K (TU, Darmstadt)
  Avalanches of snow, debris and mud - geophysical systems between order and disorder Sem 1

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