Coupled thermo-hydro-mechanical processes in the near field of a high-level radioactive waste repository in clay formations

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Coupled thermo-hydro-mechanical processes in the near field of a high-level radioactive waste repository in clay formations. / Tsang, C.F.; Barnichon, J.D.; Birkholzer, J.; Li, Xiang Ling; Liu, H.H.; Sillen, X.; Chen, Guangjing (Peer reviewer).

In: International Journal of Rock Mechanics & Mining Sciences, Vol. 49, 01.2012, p. 31-44.

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Tsang, CF, Barnichon, JD, Birkholzer, J, Li, XL, Liu, HH, Sillen, X & Chen, G 2012, 'Coupled thermo-hydro-mechanical processes in the near field of a high-level radioactive waste repository in clay formations', International Journal of Rock Mechanics & Mining Sciences, vol. 49, pp. 31-44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2011.09.015

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Tsang, C. F., Barnichon, J. D., Birkholzer, J., Li, X. L., Liu, H. H., Sillen, X., & Chen, G. (2012). Coupled thermo-hydro-mechanical processes in the near field of a high-level radioactive waste repository in clay formations. International Journal of Rock Mechanics & Mining Sciences, 49, 31-44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2011.09.015

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Tsang CF, Barnichon JD, Birkholzer J, Li XL, Liu HH, Sillen X et al. Coupled thermo-hydro-mechanical processes in the near field of a high-level radioactive waste repository in clay formations. International Journal of Rock Mechanics & Mining Sciences. 2012 Jan;49:31-44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2011.09.015

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Tsang, C.F. ; Barnichon, J.D. ; Birkholzer, J. ; Li, Xiang Ling ; Liu, H.H. ; Sillen, X. ; Chen, Guangjing. / Coupled thermo-hydro-mechanical processes in the near field of a high-level radioactive waste repository in clay formations. In: International Journal of Rock Mechanics & Mining Sciences. 2012 ; Vol. 49. pp. 31-44.

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