Day 1
09 Jun 2017

Workshop Introduction

Introduction to key challenges associated witht the capture of time dependent behaviour in engineering practice
Prof. Mark Diederichs
Dr. Matthew Perras

Workshop Part 1

From micro-mechanical to practical engineering approaches to modeling time-dependent rock degradation

Workshop Part 2

Analysis of Time-dependent Rock masses using the Convergence-Confinement Method
Chrysothemis Paraskevopoulou

Lunch at the Hotel Venue

Workshop Part 3

Continuum and discontinuum based approaches to simulate time-dependent processes
Prof. Heinz Konietzky

Workshop Part 4

Simulation of fracture initiation and propagation using Fracture Mechanics code FRACOD
Dr. Topias Siren

Workshop Moderated Discussion

Implementation Challenges & Future Directions
Dr. Matthew Perras
Dr. Kerry Leith

Bus to Locarno departs