Influence of gravity-induced strains on the erosion of the sandstone: physical and numerical modelling


Grant No.:


Grant Agency:

Czech Science Foundation (GAČR)

Resolved in:

2016 - 2018

Principal investigator:

Dr. Jiří Bruthans
Faculty of Science Charles University in Prague


Mgr. Michal Filippi, Ph.D.
Institute of Geology of the CAS

Mgr. Jana Schweigstillová, Ph.D.
Institute of Rock Structure and Mechanics of the CAS


Project objective is to characterize the effect of gravity loading stress on evolution and degradation of various natural and artificial sandstone forms using laboratory experiments, 3D physical modelling, and 3D numerical modelling with newly developed physically-based sandstone degradation model.

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Project in The Research and Development and Innovation System of the Czech Republic (in Czech only)