Introduction To Geomechanics Course

Erfan Sarvar Amini

Geomechanics is undeniably one of the most important topics of applied earth engineering. The Knowlege of the mechanical and failure behavior of the rock masses is essential for all engineers and geoscientists particularly in the field of unconventional rocks engineeringRead more...

This course aims to cover the fundaments of geomechanics science that all professionals in the field of petroleum engineering and beyond may require. Fundamental concepts such stress and strain analysis, failure behavior of rock masses, mechanical earth models, and fault stress analysis are discussed.

Access All SAGA Wisdom Training content Subscribe
Already a member? Sign in

Course contents

    Chapter 1 - Stress and Stress Transformation

    1.01 Introduction to Geomechanics (14 min.)  Sample Lesson

    1.02 Stress and Stress Transformation (19 min.) Quiz

    1.03 Tectonic Stress (14 min.) Quiz

    1.04 Mohr's Circle in 2D (16 min.) Quiz

    1.05 Mohr's Circle in 3D (11 min.) Quiz

    1.06a Fault Stress Analysis Examples - Part 1 (12 min.)

    1.06b Fault Stress Analysis Examples - Part 2 (10 min.)

    Chapter 2 - Strain and Deformation

    2.01a Introduction to Strain and Deformation - Part 1 (10 min.) Quiz

    2.01b Introduction to Strain and Deformation - Part 2 (10 min.) Quiz

    2.02 Calculations for Typical Rock Types (10 min.) Quiz

    2.03 Stress Calculation Example - Duvernay (17 min.)

    2.04 Stress Calculation Example - Montney (9 min.)