Multiphysics Geomechanics for Earth Science applications: from resource engineering to fault mechanics

A.Y. 2020/2021
Course offered to students on the PhD programme in
Overall hours
Lesson period
May 2021
Lead instructor: Francesco Cecinato
It is expected that by the end of the course the students will be able to formulate a mathematical problem, starting from the geological/geophysical application and ending with a mathematical system of equations through appropriate constitutive modeling assumptions. Following this step, the students should be able to comprehend how this system can be solved in finite elements and interpret the results.
Assessment methods
Giudizio di approvazione
Assessment result
superato/non superato
How to enrol


The course enrolment deadline is usually the 25th day of the month prior to the start date. More specifically:

  • for courses starting in September 2021, until 30 August 2021.

Deadlines for enrolment in courses of the next academic year (2021/2022) will be announced.

How to enrol

  1. Access enrolment on PhD courses online service using your University login details
  2. Select the desired programme and click on Registration (Iscrizione) and then on Register (Iscriviti)

Ignore the option "Exam session date” that appears during the enrolment procedure.


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