Articles | Volume 10, issue 6
Research article
15 Nov 2019
Research article |  | 15 Nov 2019

A multi-phasic approach for estimating the Biot coefficient for Grimsel granite

Patrick Selvadurai, Paul A. Selvadurai, and Morteza Nejati

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The paper presents an alternative technique for estimating the Biot coefficient, which governs the partitioning of stresses between a porous skeleton and the saturating pore fluid of a fluid-saturated rock.