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RESEARCH: SOILS & WAVES

Topics
 
General wave phenomena

Diffraction healing

Ray curving


Elastic Waves

Anisotropy, attenuation, contacts, jointed rocks, and cementation

Measurements (resonant column, bender elements, self-healing, others)


Electromagnetic Waves

P-wave Imaging – S-wave tomography – R-wave void detection

Water content, organics, ferromagnetic inclusions

Measurement (electrode polarization, needle probe, TDR)

High energy (breaking rocks)


Process Monitoring

Liquefaction, soft sediments, diffusion, consolidation, cementation


Inversion – Tomography – Imaging

P-wave Imaging – S-wave tomography – R-wave void detection

Electrical resistively tomography


Signal Processing


RESEARCH: SIGNAL PROCESSING AND INVERSE PROBLEMS


Topics
Signal Processing

Time and frequency domains


Inversion

Regularization - Fuzzy logic - Ockham - Parametric

Tomography Imaging (reflection and transmission)

Electrical resistivity tomography


Experimental design

Self-healing measurement methods

Optimal design in view of inverse problem solving

High information-content testing


Process Monitoring