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Creep behaviour in thermal and mechanical consolidation tests on Boom clay

T. T. Le, Y. J. Cui, P. Delage and X.L. Li
Article for 11th congress of the international society for rock mechanics, 8-13 July 2007, Lisbonne.

Porewater pressure and total stress evolution around excavations in a deep clay formation

J. Verstricht, W. Bastiaens, F. Bernier and X.L. Li
Géotechnique, Journal Publication for FMGM 2007 (Field Measurements in GeoMechanics).

Thermal impact of a HLW repository in clay. Deep disposal of vitrified high-level waste and spent fuel.

Sillen X., Marivoet J.
Mol, Belgium: SCK•CEN, 2007.- 59 p.- (External Report of the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre; ER-38; CCHO 2004-2470/00/01, DS 251.SAF).- ISSN 1782-2335

TIMODAZ. Deliverable 2.

Li X., Bernier F., Vietor T., Lebon P.
Brussels, Belgium: European Commission, 2007.- 106 p.- (European Commission; TIMODAS Deliverables; FI6W-CT-036449)

25 Years Geotechnical Observation and Testing in the Tertiary Boom Clay Formation: Geotechnique symposium on stiff sedimentary clays - genesis and engineering behaviour, London, United Kingdom, 14-14 May 2007.

Bernier F., Li X., Bastiaens W.
Géotechnique, 57:2(2007), p. 229-237.- ISSN 0016-8505

Suction effects in deep Boom Clay Block samples.

P. Delage, T.-T. Le, A.-M. Tang, Y.-J. Cui, X.-L. Li
Géotechnique, ISSN: 0016-8505, vol. 57, Issue: 2, March 2007, p 239-244, doi: 10.1680/geot.2007.57.2.239

SELFRAC: Experiments and conclusions on fracturing, self-healing and self-sealing processes in clays.

Bastiaens W., Bernier F., Li X.
Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 32:8-14, 2007, p. 600-615.- ISSN 1474-7065

The HADES Underground Research Facility.

Bastiaens W.
RWMC FY2006 Consultation 2 Task 2.1.- Mol, Belgium: SCK•CEN, 2007.- 46 p.- (External Report of the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre; ER-37; RWMC FY2006 Consultation 2 Task 2.1).- ISSN 1782-2335

The excavation damaged zone in clay formations – time-dependent behaviour and influence on performance assessment: Clays in natural & engineered barriers for radioactive waste confinement, Tours, France, 14-18 March 2005

Peter B., Bernier F., Lebon P., Martin C.
Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 32:8-14(2007), p. 588-599.- ISSN 1474-7065

Water retention properties of Boom clay: a comparison between different experimental techniques.

Le T., Delage P., Cui Y., Tang A., Lima A., Romero E., e.a.
Unsaturated Soils. Advances in Geo-Engineering: Proceed. of the 1st Europ. Conf., E-UNSAT 2008, Durham, UK, 2-4 July 2008 / TC6 of the Internat. Society for Soil Mechanics & Geotechnical Engineering, London, UK, Taylor & Francis, 2008, p. 229-234