Track 8: Geomechanics

Session 8.1 Modeling Geomechanics - Professor Nova Symposium A
Moderators: Giuseppe Buscarnera and Claudio di Prisco
Monday, August 5, 10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
101A Wildcat Room

(18) "Constitutive modelling of soils: parallel threads" - David Muir Wood, University of Dundee (United Kingdom)

(22) "Estimation of contaminant leakage through defects in an impervious membrane barrier" - Patrick Selvadurai, McGill University (Canada)

(152) "Corrosive crack growth of an elliptic surface crack in a slab subject to periodic surface temperature variation" - K.T. Chau, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong)

(260) "Modeling debonding of natural soils in finite deformation kinematics" - Claudio Tamagnini, University of Perugia (Italy)

(274) "Multiscale and multiphysical aspects of failure in variably saturated porous media" - Ronaldo Borja, Stanford University (USA)

(391) "Micromechanical Analysis for Instability of Soil" - Ching Chang, University of Massachusetts (USA)

Session 8.2 Modeling Geomechanics - Professor Nova Symposium B
Moderators: Giuseppe Buscarnera and Claudio di Prisco
Monday, August 5, 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
101A Wildcat Room

(276) "Chemo-mechanical interactions in geomechanics modeling" - Tomasz Hueckel, Duke University (USA)

(473) "Micromechanical formulation of force transport in wet granular media and strength issues" - Richard Wan, University of Calgary (Canada)

(501) "Modelling crystal precipitation and dissolution in porous media" - Eduardo Alonso, UPC (Spain)

(555) "Theoretical interpretation of saturation-induced instability in porous media" - Giuseppe Buscarnera, Northwestern University (USA)

(622) "A constitutive model for bonded calcareous rocks subject to hydro-chemo-mechanical degradation" - Riccardo Castellanza, DISAT Universita

(690) "Performance of a coupled damage-breakage model for porous granular rocks" - Arghya Das, Northwestern University (USA)

Session 8.3 Strain Localization in Geomechanics
Moderators: Kathleen Issen and Mathew Ingraham
Monday, August 5, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
101A Wildcat Room

Keynote Lecture: (137) "Strain localization in dolomite: Recrystallization and overstepping creep mechanism boundaries" - Andreas Kronenberg, Texas A&M University (USA)

(107) "An Observation Scale For Healing: Phenomenological Modeling Of Stiffness Recovery In Salt Rock" - Chloe Arson, Georgia Institute of Technology (USA)

(289) "Strain Separation Methods for Porous Sandstone" - Mathew Ingraham, Sandia National Laboratories (USA)

(185) "Examination of a Thermomechanics-based Constitutive Framework for Castlegate Sandstone" - Kathleen Issen, Clarkson University (USA)

(409) "On Rock Failure Under True Triaxial Conditions" - John Rudnicki, Northwestern University (USA)

Session 8.4 Computational Geomechanics A
Moderators: Richard Regueiro and Jose Andrade
Tuesday, August 6, 10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
101A Wildcat Room

(264) "Molecular Modeling of Swelling in Expansive Clays" - Dinesh Katti, North Dakota State University (USA)

(108) "A stabilized finite element formulation for monolithic thermo-hydro-mechanical simulations at finite strain" - WaiChing Sun, Sandia National Laboratories (USA)

(164) "Finite element analysis of fully-coupled hydro-mechanical footing problems on biphasic porous geomaterials" - Qiushi Chen, Sandia National Laboratories (USA)

(248) "Hybrid MPI/OpenMP parallel computing of 3D discrete element modeling of particulate materials" - Beichuan Yan, University of Colorado at Boulder (USA)

(684) "Efficient Numerical Integration of Perzyna viscoplasticity, with Application to Zero-Thickness Interface Elements" - Ignasi Aliguer, UPC Barcelona (Spain)

(546) "The granular element method: From tomographic data to discrete computations" - Keng-Wit Lim, California Institute of Technology (USA)

Session 8.5 Computational Geomechanics B
Moderators: Majid Manzari and Jose Andrade
Tuesday, August 6, 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
101A Wildcat Room

(287) "Computational overlap coupling between micropolar linear elastic continuum finite element and nonlinear elastic spherical discrete element" - Zheng Duan, University of Colorado at Boulder (USA)

(481) "A numerical approach for modeling evolutionary problems in geomechanics" - James Hambleton, The University of Newcastle (Australia)

(515) "A microplane damage model for rocks" - Xin Chen, Northwestern University (USA)

(611) "Investigating micro-mechanical origin of liquefaction" - Utkarsh Mital, California Institute of Technology (USA)

(604) "Integration of a Critical State Plasticity Model for Sands" - Morteza Rahimi Abkenar, The George Washington University (USA)

(605) "On Integration of SANICLAY Model" - Mohamed El Ghoraiby, The George Washington University (USA)

Session 8.6 Computational Geomechanics C
Moderators, Richard Regueiro and Majid Manzari
Tuesday, August 6, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
101A Wildcat Room

(655) "Investigating the life cycle of an avalanche" - Jose Andrade, California Institute of Technology (USA)

(651) "Combining image-based experiments and multi-scale FEM in studying material-structure interactions" - Ivan Vlahinic, California Institute of Technology (USA)

(661) "Probabilistic numerical modeling of a RCC dam construction" - Ana Gaspar, LMSSMat & C-TAC (France)

(567) "Rate-dependent behavior of granular materials far from steady-state" - Ryan Hurley, California Institute of Technology (USA)

(372) "Coupled three-dimensional thermo-poro-elasto-plastic finite element analysis of a true triaxial experiment in partially saturated silt" - Wei Wang, University of Colorado (USA)

(161) "An Irreducible NURBS based element for high resolution of shear bands on coarse meshes" - Luc Berger-Vergiat, Columbia University (USA)

Session 8.7 Multiphase-Multiscale Particulate Materials
Moderators: Pierre-Yves Hicher and Jean-Marie Fleureau
Wednesday, August 7, 10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
101A Wildcat Room

(83) "Micro-macro-mechanical study of a clay rock on drying-wetting path" - Jean-Marie Fleureau, Ecole Centrale Paris (France)

(358) "Diffuse Instability during proportional Strain tests" - Ali Daouadji, Lorraine University (France)

(447) "Mechanics and chemical-hydraulic Coupling with transport in granular media" - Nadia Saiyouri, Bordeaux University (France)

(458) "Degree of swelling and sorption of chemically active materials modeled using granular micromechanics" - Ranganathan Parthasarathy, University of Kansas at Lawrence (USA)

(74) "Effects of flooding on crushable granular materials" - Pierre-Yves Hicher, GeM Ecole Centrale Nantes (France)

(489) "Microstructural Characterization of Gas Shales and the Role of Kerogen Maturity on Mechanical Properties of Shale Materials" - Sara Abedi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA)

Session 8.8 Granular Materials A
Moderators: Matthew Kuhn and Mahdia Hattab
Wednesday, August 7, 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
101A Wildcat Room

(58) "Granular Flow at the Critical State as a Topologically Disordered Process" - Matthew R. Kuhn, University of Portland (USA)

(452) "Elastic constants of materials with general anisotropy based upon granular micromechanics" - Payam Poorsolhjouy, University of Kansas at Lawrence (USA)

(388) "Discrete Element Simulations of Granular-shaft Interaction of Drilled Shafts" - Tang-Tat Ng, University of New Mexico (USA)

(453) "A Coupled Lattice Boltzmann Method-Discrete Element Method Simulation of Liquefaction of Granular Soils" - Usama El Shamy, Southern Methodist University (USA)

(448) "Rate-dependent granular micromechanics model for materials with damage and plasticity" - Viraj Singh, University of Kansas at Lawrence (USA)

Session 8.9 Granular Materials B
Moderators: Matthew Kuhn and Mahdia Hattab
Wednesday, August 7, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
101A Wildcat Room

(341) "Internal friction angle variation in the mix-Kaolin/Montmorillonite clay and microstructural identification" - Mahdia Hattab, Universite de Lorrain (France)

(462) "Shear behavior of contacting rough surfaces" - Anil Misra, University of Kansas at Lawrence (USA)

(499) "Wave trains in elastic and elastoplastic granular systems" - Raj Kumar Pal, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA)

(190) "Understanding hydro-mechanical coupling in brittle unsaturated granular matter" - Yida Zhang, Northwestern University (USA)