Presentations of the ALERT Workshop 2006

ALERT Workshop 2006
9th-11th October 2006, Aussois, France

Multi-scale Approaches to Geomaterials

  • Three-dimensional Cosserat Homogenisation of Masonery Structures (I. Stefanou, J. Sulem and I. Vardoulakis)
  • Modelling changing grading of soil (D. Muir Wood, K. Maeda)
  • Double scale continuum models: uniqueness issue (R. Chambon)
  • Non-local distribution of contact forces in 2D granular samples (H. Magoariec, A. Danescu, B. Cambou)
  • Modelling elasticity of a hydrating cement paste (J. Sanahuja, L. Dormieux and G.Chanvillard)
  • Bifurcation detection and catastrophic failure for a numerical granular
    material (L. Sibille , F.V. Donzé , F. Nicot , B. Chareyre , F. Darve)
  • Discrete element modeling of rock falls impacts on embankments (J.-P. Plassiard, F.V. Donzé and P. Plotto)
  • Micro scale approach for constitutive modelling of double structure soil (A. Koliji, L. Vulliet, L. Laloui)
  • Shear softening and localization, modelling of the evolution of the width of
    the shear zone (R. Chambon, S. Al Solo, P. Bésuelle and P. Kotronis)
  • Recent progress in micromechanical modelling of anisotropic damage: experimental validation and computational aspects (D. Kondo)
  • Micro-macro coupled modeling of water infiltration in the double porosity
    soil under axi-symmetrical conditions (J. Lewandowska, A. Szymkiewicz, R. Angulo-Jaramillo, J. Butlanska)
  • Multiscale modelling of failure in quasi-brittle solids (C. Dascalu, G. Bilbie, R. Chambon, E. Agiasofitou, D. Caillerie, C. Viggiani)
  • Micromechanical derivation of plastic flow rule of granular media (Y. Kishino and C. Zou)
  • The nature of the flow rule in granular materials: from a phenomenological
    approach to a micro-mechanical investigation (F. Nicot and F. Darve)
  • From particle mechanics at the grain scale to soil mechanics at the mesoscale:
    an examination of general 3D stress space (C. Thornton)
  • Modeling of geo-composite cellular structures by using a discrete multiscale
    approach (D. Bertrand, F. Nictot, Ph. Gotteland and S. Lambert)
  • Multi scale modelling of elastoplastic damage in semi-ductile geomaterials (A. Abouchakra Guéry, F. Cormery, D. Kondo and J.-F. Shao)
  • Aspects of Mathematical Modelling of Granular Flow (S. Alevizos, I. Vardoulakis, I. Stefanou and F.A. Marroquin)

Soil-Structure Interaction

  • Prediction of foundation settlements on collapsible soils (R. Nova)
  • A 3D model for soil-structure interfaces and rock joints (I. Said, V. De Gennaro, R. Frank)
  • Analyses of pile loading tests in sand using FEM (V. De Gennaro, I. Said, L. Zdravkovic, D. Potts)
  • Some remarks on the bearing capacity of piled rafts (A. Mandolini)
  • Modelling the effect of piles on ground movement induced by shallow tunnelling (E. Bilotta)
  • FE-simulation of the excavation and support sequence of open and closed
  • face tunnelling (S. Möller, P. A. Vermeer)
  • 3D macro-element of soil structure interaction: a simplified approach (S. Grange, P. Kotronis, J. Mazars)
  • Interaction of flexible structures with moving ground (D. M. Wood, J. Johansson)
  • Effect of non linear soil behavor on seismic demand evaluation (E. Saez, F. Lopez-Caballero, A. Modaressi)
  • Lateral behaviour of monopile foundations under quasi-static loading (K. Abdel Raman)
  • Mechanical behaviour of shallow foundations under cyclic loads (C. Di Prisco, A. Galli)
  • Comparison between 2D and 3D analyses of the seismic response of a railway viaduct (M. Stupazzini, C. Zambelli)
  • Cyclic Pipe-Soil interaction in deep sea sediments (P. Foray, M. Orozco)
  • Effects of constitutive assumptions and installation procedures on the numerical prediction of ground movements around retained excavation in sand (G.M.B. Viggiani)

Advanced Computational Geomechanics

  • 3D finite element and stochastic modelling of long heterogeneous soil slopes
    (M. A. Hicks and W. A. Spencer)
  • Modelling of deep mixing using advanced modelling techniques (H. Krenn, U. Vogler and M. Karstunen)
  • Modelling anisotropic squeezing as a process in time (W. Fellin, A. Kirsch, D. Kolymbas, A. Zervos, F. Froiio and I. Vardoulakis)
  • On the Implicit Integration of a Generalized Plasticity Model for Sands (P. Mira, L. Tonni, M. Pastor and J. A. Fernández Merodo)
  • Theoretical and numerical analysis of boundary conditions for a strain gradient medium regarded as a micromorphic medium (D.Caillerie , R.Chambon and F.Colin)
  • A simplified second gradient brittle materials for solving hydro-mechanical coupling problems (F. Roméo, C. Clément, C. René)
  • Oedometric compression of porous materials with softening behavior (E. Gerolymatou, I. Vardoulakis, R. Castellanza, R. Nova)
  • Elastoplastic nonlocal damage model for concrete A. Krayani, F. Dufour, G. Pijaudier-Cabot
  • Well-posedness of Material Models in Numerical Geomechanics. Analytical Solution and Uniqueness of the Displacement Boundary Value Problem in the Circular Domain (Rohe, F. Molenkamp, W.T. van Horssen)
  • On the positivity of intrinsic dissipation of non standard anisotropic damage models (R. Desmorat)
  • Numerical investigations of the bearing capacity of offshore foundations under combined horizontal and moment loading (K. Abdel-Rahman)
  • Poro-elasto-plastic Calculations with Application to Proppant Flowback and Sand Production (G. Aidagulov, M. Thiercelin)
  • Fluid-saturated rock damage by strong pressure pulses (D. A. Chuprakov)
  • Numerical modelling of the initiation of flowslides by means on porou media mechanics (L. Sanavia)
  • Three-phase deformable fractured reservoir modelling (W. K.-S. Pao)
  • Influence of particle shape on the mechanical behaviour of sheared dense
    granular materials (A.A. Pena, R. García-Rojo, S. McNamara and H. J. Herrmann)
  • 3D discrete element modeling as complementary numerical testing for anisotropic damage model (A. Delaplace, R. Desmorat, A. Lam)
  • A fully-3D Lagrangian-Eulerian modelling of fluidised/liquefied particle beds (C. Thornton)
  • A time-discontinuous Galerkin scheme for the numerical analysis of wave
    propagation in porous materials (Z.Chen, H.Steeb and S. Diebels)
  • A two-phase model for granular flows using space-time finite elements (C. Leppert)
  • Brittle Fracture, Slip Weakening, and Variable Friction Modeling in Geomaterials Using an Embedded Strong Discontinuity Finite Element (C. D. Foster and R. I. Borja)

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