Presentations of the ALERT Workshop 2017

ALERT Workshop 2017
2nd  – 4th October 2017, Aussois, France

DAY 1, MONDAY, 2nd October
Porous Media Mechanics from geomaterials to non-geological media
Coordinators: William G. Gray, Bernhard Schrefler, Claudio Tamagnini

  • A multiphase porous media model for vascular tumor growth and drug delivery (Bernhard Schrefler)
  • A hierarchical multi-compartment porous medium system for evolution of tumor microenvironment during avascular and vascular growth (G. Sciumé)
  • Toward the Closure of a New Generation of Multiphase Flow Models (Cass T. Miller, J.E. McLure, W.G. Gray)
  • Micromechanical micro-UNSAT expression of a stress-(quasi-elastic)strain-strength effective stress in dry and wet porous media (J. Duriez, R. Wan)
  • Swelling processes in grouting mortar induced by local phase transition (M. Sauerwein, H. Steeb)
  • Conceptual model of the microstructure of hydrophobized sand in unsaturated state conditions (P. Baryla, M. Lefik)
  • Mechanics and multi-physics of drying of particulate and polymer materials (Tomasz Hueckel)
  • Impact of drying – wetting cycles on the microstructure and hydraulic behaviour of a compacted clayey silt (A. Azizi, G. Musso, C. Jommi)
  • Experimental observations and constitutive description of the effect of compaction banding on the hydraulic properties of porous rock (J. Leuthold, E. Gerolymatou, M. Vergara)
  • The role of gas on the hydro-mechanical behaviour of peat (S. Muraro, C. Jommi)
  • A new practical analytical solution for the one-dimensional consolidation under a general time-dependent loading (M. Stickle, M. Pastor, D. Manzanal, A. Yague, P. Mira)
  • Application of IGA-FEM to second-gradient poroelastoplasticity (C. Plua, C. Tamagnini, P. Bésuelle)
  • Numerical and Experimental Approaches Using Unconventional Geomechancs for Porous Media (Mustafa Sari, Manolis Veveakis, Thomas Poulet, Klaus Regenauer-Lieb)

DAY 2, TUESDAY, 3rd October
Must Critical State Theory for Granular Mechanics be Revisited?
Coordinators: Yannis F. Dafalias, Gioacchino Viggiani

Discussion of David Muir Wood and Yannis Dafalias before having the workshop

DAY 3, Wednesday, 4th October
Advanced numerical modelling of geomaterials with emphasis on large deformation and flow problems
Coordinators: Michael A. Hicks, Pablo Mira, Lorenzo Sanavia