Presentations of the ALERT Workshop 2018

ALERT Workshop 2018
1st  – 3rd October 2018, Aussois, France

DAY 1, MONDAY, 1st October
Fluid flow and strain localization: fingering and fracture processes in partially saturated materials
Coordinators: F. Casini, G Sciarra and J. Vaunat.

  • Deformation of saturated granualr media under gas injection or shaking (R. Toussaint)
  • Neutron and x-ray imaging for capturing flow phenomena in geomaterials (A. Tengattini)
  • How do cracks form and propagate in remoulded clays on drying path? (M. Hattab)
  • In situ accelerated maturation of shale under x ray tomography (A.L. Fauchille)
  • From frictional fingering to fracturing in saturated granular materials (B. Sandnes)
  • Jerky compaction in chemically-degrading brittle porous materials (F. Guillard)
  • Shear band and dilatancy in wet granular materials (V. Magnanimo)
  • Acid dissolution fingering in a radially symmetric borehole (P. Stroggylis)
  • Diffusive-interface modeling of multicomponent flows at the pore scale (L. Cueto-Felgueroso)
  • Phase-field modelling of cracks in variably saturated porous media with application to soil desiccation (L. Sanavia)
  • Thermo-hydro-mechanical numerical modelling of the aperture/closure of desiccation cracks in clay rocks (R. Giot)
  • Introduction of Contact Phase-Field Modelling for Porous Media (A. Guevel)
  • A phase field approach to unsaturated poromechanics (G. Sciarra)

DAY 2, TUESDAY, 2nd October
Geomaterials under the nanoscope
Coordinators: R. Pellenq, F. Radjai and F. J. Ulm.

  • Mesoscale modeling of cement: Microstructure, Mechanics and Durability (K.Ionnidou)
  • Cohesion of cementitious granular materials (J.-Y. Delenne)
  • Geomechanical irreversibility under the nanoscape: plasticity and brittle failure (L. Brochard)
  • Use of the Gay-Berne potential to model clay particle interactions (C. O’Sullivan)
  • Multi-scale Transport Properties of Water in Clay Materials (V. Marry)
  • A Grand Canonical Monte Carlo approach to Fracture (F. Ulm)
  • Working at the bio-geo-interface: multiscale elastoplasticity of bone (C. Hellmich)

DAY 3, Wednesday, 3rd October
Offshore Geotechnics
Coordinators:  K. Gavin, F. Pisanò and G. Eiksund.

  • Suction bucket foundations for offshore renewable energy installations (B. Bienen)
  • Long-term behaviour of different offshore foundations studied with high-cycle accumulation model (P. Staubach)
  • A FE procedure for calculation of displacements and capacity of offshore foundations subjected to cyclic undrained loading (H.P. Jostad)
  • Hypoplastic modeling of offshore structures subjected to cyclic loading (D. Masin)
  • Coupled macroelement-based dynamic SSI for offshore wind shallow foundations (M. Arroyo)
  • Vertical breakwater seaward tilt mechanism induce by partial liquefaction (M.M. Stickle)
  • The role of hydro-mechanically coupled finite elements of interface in offshore engineering: application to bucket foundations (B. Cerfontaine)
  • Interface friction between marine sediments and polypropylene coated pipelines (A. Diambra)
  • Simulations of pile installation using the axisymmetric material point method (M. Martinelli)
  • Shear behaviour of carbonate rock/grout interfaces: application on offshore piles of wind turbines (E. Stavropoulu)
  • Offshore foundations: from the behaviour of clayey soils to response of monopiles (S. Ahayan)
  • Impact of foundation modelling in monopile-based offshore wind turbines: comparison between simulations and field data (A. Page)
  • Combining physical and numerical modelling for the cyclic-based design of monopiles in sand (F. Pisano)