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Research Output

2020

Effect of nano-TiO2 on C–S–H phase distribution within Portland cement paste

Akono, A. T., Sep 1 2020, In : Journal of Materials Science. 55, 25, p. 11106-11119 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Alteration of the Fracture Behavior in Host Rock during CO2 Geological Sequestration

Akono, A-T., Tsotsis, T. T. & Werth, C. J., 2019, 10th International Conference on Fracture Mechanics of Concrete and Concrete Structures, FraMCoS-X. Pijaudier-Cabot, G., Grassl, P. & La Borderie, C. (eds.). 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access

A review of geochemical–mechanical impacts in geological carbon storage reservoirs

Akono, A. T., Druhan, J. L., Dávila, G., Tsotsis, T., Jessen, K., Fuchs, S., Crandall, D., Shi, Z., Dalton, L., Tkach, M. K., Goodman, A. L., Frailey, S. & Werth, C. J., Jun 1 2019, In : Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology. 9, 3, p. 474-504 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

3 Scopus citations

Geochemical and geomechanical alteration of siliciclastic reservoir rock by supercritical CO2-saturated brine formed during geological carbon sequestration

Fuchs, S. J., Espinoza, D. N., Lopano, C. L., Akono, A. T. & Werth, C. J., Sep 2019, In : International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 88, p. 251-260 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Influence of geochemistry on toughening behavior of organic-rich shale

Akono, A. T. & Kabir, P., Aug 1 2019, In : Acta Geotechnica. 14, 4, p. 1129-1142 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
3 Scopus citations

Modeling CO 2 -Induced Alterations in Mt. Simon Sandstone via Nanomechanics

Akono, A-T., Kabir, P., Shi, Z., Fuchs, S., Tsotsis, T. T., Jessen, K. & Werth, C. J., May 1 2019, In : Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 52, 5, p. 1353-1375 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2018

Attenuation Effect of Material Damping on Impact Vibration Responses of Railway Concrete Sleepers

Kaewunruen, S., Akono, A-T. & Remennikov, A. M., 2018, Sustainable Solutions for Railways and Transportation Engineering: Proceedings of the 2nd GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition on Sustainable Civil Infrastructures. El-Badawy, S. & Valentin, J. (eds.). Springer, Cham, p. 98-107 10 p. (Sustainable Civil Infrastructures).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Fluid-rock reactions in Mt. Simon sandstone at microscopic length-scale

Kabir, P. & Akono, A. T., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Friction and fracture characteristics of engineered crumb-rubber concrete at microscopic lengthscale

Akono, A. T., Chen, J. & Kaewunruen, S., Jun 30 2018, In : Construction and Building Materials. 175, p. 735-745 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Intrinsic mechanical properties of calcium aluminate crystals via the linear comparison composite method coupled with nano-indentation

Akono, A. T., Cui, Y., Kataruka, A., Anderson, K. & Kabir, P., Mar 1 2018, In : Mechanics of Materials. 118, p. 74-84 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2017

Fracture properties of the alkali silicate gel using microscopic scratch testing

Johnson, C. V., Chen, J., Hasparyk, N. P., Monteiro, P. J. M. & Akono, A. T., May 1 2017, In : Cement and Concrete Composites. 79, p. 71-75 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Fragility assessment of bovine cortical bone using scratch tests

Mendu, K., Kataruka, A., Puthuvelil, J. & Akono, A. T., Nov 30 2017, In : Journal of Visualized Experiments. 2017, 129, e56488.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Microscopic assessment of bone toughness using scratch tests

Kataruka, A., Mendu, K., Okeoghene, O., Puthuvelil, J. & Akono, A. T., Jun 1 2017, In : Bone Reports. 6, p. 17-25 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Microscopic toughness of viscous solids via scratching: From amorphous polymers to gas shale

Akono, A. T. & Ulm, F. J., Sep 1 2017, In : Journal of Nanomechanics and Micromechanics. 7, 3, 04017009.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Microstructure–toughness relationships in calcium aluminate cement–polymer composites using instrumented scratch testing

Anderson, K. & Akono, A. T., Nov 1 2017, In : Journal of Materials Science. 52, 22, p. 13120-13132 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Rate-independent fracture toughness of gray and black kerogen-rich shales

Kabir, P., Ulm, F. J. & Akono, A. T., Dec 1 2017, In : Acta Geotechnica. 12, 6, p. 1207-1227 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations

Sustainable and self-sensing concrete

Kaewunruen, S., SIngh, M., Akono, A-T. & Ishida, T., 2017, Proceedings of the 12th Annual Concrete Conference, MAT31. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2016
18 Scopus citations

Microscopic fracture characterization of gas shale via scratch testing

Akono, A. T. & Kabir, P., Dec 1 2016, In : Mechanics Research Communications. 78, p. 86-92 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Nano-Scale Characterization of Organic-Rich Shale via Indentation Methods

Akono, A-T. & Kabir, P., 2016, New Frontiers in Oil and Gas Exploration. Jin, C. & Cusatis, G. (eds.). Springer International Publishing, p. 209-233 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

12 Scopus citations
2015

Micromechanics-based estimates on the macroscopic fracture toughness of micro-particulate composites

Bouché, G. A. & Akono, A. T., Nov 1 2015, In : Engineering Fracture Mechanics. 148, p. 243-257 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Nano-chemo-mechanical signature of conventional oil-well cement systems: Effects of elevated temperature and curing time

Krakowiak, K. J., Thomas, J. J., Musso, S., James, S., Akono, A. T. & Ulm, F. J., Jan 1 2015, In : Cement and Concrete Research. 67, p. 103-121 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Scopus citations
2014

An improved technique for characterizing the fracture toughness via scratch test experiments

Akono, A. T. & Ulm, F. J., May 15 2014, In : Wear. 313, 1-2, p. 117-124 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

63 Scopus citations

Discussion: Strength-to-fracture scaling in scratching

Akono, A. T., Ulm, F. J. & Bažant, Z. P., Jan 1 2014, In : Engineering Fracture Mechanics. 119, p. 21-28 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

26 Scopus citations
2012

Experimental determination of the fracture toughness via microscratch tests: Application to polymers, ceramics, and metals

Akono, A. T., Randall, N. X. & Ulm, F. J., Jan 28 2012, In : Journal of Materials Research. 27, 2, p. 485-493 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

68 Scopus citations

Fracture scaling relations for scratch tests of axisymmetric shape

Akono, A. T. & Ulm, F. J., Mar 1 2012, In : Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 60, 3, p. 379-390 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

Fundamental investigation of the chemical and mechanical properties of high-temperature-cured oilwell cements

Thomas, J. J., James, S., Ortega, J. A., Musso, S., Auzerais, F., Krakowiak, K. J., Akono, A. T., Ulm, F. J. & Pellenq, R. J. M., Sep 12 2012, Offshore Technology Conference 2012, OTC 2012. p. 3277-3287 11 p. (Offshore Technology Conference, Proceedings; vol. 4).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Scopus citations
2011

Fracture Toughness Bottom-Up: Experiments and Simulations

Ulm, F-J., Akono, A-T. & Pellenq, R. J. M., 2011, Symposium on Mechanics and Physics of Porous Solids (MPPS 2011).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Scratching as a fracture process: From butter to steel

Akono, A. T., Reis, P. M. & Ulm, F. J., May 20 2011, In : Physical Review Letters. 106, 20, 204302.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

70 Scopus citations

Scratch test model for the determination of fracture toughness

Akono, A. T. & Ulm, F. J., Jan 1 2011, In : Engineering Fracture Mechanics. 78, 2, p. 334-342 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

71 Scopus citations