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Research Output 2011 2019

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
host rock
sandstone
brine
incubation
porosity
2 Citations (Scopus)

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., Jan 1 2019, In : Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Carbon Monoxide
carbon sequestration
Carbon
mechanical property
Underground reservoirs

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 1 2019, In : International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 88, p. 251-260 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

reservoir rock
carbon sequestration
brine
Rocks
Feldspar

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

Geochemistry
Toughening
Shale
shale
geochemistry
Geopolymers
Pore structure
Fibers
Composite materials
Microporosity
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Nanomechanics
Feldspar
indentation
Sandstone
Indentation
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

Vibrations (mechanical)
Rails
Damping
Prestressed concrete
Concretes

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

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

sandstones
Sandstone
fracture toughness
atomic force microscopy
scanning electron microscopy
9 Citations (Scopus)

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

Rubber
Concretes
Friction
Lubrication
Reinforced concrete
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

Nanoindentation
cements
nanoindentation
calcium
Calcium
2017
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Silicates
Alkalies
Gels
Fracture mechanics
Testing

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

Bone Fractures
Bone
Bone and Bones
Mechanics
Osteoporosis
12 Citations (Scopus)

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

Haversian System
Bone and Bones
Collagen
Anisotropy
Bone Fractures
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Toughness
Sedimentary rocks
Geophysics
Energy harvesting
Composite materials
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Calcium
Cements
Fracture toughness
Composite materials
Testing
11 Citations (Scopus)

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

Kerogen
fracture toughness
kerogen
Shale
Fracture toughness
3 Citations (Scopus)
Fracture mechanics

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

Concretes
Carbon dioxide
Concrete construction
Monitoring
Concrete mixtures
2016
15 Citations (Scopus)
Load testing
Shale
Diamonds
Bearings (structural)
Fracture testing
14 Citations (Scopus)

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

Shale
fracture mechanics
Testing
gases
Fracture mechanics

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

10 Citations (Scopus)
Brittleness
Fracture mechanics
Fracture toughness
Computer simulation
2015
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

Micromechanics
Fracture toughness
Composite materials
Fracture mechanics
Volume fraction
46 Citations (Scopus)

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

Oil wells
Curing
Cements
Silicon Dioxide
Fracture toughness
2014
55 Citations (Scopus)

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

fracture strength
Fracture toughness
blades
Experiments
Crack propagation
23 Citations (Scopus)

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

Brittleness
Fracture mechanics
Fracture toughness
2012
58 Citations (Scopus)

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

fracture strength
Fracture toughness
Polymers
Metals
ceramics
31 Citations (Scopus)

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

scaling
probes
fracture strength
Fracture toughness
punches
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

Chemical properties
Cements
Mechanical properties
Coarsening
Hydration
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

66 Citations (Scopus)

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

steels
waxes
limestone
miniaturization
paraffins
64 Citations (Scopus)

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

Energy release rate
Fracture toughness
Ointments
Sandstone
Fracture mechanics