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Research Output

2015

A framework to assess the controllability of wetting on unsaturated collapsible soils

Mihalache, C. & Buscarnera, G., Jan 1 2015, Bifurcation and Degradation of Geomaterials in the New Millennium - Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Bifurcation and Degradation in Geomaterials. Chau, K-T. & Zhao, J. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 311-316 6 p. (Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering; vol. none).

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

Constitutive couplings in unsaturated granular media with crushable grains

Zhang, Y. D. & Buscarnera, G., Jan 1 2015, 49th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2015. American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), p. 2606-2611 6 p. (49th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2015; vol. 4).

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

Coupled lithification and compaction in sedimentary rocks: A chemo-mechanical model based on breakage-damage theory

Das, A. & Buscarnera, G., Jan 1 2015, ISRM Regional Symposium, EUROCK 2015. International Society for Rock Mechanics, p. 749-754 6 p. (ISRM Regional Symposium, EUROCK 2015).

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

Is wetting collapse an unstable compaction process?

Mihalache, C. & Buscarnera, G., Feb 1 2015, In : Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 141, 2, 04014098.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Micro-scale modeling of the inelastic response of a granular sandstone

Esna Ashari, S., Buscamera, G. & Cusatis, G., Jan 1 2015, 49th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2015. American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), p. 2881-2886 6 p. (49th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2015; vol. 4).

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

1 Scopus citations
13 Scopus citations

Prediction of breakage-induced couplings in unsaturated granular soils

Zhang, Y. D. & Buscarnera, G., Feb 1 2015, In : Geotechnique. 65, 2, p. 135-140 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
2014

Grainsize dependence of clastic yielding in unsaturated granular soils

Zhang, Y. D. & Buscarnera, G., Aug 2014, In : Granular Matter. 16, 4, p. 469-483 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Instability of unsaturated soils: A review of theoretical methods

Buscarnera, G. & Mihalache, C., 2014, In : Journal of Geo-Engineering Science. 2, p. 39-65

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Model predictions of hydro-mechanical coupling in unsaturated crushable soils

Zhang, Y. D. & Buscarnera, G., Jan 1 2014, Unsaturated Soils: Research and Applications - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, UNSAT 2014. Taylor and Francis - Balkema, p. 471-477 7 p. (Unsaturated Soils: Research and Applications - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, UNSAT 2014; vol. 1).

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

Numerical simulations of localized deformation in a high-porosity carbonate rock

Das, A. & Buscarnera, G., Jan 1 2014, 48th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2014. Sterling, R., Detournay, E., Pettitt, W., Labuz, J. F. & Petersen, L. (eds.). American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), p. 200-207 8 p. (48th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2014; vol. 1).

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

Shale fracturing for energy recovery: Current issues and review of available analytical and computational models

Buscarnera, G., Cusatis, G., Zubelewicz, A. & Bazant, Z. P., Jan 1 2014, Shale Energy Engineering 2014: Technical Challenges, Environmental Issues, and Public Policy - Proceedings of the 2014 Shale Energy Engineering Conference. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 168-179 12 p.

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

1 Scopus citations
16 Scopus citations

Uniqueness and existence in plasticity models for unsaturated soils

Buscarnera, G., Jan 1 2014, In : Acta Geotechnica. 9, 2, p. 313-327 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
2013

A methodology for evaluating liquefaction susceptibility in shallow sandy slopes

Buscarnera, G. & Whittle, A. J., Jan 1 2013, 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering: Challenges and Innovations in Geotechnics, ICSMGE 2013. IOS Press, Vol. 3. p. 2153-2156 4 p.

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

A methodology for evaluating liquefaction susceptibility in shallow sandy slopes

Buscarnera, G. & Whittle, A. J., Nov 18 2013, GeoCongress 2013: Stability and Performance of Slopes and Embankments III - Proceedings of the 2013 Congress. 231 GSP ed. p. 898-907 10 p. (Geotechnical Special Publication; no. 231 GSP).

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

A particle-water based model for water retention hysteresis

Gan, Y., Maggi, F., Buscarnera, G. & Einav, I., Dec 1 2013, In : Geotechnique Letters. 3, OCT/DEC, p. 152-161 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Modeling hydraulic and chemical processes in crushable granular materials

Buscarnera, G., Dec 1 2013, 47th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2013. p. 491-497 7 p. (47th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2013; vol. 1).

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

Modelling particle breakage in unsaturated granular assemblies

Buscarnera, G. & Einav, I., Nov 15 2013, Poromechanics V - Proceedings of the 5th Biot Conference on Poromechanics. p. 1400-1409 10 p.

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

Model prediction of static liquefaction: Influence of the initial state on potential instabilities

Buscarnera, G. & Whittle, A. J., Jul 5 2013, In : Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 139, 3, p. 420-432 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Saturation-induce failure: Mechanics of a class of unstable processes

Buscarnera, G. & Di Prisco, C., Nov 15 2013, Poromechanics V - Proceedings of the 5th Biot Conference on Poromechanics. p. 1237-1244 8 p.

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

Soil stability and flow slides in unsaturated shallow slopes: Can saturation events trigger liquefaction processes?

Buscarnera, G. & Di Prisco, C., Aug 1 2013, In : Geotechnique. 63, 10, p. 801-817 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2012

A conceptual model for the chemo-mechanical degradation of granular geomaterials

Buscarnera, G., Sep 1 2012, In : Geotechnique Letters. 2, 7-9, p. 149-154 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Constitutive modelling approach for evaluating the triggering of flow slides

Buscarnera, G. & Whittle, A. J., May 1 2012, In : Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 49, 5, p. 499-511 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Discussing the definition of the second-order work for unsaturated soils

Buscarnera, G. & Prisco, C. D., Jan 1 2012, In : International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics. 36, 1, p. 36-49 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

Modeling the onset of bifurcation in porous sedimentary rocks

Buscarnera, G., Dec 1 2012, 46th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2012. p. 1973-1980 8 p. (46th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2012; vol. 3).

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

3 Scopus citations

Stability analysis of unsaturated deposits: effect of soil properties and hydromechanical coupling

Buscarnera, G. & di Prisco, C., 2012, Proceedings of 111th International Symposium on Landslides and 2nd North American Symposium on Landslides. Ebderhardt, E., Froese, C., Turner, A. K. & Leroueil, S. (eds.).

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

The yielding of brittle unsaturated granular soils

Buscarnera, G. & Einav, I., Feb 1 2012, In : Geotechnique. 62, 2, p. 147-160 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations

The yielding of unsaturated granular materials: Research and Applications

Buscarnera, G. & Einav, I., 2012, Unsaturated Soils: Research and Applications. p. 23-29

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2011

Controllability, uniqueness and existence of the incremental response: A mathematical criterion for elastoplastic constitutive laws

Buscarnera, G., Dattola, G. & Di Prisco, C., Jun 15 2011, In : International Journal of Solids and Structures. 48, 13, p. 1867-1878 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Scopus citations

Loss of controllability in partially saturated soils

Buscarnera, G. & Nova, R., Dec 1 2011, Bifurcations, Instabilities and Degradations in Geomaterials. p. 53-68 16 p. (Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering; vol. 5).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

41 Scopus citations

Modelling the onset of rainfall-induced landslides

Buscarnera, G. & Di Prisco, C., Sep 1 2011, Computational Geomechanics, COMGEO II - Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Computational Geomechanics. p. 173-182 10 p.

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

1 Scopus citations

Saturation induced instability on bonded geomaterials

Buscarnera, G. & Nova, R., Dec 1 2011, Unsaturated Soils - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Unsaturated Soils. Vol. 2. p. 771-777 7 p.

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

Stability criteria for unsaturated shallow slopes

Buscarnera, G. & di Prisco, C., Dec 1 2011, In : Geotechnique Letters. 1, 4, p. 85-90 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
2010

A redefinition of the second-order work for unsaturated soils

Buscarnera, G. & di Prisco, C., 2010, Proceedings of the 9th HSTAM International Congress on Mechanics.

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

Design, construction and monitoring of light-weight embankments

di Prisco, C. & Buscarnera, G., 2010, In : Italian Geotechnical Journal. p. 10-28

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Settlement analysis of wind turbines

Buscarnera, G., Nova, R., Vecchiotti, M., Tamagnini, C. & Salciarini, D., Dec 1 2010, Soil-Foundation-Structure Interaction - Selected Papers from the International Workshop on Soil-Foundation-Structure Interaction, SFSI 09. p. 163-170 8 p.

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

2 Scopus citations

The effect of multi-physical perturbations on geomaterial instability: a framework for hydro-mechanical coupling in crushable soils

Buscarnera, G., di Prisco, C. & Nova, R., May 2010, Proceedings of the IV European Conference on Computational Mechanics (ECCM 2010) 33rd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society.

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

2009
40 Scopus citations

An investigation on instability loci for partially saturated soils

Buscarnera, G. & Nova, R., Dec 1 2009, Computational Plasticity X - Fundamentals and Applications. (Computational Plasticity X - Fundamentals and Applications).

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

Loss of controllability in unsaturated soils

Buscarnera, G. & Nova, R., Jan 1 2009, In : European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering. 13, 2, p. 235-250 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Modelling flow slide triggering in granular materials

Buscarnera, G. & Whittle, A. J., 2009, Modelling flow slide triggering in granular materials.

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

Modelling the onset of instability in oedometric tests on unsaturated bonded soils

Buscarnera, G. & Nova, R., Dec 1 2009, Computational Geomechanics, COMGEO I - Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Computational Geomechanics. p. 226-238 13 p.

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

2 Scopus citations
2008

Numerical analysis of the life-time of an abandoned gypsum mine

Betti, D., Buscarnera, G., Castellanza, R. & Nova, R., Dec 1 2008, 12th International Conference on Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics 2008. Vol. 2. p. 1210-1218 9 p.

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

2 Scopus citations