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Research Output 2008 2019

  • 552 Citations
  • 52 Article
  • 27 Conference contribution
  • 7 Conference article
  • 2 Chapter
2014

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

compressibility
crushing
coevolution
mechanics
suction

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

calcarenite
carbonate rock
Carbonates
Porosity
porosity
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Shale
Recovery
Hydraulic fracturing
Multiphase flow
Groundwater
11 Citations (Scopus)
calcarenite
compaction
Compaction
Porosity
porosity
14 Citations (Scopus)

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

bifurcation
Plasticity
plasticity
Soils
hardening
2013

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.

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

Liquefaction
liquefaction
methodology
Constitutive models
berm

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

Liquefaction
liquefaction
methodology
berm
prediction
10 Citations (Scopus)

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

water retention
hysteresis
Hysteresis
wetting
liquid

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

Granular materials
breakage
chemical process
Minerals
Coal breakage

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

Mechanics
Hydraulics
Scaling laws
Potential energy
Energy storage
19 Citations (Scopus)

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

Liquefaction
liquefaction
prediction
Sand
sand

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

Mechanics
Fluids
Porous materials
22 Citations (Scopus)

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

Liquefaction
liquefaction
saturation
Soils
simulation
2012
17 Citations (Scopus)

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

Compressive stress
Minerals
Degradation
degradation
elastic property
24 Citations (Scopus)

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

slope angle
liquefaction
Liquefaction
methodology
modeling
32 Citations (Scopus)

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

Soils
wetting
Wetting
soil
saturation
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

Sedimentary rocks
bifurcation
sedimentary rock
Materials properties
Rocks

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

45 Citations (Scopus)

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

mechanics
Mechanics
Hydraulics
breakage
Soils

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
39 Citations (Scopus)

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

Constitutive Law
controllability
uniqueness
Elasto-plastic
Controllability

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

Controllability
Soils
soil
loading test
bifurcation
39 Citations (Scopus)
Soils
Testing
modeling
Controllability
soil
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Landslide
landslides
Landslides
Rainfall
Rain

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

saturation
loess soils
volcanic soils
surface tension
soil
15 Citations (Scopus)

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

Stability criteria
perturbation
Fluids
fluid
Landslides
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

2 Citations (Scopus)

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

wind turbine
hardening
Wind turbines
elastoplasticity
constitutive equation

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
38 Citations (Scopus)
Debonding
Hydraulics
hydraulics
Soils
soil

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

Soils
Saturation (materials composition)
Wetting
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

Controllability
Soils
Constitutive models
Water content

Loss of controllability in unsaturated soils

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Unsaturated Soil
Saturation
soils
saturation
Soils
2008
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Dissolution
Gypsum
gypsum
Numerical analysis
Numerical Analysis