• A new efficient strategy to simulate particle breakage in DEM analyses 

    Ciantia, Matteo Oryem; Arroyo Alvarez de Toledo, Marcos; Gens Solé, Antonio; Calvetti, Francesco (2014)
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    The discrete element method (DEM) is increasingly gaining acceptance as a modelling tool for engineering problems of direct geotechnical relevance. One area for which the method seems naturally well adapted is that of ...
  • A new strategy to simulate particle crushing in DEM analysis 

    Ciantia, Matteo Oryem; Arroyo Alvarez de Toledo, Marcos; Gens Solé, Antonio; Calvetti, Francesco (Centre Internacional de Mètodes Numèrics en Enginyeria (CIMNE), 2014)
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    The discrete element method (DEM) is progressively gaining acceptance as a modelling tool for engineering problems of direct geotechnical relevance. One area for which the method seems naturally well adapted is that of ...
  • An Approach to enhance efficiency of DEM modelling of soils with crushable grains 

    Ciantia, Matteo; Arroyo Alvarez de Toledo, Marcos; Calvetti, Francesco; Gens Solé, Antonio (Thomas Telford, 2015-02)
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    In this study oedometric compression tests of hydrocarbon coke, Fontainebleau sand and silica sand are simulated in three dimensions using breakable particles. The method adapts a rigorous breakage criterion for elasto-brittle ...
  • Cone penetration tests in a virtual calibration chamber 

    Arroyo Alvarez de Toledo, Marcos; Butlanska, Joanna; Gens Solé, Antonio; Calvetti, Francesco; Jamiolkowski, Michael (2011)
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    A virtual calibration chamber was built using a threedimensional model based on the discrete-element method. The chamber was then filled with a scaled granular equivalent of Ticino sand, the material properties of which ...
  • Particle failure in DEM models of crushable soil response 

    Ciantia, Matteo Oryem; Arroyo Alvarez de Toledo, Marcos; Gens Solé, Antonio; Calvetti, Francesco (CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group, 2014)
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    The Discrete Element Method (DEM) is progressively gaining acceptance as a modelling tool for engineering problems of direct geotechnical relevance. One area for which the method seems naturally well adapted is that of ...