L'estudi de materials d'enginyeria a distintes escales d'observació, des de nano fins a macro, amb èmfasi en els seus aspectes de comportament mecànic, difusiu, processos de deteriorament i durabilitat i acoblament entre ells, fent servir tècniques numèriques i experimentals, així com els fonaments i desenvolupaments teòrics corresponents.

http://futur.upc.edu/MECMAT

The study of engineering materials on various scales of observation, from nano to macro, with an emphasis on their mechanical behaviour, diffusion, deterioration, durability and coupled processes, using numerical and experimental techniques, as well as the corresponding groundwork and theoretical study.

http://futur.upc.edu/MECMAT

The study of engineering materials on various scales of observation, from nano to macro, with an emphasis on their mechanical behaviour, diffusion, deterioration, durability and coupled processes, using numerical and experimental techniques, as well as the corresponding groundwork and theoretical study.

http://futur.upc.edu/MECMAT

Enviaments recents

  • Application of configurational mechanics to crack propagation 

    Crusat Codina, Laura; Carol, Ignacio (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2017)
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    Crack initiation and propagation is an essential aspect in the mechanical behavior of a large variety of materials and structures in all fields of Engineering and, in particular, the prediction of crack trajectories is one ...
  • Urban planning and agriculture. Methodology for assessing rooftop greenhouse potential of non-residential areas using airborne sensors 

    Nadal, Ana; Alamús, Ramón; Pipia, Luca; Ruiz García, Antonio; Corbera, Jordi; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Rieradevall Pons, Joan; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro (Elsevier, 2017-12-01)
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    The integration of rooftop greenhouses (RTGs) in urban buildings is a practice that is becoming increasingly important in the world for their contribution to food security and sustainable development. However, the supply ...
  • Floods and consequential life cycle assessment: integrating flood damage into the environmental assessment of stormwater Best Management Practices 

    Petit Boix, Anna; Sevigné-Itoiz, Eva; Rojas Gutierrez, Lorena Avelina; Paceli Barbassa, Ademir; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Rieradevall Pons, Joan; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier (2017-09)
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    Stormwater management is essential to reducing the occurrence of flooding events in urban areas and to adapting to climate change. The construction of stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs) entails a series of life ...
  • Determination of the energy release rate function for an eccentrically notched center-loaded beam using elastic fracture analysis 

    García Álvarez, Víctor Óscar; Gettu, Ravindra; Carol, Ignacio (2017-04)
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    The center-loaded beam with an eccentric notch is a simple test setup for studying non-planar fracture, which is a common cracking mode in structural elements. This work presents a methodology for obtaining the relations ...
  • Comparison of discrete and equivalent continuum approaches to simulate the mechanical behavior of jointed rock masses 

    Gonzalez, Nubia Aurora; Vargas, P.E.; Carol, Ignacio; Das, K. C.; Sandha, S.S.; Rodrigues, E.; Mello,, U.; Segura Segarra, José María; Lakshmikantha, Ramasesha Mookanahallipatna (CRC Press, 2016)
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    Modeling of rock masses is of major importance to assess the Geomechanical behaviour of oil &gas reservoirs, especially for fractured tight reservoirs. The presence of discontinuities will significantly influence the general ...
  • Stress-driven integration strategies and m-AGC tangent operator for Perzyna viscoplasticity and viscoplastic relaxation: application to geomechanical interfaces 

    Aliguer Piferrer, Ignasi; Carol, Ignacio; Sture, Stein (2017-04)
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    The paper proposes a stress-driven integration strategy for Perzyna-type viscoplastic constitutive models, which leads also to a convenient algorithm for viscoplastic relaxation schemes. A generalized trapezoidal rule for ...
  • Discrete modeling of multiple discontinuities in rock mass using XFEM 

    Das, Kamal C.; Ausas, Roberto Federico; Carol, Ignacio; Rodrigues, Eduardo; Sandeep, Sandra; Vargas, P. E.; Gonzalez, Nubia Aurora; Segura, Josep María; Lakshmikantha, Ramasesha Mookanahallipatna; Mello,, U. (OnePetro, 2017)
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    Modeling of discontinuities (fractures and fault surfaces) is of major importance to assess the geomechanical behavior of oil and gas reservoirs, especially for tight and unconventional reservoirs. Numerical analysis of ...
  • Efem vs. XFEM: a comparative study for modeling strong discontinuity in geomechanics 

    Das, Kamal C.; Ausas, Roberto Federico; Segura Segarra, José María; Narang, Ankur; Rodrigues, Eduardo; Carol, Ignacio; Lakshmikantha, Ramasesha Mookanahallipatna; Mello,, U. (OnePetro, 2015)
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    Modeling of big faults or weak planes of strong and weak discontinuities is of major importance to assess the Geomechanical behaviour of mining/civil tunnel, reservoirs etc. For modelling fractures in Geomechanics, prior ...
  • Are we preventing flood damage eco-efficiently? An integrated method applied to post-disaster emergency actions 

    Petit Boix, Anna; Arahuetes, Ana; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Rieradevall Pons, Joan; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier (2017-02)
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    Flood damage results in economic and environmental losses in the society, but flood prevention also entails an initial investment in infrastructure. This study presents an integrated eco-efficiency approach for assessing ...
  • Numerical and experimental study of ASR in concrete at the meso-level 

    Liaudat, Joaquín; López Garello, Carlos María; Carol, Ignacio (2016)
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    In this paper, an ongoing research project on the mechanisms of concrete deterioration due to Alkali-Silica Reaction (ASR) is presented, together with some preliminary results. The research program includes both experimental ...
  • Rock bolt behaviour in stress-fractured ground: a FE analysis using zero-thickness interface elements and fracture-based constitutive laws 

    Fornia, A.; Carol, Ignacio; Garolera Vinent, Daniel; Kaiser, P. K.; Eberhardt, E. (2016)
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    A finite element analysis using zero-thickness interface elements of the Goodman type, which incorporate a fracture mechanics-based mixed-mode constitutive law, is presented to study stress-induced cracking and spalling ...
  • Multiple intersecting cohesive discontinuities in 3D reservoir geomechanics 

    Das, K. C.; Sandha, S.S.; Carol, Ignacio; Vargas, P.E.; Gonzalez, Nubia Aurora; Rodrigues, E.; Segura Segarra, José María; Lakshmikantha, Ramasesha Mookanahallipatna; Mello,, U. (OnePetro, 2013)
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    Reservoir Geomechanics is playing an increasingly important role in developing and producing hydrocarbon reserves. One of the main challenges in reservoir modeling is accurate and efficient simulation of arbitrary intersecting ...

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