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    • A bonded discrete element method for modeling ship–ice interactions in broken and unbroken sea ice fields 

      Jou Devesa, Oriol; Celigueta Jordana, Miguel Ángel; Latorre Sánchez, Juan Salvador; Arrufat Garcia, Ferran; Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio (Springer, 2019-10)
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      This work investigates the failure patterns of ice cakes and floe-ice when loaded by a moving and sloping structure (ice-breaking ships and cones). In the paper, we introduce the most frequently encountered ice-infested ...
    • A FEM-DEM technique for studying the motion of particles in non-Newtonian fluids: application to the transport of drill cuttings in wellbores 

      Celigueta Jordana, Miguel Ángel; Deshpande, Kedar M.; Latorre, Salvador; Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio (Springer, 2015-11)
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      We present a procedure for coupling the finite element method (FEM) and the discrete element method (DEM) for analysis of the motion of particles in non-Newtonian fluids. Particles are assumed to be spherical and immersed ...
    • A local constitutive model for the discrete element method: application to geomaterials and concrete 

      Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio; Zárate Araiza, José Francisco; Miquel Canet, Juan; Santasusana Isach, Miquel; Celigueta Jordana, Miguel Ángel; Arrufat Garcia, Ferran; Gandikota, Varadaraju; Valiullin, Khaydar; Ring, Lev (Springer, 2015-06)
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      This paper presents a local constitutive model for modelling the linear and non linear behavior of soft and hard cohesive materials with the discrete element method (DEM). We present the results obtained in the analysis ...
    • A modular, partitioned, discrete element framework for industrial grain distribution systems with rotation machinery 

      Casas, Guillermo; Mukherjee, Debanjan; Celigueta Jordana, Miguel Ángel; Zohdi, T.; Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio (Springer, 2017-04)
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      A modular discrete element framework is presented for large-scale simulations of industrial grain-handling systems. Our framework enables us to simulate a markedly larger number of particles than previous studies, thereby ...
    • A particle-based method for analysis of cuttings transport in wellbores 

      Celigueta Jordana, Miguel Ángel; Latorre Sánchez, Juan Salvador; Ubach de Fuentes, Pere-Andreu; Miquel Canet, Juan; Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio; Gandikota, Varadaraju; Deshpande, Kedar M. (2013)
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    • Absorption of water waves in a two-dimensional numerical flume 

      Castro Alves Oliveira, Tiago; Celigueta Jordana, Miguel Ángel; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (Centro Internacional de Métodos Numéricos en Ingeniería (CIMNE), 2009)
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      In this work the absorption of water waves in a numerical wave flume is discussed in terms of performance and robustness. A general formulation for the analysis of fluidstructure interaction problems using the Particle ...
    • Advances in the DEM and coupled DEM and FEM techniques in non linear solid mechanics 

      Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio; Zárate Araiza, José Francisco; Celigueta Jordana, Miguel Ángel; Miquel Canet, Juan; Carbonell, J.M.; Arrufat Garcia, Ferran; Latorre, Salvador; Santasusana Isach, Miquel; González Lopez, Jose Manuel (2017-05)
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      Abstract In this chapter we present recent advances in the Discrete Element Method (DEM) and in the coupling of the DEM with the Finite Element Method (FEM) for solving a variety of problems in non linear solid mechanics ...
    • Advances in the particle finite element method (PFEM) for solving coupled problems in engineering 

      Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio; Idelsohn Barg, Sergio Rodolfo; Celigueta Jordana, Miguel Ángel; Rossi, Riccardo; Martí, Julio Marcelo; Carbonell Puigbó, Josep Maria; Ryzhakov, Pavel; Suárez Arroyo, Benjamín (Springer, 2011)
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      We present some developments in the formulation of the Particle Finite Element Method (PFEM) for analysis of complex coupled problems on fluid and solid mechanics in engineering accounting for fluid-structure interaction ...
    • Air demand estimation in bottom outlets with the particle finite element method. Susqueda Dam case study 

      Salazar González, Fernando; San Mauro Saiz, Javier; Celigueta Jordana, Miguel Ángel; Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio (Springer, 2017-07)
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      Dam bottom outlets play a vital role in dam operation and safety, as they allow controlling the water surface elevation below the spillway level. For partial openings, water flows under the gate lip at high velocity and ...
    • An accurate nonlocal bonded discrete element method for nonlinear analysis of solids: application to concrete fracture tests 

      Celigueta Jordana, Miguel Ángel; Latorre Sánchez, Juan Salvador; Arrufat Garcia, Ferran; Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio (Springer, 2020-05)
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      We present a numerical procedure for elastic and nonlinear analysis (including fracture situations) of solid materials and structures using the discrete element method. It can be applied to strongly cohesive frictional ...
    • Analysis of fluid soil-structure interaction problems with the particle finite element method (PFEM) 

      Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio; Celigueta Jordana, Miguel Ángel; Idelsohn Barg, Sergio Rodolfo; Salazar González, Fernando; Larese De Tetto, Antonia; Rossi, Riccardo; Suárez Arroyo, Benjamín; Morán, R. (2012)
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      We present some developments in the Particle Finite Element Method (PFEM) for analysis of coupled problems in mechanics involving fluid-soil-structure interaction (FSSI). The PFEM uses an updated Lagrangian description to ...
    • Design and validation of rockfall protection systems by numerical modeling with discrete elements 

      Latorre, Salvador; Celigueta Jordana, Miguel Ángel; Irazábal González, Joaquín; Salazar González, Fernando; Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2017)
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      Rockfall protection systems are installed in order to preserve civil infrastructures against landslides and falling rocks. For the evaluation of these systems,one of the main problems is the difficulty to develop laboratory ...
    • El método de partículas y elementos finitos: aplicaciones en ingenieria de puertos 

      Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio; Celigueta Jordana, Miguel Ángel; Idelsohn Barg, Sergio Rodolfo; Del Pin, F. (2005-12)
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    • Fluid-soil-structure interaction analysis with the particle finite element method 

      Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio; Celigueta Jordana, Miguel Ángel; Idelsohn Barg, Sergio Rodolfo; Salazar González, Fernando; Suárez Arroyo, Benjamín (Centre Internacional de Mètodes Numèrics en Enginyeria (CIMNE), 2012)
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      We present some developments and applications of the Particle Finite Element Method (PFEM) for analysis of complex coupled problems in mechanics involving fluid-soil-structure interaction.
    • Lagrangian analysis of multiscale particulate flows with the particle finite element method 

      Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio; Celigueta Jordana, Miguel Ángel; Latorre Sánchez, Juan Salvador; Casas González, Guillermo; Rossi, Riccardo; Rojek, Jerzy (Springer, 2014-05)
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      We present a Lagrangian numerical technique for the analysis of flows incorporating physical particles of different sizes. The numerical approach is based on the particle finite element method (PFEM) which blends concepts ...
    • Nonlinear regular wave generation in numerical and physical flumes 

      Castro Alves Oliveira, Tiago; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; Celigueta Jordana, Miguel Ángel (2010)
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    • A particle finite element method for fluid-related problems in civil engineering 

      Celigueta Jordana, Miguel Ángel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-11-14)
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      The work presented in this Thesis is a set of developments focused on the Particle Finite Element Method (PFEM) and its applicability in several fields in Civil Engineering. The PFEM had already been proven to be a powerful ...
    • Particle-structure interaction using cad-based boundary descriptions and isogeometric B-REP analysis (IBRA) 

      Teschemacher, T.; Celigueta Jordana, Miguel Ángel; Casas González, Guillermo; Wüchner, R.; Bletzinger, K.-U. (CIMNE, 2019)
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      The procedure and the properties with the use of NURBS-described CAD models in particle-structure interaction are presented within this contribution. This implies the needed entities of those models and the description of ...
    • Partitioned strong coupling of discrete elements with large deformation structural finite elements to model impact on highly flexible tension structures 

      Sautter, Klaus Bernd; Teschemacher, Tobias; Celigueta Jordana, Miguel Ángel; Bucher, Philipp; Bletzinger, Kai Uwe; Wüchner, Roland (Hindawi, 2020-11)
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      This article presents a staggered approach to couple the interaction of very flexible tension structures with large deformations, described with the finite element method (FEM), and objects undergoing large, complex, and ...
    • PFEM application in fluid structure interaction problems 

      Celigueta Jordana, Miguel Ángel; Larese De Tetto, Antonia; Latorre, Salvador (CIMNE (Centro Internacional de Métodos Numéricos en Ingeniería), 2008)
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      In the current paper the Particle Finite Element Method (PFEM), an innovative numerical method for solving a wide spectrum of problems involving the interaction of fluid and structures, is briefly presented. Many examples ...