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    • A coupled fluid FEM-DEM technique for predicting blasting operations in tunnels 

      Zárate Araiza, José Francisco; González Lopez, Jose Manuel; Miquel Canet, Juan; Löhner, Rainald; Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio (2018-12)
      Article
      Open Access
      We present recent developments in the coupling of the finite element method (FEM) and the discrete element method (DEM) for the analysis of rock blasting operations in tunnels. The coupled FEM-DEM technique has been proven ...
    • A Viscoplastic constitutive model with strain rate variables for asphalt mixtures’ numerical simulation 

      González Lopez, Jose Manuel; Miquel Canet, Juan; Oller Martínez, Sergio Horacio; Miró Recasens, José Rodrigo (Elsevier, 2007)
      Article
      Open Access
      The study and development of recycling techniques for pavements is an increasing activity in engineering nowadays. This research line demands a more realistic characterization of the material properties with the aim of ...
    • A viscoplastic model with strain rate constitutive parameters for asphalt mixtures' response simulation 

      González Lopez, Jose Manuel; Miquel Canet, Juan; Oller Martínez, Sergio Horacio (2005)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The mechanical behavior of the asphalt pavements is a complex phenomenon conditioned by the heterogeneity of the asphalt composite material. Experimental tests in the laboratory show a clear strain rate dependency in the ...
    • 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)
      Research report
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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 ...
    • Buildair H75-SAEI Hangar 

      Llorens Duran, Josep Ignasi de; Estruch Tena, Carles; Marcipar, Javier; González Lopez, Jose Manuel; Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio (2021-04)
      Article
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      In July 2019, the largest inflatable hangar of the world has been installed by Buildair in Jeddah. Its main function is to shelter and maintain aircrafts such as Airbus 330 or Boeing 777-200ER, during an expected lifetime ...
    • El comportamiento de las presas de Baserca y Llauset en los nuevos escenarios energéticos 

      Suárez Arroyo, Benjamín; Miquel Canet, Juan; González Lopez, Jose Manuel; Barbu, Lucia Gratiela; Buil, J.M.; Rio, J.F.; Batlle, M.T. (Sociedad Española de Métodos Numéricos en Ingeniería (SEMNI), 2013)
      Conference report
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      Las crecientes demandas energéticas están promoviendo nuevas estrategias comerciales en la explotación de las infraestructuras hidráulicas que se materializan aumentando el protagonismo de los saltos reversibles en la ...
    • Evaluation of multilayer pavement viscoelastic properties from falling weight deflectometer using neural networks 

      González Lopez, Jose Manuel; Carbonell Puigbó, Josep Maria; van Bijsterveld, Wouter (2014)
      Conference lecture
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      The measurements obtained with the falling weight deflectometer are typically used in a linear-static backcalculation procedure to determine the mechanical parameters of the asphalt pavement. The surface deflections caused ...
    • Mecánica avanzada de estructuras 

      Cervera Ruiz, Miguel; González Lopez, Jose Manuel (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2020)
      Book
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      "Mecánica Avanzada de Estructuras" tiene el objetivo de proporcionar a los estudiantes de grado de ingeniería una visión y una comprensión extendida del análisis estructural y de sus aplicaciones, máas allá del comportamiento ...
    • Una Metodología para la simulación de mezclas asfálticas recicladas 

      González Lopez, Jose Manuel; Oller Martínez, Sergio Horacio; Miquel Canet, Juan; Miró Recasens, José Rodrigo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. CIMNE, 2011)
      Article
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      En el presente artí­culo se presenta una nueva metodologí­a para la caracterización mecánica de mezclas asfálticas con particular interés en las mezclas recicladas, lo que se traduce en la definición de ensayos de laboratorio ...
    • Un modelo viscoplástico para la caracterización tenso-deformacional de materiales asfálticos 

      González Lopez, Jose Manuel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2003)
      Minor thesis
      Open Access
    • Numerical analysis of the manufacturing processes of a mock-up of the ITER NHF First Wall Panel 

      González Lopez, Jose Manuel; Chiumenti, Michele; Cervera Ruiz, Miguel; Agelet de Saracibar Bosch, Carlos (2018-10)
      Article
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      The objective of ITER is to build a new Tokamak, with the goal of demonstrating the scientific and technical feasibility of fusion power. The First Wall Panels are the inner component of the reactor, built with different ...
    • Numerical simulation of an inflated structure for an aircraft hangar 

      González Lopez, Jose Manuel; Marcipar, Javier; Estruch Tena, Carles; Cuartero Zaragoza, Eric; Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2019)
      Conference report
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      BuildAir S.A. has projected and built the H75 hangar in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) for aircraft storage and maintenance tasks. The hangar is mainly conceived as a set of inflatable tubes where the stiffness is provided by the ...
    • Pulse fracture simulation in shale rock reservoirs: DEM and FEM–DEM approaches 

      González Lopez, Jose Manuel; Zárate Araiza, José Francisco; Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio (Springer, 2018-07)
      Article
      Open Access
      In this paper we analyze the capabilities of two numerical techniques based on DEM and FEM–DEM approaches for the simulation of fracture in shale rock caused by a pulse of pressure. We have studied the evolution of fracture ...
    • Structural analysis and design of a large inflatable hangar for aircrafts 

      González Lopez, Jose Manuel; Marcipar, Javier; Estruch Tena, Carles; Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio (2022-06)
      Article
      Open Access
      Buildair S.A. has designed, manufactured and built an inflatable hangar (called hangar H75) for the aeronautical industry at Jeddah Airport, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. H75 is the largest air-cell inflated structure ever built ...
    • The behavior of Baserca and Llauset dams in the new energetic scenarios 

      Suárez Arroyo, Benjamín; Miquel Canet, Juan; González Lopez, Jose Manuel; Barbu, Lucia Gratiela; Buil, J.M.; Rio, J.F.; Batlle, Maria Teresa (2013)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      The growing energetic demands are promoting new business strategies in the operating of hydroelectric power plants. These are materialized by increasing the role of the reversible plants to produce high quality energy. ...
    • Use of sensors, mobiles and computer vision in experimental structural dynamics 

      Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Rivas, Jose; González Lopez, Jose Manuel; Pouplana Sarda, Ignasi de (Aristotle Univertity of Thessaloniki, 2021)
      Conference report
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      In Civil Engineering, traditional approaches for teaching concepts of structural mechanics include dense yet sequential theoretical development of proofs and exercises. Often, in the specific case of structural dynamics, ...