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    • 3D modelling of reinforced soil walls 

      Puig Damians, Ivan; Bathurst, Richard; Olivella Pastallé, Sebastià; Lloret Morancho, Antonio; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro (2017)
      Conference report
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      This report summarizes the scope and conclusions of a 3D numerical modelling analysis of mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) walls constructed with concrete panels and strip reinforcement. These systems pose numerical ...
    • Analysis of vertical facing panel-joint gap in reinforced soil walls 

      Puig Damians, Ivan; Bathurst, Richard; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Lloret Morancho, Antonio; Lima, Juan (International Geosynthetics Society (IGS), 2017)
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      This paper extends the numerical parametric study previously reported by the writers for the vertical load distribution and vertical gap compression between facing panel units in steel reinforced soil walls ranging in ...
    • Análisis del comportamiento de terraplenes conformados con materiales potencialmente expansivos 

      Ortega, J.I.; Lloret Morancho, Antonio; Olivella Pastallé, Sebastià; Romero Morales, Enrique Edgar (Centro de Estudios y Experimentación de Obras Públicas (CEDEX), 2009)
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      Los progresos alcanzados en la moderna Mecánica del Suelo No Saturado han permitido el desarrollo de nuevos métodos de análisis de la respuesta de explanadas y terraplenes frente a cambios ambientales (lluvia, temperatura, ...
    • Análisis del flujo no saturado para el diseño de una barrera multicapa 

      Lloret Morancho, Antonio; Alonso Pérez de Agreda, Eduardo (1995-06)
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      Las barreras del suelo multicapa expuestas a la atmósfera en su superficie superior constituyen un elemento de gran importancia en las propuestas de los esquemas de aislamiento de residuos radiactivos. La impermeabilidad ...
    • Análisis numérico de los esfuerzos verticales en el paramento de un muro de tierra reforzada en suelo diabásico 

      Puig Damians, Ivan; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Albuquerque, P.J.R.; Lloret Morancho, Antonio; Ledesma Villalba, Alberto; de Santos, C. (2011)
      Conference lecture
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      The paper presents a numerical analysis of the service behaviour of a reinforced soil wall constructed in a diabasic soil. A 2D model developed through the Finite Element Method (FEM) using the commercial computer software ...
    • Anisotropic behaviour of compacted clayey silt subjected to hydromechanical paths 

      Buenfil, Carlos; Romero Morales, Enrique Edgar; Lloret Morancho, Antonio; Gens Solé, Antonio (E3S Web of Conferences, 2016)
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      Compaction induces anisotropy on soil deformational response due to preferential straining associated with the fabrication process. An experimental insight into the stress-strain response of Barcelona clayey silt is provided ...
    • Assessment of earth retaining wall sustainability: value functions and stakeholder weighting sensitivity 

      Puig Damians, Ivan; Bathurst, Richard; Lloret Morancho, Antonio; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; El Mansouri, D. (Springer Nature, 2019)
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      Earth retaining walls are common geotechnical structures with a wide range of solutions available to perform the same function. More and more, geotechnical engineers are asked to find the best solution among several options ...
    • Assessment of the use of the vapour equilibrium technique in controlled-suction tests 

      Pintado Llurba, Xavier; Lloret Morancho, Antonio; Romero Morales, Enrique Edgar (2009-04)
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      This paper presents a study on suction control methodology using the vapour equilibrium technique. To reduce the time needed to reach equilibrium, humid air is forced to flow through the sample boundaries. An analysis of ...
    • Benchmarking selection of parameter values for the Barcelona basic model 

      D'Onza, Francesca; Wheeler, S. J.; Gallipoli, Domenico; Hofmann, M.; Lloret Cabot, Marti; Lloret Morancho, Antonio; Mancuso, C.; Pereira, J.M.; Romero Morales, Enrique Edgar; Toll, D. G.; Vassallo, R. (2015-09)
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      Seven teams took part in a benchmarldng exercise on selection of parameter values for the Barcelona Basic Model (BBM) from experimental data on an unsaturated soil. All teams were provided with experimental results from 9 ...
    • Bentonite strain due to cyclic suction changes 

      Villar Galicia, María Victoria; Lloret Morancho, Antonio (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), 2018)
      Conference lecture
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      A series of suction-controlled oedometer tests were performed on a highly compacted bentonite following drying/wetting and wetting/drying paths from the initial hygroscopic conditions (about 120 MPa) under low vertical ...
    • Caracterización de los parámetros de elasticidad para arcillas limosas compactadas usando 'Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV)' 

      Ruiz, Álvaro; Lloret Morancho, Antonio (Sociedad Española de Mecánica del Suelo e Ingeniería Geotécnica, 2016)
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      Debido a las dificultades experimentales en la medición de los cambios de volumen en los suelos no satura- dos, hay una falta en el conocimiento de los efectos de las variables de compactación (contenido de agua y densidad ...
    • Caracterización y comportamiento hidro-mecánico de un limo arcilloso compactado 

      Buenfil, Carlos; Romero Morales, Enrique Edgar; Lloret Morancho, Antonio (2016)
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      Se presentan resultados de un estudio experimental del acoplamiento hidromecánico de un limo arcilloso de baja plasticidad ligeramente compactado, sometido a compresión isótropa bajo succión controlada. Los ensayos se han ...
    • Characterising the collapsible response of an in-situ compacted silt 

      Gómez Bonilla, Rodrigo Andrés; Romero Morales, Enrique Edgar; Lloret Morancho, Antonio; Suriol Castellví, Josep (CRC Press, 2009)
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      The paper presents selected experimental results of the microstructure, the hydro-mechanical properties and the volume change response along wetting and drying paths of a compacted silt. The material was recovered from a ...
    • Comparison of finite element and finite difference modelling results with measured performance of a reinforced soil wall 

      Puig Damians, Ivan; Bathurst, Richard; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Lloret Morancho, Antonio (2014)
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      The performance of a metallic reinforced soil segmental retaining wall is examined in a systematic manner using two numerical modelling approaches. Finite element modelling was carried out using the commercial program ...
    • Comportamiento de suelos parcialmente saturados 

      Alonso Pérez de Agreda, Eduardo; Lloret Morancho, Antonio (1985-05)
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      Conocer el comportamiento de suelos parcialmente saturados es muy importante en el análisis de presas de tierra, terraplenes y cimentaciones sobre suelos potencialmente expansivos o colapsables. A su estudio se dedica el ...
    • Comportamiento deformacional del suelo no saturado bajo condiciones drenadas y no drenadas 

      Lloret Morancho, Antonio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 1982-07-12)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      Se ha elaborado un modelo general para la consolidación del suelo parcialmente saturado en condiciones unidimensionales. El modelo acopla los cambios de succión con la deformación volumétrica a través del concepto de ...
    • Comportamiento mecánico de un residuo minero de una mina de níquel 

      Rodríguez Pacheco, Roberto Lorenzo; Lloret Morancho, Antonio; Ledesma Villalba, Alberto; Candela Lledó, Lucila (2005-06)
      Article
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      En este trabajo se presentan los resultados de la caracterización mecánica de un residuo metalúrgico (RM), depositado en las terraza aluvial del río Moa (Cuba). El RM de acuerdo a su granulometría se clasifica como un limo. ...
    • Coupled analysis of a backfill hydration test 

      Alonso Pérez de Agreda, Eduardo; Lloret Morancho, Antonio; Delahaye, Carlos Héctor; Vaunat, Jean; Gens Solé, Antonio; Volckaert, G. (Wiley, 1998)
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      BACCHUS2 in situ isothermal wetting experiment has been analysed by means of a coupled flow-deformation approach. Backfill material, a mixture of Boom clay powder and high density pellets, has been extensively tested in ...
    • Deep enclosures versus pumping to reduce settlements during shaft excavations 

      Pujades Garnes, Estanislao; Vázquez Suñé, Enric; Carrera Ramírez, Jesús; Vilarrasa Riaño, Víctor; De Simone, Silvia; Jurado Elices, Anna; Ledesma Villalba, Alberto; Ramos Schneider, Gonzalo; Lloret Morancho, Antonio (2014-02-04)
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      Deep excavations in aquifers may be constructed by combining pumping with the cut and cover method. The enclosures are often deepened more than structurally needed, in order to diminish the risk of heave or fluidisation ...
    • Direct measurement of thermal expansion in unsaturated soils 

      Pintado Llurba, Xavier; Lloret Morancho, Antonio (Taylor & Francis, 2010)
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      A method designed to measure the thermal dilatation coefficient of unsaturated soils is presented. It is based on the ASTM 4535-85 standard with some important considerations taken into account. A number of tests following ...