• F. Pedrosa, C. Andrade
    (2011). Advances in Modeling Concrete Service Life. RILEM Bookseries, vol 3, pp. 33-42. Springer, Dordrecht

    Abstract
    Behavior, time evolution and variability of the corrosion process in reinforced concrete structures is an important factor to have in mind if structural service life is to [...]

  • J. Balayssac, C. Andrade, J. Sánchez, H. Scheel
    (2011). Non-Destructive Assessment of Concrete Structures: Reliability and Limits of Single and Combined Techniques. RILEM State of the Art Reports, Vol 1, pp. 305-334, Springer, Dordrecht

    Abstract
    The structures involved are prestressed concrete structures. The aim is to detect either failures of prestressing cables (or strands) or as a preventive [...]

  • M. Gómez, C. Andrade
    Materiales de Construcción (2012). Vol. 38 (212), pp. 5-20

    Abstract
    Gypsum is a relatively lovi/-cost building material much abounding in our country. When it is put in contact with steel, it may produce high corrosion rates due to its pH [...]

  • C. Andrade, A. Macías
    Materiales de Construcción (2012). Vol. 31 (184), pp. 83-93

    Abstract
    Las armaduras galvanizadas han mostrado un comportamiento errático en los ensayos llevados a cabo hasta ahora, encontrándose en la literatura datos muy contradictorios. [...]

  • A. Macías, C. Andrade
    Materiales de Construcción (2012). Vol. 36 (204), pp. 19-28

    Abstract
    In previous works on galvanized reinforcements in contact with Ca- containing highly alkaline media, the authors have reported the existence of a threshold pH of 13,3 ± [...]

  • C. Andrade
    Informes de la Construcción (2012). Vol. 44 (422), pp. 39-48

    Abstract
    Until recently has not become evident the magnitude of the problem that the corrosion of the reinforcement supposes for concrete technology. That is why, when aluminous cement [...]

  • C. Andrade
    Informes de la Construcción (2012). Vol. 40 (398), pp. 7-14

    Abstract
    During the last 20 years, the corrosion of concrete rebars is increasily being considered a major problem due the high costs spent by some Governments on repair and of civil [...]

  • Open Access Repository of the FIBRESHIP project (2020). 9

    Abstract
    Today, fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) materials are extensively used for building lightweight hull structures of vessels with length up to about 50 metres, whereas in [...]

  • J. Rodríguez, C. Andrade
    Informes de la Construcción (2012). Vol. 36 (366), pp. 37-52

    Abstract
    Cracks appears in reinforced concrete structures as something inherent to the material they are composed. Causes of diverse kind advise to control this cracking, considering [...]

  • Open Access Repository of the FIBRESHIP project (2020). 5

    Abstract
    Presentation given to Academics, students and researchers at the "Composites at Bernal Seminar Series", Bernal Institute, University of Limerick

  • M. Prieto, P. Tanner, C. Andrade, F. Tavares, R. D'Andrea
    Construction and Building Materials (2013). Vol. 39, pp. 9-18

    Abstract
    The design of concrete structures is usually made by means of a performance approach based on strength tests carried out following testing conditions agreed by convention. [...]

  • H. Figueiras, S. Nunes, J. Coutinho, C. Andrade
    Cement and Concrete Research (2014). Vol. 45, pp. 209-226

    Abstract
    In the last years many approaches to design SCC have been developed, but it remains a very complex process since it is necessary to manipulate several variables and understand [...]

  • J. Rodríguez, C. Andrade, D. Izquierdo, P. Tanner
    Hormigón y Acero (2014). Vol. 65 (272), pp. 123-132

    Abstract
    The reinforcement corrosion is one of the major problems with relevant economic impact in the life cycle of concrete structures and that is why it is necessary to optimize [...]

  • C. Andrade, R. Martínez, M. Sanjuán
    Hormigón y Acero (2014). Vol. 65 (272), pp. 133-140

    Abstract
    The CEN/TC 250/SC2 and TC104/SC1 Committees have established a Joint Working Group, JWG TC250/TC104, in order to review all the durability aspects related to durability in [...]

  • C. Andrade
    Structural Concrete (2015). Vol. 16 (2), pp. 1-2

  • S. Tang, Y. Yao, C. Andrade, Z. Li
    Cement and Concrete Research (2015). Vol. 78 (Part A), pp. 143-154

    Abstract
    The durability of concrete has attracted significant attention over the past several decades and is still a research hotspot until now. This paper reviews and discusses [...]

  • J. Torres, C. Andrade
    (2014). Durability of Reinforced Concrete from Composition to Protection. Springer, Cham

    Abstract
    The study of the influence of concrete crack width on corrosion of steel reinforcement due to exposure to aggressive environments is very important for durability design. [...]

  • M. Prieto, P. Tanner, C. Andrade
    Materials and Structures (2016). Vol. 49, pp. 4749-4763

    Abstract
    With the growth and ageing of the stock of existing structures, structural assessment and retrofitting are fast acquiring a significant role in the construction industry. [...]

  • C. Andrade, A. Cesetti, G. Mancini, F. Tondolo
    Structural Concrete (2016). Vol. 17 (4), pp. 533-540

    Abstract
    The corrosion of reinforcement in concrete is the most common degradation phenomenon of reinforced concrete structures. Reinforced concrete elements subjected to corrosion [...]

  • S. Chinchón-Payá, C. Andrade, S. Chinchón-Yepes
    Cement and Concrete Research (2016). Vol. 82, pp. 87-91

    Abstract
    A method to substitute the recognized toxic phenolphthalein in mortars and concretes is proposed. It comprises putting a portland cement sample in contact with an innocuous [...]

  • T. Rosseel, I. Maruyama, Y. Pape, O. Kontani, A. Giorla, I. Remec, J. Wall, M. Sircar, C. Andrade, M. Ordoñez
    Journal of Advanced Concrete Technology (2016). Vol. 14 (7), pp. 368-383

    Abstract
    A review of the current state of knowledge on the effects of radiation on concrete in nuclear power production applications is presented. Emphasis is placed on the effects [...]

  • F. Xi, S. Davis, P. Ciais, D. Crawford-Brown, D. Guan, C. Pade, T. Shi, M. Syddall, J. Lv, L. Ji, L. Bing, J. Wang, . Wei, K. Yang, B. Lagerblad, I. Galan, C. Andrade, Y. Zhang, Z. Liu
    Nature Geoscience (2016). Vol. 9, pp. 880-883

    Abstract
    Calcination of carbonate rocks during the manufacture of cement produced 5% of global CO2 emissions from all industrial process and fossil-fuel combustion in 20131,2. [...]

  • A. Jurado, C. Garcia, E. Sanchez, P. Beltran
    TSI SL's personal collection (2020). 3

    Abstract
    Fibre-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) materials are widely used in the construction of small-length vessels due to their light weight and high strength to weight ratio. However, [...]

  • TSI SL's personal collection (2020). 2

    Abstract
    The main objective of the FIBRESHIP project is to enable the building of the complete hull and superstructure of large-length seagoing and inland ships in FRP materials by [...]

  • A. Jurado, . C.Garcia, . E.Sanchez
    TSI SL's personal collection (2020). 1

    Abstract
    FIBRESHIP (H2020, Grant 723360) is an ambitious innovation project funded by the European Commission, which is participated by 18 European partners led by the Spanish [...]

  • Open Access Repository of the FIBRESHIP project (2020). 6

    Abstract
    Fourth dissemination action for university students for increasing the interest in the use of fibre-reinforced polymers for large-length vessels design and shipbuilding in [...]

  • Open Access Repository of the FIBRESHIP project (2020). 4

    Abstract
    First dissemination action for university students at the School of Naval and Ocean Engineering (ETSINO) of Cartagena University (UPCT) with the intention of increasing the [...]

  • C. Andrade
    (2016). Corrosion of Steel in Concrete Structures, pp.269-288

    Abstract
    The concept of service life in the science in reinforcement corrosion has evolved from a basic description of phenomena to a more detailed engineering perspective [...]

  • F. Pedrosa, C. Andrade
    Construction and Building Materials (2017). Vol. 133, pp. 525-533

    Abstract
    Reinforcement corrosion leads to several damage types that influence the structure service lifetime, among which can be mentioned the cracking of concrete cover due to the [...]

  • L. Saucedo-Mora, C. Andrade, C. López, J. Sánchez, A. Zamora
    Structural Control and Health Monitoring (2017). Vol. 25 (1), pp. 1-11

    Abstract
    The reinforced concrete structures need to be monitored to ensure their structural integrity, but sometimes those measurements are very local, and the instrument is complex [...]

  • J. Sánchez, J. Fullea, C. Andrade
    Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics (2017). Vol. 92, pp. 229-232

    Abstract
    Steel rebar corrosion is the main cause of reinforced concrete structure deterioration and shortened service life. A number of corrosion mechanisms induce geometric flaws [...]

  • Z. Yang, R. Polder, J. Col, C. Andrade
    Cement and Concrete Research (2017). Vol. 100, pp. 186-202

    Abstract
    Two modified Mg-Al hydrotalcites (MHTs), (MHT-pAB and MHT-NO2) were incorporated into mortar (with different w/c ratios) in two different ways: (1) as one of the [...]

  • C. Andrade
    Journal of Structural Integrity and Maintenance (2017). Vol. 2 (4), pp. 200-208

    Abstract
    The relatively premature failure of structures by steel corrosion has increased interest in incorporating to the standards calculation of the time to corrosion. These models [...]

  • J. Sánchez, J. Fullea, C. Andrade
    Engineering Fracture Mechanics (2017). Vol. 186, pp. 410-422

    Abstract
    Stress corrosion cracking, a mechanism governing steel deterioration, has yet to be fully understood. This article introduces a supplement to the surface mobility mechanism [...]

  • C. Andrade
    ALCONPAT (2018). Vol. 8 (3), pp. 264-279

    Abstract
    This paper describes the use of concrete electrical resistivity as durability performance parameter and the complementary information that resistivity can provide like: setting [...]

  • C. Andrade
    ALCONPAT (2018). Vol. 8 (3), pp. I-V

    Abstract
    Anniversaries are a good excuse to make some summaries of historical events. Very briefly, some advances made from the initial research in the speciality of reinforcement [...]

  • Florencia Lazzari's personal collection (2020). 1

    Abstract
    A Model Predictive Control (MPC) was developed to optimize the performance of a residential heat pump. To test the MPC, the real system was replaced by a Modelica emulator [...]

  • E. Pazini, C. Andrade
    ALCONPAT (2018). Vol. 8 (3), pp. 288-301

    Abstract
    The present work evaluates the influence of five different types of coatings applied on the rebar on apparent diffusion coefficient of oxygen (Dap (O2)) and on the corrosion [...]

  • A. Panchón-Montaño, J. Sánchez, C. Andrade, J. Fullea, E. Moreno, V. Matres
    Construction and Building Materials (2018). Vol. 189, p. 1303

    Abstract
    The authors regret that Equation 1: 30%w Ni not is correct. Should be changed to 30%w N, so that is; PREn = %w Cr + 3.3%w Mo + 30%w N-%w Mn. Footnote in [...]

  • A. Panchón-Montaño, J. Sánchez, C. Andrade, J. Fullea, E. Moreno, V. Matres
    Construction and Building Materials (2018). Vol. 186, pp. 495-502

    Abstract
    Stainless steel rebars is used to lengthen the service life of structures in aggressive media. Corrosion resistance was studied in five grades of mortar-embedded stainless [...]

  • C. Andrade, M. Sanjuán
    Sustainability (2018). Vol. 10 (12), pp. 1-15

    Abstract
    The fabrication of cement clinker releases CO2 due to the calcination of the limestone used as raw material, which contributes to the greenhouse effect. The industry [...]

  • P. Linares, C. Andrade, D. Baza
    (2018). Service Life and Durability of Reinforced Concrete Structures. RILEM Bookseries, Vol 17, pp. 87-97. Springer, Cham

    Abstract
    One of the most relevant mechanisms that influence the life service of concrete (carbonation, compactness, alkaline protection) is gas diffusion through its mass. However, [...]

  • C. Andrade
    Materials and Structures (2018). Vol. 52 (2), pp. 1-26

    Abstract
    Reinforcement corrosion is the risk most frequently cited to justify concrete durability research. The number of studies specifically devoted to corrosion propagation, once [...]

  • C. Andrade
    Ochrona przed Korozją (2019). Vol. 1 (4)

    Abstract
    Concrete protects the steel of the reinforcements in a similar manner than do the paints but with the particularity that it is a material chemically active and evolving for [...]

  • C. Andrade
    Ochrona przed Korozją (2019). Vol. 2019 (2)

    Abstract
    Concrete protects the steel of the reinforcements in a similar manner than do the paints but with the particularity that it is a material chemically active and evolving for [...]

  • Presentations at Congresses and Seminars (2018). 1

    Abstract
    For the past several years, composite marine structures have been designed but without having a complete characterization the composite materials. The main reason is due to [...]

  • P. Linares-Alemparte, C. Andrade, D. Baza
    Construction and Building Materials (2019). Vol. 198, pp. 710-717

    Abstract
    Concrete carbonation induced by gas transport has an adverse effect on the service life of the steel-reinforced material. Gas tightness is crucial where concrete [...]

  • Joel Jurado's journal papers (2019). 1

    Abstract
    This work proposes a calibration procedure to obtain the material parameters required by the Serial/Parallel Mixing Theory for the analysis of composites. A set of experimental [...]

  • M. Caicedo, J. Mroginski, S. Toro, M. Raschi, A. Huespe, J. Oliver
    Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering (2019). Vol. 26 (4), pp. 771-192 (Preprint)

    Abstract
    A High-Performance Reduced-Order Model (HPROM) technique, previously presented by the authors in the context of hierarchical multiscale models for non linear-materials undergoing [...]

  • T. Titscher, J. Oliver, J. Unger
    Journal of engineering mechanics (2019). Vol. 145 (7), pp. 1-13 (Preprint)

    Abstract
    Quasi-brittle materials exhibit strain softening. Their modeling requires regularized constitutive formulations to avoid instabilities on the material level. A commonly used [...]

  • T. Burczynski, J. Oliver, M. Pietrzyk, A. Huespe
    International Journal for Multiscale Computational Engineering (2019). Vol. 17 (3), pp. V-VI

  • C. Méndez, J. Podestá, S. Toro, A. Huespe, J. Oliver
    International Journal for Multiscale Computational Engineering (2019). Vol. 17 (3), pp. 261-280

    Abstract
    The objective of this paper is the design of three-dimensional elastic metamaterials with periodic microarchitectures. The microarchitectures of these materials are attained [...]

  • N. Nash, A. Portela, C. Bachour, I. Manolakis, A. Comer, A. Comer
    Composites Part B: Engineering (2019). Composites Part B 177 (2019) 107271

    Abstract
    Glass-fibre reinforced polymer (GFRP) laminates were manufactured using Vacuum assisted Resin Transfer Moulding (VaRTM) with a range of thermosetting resins and a novel infusible [...]

  • J. Podestá, C. Méndez, S. Toro, A. Huespe, J. Oliver
    International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering (2018). Vol. 115 (3), pp. 269-292 (Preprint)

    Abstract
    New tools for the design of metamaterials with periodic microarchitectures are presented. Initially, a two‐scale material design approach is adopted. At the structure scale, [...]

  • J. Oliver, M. Caicedo, A. Huespe, J. Hernández, E. Roubin
    Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (2017). Vol. 313, pp. 560-595 (Preprint)

    Abstract
    The paper proposes some new computational strategies for affordably solving multiscale fracture problems through a FE2 approach. To take into account the mechanical effects [...]

  • C. Dávalos, J. Cante, J. Hernández, J. Oliver
    International Journal of Solids and Structures (2015). Vol. 71, pp. 99-125 (Preprint)

    Abstract
    The aim of this work is to describe a numerical framework for reliably and robustly simulating the different kinematic conditions exhibited by granular materials while spreading [...]

  • N. Nash, C. Sirerol, A. Portela, I. Manolakis, A. Comer
    ICCS 21, International Conference on Composite Structures, Bologna, Italy

    Abstract
    Glass-fibre reinforced polymer (GRP) composite materials are the most widely adopted amongst fibrereinforced polymer composites globally, with approximately 1 million tons [...]

  • A. Portela, N. Nash, C. Sirerol, I. Manolakis, A. Comer
    Conference on Marine Aging of Polymers and mechanical performance, Brest, France

    Abstract
    Fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composite materials find increasing acceptance and application in a number of transport sectors due to their lightweight nature, which provides [...]

  • N. Nash, A. Portela, C. Sirerol, I. Manolakis, A. Comer
    MECHCOMP, 5th international Conference on Mechanics of Composites, Lisbon, Portugal

    Abstract
    Fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composite materials find increasing acceptance and application in a number of transport sectors (aviation, land & waterborne transport) [...]

  • T. Gobikannan, A. Portela, C. Athavale, A. Comer, A. Haldar
    Open Access Repository of the FIBRESHIP project (2020). 10

    Abstract
    In the marine industry, Fibre-reinforced polymers (FRP) are currently dominating the manufacture of vessels up to 50m in length, with liquid resin infusion (LRI) being the [...]

  • J. Oliver, M. Caicedo, M. Roubin, A. Huespe, J. Hernández
    Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (2015). Vol. 294, pp. 384-427

    Abstract
    A new approach to two-scale modeling of propagating fracture, based on computational homogenization (FE2), is presented. The specific features of the approach are: a) a continuum [...]

  • J. Oliver, M. Caicedo, E. Roubin, A. Huespe
    Key engineering materials (2014). Vol. 627, pp. 349-352 (Preprint)

    Abstract
    This paper presents a FE2 multi-scale framework for numerical modeling of the structural failure of heterogeneous quasi-brittle materials. The model is assessed by application [...]

  • J. Hernández, J. Oliver, A. Huespe, M. Caicedo, J. Cante
    Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (2014). Vol. 276, pp. 149-189 (Preprint)

    Abstract
    A novel model-order reduction technique for the solution of the fine-scale equilibrium problem appearing in computational homogenization is presented. The reduced set of empirical [...]

  • C. SCᵃ*, C. GAᵇ, C. Duque Aᵇ, G. Montoya Aᵇ, M. Giraldo LFᵇ, S. Cañón
    Collection of Articles on Medicine (2020). 1

    Abstract
      Introduction: Previous studies have reported high comorbidity between ADHD and anxiety and depressive spectrum disorders, however, few studies have been carried [...]

  • F. Vargas, H. Alvarado
    Revista Iberoamericana de Educación en Ingeniería (RIEI) (2020). Vol. 2, 5

    Abstract
    STEM education is a strategy based on four disciplines (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), integrated in an innovative interdisciplinary approach. Although, [...]

  • A. Portela, C. Athavale, I. Manolakis, A. Comer
    SAMPE Europe Conference 2019 Nantes - France

    Abstract
    One of the main restrictions in adopting polymer composite materials for primary and secondary structural applications in marine vessels over 50 meters in length is concerns [...]

  • J. Oliver, I. Dias, A. Huespe
    Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (2014). Vol. 274, pp. 289-348 (Preprint)

    Abstract
    The work presents two new numerical techniques devised for modeling propagating material failure, i.e. cracks in fracture mechanics or slip-lines in soil mechanics. The first [...]

  • J. Cante, C. Dávalos, J. Hernández, J. Oliver, P. Jonsén, . G.Gustafsson, H. Häggblad
    Computational particle mechanics (2014). Vol. 1 (1), pp. 47-70

    Abstract
    The potential of numerical methods for the solution and optimization of industrial granular flows problems is widely accepted by the industries of this field, the challenge [...]

  • A. Huespe, J. Oliver, D. Mora
    Computational Mechanics (2013). Vol. 52 (6), pp. 1243-1264 (Preprint)

    Abstract
    A finite element methodology for simulating the failure of high performance fiber reinforced concrete composites (HPFRC), with arbitrarily oriented short fibers, is presented. [...]

  • J. Oliver, D. Mora, A. Huespe, R. Weyler
    International Journal of Solids and Structures (2012). Vol. 49 (21), pp. 2990-3007

    Abstract
    A new formulation to model the mechanical behavior of high performance fiber reinforced cement composites with arbitrarily oriented short fibers is presented. The formulation [...]

  • J. Oliver, A. Huespe, I. Dias
    Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (2012). Vol. 241-244, pp. 323-336

    Abstract
    The work focuses on the connections of strain localization modeling of material failure and discrete fracture mechanics. It is an attempt to give an answer to the old question [...]

  • R. Weyler, J. Oliver, T. Sain, J. Cante
    Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (2012). Vol. 205-208 (1), pp. 68-82

    Abstract
    This work focuses on the assessment of the relative performance of the so-called contact domain method, using either the Lagrange multiplier or the penalty strategies. [...]

  • A. Huespe, A. Needleman, J. Oliver, P. Sánchez
    International Journal of Plasticity (2012). Vol. 28 (1), pp. 53-69

    Abstract
    We present a finite deformation generalization of the finite thickness embedded discontinuity formulation presented in our previous paper [A.E. Huespe, A. Needleman, J. Oliver, [...]

  • J. Hernández, J. Oliver, J. Cante, R. Weyler
    Powder Metallurgy (2012). Vol. 55 (1), pp. 36-44

    Abstract
    To date, the modelling of crack formation during the ejection stage in powder metallurgy die compaction processes has fallen outside the scope of conventional finite element [...]

  • J. Hernández, J. Oliver, J. Cante, . Weyler
    International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering (2011). Vol. 87 (8), pp. 735-767

    Abstract
    This paper deals with the question of how to efficiently integrate a constitutive model that describes the densification of powders and the potential formation of cracks in [...]

  • J. Hernández, J. Cante, J. Oliver, R. Weyler
    Journal of Materials Processing Technology (2011). Vol. 211 (8), pp. 1348-1357

    Abstract
    The present paper is concerned with the finite element modeling of Powder Metallurgy (P/M) cold die compaction process. Rather than on material constitutive theories or on [...]

  • J. Cante, M. Riera, J. Oliver, J. Prado
    Granular Matter (2011). Vol. 13 (1), pp. 79-92

    Abstract
    Experimental and numerical studies of powder flow during the die filling stage in powder metallurgy cold compaction processes are presented. An experimental setting consisting [...]

  • D. Linero, J. Oliver, A. Huespe
    Ingeniería e investigación (2010). Vol. 30 (3), pp. 16-26

    Abstract
    En este trabajo se presentan los resultados de la simulación numérica del proceso de fractura en páneles de concreto reforzado sometidos a cortante, utilizando [...]

  • D. Linero, J. Oliver, A. Huespe
    Ingeniería e investigación (2010). Vol. 30 (2), pp. 5-15

    Abstract
    En general, las estructuras de concreto reforzado como vigas, columnas y muros están conformadas por entramados complejos de barras de acero embebidas en una matriz [...]

  • P. Sánchez, A. Huespe, J. Oliver, S. Toro
    International Journal of Solids and Structures (2010). Vol. 47 (5), pp. 559-570

    Abstract
    In this contribution, a finite element methodology devised to simulate the structural deterioration of corroded reinforced concrete members is presented. The proposed [...]

  • J. Hernández, J. Oliver, J. Cante, R. Weyler
    International Journal of Solids and Structures (2011). Vol. 48 (2), pp. 292-316

    Abstract
    This paper presents a constitutive model describing the mechanical behavior of metal powders during (uniaxial) cold die compaction processes, placing special emphasis on the [...]

  • S. Hartmann, R. Weyler, J. Oliver, J. Hernández
    CMES: computer modeling in engineering and sciences (2010). Vol. 55 (3), pp. 211-269

    Abstract
    This work describes a three-dimensional contact domain method for large deformation frictionless contact problems. Theoretical basis and numerical aspects of this specific [...]

  • J. Oliver, A. Huespe, J. Cante, G. Díaz
    International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering (2010). Vol. 83, pp. 768-804

    Abstract
    The work focuses on the numerical resolution of the discontinuous material bifurcation problem as a relevant ingredient in computational material failure mechanics. The problem [...]

  • S. Hartmann, J. Oliver, R. Weyler, J. Cante, J. Hernández
    Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (2009). Vol. 198 (33-36), pp. 2607-2631

    Abstract
    This second part of the work describes the numerical aspects of the developed contact domain method for large deformation frictional contact problems. The theoretical basis [...]

  • A. Huespe, A. Needlman, J. Oliver, P. Sánchez
    International Journal of Plasticity (2009). Vol. 25, pp. 2349-2365

    Abstract
    We present a finite element method with a finite thickness embedded weak discontinuity to analyze ductile fracture problems. The formulation is restricted to small geometry [...]

  • J. Oliver, S. Hartmann, J. Cante, R. Weyler, J. Hernández
    Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (2009). Vol. 198, pp. 2591-2606

    Abstract
    In the first part of this work, the theoretical basis of a frictional contact domain method for two-dimensional large deformation problems is presented. Most of the [...]

  • O. Manzoli, J. Oliver, A. Huespe, G. Diaz
    Computers and Concrete (2008). Vol. 5 (4), pp. 401-416

    Abstract
    The paper presents a methodology to model three-dimensional reinforced concrete members by means of embedded discontinuity elements based on the Continuum Strong Discontinuous [...]

  • P. Sánchez, A. Huespe, J. Oliver
    International Journal of Plasticity (2008). Vol. 24 (6), pp. 1008-1038

    Abstract
    In this work, we analyze some aspects of the macroscopic Gurson–Tvergaard–Needleman (GTN) constitutive model when it is addressed to solve ductile fracture problems [...]

  • J. Oliver, A. Huespe, J. Cante
    Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (2008). Vol. 197 (21-24), pp. 1865-1889

    Abstract
    An implicit/explicit integration scheme for non-linear constitutive models is presented. It aims at providing additional computability to those solid mechanics problems were [...]

  • O. Manzoli, J. Oliver, A. Huespe
    IBRACON structures and materials journal (2008). Vol. 1 (1), pp. 85-83

    Abstract
    This paper presents a methodology to model three-dimensional reinforced concrete members by means of embedded discontinuity elements based on the Continuous Strong Discontinuous [...]

  • J. Oliver, D. Linero, A. Huespe, O. Manzoli
    Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (2008). Vol. 197 (5), pp. 332-348

    Abstract
    The paper presents a new methodology to model material failure, in two-dimensional reinforced concrete members, using the Continuum Strong Discontinuity Approach (CSDA). The [...]

  • M. Papadrakakis, V. Papadopoulos, N. Lagaros, J. Oliver, A. Huespe, P. Sánchez
    Structural safety (2007). Vol. 30 (3), pp. 217-235

    Abstract
    Probabilistic analysis is an emerging field of structural engineering which is very significant in structures of great importance like dams, nuclear reactors etc. In this [...]

  • P. Sánchez, V. Sonzogni, A. Huespe, J. Oliver
    Journal of Applied Mechanics. Transactions of the ASME. (2006). Vol. 73 (12), pp. 995-1004

    Abstract
    A stabilized mixed finite element with elemental embedded strong discontinuities for shear band modeling is presented. The discrete constitutive model, representing the cohesive [...]

  • J. Oliver, A. Huespe, S. Blanco, D. Linero
    Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (2006). Vol. 195 (92), pp. 7093-7114

    Abstract
    Robustness and stability of the Continuum Strong Discontinuity Approach (CSDA) to material failure are addressed. After identification of lack of symmetry of the finite element [...]

  • J. Oliver, A. Huespe, P. Sánchez
    Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (2006). Vol. 195 (37-40), pp. 4732-4752

    Abstract
    A comparative study on finite elements for capturing strong discontinuities by means of elemental (E-FEM) or nodal enrichments (X-FEM) is presented. Based on the same constitutive [...]

  • A. Huespe, J. Oliver, M. Gómez, S. Blanco, D. Linero
    International Journal of fracture (2006). Vol. 137 (1-4), pp. 211-229

    Abstract
    The paper focuses on the Continuum Strong Discontinuity Approach (CSDA) to fracture mechanics, and the traction-separation cohesive laws induced from continuum dissipative [...]

  • J. Cante, J. Oliver, C. González, J. Calero, F. Benítez
    Powder Metallurgy (2005). Vol. 45 (1), pp.85-92

    Abstract
    A numerical model for the powder transfer stage in powder metallurgy cold compaction processes, and the corresponding material characterisation procedure, are proposed. They [...]

  • J. Oliver, A. Huespe
    Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (2004). Vol. 193 (27-29), pp. 2987-3014

    Abstract
    The paper deals with several aspects related to numerical modelling of material failure in strong discontinuity settings: (a) the onset and development of local material failure [...]

  • J. Oliver, A. Huespe
    Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (2004). Vol. 193 (30-32), pp. 3195-3220

    Abstract
    The paper focuses the numerical modelling of material failure in a strong discontinuity setting using a continuum format. Displacement discontinuities, like fractures, cracks, [...]

  • J. Oliver, A. Huespe, M. Gómez, S. Blanco
    Computers and Concrete (2004). Vol. 1 (1), pp. 61-76

    Abstract
    The paper is devoted to present the Continuum Strong Discontinuity Approach (CSDA) and to examine its capabilities for modeling cracking of concrete. After introducing the [...]