• A. Gens, B. Vallejan, M. Castilla, C. Imbert, M. Villar, M. Geetl
    Géotechnique (2011). Vol. 61 (5), pp. 367-386

    Abstract
    The paper describes a theoretical and experimental study of the coupled hydromechanical behaviour of a compacted mixture of bentonite powder and bentonite pellets intended [...]

  • M. Zandarin, A. Gens, S. Olivella, E. Alonso
    Physics and Chemistry of the Earth (2011). Vol. 36 (17-18), pp. 1806-1816

    Abstract
    The paper presents a 2-D axisymmetric numerical simulation of the Canister Retrieval Test (CRT). The main objectives of this analysis are the study of the canister–buffer [...]

  • M. Arroyo, J. Butlanska, A. Gens, F. Calvetti, M. Jamiolkowski
    Géotechnique (2011). Vol. 61 (6), pp. 525-531

    Abstract
    A virtual calibration chamber was built using a threedimensional model based on the discrete-element method. The chamber was then filled with a scaled granular equivalent [...]

  • A. Lima, E. Romero, A. Gens, J. Muñoz, X. Li
    Journal of rock mechanics and geotechnical engineering (2010). Vol. 2 (2), pp. 124-128

    Abstract
    Boom clay formation is a potential natural host rock for geological disposal of high-level nuclear waste in Belgium. Heating pulse tests with controlled power supply (maximum [...]

  • A. Gens
    Géotechnique (2010). Vol. 60 (1), pp. 3-74

    Abstract
    The range of problems that geotechnical engineers must face is increasing in complexity and scope. Often, complexity arises from the interaction between the soil and [...]

  • M. Castilla, A. Gens, S. Olivella
    Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências (2010). Vol. 82 (1), pp. 153-168

    Abstract
    The storage of high level radioactive waste is still an unresolved problem of the nuclear industry, being geological disposal the most favoured option and, naturally, the [...]

  • A. Gens, L. Guimarães, S. Olivella, M. Sanchez
    Journal of rock mechanics and geotechnical engineering (2010). Vol. 2 (2), pp. 97-102

    Abstract
    A fully coupled thermo-hydro-mechano-chemical (THMC) formulation is described in this paper. Special attention is paid to phenomena likely to be encountered in clay barriers [...]

  • I. Berdugo, E. Alonso, A. Gens, M. Albis
    Revista de la academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales (2009). Vol. 31 (129), pp. 455-469

    Abstract
    The paper deals on tunnelling and swelling in anhydritic-gypsiferous claystones. The geology of the Gipskeuper in Baden-Württemberg (Germany) and the phenomenology of [...]

  • N. González, M. Arroyo, A. Gens
    Soils and Formulation (2009). Vol. 49 (3), pp. 329-340

    Abstract
    A bonded elasto-plastic soil model is adopted to simulate self-boring pressuremeter tests. Calibration of the model with results from several natural clays identifies [...]

  • I. Berdugo, E. Alonso, E. Romero, A. Gens
    Epsilon (2009). Vol. 12, pp. 13-37

    Abstract
    Cases of swelling in tunnels excavated through Triassic sulphate-bearing rocks from the Gipskeuper and the Anhydritgruppe are presented and discussed in this series of papers [...]

  • I. Berdugo, E. Alonso, E. Romero, A. Gens
    Epsilon (2009). Vol. 12, pp. 39-53

    Abstract
    Part II of this series of paper deals with the phenomenology of swelling in tunnels from Jura Mountains (Switzerland) excavated through the Gipskeuper and the Anhydritgruppe. [...]

  • A. Gens, M. Sanchez, L. Guimarães, E. Alonso
    Geotechnique (2009). Vol. 59 (4), pp. 377-399

    Abstract
    The paper describes the performance, observations and interpretation of a large-scale in situ heating test that simulates a disposal concept for heat-emitting, high-level [...]

  • S. Nishimura, A. Gens, S. Olivella, R. Jardine
    Géotechnique (2009). Vol. 59 (3), pp. 159-171

    Abstract
    A fully coupled thermo-hydro-mechanical (THM) finite element (FE) formulation is presented that considers freezing and thawing in water-saturated soils. The formulation considers [...]

  • A. Gens, B. Garitte, S. Olivella, J. Vaunat
    European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering (2009). Vol. 13 (7-8), pp. 937-962

    Abstract
    Deep geological disposal in suitable host rocks is the favoured strategy for the storage and disposal of heat-emitting high level nuclear waste. A rational design of repositories [...]

  • D. Sloan, D. Fredlund, A. Gens
    Canadian Geotechnical Journal (2008). Vol. 45 (12), pp. 1784-1787

    Abstract
    We would like to thank the discussers for their interest in our paper and also for their challenging questions, which show their thorough knowledge on the subject. Their comments [...]

  • D. Sloan, A. Gens, D. Fredlund, S. Sloan
    Computers and Geotechnics (2008). Vol. 35 (6), pp. 810-824

    Abstract
    This paper presents an overview of constitutive modelling of unsaturated soils and the numerical algorithms for solving the associated boundary value problems. It first discusses [...]

  • R. Mair, A. Gens
    Géotechnique (2008). Vol. 58 (9), pp. 736-736

    Abstract
    New developments in both the theory and the practice of tunnelling are covered in the lecture. The important relationship between tunnelling and geotechnics is highlighted, [...]

  • A. Gens, D. Sloan
    Computers and Geotechnics (2008). Vol. 35 (6), pp. 809

  • M. Sanchez, A. Gens, L. Guimarães, S. Olivella
    Computers and Geotechnics (2008). Vol. 35 (6), pp. 860-871

    Abstract
    A multi-mechanism generalisation of Sloan’s integration scheme for elasto-plastic laws has been developed in order to implement a double structure model for expansive [...]

  • D. Gallipoli, A. Gens, G. Chen, F. D'Onza
    Computers and Geotechnics (2008). Vol. 35 (6), pp. 852-834

    Abstract
    An analysis of results from published laboratory tests on Jossigny silt and Barcelona clayey silt is presented to confirm the existence of a unique capillary bonding function [...]

  • G. Gudehus, A. Amorosi, A. Gens, I. Herle, D. Kolymbas, D. Masin, D. Miui-Wood
    International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics (2008). Vol. 32 (12), pp. 1571-1572

  • A. Menin, V. Salomoni, R. Santagiuliana, L. Simoni, A. Gens, B. Schrefler
    International Journal for Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanics (2008). Vol. 9 (5), pp. 270-287

    Abstract
    This paper aims to demonstrate that capillary effects and structural collapse can not be ruled out as significant factors in the development of subsidence occurring above [...]

  • D. Sheng, D. Fredlund, A. Gens
    Canadian Geotechnical Journal (2008). Vol. 45 (4), pp. 511-534

    Abstract
    Although a number of constitutive models for unsaturated soils exist in the literature, some fundamental questions have not been fully answered. There are questions related [...]

  • E. Castellanos, M. Villar, E. Romero, A. Lloret, A. Gens
    Physics and Chemistry of the Earth (2008). Vol. 33 (S1), pp. S516-S526

    Abstract
    The effect of the salinity of the saturating fluid on the hydro-mechanical properties of the FEBEX compacted bentonite was investigated by means of swelling, compressibility and [...]

  • M. Villar, M. Sanchez, A. Gens
    Physics and Chemistry of the Earth (2008). Vol. 33 (S1), pp. S476-S485

    Abstract
    The conditions of the bentonite in an engineered barrier for high-level radioactive waste disposal were simulated in a series of tests performed in cylindrical cells (length [...]

  • A. Gens, J. Vaunat, B. Garitte, Y. Wileveau
    Geotechnique (2007). Vol. 57 (2), pp. 207-228

    Abstract
    The paper presents an interpretation of an in situ heating test carried out on Opalinus clay in the Mont Terri underground laboratory. Opalinus clay is a stiff, strongly bedded, [...]

  • L. Guimarães, A. Gens, S. Olivella
    Transport in Porous Media (2007). Vol. 66 (3), pp. 341-372

    Abstract
    A fully coupled formulation combining reactive transport and an existing thermo-hydro-mechanical (THM) code is presented. Special attention has been given to phenomena likely [...]

  • M. Geet, G. Volckaert, W. Bastiaens, N. Maes, E. Weetjens, X. Sillen, B. Vallejan, A. Gens
    Physics and Chemistry of the Earth (2007). Vol. 32 (1-7), pp. 123-134

    Abstract
    The backfilling and sealing of shafts and galleries is an essential part of the design of underground repositories for high-level radioactive waste. Part of the EC funded [...]

  • A. Gens, M. Sánchez, D. Sloan
    Acta Geotechnica (2006). Vol. 1 (3), pp. 137-147

    Abstract
    The paper presents a review of constitutive modelling of unsaturated soils. After a brief historical perspective, a number of existing constitutive models are classified and [...]

  • L. Guimarães, A. Gens, M. Sanchez, S. Olivella
    Communications in numerical methods in engineering (2006). Vol. 22 (8), pp. 849-859

    Abstract
    A fully coupled formulation combining reactive transport and an existing thermo‐hydro‐mechanical (THM) code is briefly described. Special attention has been given to phenomena [...]

  • A. Gens, S. Olivella
    Chinese journal of rock mechanics and engineering (2006). Vol. 25 (4), pp. 670-680

    Abstract
    A general formulation for the performance of coupled thermo-hydro-mechanical (THM) analysis is presented. A multi-phase and multi-species approach has been adopted for the [...]

  • E. Alonso, A. Gens
    Géotechniques (2006). Vol. 56 (3), pp. 203-210

    Abstract
    The motion of the Aznalcóllar dam slide, after the initiation of the failure, is examined in the paper. The moving mass remained essentially rigid, and Newton's [...]

  • A. Gens, E. Alonso
    Géotechniques (2006). Vol. 56 (3), pp. 185-201

    Abstract
    An analysis of the conditions that led to the failure of the Aznalcóllar dam is made in the paper. Pore water pressures prevailing in the foundation clay at the time [...]

  • E. Alonso, A. Gens
    Géotechniques (2006). Vol. 56 (3), pp. 165-183

    Abstract
    The paper describes the failure of Aznalcóllar dam, in southern Spain, in April 1998. The rockfill dam slid forward and released a flow of acid-saturated tailings. [...]

  • J. Vaunat, A. Gens
    Engineering Geology (2005). Vol. 81 (3), pp. 317-328

    Abstract
    A deep geological repository for nuclear waste requires the backfilling and sealing of shafts and galleries to block any preferential path for radioactive contaminants. The [...]

  • C. Mata, L. Guimarães, A. LEDESMA, A. Gens, S. Olivella
    Engineering Geology (2005). Vol. 81 (3), pp. 227-245

    Abstract
    A MX-80 sodium bentonite crushed granite rock mixture is being saturated in the Äspö Hard Rock Laboratory managed by SKB (the Swedish Company of nuclear waste management) [...]

  • M. Sánchez, A. Gens, L. Guimarães, S. Olivella
    International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics (2005). Vol. 29 (8), pp. 751-787

    Abstract
    The constitutive model presented in this work is built on a conceptual approach for unsaturated expansive soils in which the fundamental characteristic is the explicit consideration [...]

  • J. Rutqvist, D. Barr, R. Datta, A. Gens, A. Millard, S. Olivella, C. Tsang, Y. Tsang
    International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences (2005). Vol. 42 (5-6), pp. 680-697

    Abstract
    The Yucca Mountain Drift Scale Test (DST) is a multiyear, large-scale underground heating test designed to study coupled thermal–hydrological–mechanical–chemical [...]

  • S. Olivella, A. Gens
    International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences (2005). Vol. 42 (5-6), pp. 667-679

    Abstract
    This paper presents thermo-hydro-mechanical (THM) analyses simulating the Drift Scale Test (DST) performed at Yucca Mountain. A double structure approach based on two [...]

  • D. Sheng, S. Sloan, A. Gens
    Computational Mechanics (2004). Vol. 33 (6), pp. 453-465

    Abstract
    This paper first presents a complete formulation of a constitutive model that deals with the irreversible behaviour of unsaturated soils under various loading and drying/wetting [...]

  • D. Sheng, D. Smith, S. Sloan, A. Gens
    International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics (2003). Vol. 27, pp. 767-790

    Abstract
    The finite-element formulation and integration algorithms developed in Part I are used to analyse a number of practical problems involving unsaturated and saturated soils. [...]

  • D. Sheng, S. Sloan, A. Gens, D. Smith
    International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics (2003). Vol. 27 (9), pp. 745-765

    Abstract
    This paper presents a complete finite-element treatment for unsaturated soil problems. A new formulation of general constitutive equations for unsaturated soils is first presented. [...]

  • G. Musso, E. Morales, A. Gens, E. Castellanos
    Applied Clay Science (2003). Vol. 23 (1-4), pp. 229-237

    Abstract
    The paper presents the experimental results of an investigation aimed at understanding the role played by the soil structure in the evolution of chemo-mechanical-coupled processes [...]

  • E. Romero, A. Gens, A. Lloret
    Geotechnique (2003). Vol. 53 (1), pp. 65-81

    Abstract
    The paper presents the results of an experimental study on the effects of suction and temperature on the volumetric behaviour of an unsaturated soil. Statically compacted [...]

  • D. Gallipoli, A. Gens, A. Sharma, J. Vaunat
    Géotechniques (2003). Vol. 53 (1), pp. 123-135

    Abstract
    The paper presents an elasto-plastic model for unsaturated soils that takes explicitly into account the mechanisms with which suction affects mechanical behaviour as [...]

  • E. Alonso, A. Gens, C. Delahaye
    Hydrogeology journal (2003). Vol. 11 (1), pp. 174-192

    Abstract
    The behaviour of an instrumented unstable slope in a profile of weathered overconsolidated clay has been analysed. Available field investigation data and laboratory tests [...]

  • A. Lloret, M. Villar, M. Sanchez, A. Gens, X. Pintado, E. Alonso
    Géotechniques (2003). Vol. 53 (1), pp. 27-40

    Abstract
    The paper reports the results of an experimental study carried out on a bentonite compacted to a dry density of up to 1·7 Mg=m3, a high value for this type of soil. [...]

  • E. Romero, A. Gens, A. Lloret
    Ingeniería Civil (Madrid) (2002). Vol. 127, pp. 115-120

    Abstract
    En el artículo se presentan algunos avances en técnicas experimentales relacionadas con la caracterización termo-hidro-mecánica de suelos parcialmente [...]

  • J. Pestana, A. Whittle, A. Gens
    International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics (2002). Vol. 26 (11), pp. 1123-1146

    Abstract
    The undrained response of cohesive soils is of paramount importance in geomechanics and it has beenmodelled extensively for the last 50 years. In comparison, drained behaviour [...]

  • S. Olivella, A. Gens
    International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics (2002). Vol. 26 (7), pp. 719-746

    Abstract
    A constitutive model for crushed salt is presented in this paper. A creep constitutive model is developed¿rst and compared with test results. The constitutive model [...]

  • A. Gens, L. Guimareas, A. García-Molina, E. Alonso
    Engineering Geology (2002). Vol. 64 (2-3), pp. 297-308

    Abstract
    The paper examines the interaction between host rock and a clay-based engineered barrier in the context of deep underground disposal of high-level radioactive waste. [...]

  • E. Romero, A. Gens, A. Lloret
    Geotechnical and Geological Engineering (2001). Vol. 19 (3/4), pp. 311-332

    Abstract
    The influence of temperature on the hydraulic properties of unsaturated clays is of major concern in the design of engineered barriers in underground repositories for [...]

  • L. Quiñones Huatangari, L. Ochoa Toledo, N. Kemper Valverde, O. Gamarra Torres, J. Bazán Correa, J. Delgado Soto
    Enfoque UTE - Scientific Engineering Journal (2020). Vol. 11, (2), 40

    Abstract
    The artificial neural network (RNA) is a computational model that emulates the biological neural system in information processing. The originating models are suitable for [...]

  • Y. Núñez-Sánchez, A. González-Torres
    Enfoque UTE - Scientific Engineering Journal (2020). Vol. 11, (2), 38

    Abstract
    Outsourcing allows organizations to reduce costs, optimize the use of resources, provide added value in services and goods, and concentrate on achieving the strategic objectives [...]

  • A. Andrade Cando, W. Quitiaquez Sarzosa, L. Toapanta
    Enfoque UTE - Scientific Engineering Journal (2020). Vol. 11, (2), 36

    Abstract
    Low and medium solar heating systems used for domestic and industrial applications, such as water and space heating, usually utilize solar flat plate collectors in order to [...]

  • S. Pinzón, S. Yánez, M. Ruiz
    Enfoque UTE - Scientific Engineering Journal (2020). Vol. 11, (1), 34

    Abstract
    This research shows a heuristic model for the design of scalable and reliable electrical distribution networks. The algorithms presented allow to optimize the location of [...]

  • D. Carrión, A. Ayo, J. González
    Enfoque UTE - Scientific Engineering Journal (2020). Vol. 11, (1), 32

    Abstract
    Stability analysis in electrical power systems is based on the study in dynamic state of the voltage and frequency, since at the moment that there is some contingency it fluctuates [...]

  • M. Orellana Cordero, P. Cedillo
    Enfoque UTE - Scientific Engineering Journal (2020). Vol. 11, (1), 30

    Abstract
    The detection of outliers in the field of data mining (DM) and the process of knowledge discovery in databases (KDD) is of great interest in areas that require support systems [...]

  • E. GARCIA TORRES
    Enfoque UTE - Scientific Engineering Journal (2020). Vol. 11, (1), 28

    Abstract
    The intelligent microgrids are an efficient alternative, which allows to supply the demand decreasing the losses of the electrical system and at the same time; the environment [...]

  • J. Cardenas, E. Inga
    Enfoque UTE - Scientific Engineering Journal (2020). Vol. 11, (1), 26

    Abstract
    Nowadays, Higher Education Institutions (HEI) need to be more inclusive from the methodological vision appropriate used in the classroom. Visual impairment students (VIS) [...]

  • H. Facchini, S. Pérez, A. Dantiacq, F. Hidalgo
    Enfoque UTE - Scientific Engineering Journal (2020). Vol. 11, (1), 24

    Abstract
    Currently, there is a significant change in data traffic on networks, both local and Internet, across the spectrum of possible customers, whether fixed or mobile. The consumption [...]

  • C. Challiol, F. Borrelli, F. Goin Plexevi, C. Rouaux Servat, F. Mendiburu, E. Gomez-Torres, S. Gordillo
    Enfoque UTE - Scientific Engineering Journal (2020). Vol. 11, (1), 22

    Abstract
    The contribution of this paper is to explore how in-situ co-design of indoor spaces (e.g. building) of Location-based Mobile Games could be handle, by describing the learned [...]

  • W. Quitiaquez, I. Simbaña, C. Isaza-Roldán, P. Quitiaquez, C. Nieto-Londoño, F. Toapanta-Ramos
    Enfoque UTE - Scientific Engineering Journal (2020). Vol. 11, (2), 20

    Abstract
    The investigation purpose is to elaborate a detailed review about previous published investigations with direct-expansion solar-assisted heat pumps (DX-SAHP) used for water [...]

  • V. Muñoz Paz, V. Longa Cuayla, A. Carreño Arispe, J. Aguilar Franco
    Enfoque UTE - Scientific Engineering Journal (2020). Vol. 11, (2), 18

    Abstract
    In this project a treatment system for the effluents of a leather tanning process was designed. This system was evaluated based on laboratory tests to ensure its viability, [...]

  • M. Navarrete Párraga, S. Zambrano Marcillo, W. Zambrano Sabando, M. Romero Pizarro, M. Racines Jaramillo, E. Paredes Puga, L. Quintero Roman, D. Ortega Cedillo
    Enfoque UTE - Scientific Engineering Journal (2020). Vol. 11, (2), 16

    Abstract
    This work was performed in the oil extraction laboratory of the African Palm Program, of the Experimental Station “Santo Domingo” of the INIAP. The main objective was [...]

  • R. Moreira Macías, H. Rodríguez, E. Héctor-Ardisana, C. Feicán-Mejía, S. Mestanza Velasco, W. Viera Arroyo
    Enfoque UTE - Scientific Engineering Journal (2020). Vol. 11, (2), 14

    Abstract
    Soursop (Annona muricata L.) germplasm, from the central region of the Ecuadorian littoral, has diverse phenotypic characteristics, which have been little studied. The main [...]

  • J. Proaño Bastidas, E. Rivadeneira, P. Moncayo, E. Mosquera
    Enfoque UTE - Scientific Engineering Journal (2020). Vol. 11, (1), 12

    Abstract
    The work documented in this essay is focused on harnessing the properties of Passion fruit seeds Passiflora edulis f.flavicarpa Deg to achieve the design of a cosmetic product: [...]

  • M. Iza, P. Viteri, M. Hinojosa, A. Martínez, A. Sotomayor Correa, W. Viera
    Enfoque UTE - Scientific Engineering Journal (2020). Vol. 11, (2), 10

    Abstract
    The genus Rubus is one of the most diverse in terms of morphology and genetics, presenting a wide spectrum of wild and cultivated species that are desired by their edible [...]

  • M. Acosta Ruales, W. Viera, T. Jackson, W. Vásquez Castillo
    Enfoque UTE - Scientific Engineering Journal (2020). Vol. 11, (2), 8

    Abstract
    The Andean blackberry crop (Rubus glaucus) is very important for the farmers, since they must implement cultural practices that allow reducing the use of synthetic pesticides. [...]

  • E. Cañarte-Bermúdez, B. Navarrete-Cedeño, S. Montero-Cedeño, H. Arredondo-Bernal, O. Chávez-López, N. Bautista-Martínez
    Enfoque UTE - Scientific Engineering Journal (2020). Vol. 11, (2), 6

    Abstract
    Efficacy of neem on Citrus Leafminer (CLM) and effect on its parasitoid Ageniaspis citricola was evaluated, using field, cage and olfactometer tests. Treatments were: aqueous [...]

  • J. Leguísamo Milla, E. Llanes Cedeño, J. Rocha Hoyos
    Enfoque UTE - Scientific Engineering Journal (2020). Vol. 11, (1), 4

    Abstract
    This article presents the results of the impact of ecodriving on fuel consumption and the emission factors of polluting gases from a gasoline vehicle when performing road [...]

  • E. Chamba, E. Llanes, A. Cardenas, W. Vega, J. Rocha
    Enfoque UTE - Scientific Engineering Journal (2020). Vol. 11, (1), 2

    Abstract
    There is a wide variety of materials with various properties available for designers to meet different design requirements. The objective of this study was to evaluate the [...]

  • E. Alonso, A. Gens, A. Lloret
    Geotechnique (2000). Vol. 50 (6), pp. 645-656

    Abstract
    A large water treatment plant is to be built on soft deltaic deposits. Precompression has been selected as the method for achieving the required ground improvement. An instrumented [...]

  • J. Vanuat, J. Cante, A. LEDESMA, A. Gens
    International Journal of Plasticity (2000). Vol. 16, pp. 121-141

    Abstract
    Two stress fields, combination of total stresses, liquid pressure and gas pressure have to be considered to explain the deformational behaviour of unsaturated media. Elastoplastic [...]

  • S. Olivella, A. Gens
    Transport in Porous Media (2000). Vol. 40 (2), pp. 219-241

    Abstract
    A discussion of water phase change in unsaturated soils that develop capillary effects is first carried out in the paper. A distinction between the GR (geothermal reservoir) [...]

  • E. Alonso, J. Vaunat, A. Gens
    Engineering Geology (1999). Vol. 54 (1-2), pp. 117-127

    Abstract
    Three classes of experiments are considered in this paper to provide information for two artificially prepared Boom clay fabrics: mercury intrusion/extrusion tests; main wetting/drying [...]

  • E. Alonso, J. Vaunat, A. Gens
    Engineering Geology (1999). Vol. 54 (1-2), pp. 173-183

    Abstract
    A simple formalism is presented to model the behaviour of expansive clays. Two levels of structure are considered. The behaviour of the macrostructure follows the model developed [...]

  • A. Gens, A. García-Molina, S. Olivella, E. Alonso, F. Huertas
    International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics (1998). Vol. 22 (7), pp. 515-548

    Abstract
    Coupled thermo‐hydro‐mechanical (THM) analyses have been used to examine the interacting phenomena associated with the simultaneous heating and hydration of an engineered [...]

  • S. Olivella, J. Carrera, A. Gens, E. Alonso
    Transport in Porous Media (1996). Vol. 25 (1), pp. 1-25

    Abstract
    We present a theoretical-numerical investigation of porosity variations induced by temperature gradients in unsaturated saline media. It is known that temperature variations [...]

  • E. Alonso, A. Lloret, C. Delahaye, A. Gens, G. Volckaert
    International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics (1998). Vol. 1 (1), pp. 10-25

    Abstract
    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 [...]

  • E. Alonso, I. Carol, C. Delahaye, A. Gens, P. Prat
    International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences & Geomechanics Abstracts (1996). Vol. 33 (5), pp. 513-537

    Abstract
    Safety factors for kinematically admissible failure mechanisms in jointed rock masses have been defined with linear and nonlinear failure criteria for rock discontinuities. [...]

  • A. LEDESMA, A. Gens, E. Alonso
    Computers and Geotechnics (1996). Vol. 18 (2), pp. 1-27

    Abstract
    The estimation of soil and rock parameters based on field instrumentation data is a common procedure in geomechanics. The use of system identification and optimization [...]

  • A. Gens, A. Ledesma, E. Alonso
    Computers and Geotechnics (1996). Vol. 18 (1), pp. 29-46

    Abstract
    A general statistical framework to perform backanalysis in geotechnical problems from field instrumentation has been presented in a companion paper. Here, an application [...]

  • E. Alonso, A. Lloret, A. Gens, C. Delahaye, J. Facio
    Boletin de la Sociedad Española de Mecánica de Suelos y Cimentaciones (1996). Vol. 121, pp. 3-7

    Abstract
    Se han investigado, mediante ensayos de laboratorio, las características de hidratación de mezclas expansivas constituídas por una matriz de polvo arcilloso [...]

  • A. LEDESMA, A. Gens, E. Alonso
    International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics (1996). Vol. 20 (2), pp. 119-141

    Abstract
    A probabilistic framework to perform inverse analysis of geotechnical problems is presented. The formulation allows the incorporation of existing prior information on the [...]

  • Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2020). Vol. 36, (2), 31

    Abstract
    With the increasing importance of environmental protection, more and more attention has been paid to backfilling coal mining. The prediction and design of the proportioning [...]

  • E. Alonso, S. Olivella, A. Gens, J. Carrera
    Transport in Porous Media (1994). Vol. 15 (3), pp. 87-112

    Abstract
    Presents numerical aspects of the program CODE_BRIGHT, which is a simulator for COupled DEformation, BRIne, Gas and Heat transport problems. It solves the equations [...]

  • S. Olivella, J. Carrera, A. Gens, E. Alonso
    Transport in Porous Media (1994). Vol. 15 (3), pp. 271-293

    Abstract
    We propose a general formulation for nonisothermal multiphase flow of brine and gas through saline media. The balance equations include mass balance (three species), equilibrium [...]

  • E. Alonso, A. Gens, A. Lloret
    Géotechnique (1993). Vol. 43 (4), pp. 507-521

    Abstract
    A large landslide in Cretaceous limestone and marl formations, reactivated by quarry excavations, has been stabilized by weight-transfer procedures designed by using a conventional [...]

  • E. Alonso, A. Gens, A. Josa
    Boletin de la Sociedad Española de Mecánica de Suelos y Cimentaciones (1993). Vol. 109, pp. 3-28

    Abstract
    En este artículo se presenta un modelo elastoplástico para describir el comportamiento tenso-deforma­cional de los suelos no saturados. La formulación [...]

  • A. Gens, E. Alonso
    Canadian Geotechnical Journal (1992). Vol. 29 (6), pp. 761-773

    Abstract
    The paper presents a framework for describing the mechanical behaviour of unsaturated expansive clays. It is an extension of an existing formulation developed for unsaturated [...]

  • A. Lloret, E. Alonso, A. Gens
    Boletin de la Sociedad Española de Mecánica de Suelos y Cimentaciones (1992). Vol. 105, pp. 2-8

    Abstract
    La realización de dos pruebas de carga a escala real sobre dos pares de columnas de «jet-grouting», ha proporcionado una interesante oportunidad para constatar [...]

  • E. Alonso, A. Gens, A. Josa
    Geotechnique (1990). Vol. 40 (3), pp. 405-430

    Abstract
    The Paper presents a constitutive model for describing the stress-strain behaviour of partially saturated soils. The model is formulated within the framework of hardening [...]

  • A. Ledesma, E. Alonso, A. Gens
    Ingeniería Civil (Madrid) (1990). Vol. 76, pp. 49-56

    Abstract
    El artículo presenta una formulación probabilística del problema del análisis retrospectivo, basado en un criterio de máxima verosimilitud. [...]

  • A. Gens, I. Carol, E. Alonso
    Computers and Geotechnics (1990). Vol. 9 (1-2), pp. 3-20

    Abstract
    An elastoplastic constitutive law for describing the three-dimensional mechanical behaviour of rock joints is presented. The model is intended for use in numerical analysis [...]

  • E. Alonso, A. Lloret, A. Gens, F. Batlle
    Boletin de la Sociedad Española de Mecánica de Suelos y Cimentaciones (1989). Vol. 1 (95), pp. 3-10

    Abstract
    El examen de ensayos de hinchamiento en laboratorio sugiere la existencia de dos etapas en las curvas expansión-tiempo. El primer mecanismo, de tipo «primario», [...]

  • A. Gens, I. Carol, E. Alonso
    Computers and Geotechnics (1989). Vol. 7 (1-2), pp. 133-151

    Abstract
    The formulation of a family interface elements belonging to the zero-thickness class is briefly described. The formulation is isoparametric and can be applied to 2-D and [...]

  • Collection title not available (2020). 1

    Abstract
    We present a local formulation for 2D Discrete Exterior Calculus (DEC) similar to that of the Finite Element Method (FEM), which allows a natural treatment of material heterogeneity [...]

  • (2015). Dam Protections against Overtopping and Accidental Leakage, Ed: CRC Press, 287 p.

    Abstract
    The hydraulic performance of a labyrinth weir was analysed using numerical simulation. The head-discharge relation was compared to the results of an empirical formula, and [...]