Buscarnera Research Group - Geomechanical Modeling @ Northwestern

  Northwestern University, Department of Civil and Enviromental Engineering

Zhang, Y.D., Buscarnera, G. (2015). Prediction of breakage-induced couplings in unsaturated granular soils. Published online on Géotechnique

Michalache, C., Buscarnera, G. (2015). Is wetting collapse an unstable compaction process? Journal of Geotech. and Geoenv. Eng. ASCE, 141(2), 420-432

Das, A., Buscarnera, G. (2014). Simulation of localized compaction in high-porosity calcarenite subjected to boundary constraints. Int. J. Rock. Mech. Min. Sc.,71, 91-104

Zhang, Y.D., Buscarnera, G. (2014). Grainsize dependence of clastic yielding in unsaturated granular soils. Granular Matter, 16, 469–483

Buscarnera, G., Laverack, R. (2014). Path-dependence of the potential for compaction banding: theoretical predictions based on a plasticity model for porous rocks. Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth, 119, 3, 1882–1903

Buscarnera, G., Mihalache, C. (2014). Instability of unsaturated soils: a review of theoretical methods. Journal of Geo-Engineering Sciences, 2, 39–65

Buscarnera, G. (2014) Uniqueness and existence in plasticity models for unsaturated soils. Acta Geotechnica, 9(2), 313-327.

Mihalache, C., Buscarnera, G. (2014). Mathematical identification of diffuse and localized instabilities in fluid-saturated sands. Int. J. Numer. Anal. Meth. Geomech,38(2), 111-141.

Gan, Y., Maggi, F., Buscarnera, G. Einav, I. (2013) A particle-water based model for water retention hysteresis. Géotechnique Letters, 3, 152-161.

Buscarnera G., di Prisco C. (2012) Soil stability and flow slides in unsaturated shallow slopes: can saturation events trigger liquefaction processes?, Géotechnique, 63(10), 801–817.

Buscarnera G., Whittle A.J. (2013) Model prediction of static liquefaction: the influence of the initial state on potential instabilities. Journal of Geotech. and Geoenv. Eng. ASCE, 139(3), 420-432.

Buscarnera G. (2012) A conceptual model for the chemo-mechanical degradation of granular geomaterials. Géotechnique Letters, 2, 149-154.

Buscarnera G., Whittle A.J. (2012) Constitutive modelling approach for evaluating the triggering of flow slides. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 49(5): 499-511.

Buscarnera G., Einav I. (2012). The yielding of brittle unsaturated granular soils. Géotechnique, 62(2), 147 –160.

Buscarnera G., di Prisco C. (2012) Discussing the definition of second-order work in unsaturated soils. Int. J. Numer. Anal. Meth. Geomech, 36 (1): 36-49.

Buscarnera G., di Prisco C. (2011) Stability criteria for unsaturated shallow slopes, Géotechnique Letters, 1(4), 85-90, doi: 10.1680/geolett.11.00034.

Buscarnera G., Dattola G., di Prisco, C. (2011) Controllability, uniqueness and existence of the incremental response: a mathematical criterion for elastoplastic constitutive laws, Int. J. Solids and Struct., 48(13), 1867-1878.

Buscarnera G., Nova R. (2011) Modelling instabilities in triaxial testing on unsaturated soil specimens, Int. J. Numer. Anal. Meth. Geomech; 35:179–200.

Buscarnera G., Nova R. (2009) An elastoplastic strainhardening model for soil allowing for hydraulic bonding-debonding effects, Int. J. Numer. Anal. Meth. Geomech; 33:1055–1086.

Buscarnera G., Nova R. (2009) Loss of controllability in unsaturated soils, European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering , 13: 235–250.