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Publications

Selected ISI journal papers

Boon CW., Houlsby GT., Utili S. (2015). DEM modelling of a jointed rock beam with emphasis on interface properties. Geotechnique letters, 5: 49–55. Post-print version.

Zhao T., Utili S., Crosta GB. (2015). Rockslide and impulse wave modelling in the Vajont reservoir by DEM-CFD analyses. Rock Mechanics & Rock Engineering, DOI 10.1007/s00603-015-0731-0. Post-print version.

Boon CW, Houlsby GT, Utili S. (2015). A new rock slicing algorithm based on linear programming. Computers and geotechnics, 65: 12-29. Post-print version.

Boon CW, Houlsby GT, Utili S. (2015). Designing tunnel support in jointed rock masses via the DEM. Rock mechanics and rock engineering, 48: 603-632. DOI: 10.1007/s00603-014-0579-8. Post-print version.

Utili S, Castellanza R, Galli A, Sentenac P. (2015). Novel Approach for Health Monitoring of Earthen Embankments. Journal of Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Engineering ASCE, 141(3): 04014111. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001215. Post-print version.

Boon CW, Houlsby GT, Utili S. (2014). New insights in the 1963 Vajont slide using 2D and 3D Distinct Element Method analyses. Geotechnique, 64(10): 800-816. Post-print version.

Kaczmarczyk Ł., Mousavi Nezhad M. and Pearce P. (2014). Three-dimensional brittle fracture: configurational-force-driven crack propagation. International Journal of Numerical Methods in Engineering, DOI: 10.1002/nme.4603.

Jiang MJ., Zhu F., Liu F., Utili S. (2014). A bond contact model for methane hydrate bearing sediments with inter-particle cementation. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 38(17): 1823-1854. Post-print version.

Boon CW, Houlsby GT, Utili S. (2013) A new contact detection algorithm for three dimensional non-spherical particles. Powder Technology, SI on DEM, 248: 94-102.

Utili S. (2013) Investigation by limit analysis on the stability of slopes with cracks. Geotechnique, 63(2): 140-154, doi.org/10.1680/geot.11.P.068.