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Research Output 2000 2019

2019

A conceptual constitutive model unifying slurried (saturated), compacted (unsaturated) and dry states

Pedrotti, M. & Tarantino, A., 1 Mar 2019, In : Geotechnique. 69, 3, p. 217-233 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Constitutive models
Clay
clay
microstructure
Soils

Exploring the micromechanics of non-active clays via virtual DEM experiments

Pagano, A. G., Magnanimo, V., Weinhart, T. & Tarantino, A., 6 Mar 2019, In : Geotechnique.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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micromechanics
discrete element method
Micromechanics
Finite difference method
Clay

Mechanics of unsaturated soils: simple approaches for routine engineering practice

Tarantino, A. & Di Donna, A., 18 Jul 2019, (Accepted/In press)

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soil mechanics
mechanics
engineering
soil profile
soil

Preliminary analysis on the impacts of the rhizosphere on occurrence of rainfall-induced shallow landslides

Balzano, B., Tarantino, A. & Ridley, A., 31 Oct 2019, In : Landslides. 16, 10, p. 1885-1901 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Landslides
Rain
rhizosphere
landslide
rainfall

The effect of clay water content in the Jet Erosion Test

Beber, R., Tarantino, A., Pedrotti, M. & Lunn, R., 25 Jun 2019, In : E3S Web of Conferences. 92, 6 p., 02016.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference Contribution

Open Access
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Embankments
Water content
Erosion
embankment
Clay
2 Citations (Scopus)

Use of alkali activated high-calcium fly ash binder for kaolin clay soil stabilisation: physicochemical evolution

Coudert, E., Paris, M., Deneele, D., Russo, G. & Tarantino, A., 20 Mar 2019, In : Construction and Building Materials. 201, p. 539–552 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal Ash
Kaolin
Alkalies
Fly ash
Binders
2018

A microscale-based model for small-strain stiffness in unsaturated granular geomaterials

Pagano, A. G., Tarantino, A. & Magnanimo, V., 1 Aug 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Géotechnique.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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stiffness
Stiffness
suction
saturation
wetting-drying cycle
5 Citations (Scopus)

An experimental investigation into the micromechanics of non-active clays

Pedrotti, M. & Tarantino, A., 1 Aug 2018, In : Géotechnique. 68, 8, p. 666-683 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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micromechanics
Micromechanics
Clay
clay
Deionized water

An infiltration column to investigate experimentally the response of the soil-plant-atmosphere continuum

Dainese, R., Belli, A., Fourcaud, T. & Tarantino, A., 3 Aug 2018. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Evapotranspiration
Infiltration
Water content
Soils
Evaporation

A tensile strength apparatus with the facility to monitor negative pore-water pressure

Murray, I., Tarantino, A. & Francescon, F., 22 Jun 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Geotechnical Testing Journal. 38 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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tensile strength
porewater
Tensile strength
testing method
compression
2 Citations (Scopus)

Building physically-based models for assessing rainfall-induced shallow landslide hazard at the catchment scale: the case study of the Sorrento Peninsula (Italy)

Balzano, B., Tarantino, A., Nicotera, M. V., Forte, G., de Falco, M. & Santo, A., 22 Nov 2018, In : Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 42 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Landslides
Catchments
Rain
landslide
Hazards
3 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
effective stress
microstructure
Clay
clay
Microstructure
1 Citation (Scopus)

First saturation and resaturation of high capacity tensiometers with 1.5 MPa high air entry value (HAEV) ceramic filters

Mendes, J., Gallipoli, D., Toll, D. G. & Tarantino, A., 20 Jun 2018, PanAm Unsaturated Soils 2017: Fundamentals. Hoyos, L. R., McCartney, J. S., Houston, S. L. & Likos, W. J. (eds.). Reston, Virginia: American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 514-522 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
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Air
Water
Pressurization
Vacuum
Cavitation

Lessons learned from dike failures in recent decades

Zwanenburg, C., López-Acosta, N. P., Tourment, R., Tarantino, A., Pozzato, A. & Pinto, A., 3 Jul 2018, In : International Journal of Geoengineering Case Histories. 4, 3, p. 203-229 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Levees
Erosion
Rivers
Groundwater flow
Shear strength

Mechanisms of failure in saturated and unsaturated clayey geomaterials subjected to (total) tensile stress

Murray, I. W. & Tarantino, A., 16 Aug 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Géotechnique.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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tensile stress
Tensile stress
critical state
suction
compression
2 Citations (Scopus)

On the development of an Ultra-High Capacity Tensiometer capable of measuring water tensions to 7 MPa

Mendes, J., Gallipoli, D., Tarantino, A. & Toll, D., 27 Jun 2018, In : Géotechnique. 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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tensiometer
Water
Cavitation
water
cavitation
Open Access
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tomography
Tomography
Websites
electrical resistivity
Monitoring

Research on relationship between electrical resistance tomography and the multiple scales size and depth of rock fractures

Jing, F., Xiao-Zhao, L., Tarantino, A., Zhen, H. & De Carvalho Faria Lima Lopes, B., 25 Mar 2018, 31st Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems, SAGEEP 2018. Denver, CO., 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
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tomography
rock
permeability
underground construction
engineering
2017

Evaluation of the performance of TDR and capacitance techniques for soil moisture measurement

Lekshmi, S. S. U., Singh, D. N., Tarantino, A. & Baghini, M. S., 24 Jul 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Geotechnical Testing Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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time domain reflectometry
Soil moisture
Capacitance
soil moisture
Soils
Open Access
File
relative humidity
sensor
monitoring
bentonite
swelling
2 Citations (Scopus)

Micromechanics of non-active clays in saturated state and DEM modelling

Pagano, A. G., Tarantino, A., Pedrotti, M., Magnanimo, V., Windows-Yule, K. & Weinhart, T., 3 Jul 2017, In : EPJ Web of Conferences. 140, 4 p., 15023.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference Contribution

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micromechanics
Micromechanics
Kaolin
Finite difference method
clays
4 Citations (Scopus)

Water retention characteristics of swelling clays in different compaction states

Iyer, K. K. R., Joseph, J., Lopes, B. C. F. L., Singh, D. N. & Tarantino, A., 6 Nov 2017, In : Geomechanics and Geoengineering. 56 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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water retention
swelling
Swelling
compaction
Clay
2016
2 Citations (Scopus)

Advances in the monitoring of geo-structure subjected to climate loading

Tarantino, A., Gallipoli, D., Jommi, C., Mendes, J., Capotosto, A., Amabile, A., Pedrotti, M., Pozzato, A., Beneš, V., Bottaro, F., Denzer, H. & Boeck, F., 12 Sep 2016, In : E3S Web of Conferences. 9, 11 p., 04001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Monitoring
climate
monitoring
European Commission
suction

Analysis of a rainfall-triggered landslide at rest and be thankful in Scotland

Balzano, B., Tarantino, A. & Ridley, A., 12 Sep 2016, In : E3S Web of Conferences. 9, p. 1-6 6 p., 15009.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Landslides
Rain
landslide
rainfall
Debris
Open Access
File
suction
stiffness
Sand
compression
Stiffness
39 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
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Calcite
sandy soil
Erosion
stabilization
mitigation
3 Citations (Scopus)

Building the UPPA high capacity tensiometer

Mendes, J., Gallipoli, D., Boeck, F., Von Unold, G. & Tarantino, A., 12 Sep 2016, In : E3S Web of Conferences. 9, 6 p., 10001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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tensiometer
Pressure transducers
ceramics
Soil mechanics
transducer
2 Citations (Scopus)

Creep response in shear of clayey geo-materials under saturated and unsaturated conditions

Nazer, N. S. M. & Tarantino, A., 12 Sep 2016, In : E3S Web of Conferences. 9, 5 p., 14023.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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creep
Creep
Clay
clay
Landslides

Reliability analysis of flood embankments taking into account a stochastic distribution of hydraulic loading

Amabile, A., Cordão-Neto, M. P., Polo, F. D. & Tarantino, A., 12 Sep 2016, In : E3S Web of Conferences. 9, 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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reliability analysis
Embankments
Reliability analysis
embankment
Hydraulics
2015
5 Citations (Scopus)

A mechanism for bentonite buffer erosion in a fracture with a naturally varying aperture

Reid, C., Lunn, R., El Mountassir, G. & Tarantino, A., 1 Nov 2015, In : Mineralogical Magazine. 79, 6, p. 1485-1494 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Bentonite
accessory mineral
bentonite
Minerals
Erosion

An overview of research activities and achievement in geotechnics from the Scottish Universities Geotechnics Network (SUGN)

Leung, A. K., Anastasopoulos, I. X., Augarde, C., Barreto, D., Brennan, A. J., Brown, M. J., Connolly, D., Coombs, W. M., Davies, T., Gao, Z., Ivanovic, A., Kenny, M. J., Knappett, J. A., Lombardi, D., McDougall, J., Medero, G. M., Wood, D. M., El Mountassir, G., Osman, A. S., Pytharouli, S. & 7 othersSentenac, P., Stewart, B., Switzer, C., Tarantino, A., Wheeler, S. J., Woodward, P. K. & Zielinski, M., 23 Nov 2015, Parameter Selection and Monitoring; Developments in Education and Practice. Winter, M. G., Smith, D. M., Eldred, P. J. L. & Toll, D. G. (eds.). Vol. 7. p. 4289-4294 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

educational institutions
centrifuges
higher education
technological development
geotechnical engineering
7 Citations (Scopus)

Benchmarking selection of parameter values for the Barcelona basic model

D'Onza, F., Wheeler, S. J., Gallipoli, D., Barrera Bucio, M., Hofmann, M., Lloret-Cabot, M., Lloret Morancho, A., Mancuso, C., Pereira, J. M., Romero Morales, E., Sánchez, M., Sołowski, W., Tarantino, A., Toll, D. G. & Vassallo, R., 28 Sep 2015, In : Engineering Geology. 196, p. 99-118 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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benchmarking
Benchmarking
Soils
Hardening
hardening

Effects of high temperatures on soil properties: lessons to share from smouldering remediation experience

Switzer, C., Zihms, S. & Tarantino, A., 2015, In : Flamma. 6, 1, p. 5-7 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Remediation
Soils
Mineralogy
Temperature
Impurities
3 Citations (Scopus)

MEMS sensor-based monitoring system for engineered geological disposal facilities

Yang, W., Lunn, R. & Tarantino, A., 1 Nov 2015, In : Mineralogical Magazine. 79, 6, p. 1475-1483 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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monitoring system
sensor
Atmospheric humidity
Monitoring
Bentonite

Microstructural interpretation of compression behaviour of Kaolin clay

Lopes, B., Tarantino, A. & Porfirio Cordão-Neto, M., 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Kaolin
Clay
Microstructure
Pore size
Compaction
1 Citation (Scopus)

On the mechanism for desiccation cracks initiation in clayey materials

Gerard, P., Murray, I. W., Tarantino, A. & Francescon, F., 2015, p. 1327-1331. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

7 Citations (Scopus)

Wireless monitoring of scour and re-deposited sediment evolution at bridge foundations based on soil electromagnetic properties

Michalis, P., Tarantino, A., Tachtatzis, C. & Judd, M. D., 9 Nov 2015, In : Smart Materials and Structures. 24, 12, 15 p., 125029.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Scour
electromagnetic properties
soils
Sediments
sediments
2014
3 Citations (Scopus)

A conceptual model for water-limited evapotranspiration taking into account root depth, root density, and vulnerability to xylem cavitation

Amabile, A., Balzano, B., Caruso, M. & Tarantino, A., 5 Jun 2014, Unsaturated Soils: Research & Applications. Khalili, N., Russell, A. & Khoshghalb, A. (eds.). Leiden, Vol. 2. p. 1047-1052 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Analysis of the effects of the partial saturation on the Adige river embankment stability

Pozzato, A., Tarantino, A. & De Polo, F., 5 Jun 2014, Unsaturated Soils: Research & Applications. Khalili, N., Russell, A. & Khoshghalib, A. (eds.). Leiden, Vol. 2. p. 1367-1372 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

4 Citations (Scopus)

An approach to detect micro- and macro-porosity from MIP data

Lopes, B. C. F. L., Cordão-Neto, M. P. & Tarantino, A., 5 Jun 2014, Unsaturated Soils: Research & Applications. Khalili, N., Russell, A. & Khoshghalb, A. (eds.). Leiden, The Netherlands

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

A numerical study of hydrological effects of vegetation on slope stability

Balzano, B., Amabile, A., Caruso, M. & Tarantino, A., 5 Jun 2014, Unsaturated Soils: Research & Applications. Khalili, N., Russell, A. & Khoshghalb, A. (eds.). Leiden, Vol. 2. p. 1249-1255 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Characterisation of the hydraulic behaviour of coarse-grained flood embankment materials

Pozzato, A. & Tarantino, A., 5 Jun 2014, Unsaturated Soils: Research & Applications. Khalili, N., Russell, A. & Khoshghalb, A. (eds.). Leiden, Vol. 2. p. 1061-1066 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

2 Citations (Scopus)

Crack formation in clayey geomaterials subjected to tensile (total) stress

Murray, I., Tarantino, A. & Francescon, F., 5 Jun 2014, Unsaturated Soils: Research & Applications. Khalili, N., Russell, A. & Khoshghalb, A. (eds.). Leiden, Vol. 1. p. 823-828 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

2 Citations (Scopus)

Desiccation cracking in clay forms subjected to non-uniform hydraulic and mechanical boundary conditions

Murray, I., Tarantino, A., Gérard, P. & Francescon, F., 5 Jun 2014, Unsaturated Soils: Research & Applications. Khalili, N., Russell, A. & Khoshghalb, A. (eds.). Leiden, Vol. 1. p. 829-834 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Electromagnetic sensors for monitoring of scour and deposition processes at bridges and offshore wind turbines

Michalis, P., Tarantino, A. & Judd, M., 2 May 2014. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
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Experience gained from the conditioning of high-capacity tensiometers

Pedrotti, M., Tarantino, A. & Boeck, F., 5 Jun 2014, Unsaturated Soils: Research & Applications. Khalili, N., Russell, A. & Koshghalb, A. (eds.). Leiden, Vol. 2. p. 1651-1657 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Exploiting suction to reduce embodied carbon in geotechnical structures

McIntyre, D. & Tarantino, A., 5 Jun 2014, Unsaturated Soils: Research & Applications. Khalili, N., Russell, A. & Khoshghalb, A. (eds.). Leiden, Vol. 1. p. 185-190 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

3 Citations (Scopus)

Microstructural interpretation of compression behaviour of compacted kaolin clay

Pedrotti, M. & Tarantino, A., 5 Jun 2014, Unsaturated Soils: Research & Applications. Khalili, N., Russell, A. & Khoshghalb, A. (eds.). Leiden, p. 739-745 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Kaolin
Clay
Soils
Agglomeration
Pore size