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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

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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
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

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)
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effective stress
microstructure
Clay
clay
Microstructure

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

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tensiometer
Water
Cavitation
water
cavitation
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tomography
Tomography
Websites
electrical resistivity
Monitoring
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

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time domain reflectometry
Soil moisture
Capacitance
soil moisture
Soils
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relative humidity
sensor
monitoring
bentonite
swelling
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
40 Citations (Scopus)
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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
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

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monitoring system
sensor
Atmospheric humidity
Monitoring
Bentonite
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
2013
9 Citations (Scopus)

An approach for predicting the stability of vertical cuts in cohesionless soils above the water table

Stanier, S. A. & Tarantino, A., 24 May 2013, In : Engineering Geology. 158, p. 98-108 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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cohesionless soil
shear strength
water table
Soils
suction
14 Citations (Scopus)
Soil mechanics
soil mechanics
Hydraulics
hydraulics
Engineers
2012
9 Citations (Scopus)
tomography
Embankments
Estuaries
electrical resistance
embankment
2011
28 Citations (Scopus)

Benchmark of experimental techniques for measuring and controlling suction

Tarantino, A., Gallipoli, D., Augarde, C. E., De Gennaro, V., Gomez, R., Laloui, L., Mancuso, C., El Mountassir, G., Munoz, J., Pereira, J-M., Peron, H., Pisoni, G., Romero, E., Raveendiraraj, A., Rojas, J. C., Toll, D. G., Tombolato, S. & Wheeler, S., 1 Apr 2011, In : Geotechnique. 61, 4, p. 303 –312 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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suction
Drying
Clay
tensiometer
Kaolinite
38 Citations (Scopus)

Soil suction monitoring for landslides and slopes

Toll, D. G., Lourenco, S. D. N., Mendes, J., Gallipoli, D., Evans, F. D., Augarde, C. E., Cui, Y. J., Tang, A. M., Rojas, J. C., Pagano, L., Mancuso, C., Zingariello, C. & Tarantino, A., Feb 2011, In : Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology . 44, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tensiometer
Landslides
suction
landslide
porewater
2009
122 Citations (Scopus)

A water retention model for deformable soils

Tarantino, A., 1 Nov 2009, In : Geotechnique. 59, 9, p. 751-762 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

water retention
void ratio
Soils
kaolin
wetting
10 Citations (Scopus)

Discussion: Compaction behaviour of clay. A. Tarantino and E. De Col (2008). Géotechnique 58, No, 3, 199–213

Tarantino, A. & De Col, E., 1 Feb 2009, In : Geotechnique. 59, 1, p. 75-77 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

compaction
Clay
Compaction
Soils
clay
2008
101 Citations (Scopus)

Compaction behaviour of clay

Tarantino, A. & De Col, E., 1 Apr 2008, In : Geotechnique. 58, 3, p. 199-213 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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suction
Water content
compaction
Clay
Compaction
36 Citations (Scopus)

Field measurement of suction, water content, and water permeability

Tarantino, A., Ridley, A. M. & Toll, D. G., Dec 2008, In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 26, 6, p. 751-782 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

suction
Water content
permeability
tensiometer
water content
54 Citations (Scopus)

Measurement of matric suction using tensiometric and axis translation techniques

Marinho, F. A. M., Take, W. A. & Tarantino, A., Dec 2008, In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 26, 6, p. 615-631 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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suction
tensiometer
research equipment
ceramics
tensiometers
1 Citation (Scopus)

Preface: special issue on laboratory and field testing of unsaturated soils

Tarantino, A., Romero, E. & Cui, Y. J., Dec 2008, In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 26, 6, p. 613-614 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Environmental testing
soil mechanics
Soils
Soil mechanics
Testing
2007
37 Citations (Scopus)

A possible critical state framework for unsaturated compacted soils

Tarantino, A., 1 May 2007, In : Geotechnique. 57, 4, p. 385-389 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

critical state
water retention
plastic
Plastics
Soils
2005
36 Citations (Scopus)

An experimental investigation of work dissipation in crushable materials

Tarantino, A. & Hyde, A. FL., 1 Oct 2005, In : Geotechnique. 55, 8, p. 575 –584 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crushing
crushing
dissipation
Sand
sand
158 Citations (Scopus)

Coupling of hydraulic and mechanical behaviour in unsaturated compacted clay

Tarantino, A. & Tombolato, S., 1 May 2005, In : Geotechnique. 55, 4, p. 307 –317 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

suction
Water content
Clay
void ratio
water content
1 Citation (Scopus)

Development of an apparatus to investigate the stress variables governing unsaturated soil behaviour

Tarantino, A. & Mongiovì, L., 2005, In : Geotechnical Testing Journal. 28, 2, p. 151-160 10.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soils
suction
soil
Diaphragms
Water content
2004
14 Citations (Scopus)

A shearbox for testing unsaturated soils from medium to high degrees of saturation

Caruso, M. & Tarantino, A., 1 May 2004, In : Geotechnique. 54, 4, p. 281 –284 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shear strength
shear strength
saturation
Soils
Testing

Discussion on 'Tensiometer saturation and the reliable measurement of soil suction' by W.A. Take and M. D. Bolton

Tarantino, A., 1 Apr 2004, In : Geotechnique. 54, 3, p. 229 –232 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tensiometer
suction
saturation
Soils
soil
2003
41 Citations (Scopus)

Calibration of tensiometer for direct measurement of matric suction

Tarantino, A. & Mongiovì, L., 1 Feb 2003, In : Geotechnique. 53, 1, p. 137 –141 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tensiometer
suction
Calibration
calibration
Soils
2001
57 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental procedures and cavitation mechanisms in tensiometer measurements

Tarantino, A. & Mongiovì, L., 2001, In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 19, 3, p. 189-210 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tensiometer
tensiometers
cavitation
Cavitation
ceramics
2000
26 Citations (Scopus)

An experimental investigation on the independent isotropic stress variables for unsaturated soils

Tarantino, A., Mongiovì, L. & Bosco, G., 1 Jun 2000, In : Geotechnique. 50, 3, p. 275 –282 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

porewater
Soils
pore pressure
atmospheric pressure
soil