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Workload: 5 ECTS for the 5-days school

ALERT Olek Zienkiewicz Winterschool 2018

Natural versus compacted clayey soils: from micro to macro behaviour and modelling 

Fundamentals about the genesis of clays and different scales of structures

Morning session

9:00 - 9:30

Welcome address 

Eugenio Di Sciascio - Rector Politecnico di Bari

Umberto Fratino - Director Department DICATECh (Politecnico di Bari)

Michele Mossa - Coordinator of the Risk and environmental, territorial and building development Ph.D. Course​ 

Cino Viggiani - President ALERT Geomaterials - Université Grenoble Alpes, Laboratoire 3SR, France

9:30-11:00

Composition, microstructure and state of consolidated clays

Federica Cotecchia - Politecnico di Bari

11:00-11:30

Coffee Break

11:30-13:00

Microstructure and state of high sensitivity natural soft clays

Pierre Delage - Ecole des ponts Paris Tech, France

13:00-14:30

Lunch

Afternoon session

14:30 - 16:00

Microstructure, state and permeability of compacted clays

Enrique Romero - Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya - BARCELONATECH, Spain

16:00-16:30

Coffee Break

16:30-18:00

Experimental characterization of localized deformation in clays and clay rocks

Cino Viggiani - Universitè Grenoble Alpes, Laboratoire 3SR, France

Tuesday 6th November

Consolidated unfissured clays: fundamentals to advanced analysis of the mechanical behaviour

morning session

9:30 - 10:30

Fundamentals of modeling clay macro-behaviour 

Gaetano Elia - Politecnico di Bari, Italy

10:30-11:00

Coffee Break

11:00-12:30

Advanced constitutive modelling of clays

Angelo Amorosi - Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

12:30 - 13:30

Insight into the macro-behaviour of soft clays 

Pierre Delage - Ecole des ponts Paris Tech, France

13:30 - 14:30

Lunch

Afternoon session

14:30 - 16:00

Modelling the behaviour of soft clays

Beatrice Baudet - University College London, United Kingdom

16:00 - 16:30

Coffee Break

16:30 – 17:30

Insight into the microstructural processes in the background of clay macrobehaviour

Federica Cotecchia - Politecnico di Bari, Italy

17:30 - 19:00

Microstructural features implemented in the modelling of clay macrobehaviour

Jean Vaunat - Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya - BARCELONATECH, Spain

 

Wednesday 7th November

Consolidated unfissured clays: fundamentals to advanced analysis of the mechanical behaviour

Morning session

9:30 - 11:00

Mechanical behaviour of fissured clays

Claudia Vitone - Politecnico di Bari, Italy

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee Break

11:30-12:30

Visit to the Geotechnical Laboratory of the Politecnico di Bari -Osvaldo Bottiglieri

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch

Compacted clays: fundamentals to advanced analysis of the mechanical behaviour

Afternoon session

14:00 - 16:00

Hydro-mechanical behaviour of compacted clays

Enrique Romero -Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya - BARCELONATECH, Spain

16:00 - 16:30

Coffee Break

16:30 - 18:00

Porosimetry and hydro-mechanical modelling of compacted clays

Cristina Jommi - Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Typical Apulian Dinner

 

Thursday 8th November

Compacted clays: fundamentals to advanced analysis of the mechanical behaviour

Morning session

9:30 - 11:00

Behaviour and constitutive modelling of compacted soils

Eduardo Alonso - Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya - BARCELONATECH, Spain

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee Break

11:30 - 13:00

Behaviour and constitutive modelling of compacted expansive clays

Antonio Gens - Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya - BARCELONATECH, Spain

13:00 - 14:30

Lunch

Hard clays/weak claystones: analysis and modelling of the hydro-mechanical behaviour

Afternoon session

14:30 - 16:00

Hydro-mechanical behaviour of natural argillaceous hard soils and weak rocks

Antonio Gens - Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya - BARCELONATECH, Spain

16:00 - 16:30

Coffee Break

16:30 - 18:00

On the modelling of shear failure, creep and localized deformations in saturated hard clays

Antonio Gens - Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya- BARCELONATECH, Spain

Friday 9th November

 Transitional soils, fissured and weathered clays: analysis of the mechanical behaviour

Morning session

9:30 - 11:30

Mechanical behaviour of transitional soils

Matthew Coop - University College London, United Kingdom

11:30 - 12:00

Coffee Break

12:00 - 13:30

The effects of weathering on clay mechanics

Francesco Cafaro - Politecnico di Bari, Italy

13:30 - 14:30

Lunch

 

14:30 – 16:00

PhD session

16:00 - 16:30

Coffee Break

16:30 – 17:00

Summary, discussion and perspectives 

Cino Viggiani - Université Grenoble Alpes, Laboratoire 3SR, France

17:00 - 18:00

Round Table

18:00

Closure of the ALERT OZ Winterschool

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