22/7/14    16:30 - 18:30
Multiscale Computational Formulation of Concrete and Other Quasi-Brittle Materials I
Minisymposium organized by Erez Gal and Gianluca Cusatis
Room: Sala de Reservas
Chair: Erez Gal
Modelling nanoscale deformations in cement pastes: Implications for strength and durability
Enrico Masoero, Emanuela Del Gado, Roland Pellenq, Franz-Josef Ulm and Sidney Yip

Concrete mesostructure geometry modelling with growing and colliding hard spheres
Thomas Titscher and Jörg F. Unger

The local response in structures using the embedded unit cell approach
Erez Gal and M. Grigorovitch

Multi-axial validation of a simple lattice discrete elements model for heterogeneous quasi-brittle material
Maxime Vassaux, Benjamin Richard, Frédéric Ragueneau and Alain Millard

FE studies on a coupled energetic-statistical size effect in concrete
Ewelina Korol and Jacek Tejchman

Meso-scale FE and morphological modeling of cementitious material
Emmanuel Roubin, Nathan Benkemoun and Jean-Baptiste Colliat