VGeST - Virtual Geoscience Simulation Tools

Conference papers

33rd International Conference on Coastal Engineering, Santander, Spain. July 2-6, 2012

Xiang, J., Latham, J., Vire, A., Anastasaki, E., & Pain, C. (2012). COUPLED FLUIDITY/Y3D TECHNOLOGY AND SIMULATION TOOLS FOR NUMERICAL BREAKWATER MODELLING. Coastal Engineering Proceedings, 1(33), structures.66. doi:10.9753/icce.v33.structures.66

Latham, J., Anastasaki, E., & Xiang, J. (2012). A FEMDEM NUMERICAL MODEL STUDY OF RUBBLE-MOUND STRUCTURES ARMOURED WITH CONCRETE ARMOUR UNITS. Coastal Engineering Proceedings, 1(33), posters.37. doi:10.9753/icce.v33.posters.37

12th International Congress on Rock Mechanics, Beijing, China. Harmonising Rock Engineering and the Environment, October 16 – 21, 2011

Latham, J-P., Guo, L., Wang, X., and Xiang, J. 2011. Modelling the Evolution of Fractures using a Combined FEMDEM Numerical Method. Proceedings of the 12th Congress of the International Society for Rock Mechanics.

6th International Conference  on Coastal Structures. Yokohama, Japan. September 6-8, 2011 

Latham, J.-P., Xiang, J. and Baird, W.F.  2011 A numerical investigation of the influence of friction and vibration on laboratory scale armour unit layers. Proceedings of International Conference on Coastal Structures, Yokohama, Japan. September 6-8, 2011. 

Xiang J., Latham J.-P., Zimmer, D., Baird, W.F., Fons, M. 2011. Modelling breakwater armour layers and the dynamic response of armour units. Proceedings of International Conference on Coastal Structures, Yokohama, Japan. September 6-8, 2011. 

Milthaler, F., Xiang, J., Pavlidis, D, Latham, J.-P., Pain, C.C., Vire, A., Piggott, M.D. and Farrell, P.E. 2011. The immersed body method combined with mesh adaptivity for solid-fluid coupling. Proceedings of International Conference on Coastal Structures, Yokohama, Japan. September 6-8, 2011.

Computational Modelling 2011, Falmouth Cornwall. June 2011

John-Paul Latham, Jiansheng Xiang 2011. A comparison between deformable and rigid particle behaviour in FEMDEM simulations of angular fragment processing.  Computational Modelling 2011, Falmouth Cornwall. June 2011. 

Jiansheng Xiang, Dimitrios Pavlidis, John-Paul Latham, Christopher Pain, Frank Milthaler, Matt Piggott, Axelle Vire An immersed body method for modelling arbitrary shaped particles settling in a fluid: two-way coupling of FEMDEM solids with a multiphase adaptive mesh CFD code, Fluidity. Computational Modelling 2011, Falmouth Cornwall. June 2011.

5th International Conference on Discrete Element Methods, London, Aug 25-26, 2010.

Xiang J., Latham J-P., Munjiza, A. 2010. Implementation of tangential force in 3D Discrete Element and Combined Finite-Discrete Element Methods. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Discrete Element Methods, London, Aug 25-26, 2010. 

Latham J-P., Xiang J. and Shelley A. 2010. Fold development in compressed multi-layers modelled with FEMDEM. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Discrete Element Methods, London, Aug 25-26, 2010. 

Latham, J.-P. Xiang, J. Harrison, J.P. Munjiza, A. 2010. Development of Virtual Geoscience Simulation Tools, VGeST using the combined finite discrete element method, FEMDEM. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Discrete Element Methods, London, Aug 25-26, 2010.

44th US Rock Mechanics Symposium and 5th U.S.-Canada Rock Mechanics Symposium, held in Salt Lake City, UT June 27–30, 2010.

Latham, J.-P. Xiang, J. Harrison, J.P. Munjiza, A. 2010. Development of Virtual Geoscience Simulation Tools, VGeST for irregular blocky rock applications in rock engineering using the combined finite discrete element method, FEMDEM. Paper prepared for presentation at the 44th US Rock Mechanics Symposium and 5th U.S.-Canada Rock Mechanics Symposium, held in Salt Lake City, UT June 27–30, 2010. 

Xiang, J. Latham, J-P. and Harrison, J. Zhang, Z.Q. 2010. A numeric simulation of rock avalanches using the combined finite-discrete element method, FEMDEM. Paper prepared for presentation at the 44th US Rock Mechanics Symposium and 5th U.S.-Canada Rock Mechanics Symposium, held in Salt Lake City, UT June 27–30, 2010. 

Latham, J-P., Xiang, J. and Harrison, J.P. 2010. Heterogeneity of stress field in a dissected rock mass modelled with the combined finite-discrete element method. Paper prepared for presentation at the 44th US Rock Mechanics Symposium and 5th U.S.-Canada Rock Mechanics Symposium, held in Salt Lake City, UT June 27–30, 2010. 

9th International Conference organised by the Institution of Civil Engineers on Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2009. Edinburgh. 16 - 18 Sept 2009

Latham JP, Xiang J, 2009. Application of the finite-dicrete element method to dynamic stress development in armour units and armour layers, Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2009. Ed: NWJ Allsop. Proceedings of the 9th international conference organised by the Institution of Civil Engineers, Thomas Telford. 

Discrete Element Methods and Numerical Modelling of Discontinuum Mechanics, Beijing, 24-30 Sept 2008

Munjiza, A., Xiang, J., Garcia, X., Latham, J.P., Schiava D’Albano, G.G., John, N. W. M. 2008. The Virtual Geoscience Workbench, VGW: Open Source Tools for Discontinuous Systems.  Proceedings, Beijing DEM’08. p113-121.  

Latham, J.P., Mindel, J., Xiang, J., Garcia, X., Pain, C, Gorman, G, Munjiza, A. 2008. Development of a modelling approach for large granular media used in coastal applications. Proceedings, Beijing DEM’08. p122-130.  

Xiang, J., Latham, J.P., Munjiza, A., Mindel., J. 2008. Applications of the combined finite-discrete element method. Proceedings, Beijing DEM’08. p223-231.  

Garcia. X, Latham, J.P., Xiang, J. Munjiza, A . 2008 Modelling of the forming processes of sandstones with irregular particles. Proceedings, Beijing DEM’08. p232-241.  

Schiava D’Albano, G.G., Munjiza, A, Rougier, E., Latham, J.P., John, N.W.M. 2008. Fluid driven fracture processes in FEM/DEM analysis. Proceedings, Beijing DEM’08. p242-248.  

DEM, Brisbane August 2007

Xiang, J., Munjiza, A., Latham, J.-P., Guises, R. 2007. On the validation of DEM and FEM/DEM models in 2D and 3D. Proceedings of Fourth International Conference on Discrete Element Methods, Brisbane, Aug 27-29, 2007.  

Latham, J.-P., Munjiza, A., Mindel , J., Xiang, J., Guises, R., Pain, C.C., Gorman, G. and Garcia, X. 2007. Towards simulation of concrete armour unit breakage under wave loads using coupled DEM, FEM/DEM and CFD. Proceedings of Fourth International Conference on Discrete Element Methods, Brisbane, Aug 27-29, 2007.  

Guises, R. Munjiza, M. Xiang, J. and Latham J.-P. 2007. Granular packing: numerical simulation and the characterisation of the effect of particle shape. Proceedings of Fourth International Conference on Discrete Element Methods, Brisbane, Aug 27-29, 2007.  

Latham, J.-P., Munjiza A., Garcia, X., Xiang, J., 2007. Highly resolved particle shape for DEM and FEM/DEM simulation. Proceedings of Fourth International Conference on Discrete Element Methods, Brisbane, Aug 27-29, 2007.  

Coastal Structures, Venice July 2007

Xiang, J., Mindel, J.E., Latham, J.-P., Pain C.C., Piggott M.D., Guises, R., Garcia, X. Munjiza A. 2007. Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Coastal Structures, Venice, Italy, July 2-4, 2007. Published by World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. 2009, 1441-1452.  

Mindel, J.E., Collins, G.S., Latham, J.-P., Pain C.C. and Munjiza, A. 2007. Towards a numerical wave simulator using the two-fluid interface tracking approach combined with a novel ALE scheme. Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Coastal Structures, Venice, Italy, July 2-4, 2007. Published by World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. 2009, 1465-1476.  

Latham, J.-P., Mindel, J., Guises, R., Garcia, X., Xiang, J., Pain. C, Munjiza, A.  2007. Coupled FEM-DEM and CFD for coastal structures: application to armour stability and breakage.  Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Coastal Structures, Venice, Italy, July 2-4, 2007. Published by World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. 2009, 1453-1464.  

Other Conference Papers

Mezentsev, A.A., Munjiza, A., Latham, J.P., 2005. Unstructured computational meshes for subdivision geometry of scanned geological objects. 14th international meshing roundtable meeting SEP 11-14, 2005 San Diego, CA, In: Hanks,B.W., editor, Berlin, Springer-Verlag Berlin, 2005, Pages: 73 – 89