VGeST - Virtual Geoscience Simulation Tools

Journal papers

Latham, J.P. Munjiza, A. Garcia, X. Xiang, J. Guises, R. 2008. Three-dimensional particle shape acquisition and use of shape library for DEM and FEM/DEM simulation. Minerals Engineering, 21 (11), 797-805, Oct 2008. doi:10.1016/j.mineng.2008.05.015

Latham, J.-P., Munjiza, A., Mindel, J., Xiang, J., Guises, R., Pain, C.C., Gorman, G. and Garcia, X. 2008. Modelling of massive particulates for breakwater engineering using coupled FEMDEM and CFD. Particuology 6, 572–583. doi:10.1016/j.partic.2008.07.010

Xiang, J., Munjiza, A. and Latham, J.-P., 2009. Finite strain, finite rotation quadratic tetrahedral element for the combined finite-discrete element method. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering. 79(8), 946-978. doi: 10.1002/nme.2599

Latham, J.-P., Mindel, J., Xiang, J., Guises, R., Garcia, X., Pain. C.,Gorman, G., Piggott, M., Munjiza, A., 2009. Coupled FEMDEM/Fluids for coastal engineers with special reference to armour stability and breakage. Geomechanics and Geoengineering, Volume 4, Issue 1, 797-805.

Garcia, X., Latham, J.-P., Xiang, J., Harrison., J. 2009. A clustered overlapping sphere algorithm to represent real particles in discrete element modelling, Geotechnique, 59, No. 9, 779-784 doi:10.1680/geot.8.T.037

Xiang, J., Munjiza, A., Latham, J.-P, Guises, R., 2009. On the validation of DEM and FEM/DEM models in 2D and 3D., Engineering Computations, Vol: 26, Pages: 673 – 687 doi:10.1108/02644400910975469

Guises, R., Xiang, J., Latham, J.-P., Munjiza, A. 2009. Granular packing: Numerical Simulation and Characterization of the Effect of Particle Shape, Granular Matter, Vol 11, 281-292 doi:10.1007/s10035-009-0148-0

Garcia, X, Lateef, A, Blunt, M, Matthai, S, Latham J.-P, 2009. Numerical study of the effects of particle shape and polydispersity on permeability, Physics Review E, Vol 80, 8 pages doi/10.1103/PhysRevE.80.021304

Munjiza, A., Xiang, J., Garcia, X., Latham, J.P., Schiava D’Albano, G.G., John, N. W. M. 2010. The Virtual Geoscience Workbench, VGW: Open Source Tools for Discontinuous Systems, Particuology, Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2010, 100–105 doi:10.1016/j.partic.2009.04.008.

Garcia, X., Pavlidis, D., Gorman, G.J., Gomes, J.L.M.D.A., Piggott, M.D., Mindel, J.E., Aristodemou, E., Pain, C., Latham, J.-P. ApSimon, H.M. 2010. A two-phase adaptive finite element method for solid-fluid coupling in complex geometries, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids. Volume 66, Issue 1, pages 82–96, 10 May 2011, doi: 10.1002/fld.2249

Latham JP, Xiang J, Belayneh M, et al, Modelling stress-dependent permeability in fractured rock including effects of propagating and bending fractures, International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 2012, Vol:57, Pages:100-112, doi:10.1016/j.ijrmms.2012.08.002

Viré A, Xiang J, Milthaler F, Farrell PE, Piggott MD, Latham JP, Pavlidis D, Pain CC. Modelling of fluid-solid interactions using an adaptive-mesh fluid model coupled with a combined finite-discrete element model, Ocean Dynamics, 2012, Vol:62, Pages:1487-1501, doi:10.1007/s10236-012-0575-z

Latham, J. -P., Anastasaki, E., & Xiang, J. (2013). New modelling and analysis methods for concrete armour unit systems using FEMDEM. COASTAL ENGINEERING, 77, 151-166. doi:10.1016/j.coastaleng.2013.03.001

Lei, Q., Latham, J. -P., Xiang, J., Tsang, C. -F., Lang, P., & Guo, L. (2014). Effects of geomechanical changes on the validity of a discrete fracture network representation of a realistic two-dimensional fractured rock. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROCK MECHANICS AND MINING SCIENCES, 70, 507-523. doi:10.1016/j.ijrmms.2014.06.001