Publications

30. Romero, L., Cortes, D.D., and Valdes, J.R. (2018). Experimental assessment of the healability of a polymer bonded sand. Construction and Building Materials 166, 610-617. [link]

29. Romero, L., Mendoza, L., Nasirian, A., Cortes, D.D., and Valdes, J.R. (2018). A thermal direct shear device for testing polymer bonded sands. ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal 41(3), 611-618. [link]

28. Valdes, J.R., Guillard, F., and Einav, I. (2017). Evidence that strain rate softening is not necessary for material instability patterns. Physical Review Letters 119, 118004. [link]

27. Varela Miranda, L., Valdes, J.R., and Cortes, D.D. (2017). Solar bricks for lunar construction. Construction and Building Materials 139, 241. [link]

26. Guillard, F., Golshan, P. Shen, L., Valdes, J.R., and Einav, I. (2015). Dynamic patterns of compaction in brittle porous media. Nature Physics. DOI: 10.1038/NPHYS3424 [link

 

25. Garcia, N.F. Valdes, J.R., and Cortes D.D. (2015). Strength characteristics of polymer-bonded sands. Geotechnique Letters 5, 212-216. DOI: 10.1680/geolett.15.00089 [link]

 

24. Ngo, A.T. and Valdes, J.R. (2013). Sorption-induced swelling of tire-derived aggregate: experimental study. ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering 25(9), 1271-1276. [link]

 

23. Valdes, J.R., Fernandes, F.L., and Einav, I. (2012). Periodic propagation of localized compaction in a brittle granular material. Granular Matter 14(1), 71-76. [video] [link]

 

22. Evans, T.M. and Valdes, J.R. (2011). The microstructure of particulate mixtures in one-dimensional compression: numerical studies. Granular Matter 13(5), 657-669. [link]

 

21. Patil, U., Valdes, J.R., and Evans, T.M. (2011). Swell mitigation with granulated tire rubber. ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering 23(5), 721-727. [link]

 

20. Karanikola,V., Ngo, A.T., and Valdes J.R. (2011). Plankton filtration with compressible crumb rubber packs. Chemosphere 82(4), 597-602. [link]

 

19. Fernandes, F., Syahrial, A.I., and Valdes J.R. (2010). Monitoring the oedometric compression of sands with acoustic emissions. ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal 33(5), 410-415.

 

18. Beighley, R.E. and Valdes, J.R. (2009). Slope Interrupter BMP experiments on a tilting soil bed with simulated rainfall.  ASCE Journal of Irrigation and Drainage 135(4), 480-486.

 

17. Beighley, R.E., He, Y. and Valdes, J.R. (2009). Characterizing potential water quality impacts from soils treated with dust suppressants. Journal of Environmental Quality 38(2), 502-512.

 

16. Valdes, J.R. and Leleu S.L. (2008). Influence of mineral composition on the simple shear response of sands: experimental study. ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geo-environmental Engineering 134(12), 1820-1824.

 

15. Valdes, J.R. and Koprulu, E. (2008). Internal stability of crushed sands: experimental study. Geotechnique 58(8), 615-622.

 

14. Valdes, J.R. and Evans, T.M. (2008). Sand-rubber mixtures: experiments and numerical simulations. Canadian Geotechnical Journal 45(4), 588-595.

 

13. Einav I., and Valdes, J.R. (2008). On comminution and yield in brittle granular mixtures. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 56(6), 2136-2148.

 

12. Valdes, J.R. and Santamarina, J.C. (2008). Clogging: bridge formation and vibration-based destabilization. Canadian Geotechnical Journal 45(2), 177-184.

 

11. Ngo, A.T. and Valdes, J.R. (2007). Creep of sand-rubber mixtures. ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering 19(12), 1101-1105.

 

10. Valdes, J.R. and Koprulu, E. (2007). Characterization of fines produced by sand crushing. ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geo-environmental Engineering 133(12), 1626-1630.

 

9. Jacobson, D.E., Valdes, J.R. and Evans T.M. (2007). A numerical view into direct shear specimen size effects. ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal 30(6), 512-516.

 

8. Valdes, J.R. and Santamarina, J.C. (2007). Particle transport in a non-uniform flow field: retardation and clogging.  Applied Physics Letters 90, 244101-1 - 244101-03.

 

7. Leleu, S.L. and Valdes, J.R. (2007). Experimental study on the influence of mineral composition on sand crushing. Geotechnique 57(3), 313-317.

 

6. Guimaraes, M.S., Valdes, J.R. Palomino, A.M., and Santamarina, J.C. (2007). Aggregate production: fines generation during rock crushing. International Journal of Mineral Processing 81, 237-247.

 

5. Valdes, J.R. and Lestas, C.A. (2007). Clogging of pervious monolayers subjected to radial flow. ASCE Journal of Geomechanics 7(1), 25-33.

 

4. Rebata-Landa, V., Valdes, J.R., and Santamarina, J.C. (2006). Encuentro de Profesores Latinos de Geotecnia. Rev. Int. de Desastres Naturales e Infraestructura Civil 6(2), 107-109. (Editorial).

 

3. Valdes, J.R. and Caban, B. (2006) Monitoring the hydraulic conductivity of crushing sands. ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal 29(4), 322-329.

 

2. Valdes, J.R. and Santamarina, J.C. (2006) Particle clogging in radial flow: microscale mechanisms. Journal of the Society of Petroleum Engineers SPE 11(2), 193-198.

 

1. Valdes, J.R. and Liang, S.H. (2006) Stress-controlled filtration with compressible particles. ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering 132(7), 861-868. [link]