Publications

Dr. Arson's Google Scholar Records are accessible here
Most of Dr. Arson's publications are archived on SMARTech, Georgia Tech electronic repository. An author's version in pdf format is available for free: please follow the "SMARTech" links below to download the documents in open access.
Dr. Arson's Ph.D. thesis (Ecole des Ponts Paris Tech, France, 2009): "Etude théorique et numérique de l’endommagement thermo-hydro-mécanique des milieux poreux non saturés" (Theoretical and numerical study of thermo-hydro-mechanical damage in unsaturated porous media) is available in [PDF]

Press Coverage

  1. C. Arson. Research Group Profile: Damage Poro-Mechanics Group at GeorgiaTech (DeeP MeLT). "Poromechanics of Damage and Healing: A Philosophy of the Mesoscale", Newsletter of ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute, December 2012. [PDF]

Book Chapters

  1. C. Arson., E. Berns, G. Akrouch, M. Sanchez, J.-L. Briaud, 2013. Heat Propagation around Geothermal Piles and Implications on Energy Balance, in: Energy Book Series - Volume # 1: "Materials and processes for energy: communicating current research and technological developments”, A. Méndez-Vilas ed., Formatex Research Center, ISBN(13): 978-84-939843-7-3, pp.628-635 [PDF]
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Journal Papers

  1. W. Jin, C. Arson, 2016. Discrete Wing Crack based Damage Model for Brittle Solids, International Journal of Solids and Structures (accepted)
  2. H. Xu, S. Busetti, C. Arson, 2016. Fracture-Induced Anisotropy of the Stress-Strain Response of Shale at Multiple Scales, ASCE International Journal of Geomechanics (accepted)
  3. C. Zhu, A. Pouya, C. Arson, 2016. Prediction of viscous cracking and cyclic fatigue of salt polycrystals using a joint-enriched Finite Element Model, Mechanics of Materials (accepted) [SMARTech]
  4. W. Jin, H. Xu, C. Arson, S. Busetti, 2016. A Multi-Scale Computation Tool Coupling Mode II Fracture Propagation and Damage Zone Evolution, International Journal of Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, DOI: 10.1002/nag.2553 [SMARTech]
  5. M. Sanchez, C. Arson, A. Gens, F. Aponte, 2016. Analysis of Unsaturated Materials Hydration Incorporating the Effect of Thermo-Osmotic Flow, Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment, DOI: 10.1016/j.gete.2016.05.001 [SMARTech]
  6. S. Le Pense, C. Arson, A. Pouya, 2016. A fully coupled damage-plasticity model for unsaturated geomaterials accounting for the ductile - brittle transition in drying clayey rocks, International Journal of Solids and Structures, DOI:10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2016.04.007 [SMARTech]
  7. P. Wang, C. Arson, 2016. Discrete Element Modeling of shielding and size effects during single particle crushing, Computers and Geotechnics, DOI: 10.1016/j.compgeo.2016.04.003 [SMARTech]
  8. A. Pouya, C. Zhu, C. Arson, 2015. Micro-Macro Approach of Salt Viscous Fatigue under Cyclic Loading, Mechanics of Materials, DOI: 10.1016/j.mechmat.2015.10.009 [SMARTech]
  9. C. Arson, T. Vanorio, 2015. Chemo-mechanical evolution of pore space in carbonate microstructures upon dissolution: linking pore geometry to bulk elasticity, Journal of Geophysical Research, DOI: 10.1002/2015JB012087 [SMARTech]
  10. C. Zhu, A. Pouya, C. Arson, 2015. Micro-macro analysis and phenomenological modeling of salt viscous damage and application to salt caverns, Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, DOI: 10.1007/s00603-015-0832-9 [SMARTech]
  11. H. Xu, C. Arson. Mechanistic Analysis of Rock Damage Anisotropy and Rotation around Circular Cavities, Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, DOI: 10.1007/s00603-014-0707-5 [SMARTech]
  12. T. Ozudogru, G. Olgun, C. Arson, 2014. Analysis of friction-induced thermo-mechanical stresses on a heat exchanger pile in isothermal soil, Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Special Issue: Thermo-hydro-mechanical behavior of soils and energy geostructures, DOI: 10.1007/s10706-014-9797-9 [SMARTech]
  13. G. Olgun, T. Ozudogru, C. Arson, 2014. Thermo-mechanical radial expansion of heat exchanger piles and possible effects on contact pressures at pile-soil interface, Géotechnique Letters, DOI: 10.1680/geolett.14.00018 [SMARTech]
  14. C. Arson, 2014. Generalized Stress Variables in Continuum Damage Mechanics, Mechanics Research Communications, DOI: 10.1016/j.mechrescom.2014.06.006 [SMARTech]
  15. C. Zhu, C. Arson, 2014. A model of damage and healing coupling halite thermo-mechanical behavior to microstructure evolution, Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Special Issue: Thermohydro-mechanical behavior of soils and energy geostructures, DOI: 10.1007/s10706-014-9797-9 [SMARTech]
  16. E. Bakhtiary, H. Xu, C. Arson, 2014. Probabilistic Optimization of a Continuum Mechanics Model to Predict Differential Stress-Induced Damage in Claystone, International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, vol.68, pp.136-149, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrmms.2014.02.015i [SMARTech]
  17. C. Arson, B. Juge, 2014. Homogenization of Cemented Soil Stiffness and Application to the Study of Arching Effects between Jet-Grouted Columns, KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, vol.18, n.7, DOI 10.1007/s12205-014-0511-5 [SMARTech]
  18. Z. Medina-Cetina, C. Arson, 2014. Probabilistic Calibration of a Damage Rock Mechanics Model, Géotechnique Letters, vol.4, pp.17-21, DOI: 10.1680/geolett.13.00059 [SMARTech]
  19. C. Arson, Z. Medina-Cetina, 2014. Bayesian Paradigm to Assess Rock Compression Damage Models, Environmental Geotechnics, DOI: 10.1680/envgeo.13.00039 [SMARTech]
  20. C. Zhu, C. Arson, 2014. A Thermo-Mechanical Damage Model for Rock Stiffness during Anisotropic Crack Opening and Closure, Acta Geotechnica, DOI: 10.1007/s11440-013-0281-0 [SMARTech]
  21. H. Xu, C. Arson, 2014. Anisotropic Damage Models for Geomaterials: Theoretical and Numerical Challenges, International Journal of Computational Methods, Special Issue on Computational Geomechanics, vol.11, n.2, DOI: 10.1142/S0219876213420073 [SMARTech]
  22. J.-M. Pereira, C. Arson, 2013. Retention and Permeability Properties of Damaged Porous Rocks, Computers & Geotechnics, vol.48, pp.272-282 [SMARTech]
  23. C. Arson, J.-M. Pereira, 2013. Influence of Damage on Pore Size Distribution and Permeability of Rocks, International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, vol.37, pp.810-831 [SMARTech]
  24. C. Arson, H. Xu, F.M. Chester, 2012. On The Definition Of Damage In Time-Dependent Healing Models For Salt Rock, Géotechnique Letters, vol.2, pp.67-71 [SMARTech]
  25. N. Dufour, H. Wong, C. Arson, F. Deleruyelle, J.-M. Pereira, 2012. A thermodynamically consistent framework for saturated viscoplastic rock-materials subject to damage, Mechanics Research Communications, vol.45, pp.15-21 [SMARTech]
  26. C. Arson, 2012. Using a geo-mechanical damage model to assess permeability in cracked porous media: internal length parameter issues, Special Topics & Reviews in Porous Media, vol.3, n.1, pp.69-77 [SMARTech]
  27. C. Arson, B. Gatmiri, 2012. Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical Modeling of Damage in Unsaturated Porous Media: Theoretical Framework and Numerical Study of the EDZ, International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, vol.36, pp.272-306 [SMARTech]
  28. C. Arson, B. Gatmiri, 2011. Numerical Study of Damage in Unsaturated Geological and Engineered Barriers, Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, vol.36, pp.1981-1989 [SMARTech]
  29. B. Gatmiri, S. Hemmati, C. Arson, E. Emirzehni, 2010. A Multiphase Analysis for Environmental Impact Assessment with Theta-Stock Finite Element Program, Journal of Multiscale Modelling, vol.2, n.1-2, pp. 23-68 [SMARTech]
  30. C. Arson, B. Gatmiri, 2010. Numerical study of a thermo-hydro-mechanical damage model for unsaturated porous media, Annals of Solid and Structural Mechanics, vol.1, n.2, pp. 59-78 [SMARTech]
  31. C. Arson, B. Gatmiri, 2009. A mixed damage model for unsaturated porous media, Comptes-Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences de Paris, section Mécanique, vol. 337, n.2, pp.68-74 [SMARTech]
  32. B. Gatmiri, P. Maghoul, C. Arson, 2009. Site-specific Spectral Response of Seismic Movement due to Geometrical and Geotechnical Characteristics of Sites, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, vol.29, n.1, pp.51-70 [SMARTech]
  33. B. Gatmiri, C. Arson, 2008. Theta-Stock, a powerful tool for thermohydromechanical behaviour and damage modelling of unsaturated porous media, Computers & Geotechnics, vol.35, n.6, pp. 890-915 [SMARTech]
  34. C. Arson, B. Gatmiri, 2008. Excavation damage in unsaturated porous media, Key Engineering Materials, Advances in Fracture and Damage Mechanics VII., vol.385-387, pp.137-140
  35. C. Arson, B. Gatmiri, 2008. On damage modelling in unsaturated clay rocks, Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, vol.33, pp.S407-S415 [SMARTech]
  36. B. Gatmiri, C. Arson, 2008. Seismic site effects by an optimized 2D BE/FE method. II. Quantification of site effects in two-dimensional sedimentary valleys, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, vol.28, n.8, pp.646-661 [SMARTech]
  37. B. Gatmiri, C. Arson, K.V. Nguyen, 2008. Seismic site effects by an optimized 2D BE/FE method. I. Theory, numerical optimization and application to topographical irregularities, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, vol.28, n.8, pp.632-645 [SMARTech]
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Conference Papers

  1. J.H. Ding, F.M. Chester, J.S. Chester, C. Zhu, C. Arson, 2016. Mechanical behavior and microstructure development in consolidation of nominally dry granular salt. 50th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium of the American Rock Mechanics Association, Houston, TX, 26-29 June 2016
  2. W. Jin, C. Arson, S. Busetti, 2016. Simulation of mode II unconstrained fracture path formation coupled with anisotropic damage propagation in shale. 50th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium of the American Rock Mechanics Association, Houston, TX, 26-29 June 2016
  3. X. Shen, C. Zhu, C. Arson, 2016. Chemo-mechanical damage and healing of granular salt: micro-macro modeling. 50th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium of the American Rock Mechanics Association, Houston, TX, 26-29 June 2016
  4. P. Wang, C. Arson, 2016. Breakage mechanics modeling of the brittle-ductile transition in granular materials. 50th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium of the American Rock Mechanics Association, Houston, TX, 26-29 June 2016
  5. C. Zhu, C. Arson, 2016. Damage and healing model of stiffness and permeability for salt rock: microstructure imaging, fabric processes and continuum mechanics. 50th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium of the American Rock Mechanics Association, Houston, TX, 26-29 June 2016
  6. C. Zhu, A. Pouya, C. Arson J.H. Ding, F.M. Chester, J.S. Chester, 2016. Micro-mechanical analysis of salt creep tests with a joint-enriched Finite Element model. 50th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium of the American Rock Mechanics Association, Houston, TX, 26-29 June 2016 [SMARTech]
  7. W. Jin, C. Zhu, C. Arson, A. Pouya, 2015. Numerical study of the influence of fluid viscosity on wellbore spalling in drained fractured rock. 49th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium of the American Rock Mechanics Association, San Francisco, CA, June 28 - July 1st 2015 [SMARTech]
  8. P. Wang, E. Bakhtiary, T. Christopher, K. Francis, S. Ecker, C. Arson, 2015. Discrete Element modeling and analysis of shielding effects during the crushing of a grain. 49th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium of the American Rock Mechanics Association, San Francisco, CA, June 28 – July 1st 2015 [SMARTech]
  9. C. Zhu, C. Arson, 2015. Fabric-enriched Modeling of Anisotropic Healing induced by Diffusion in Granular Salt. 49th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium of the American Rock Mechanics Association, San Francisco, CA, June 28 – July 1st 2015 [SMARTech]
  10. C. Zhu, C. Arson, 2015. Fabric-based modeling of thermo-mechanical damage and healing around salt caverns, Mechanical Behavior of Salt VIII, Rapid City, South Dakota, 26-28 May 2015 [SMARTech]
  11. C. Zhu, C. Arson, A. Pouya, 2015. Theoretical study of damage accommodation in salt subject to viscous fatigue, Mechanical Behavior of Salt VIII, Rapid City, South Dakota, 26-28 May 2015 [SMARTech]
  12. C. Zhu, S.H. Jeong, M. Dutta, C. Arson, 2015. Image Processing of Fabric Evolution in Granular Salt subject to Diffusive Mass Transfer, Mechanical Behavior of Salt VIII, Rapid City, South Dakota, 26-28 May 2015 [SMARTech]
  13. W. Jin, H. Xu, C. Arson, 2015. Energy Dissipation During Mode I Fracture Propagation in Shale: Comparison between a Continuum Damage Model, a Cohesive Zone Model and the Extended Finite Element Method, ISRM Congress 2015, Shale Symposium, Montréal, Canada, 10-13 May 2015 [SMARTech]
  14. W. Jin, H. Xu, C. Arson, 2015. Finite Element Simulation of Anisotropic Damage Around Pressurized Boreholes in Prefactured Shale, ISRM Congress 2015, Shale Symposium, Montréal, Canada, 10-13 May 2015 [SMARTech]
  15. D. Scott, S.-H. Lee, E. Bakhtiary, C. Arson, D. White, 2015. Static Response Of Steel Guardrail Posts Driven Through Asphalt Vegetation Barriers, Transportation Research Board 94th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., 11-15 January, 2015
  16. A. Pouya, C. Zhu, C. Arson, 2014. Micro-Macro Modeling Approach for the Triggering of Viscous Fatigue Damage in Halite Polycrystals under Cyclic Loading, 48th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium of the American Rock Mechanics Association, Minneapolis, MN, 1-4 June 2014, paper ID: 14-6949 [SMARTech]
  17. C. Zhu, C. Arson, 2014. Using Microstructure Descriptors to Model Thermo-mechanical Damage and Healling in Salt Rock, 48th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium of the American Rock Mechanics Association, Minneapolis, MN, 1-4 June 2014, paper ID: 14-6959 [SMARTech]
  18. C. Arson, J.C. Santamarina, 2014. Bio-Inspired Porous Network Topology for Optimal Injection and Withdrawal Processes in Soils, GeoCongress 2014: Geo-Characterization and Modeling for Sustainability, Atlanta, GA, 23-26 February 2014 [SMARTech]
  19. E. Bakhtiary, C. Arson, 2014. Micro-macro Modeling of Particle Crushing Based on Branch Lengths, GeoCongress 2014: Geo-Characterization and Modeling for Sustainability, Atlanta, GA, 23-26 February 2014 [SMARTech]
  20. H. Xu, C. Arson, S. Busetti, 2014. Multi-scale Discontinuities Due to Differential Stress Around a Pressurized Borehole, GeoCongress 2014: Geo-Characterization and Modeling for Sustainability, Atlanta, GA, 23-26 February 2014 [SMARTech]
  21. C. Zhu, C. Arson, 2014. Theoretical Bases of A Thermo-Mechanical Damage and DMT-Healing Model for Rock, GeoCongress 2014: Geo-Characterization and Modeling for Sustainability, Atlanta, GA, 23-26 February 2014 [SMARTech]
  22. C. Arson, J.-M. Pereira, 2013. Rock Stiffness and Permeability During Crack Opening and Closure: A Planar Transverse Isotropic (PTI) Model Using Pore size Distributions (PSD), Vienna, Austria, July 10-12, 2013, p.2270-2279 [SMARTech]
  23. S. Le Pense, C. Arson, B. Gatmiri, A. Pouya, 2013. Simulation of the Unsaturated Excavation Damage Zone Around a Tunnel Using A Fully Coupled Damage-Plasticity Model, Vienna, Austria, July 10-12, 2013, p.2556-2565 [SMARTech]
  24. H. Xu, C. Arson, 2013. Modeling Damage Induced by Deviatoric Stress in Rock: Theoretical Framework, Vienna, Austria, July 10-12, 2013, p.2546- 2555 [SMARTech]
  25. I. Yousfi, Z. Lafhaj, C. Arson, 2013. Heat Damaged Cement Paste Characterization Using Non-Linear Acoustic Waves, 5th Biot Conference on Poromechanics, Vienna, Austria, July 10-12, 2013, p.2536-2545 [SMARTech]
  26. C. Zhu, C. Arson, 2013. Modeling the Influence of Thermo-Mechanical Crack Opening and Closure on Rock Stiffness, 5th Biot Conference on Poromechanics, Vienna, Austria, July 10-12, 2013, p.2526-2535 [SMARTech]
  27. E. Bakhtiary, C. Arson, 2013. Towards a Thermodynamic Framework to Model Particle Crushing and Sieving, 47th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium of the American Rock Mechanics Association, San Francisco, CA, 23-25 June 2013, paper ID: 13-348, 8p. [SMARTech]
  28. S. Johnson, C. Arson, R. Settgast, 2013. Multi-Scale Fracture Creation and Network Generation During Hydraulic Fracturing, 47th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium of the American Rock Mechanics Association, San Francisco, CA, 23-25 June 2013, paper ID: 13-584, 12p. [SMARTech]
  29. H. Xu, C. Arson, S. Busetti, 2013. Modeling the Anisotropic Damaged Zone Around Hydraulic Fractures: Thermodynamic Framework and Simulation of Mechanical Tests, 47th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium of the American Rock Mechanics Association, San Francisco, CA, 23-25 June 2013, paper ID: 13-375, 10p. [SMARTech]
  30. C. Zhu, C. Arson, H. Xu, 2013. Modeling Stiffness Anisotropy Induced by Crack Opening in Rocks Subjected to Thermal versus Mechanical Stress Gradients, 47th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium of the American Rock Mechanics Association, San Francisco, CA, 23-25 June 2013, paper ID: 13-305, 8p. [SMARTech]
  31. H. Xu, C. Arson, F. Chester, 2012. Stiffness and Deformation of Rock Subjected to Anisotropic Damage and Temperature-Dependent Healing, 46th U.S. Rock Mechanics and Geomechanics Symposium, Chicago, Illinois, USA, June 24-27, 2012, Paper 12-316, 8p. [SMARTech]
  32. H. Xu, C. Arson, 2012. Thermo-Mechanical Damage in Porous Rocks: Theoretical Framework and Modeling Considerations, GeoCongress 2012, State of the Art and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering, Oakland, California, USA, March 25-29, 2012, p.2332-2341
  33. C. Arson, B. Juge, 2012. A Hollow Sphere Model to Dimension Soilcrete Columns, GeoCongress 2012, State of the Art and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering, Oakland, California, USA, March 25-29, 2012, p.1006-1015
  34. M. Mozayan, C. Arson, B. Gatmiri, 2010. Thermal damage in unsaturated geomaterials, Fifth International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Barcelona, Spain, 6-8 September 2010, 4p.
  35. M. Mozayan, C. Arson, B. Gatmiri, 2010. Study of tensorial damage in a porous geomaterial, 7th Eur. Conf. on Num. Methods in Geotech. Engineering, Trondheim, Norway, 2-4 June 2010, 6p.
  36. C. Arson, B. Gatmiri, 2009. Numerical study of a new THM damage model for unsaturated geomaterials, in Unsaturated Soils – Theoretical and Numerical Advances in Unsaturated Soil Mechanics, proc. 4th Asia-Pacific Conference on Unsaturated Soils, New-Castle, Australia, 23-25 November 2009, CRC Press, Buzzi et al. editors, p.635-640
  37. C. Arson, B. Gatmiri, 2009. Damage in unsaturated porous media: theory, algorithm and numerical application, in Poromechanics IV, Proceedings of the 4th Biot Conference on Poromechanics, Columbia University, New-York, USA, 8 - 10 June, 2009, Ling, Smyth and Betti eds, DESTech Publications, p. 214-219
  38. C. Arson, B. Gatmiri, 2009. Parametric study on the performance of a THM damage model for unsaturated porous media, 1st International Symposium on Computational Geomechanics, Juan-les-Pins, France, 29 April - 1st May 2009, pp. 553-562
  39. C. Arson, B. Gatmiri, 2008. Outline of the modelling of the excavated damaged zone in geological barriers, First European Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Durham, United Kingdom, 2 - 4 July 2008, Unsaturated Soils, Advances in Geo-Engineering, CRC Press, eds: D.G. Toll, C.E. Augarde, D. Gallipoli, S.J. Wheeler, pp. 695-701
  40. C. Arson, B. Gatmiri, 2007. Quantitative prediction of 2D topographical and sedimentary site effects by an optimised hybrid numerical technique, 7ème Colloque National de l'Association Française du Génie Para-Sismique, Paris, France, 4 - 6 July 2007, communication n. A005, 8 p
  41. C. Arson, B. Gatmiri, 2007. Quantification of seismic site effects in two-dimensional irregular configurations, 4th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, Thessaloniki, Greece, 25 - 28 June 2007, communication n. 1195, 12 p.
  42. C. Arson, B. Gatmiri, 2007. Quantitative prediction of site effects in sedimentary valleys by an optimised 2D hybrid method, 5th International Conference on Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, Tehran, Iran, 13 - 16 May 2007, session SE, n.3, 9p.
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Peer-Reviewed Extended Conference Abstracts

  1. C. Arson, L.A.N.R. Douma, C. Zhu, C.J. Spiers, 2015. Role of salt specific surface in healing processes driven by diffusion and pressure solution, 2015 Conference of the ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, June 16-19, 2015 (in press)
  2. R. Kirkman, R. Harris, A. Francis, H. Xu, C. Arson, L. Stewart, 2015. An Integrative Approach to the Ethics of Hydraulic Fracturing: A Report on Work in Progress, 2015 Annual International Conference of the Association of Practical and Professional Ethics, Costa Mesa, CA, February 19-22, 2015 (in press)
  3. S. Busetti, H. Xu, C. Arson, 2014. Simulation of Anisotropic Rock Damage for Geologic Fracturing, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2014, San Francisco, California, December 15-19, 2014
  4. J.-M. Pereira, C. Arson, 2013. Modeling Rock Permeability and Retention Properties During Crack Opening and Closure, ALERT Workshop 2013, Session #3: Degradation in Geomaterials, Aussois, France, September 30 – October 5, 2013, 2p. (in press)
  5. C. Arson, 2013. An Observation Scale For Healing: Phenomenological Modeling of Stiffness Recovery in Salt Rock, 2013 Conference of the ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, August 4-7, 2013, ID.107, 1p.
  6. M. Sanchez, C. Arson, 2012. Analysis of Unsaturated Clayed Materials Hydration Incorporating the Effect of Thermo-Osmotic Flow, 5th International Meeting on Clays in Natural and Engineering Barriers for Radioactive Waste Confinement, Montpellier, France, October 22-25, 2012, 2p.
  7. C. Arson, 2012. A Two-Scale Model of Stiffness for 1D Tensile Crack Opening, Closure and Healing, International US-Poland Workshop on Multiscale Computational Modeling of Cementitious Materials, Krakow, Poland, October 18-19, 2012, 7p.
  8. C. Arson, 2012. Discrete versus Continuum Modeling Of Ballast Particle Crushing, 49th Annual Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science, Symposium VII.1. “Mechanics of Substructure Materials”, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA, October 10-12, 2012, ID.790, 2p.
  9. J.-M. Pereira, C. Arson, 2012. Study of the Influence of Pore and Crack Sizes on Unsaturated Rock Permeability by a Mechanical Damage Model, 49th Annual Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science, Symposium IV.8. “Multiscale Characterization and Modeling of Geomaterials”, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA, October 10-12, 2012, ID.688, 2p.
  10. E. Vennat, C. Arson, 2012. Stiffness Homogenization of Damaged Teeth Repaired by Resin Injection, 49th Annual Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science, Symposium II.4. “Computational Modeling in Biomechanics”, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA, October 10-12, 2012, ID:662, 2p.
  11. C. Arson, J.-M. Pereira, 2010. Permeability in Damaged Porous Rocks, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2010, San Francisco, California, December 13-17, 2010, vol.1, p.4
  12. C. Arson, B. Gatmiri, 2009. Mechanical validation of a damage model for non isothermal unsaturated porous geomaterials, Conference on the Impact of the THMC Processes on the safety of underground repositories, Luxembourg, 29th Sept. 2009, 5 p.
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Technical Reports

  1. C. Arson, R. Kirkman, L. Stewart, 2015. Workshop Report: "Risks and Policies of Hydraulic Fracturing: Assessment and Deliberation", Georgia Tech, November 13-14, 2014, SmarTech Electronic Archive [SMARTech]
  2. C. Arson, G. Buscarnera, 2014. Book of Abstracts Report from: International Workshop on Education of Future Geotechnical Engineers in Response to Emerging Multi-scale Soil-Environment Problems, SmarTech Electronic Archive [SMARTech]
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Invited Lectures

  1. C. Arson, C. Arson, Damage and Healing Mechanics of Salt Rock, Seminar at the University of California San Diego (San Diego, California), October 28th, 2015
  2. C. Arson, “Rock Damage and Healing Mechanics”, Seminar of the Craft & Hawkins Department of Petroleum Engineering, Louisiana State University, (Baton Rouge, Louisiana), May 1st, 2015
  3. C. Arson, “Damage and Healing Mechanics of Salt”, Seminar of the Department of Geosciences, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, March 20, 2015
  4. C. Arson, "Enjeux socio-économiques et défis techniques du stockage souterrain aux Etats-Unis", Symposium of the Centre Français de Mécanique des Roches (French Rock Mechanics Association), Stockage Souterrain pour l’Energie et l’Environnement, Ecole des Ponts Paris Tech (Champs-sur-Marne, France), November 25th, 2014
  5. C. Arson, "Rock Damage and Healing Mechanics", Seminar of the Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin (Austin, Texas), October 3rd, 2014
  6. C. Arson, "Rock Damage and Healing Mechanics", Seminar of the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Northwestern University (Evanston, Illinois), June 5th, 2014
  7. C. Arson, "Rock Damage and Healing Mechanics", Geophysics Department seminar, Stanford University (Stanford, California), May 15th, 2014 [SMARTech]
  8. C. Arson, "Thermodynamics of Rock Damage and Energy Application", seminar hosted by the University of Alaska Fairbanks (Fairbanks, Alaska), May 22nd, 2013
  9. C. Arson, "Modeling Damage and Healing in Rock: Open the Observation Window!", seminar at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (Livermore, California), March 22nd, 2013
  10. C. Arson, "Poromechanics of Damage and Healing: A Philosophy of the Mesoscale", invited lecture at the Massachussetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, Massachussetts), December 6th, 2012
  11. C. Arson, "Applications of Damage Poromechanics to Geostorage and Injection Problems", seminar at ConocoPhillips Headquarters (Houston, Texas), July 12th, 2012 [SMARTech]
  12. C. Arson, "Applications of Damage Poromechanics to Energy Geotechnics", seminar at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, Georgia), April 4th, 2012
  13. C. Arson, "Applications of Damage Poromechanics to Energy Geotechnics", seminar at Imperial College London (U.K), March 27th, 2012
  14. C. Arson, "Applications of Poromechanics to Energy Engineering", seminar at Navier Laboratory (Ecole des Ponts ParisTech, France), January 6th, 2012 [SMARTech]
  15. C. Arson, "Modeling Damage in Porous Media", seminar at the Virginia Institute of Technology (Blacksburg, Virginia), November 5th, 2010
  16. C. Arson, "A Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical Damage Model for Unsaturated Geomaterials", Oral Presentation in reception of the PhD Prize of ALERT Geomaterials Society (Alliance of Laboratories in Europe for Research and Technology), Aussois, France, October 5th, 2010
  17. C. Arson, "Etude théorique et numérique de l’endommagement thermo-hydro-mécanique des milieu poreux non saturés" (in French), Oral Presentation in reception of the Jury’s Special PhD Prize of Ecole des Ponts ParisTech, Champs-sur-Marne, France, June 15th, 2010
  18. C. Arson, "Theoretical and Numerical Study of Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical Damage in Unsaturated Porous Media", seminar at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley, California), April 15th, 2010
  19. C. Arson, "Theoretical and Numerical Study of Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical Damage in Unsaturated Porous Media", seminar at the South Western Research Institute (San Antonio, Texas), March 30th, 2010
  20. C. Arson, "Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical Modeling of Damage in Unsaturated Geomaterials", seminar at the Texas A&M Department of Civil Engineering (College Station, Texas), February 5th, 2009
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Other Relevant Presentations

  1. C. Arson,, G. Buscarnera, “Challenges and Future Directions of Geotechnical Engineering Education in Response to Emerging Multi-scale Soil-Environment Problems“, ALERT Workshop 2015, Aussois, France, September 28 - October 3, 2015
  2. P. Wang, C. Arson, “Modeling Ballast Particle Crushing as a Phase Change“, American Association of Railroads Affiliated Lab Fall Meeting, College Station, Texas, September 16th, 2015 (in videoconference)
  3. W. Jin, H. Xu, C. Arson, “Multi-scale fracture propagation in quasi-brittle rocks“, ConocoPhillips project progress report, Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, Georgia), July 27th, 2015
  4. E. Bakhtiary, T. Christopher, R. Yoo, S. Gong, C. Arson, "Modeling Ballast ParticleCrushing as a Phase Change", 20th Annual Research Review of the Association of American Railroads (Colorado Springs, Colorado), March 31st, 2015 (poster)
  5. C. Arson, “Damage Poro-Mechanics Laboratory Team” (DeeP MeLT), presentation at the High Pressure and Temperature Laboratory, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, March 17, 2015
  6. H. Xu, A. Francis, C. Arson, “Hydraulic Fracturing: An Engineering Prospective on Modeling Issues”, Workshop: Risks and policies of Hydraulic Fracturing: Assessment and deliberation, Georgia Tech (Atlanta, Georgia), November 13-14, 2014
  7. H. Xu, C. Arson, "Finite Element to Modeling of Hydraulic Fracturing", ConocoPhillips project progress report, ConocoPhillips Headquarters (Houston, Texas), March 18th, 2014
  8. C. Arson, "Application of Thermodynamic Principles to the Modeling of Damage and Healing in Rock", "4G" Workshops series (Geomaterials, Geology, Geophysocs and Geosystems), co-organized by the School of Civil & Environmental Engineering and the School of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology, October 17th, 2013
  9. C. Arson, H. Xu, C. Zhu, “Phenomenological and Numerical Modeling of the Damaged Zone Processing Around Hydraulic Fractures”, Math, Science and Computation of Hydraulic Fracturing CEES Meeting, Stanford University, March 21st, 2013
  10. H. Xu, C. Arson, "Programming a New Damage Model in ABAQUS", ConocoPhillips project progress report, Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, Georgia), February 4th, 2013
  11. C. Arson,"Teaching Epistemology to Train Engaged Mechanical Modelers", 2013 Georgia Tech STEM Education Research Expo, Georgia Tech (Atlanta, Georgia), January 17th, 2013 (poster)
  12. C. Arson, "Rock Fabric Mechanics - Explaining rock damage and healing from microstructure organization", seminar of the Georiga Tech School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (Atlanta, Georgia), January 9th, 2014
  13. C. Arson, "Thermodynamic Framework for Damage Poromechanics: Make It or Break It!", seminar hosted by the Georgia Tech Department of Nuclear and Radiological Engineering and Medical Physics (Atlanta, Georgia), March 28th, 2013
  14. H. Xu, C. Arson, "Using Continuum Damage Mechanics and the Finite Element to Model Hydraulic Fracturing", ConocoPhillips Headquarters (Houston, Texas), July 12th, 2012
  15. H. Xu, C. Arson, "Finite Element Modeling of Hydraulic Fracturing", ConocoPhillips project progress report, Texas A&M University (College Station, Texas), May 16th, 2012
  16. C. Arson, "Using Continuum Damage Mechanics to Relate Rock microstructure Changes to Permeability", seminar at Texas A&M Center for Tectonophysics, February 1st, 2012
  17. C. Arson, "Applications of Poromechanics to Energy Engineering", seminar at the Texas A&M Department of Civil Engineering, November 17th, 2011
  18. C. Arson, "Current Scientific Investigations", presentation at ConocoPhillips Houston (Texas), Sept. 2nd, 2011
  19. B. Juge, C. Arson, "Jet-Grouting: A New Computational Tool to Determine the Grout Injection Distance", Texas Section ASCE Spring 2011 Meeting, College Station, Texas, April 27-30, 2011
  20. C. Arson, B. Gatmiri, "THM Damage Modelling in Unsaturated Porous Geomaterials", TIMODAZ Coordination Meeting, J. Fourier University (Grenoble, France), January 21-23, 2009
  21. C. Arson, B. Gatmiri, "Theoretical and Numerical Modeling of Damage in Non-Isothermal Unsaturated Clay Rocks", Colloquium Lagrangianum, Maratea, Italy, February 19-22, 2009
  22. C. Arson, B. Gatmiri, "EDZ in Clay Rocks: A New Damage Model for Unsaturated Porous Media and its Numerical Implementation in Theta-Stock", TIMODAZ Coordination Meeting, EPFL (Lausanne, Switzerland), July 10-11, 2008
  23. C. Arson, B. Gatmiri, "A Mixed Damage Model for Unsaturated Porous Media", Institut Poincaré Winter School: "Fracture and Damage: Formation and Propagation of Singularities in Continuum Mechanics", Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, January 30 – February 1st, 2008
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