Bryan Tatone

PhD Graduate

Publications

Lisjak, A., Mahabadi, O. K., He, L., Tatone, B. S. A., Kaifosh, P., Haque, S. A., & Grasselli, G. (2018). Acceleration of a 2D/3D finite-discrete element code for geomechanical simulations using General Purpose GPU computing. Computers and Geotechnics, 100, 84–96. Scopus. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compgeo.2018.04.011
Lisjak, A., Kaifosh, P., He, L., Tatone, B. S. A., Mahabadi, O. K., & Grasselli, G. (2017). A 2D, fully-coupled, hydro-mechanical, FDEM formulation for modelling fracturing processes in discontinuous, porous rock masses. Computers and Geotechnics, 81, 1–18. Scopus. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compgeo.2016.07.009
Lisjak, A., Tatone, B. S. A., Mahabadi, O. K., Grasselli, G., Marschall, P., Lanyon, G. W., Vaissière, R., Shao, H., Leung, H., & Nussbaum, C. (2016). Hybrid Finite-Discrete Element Simulation of the EDZ Formation and Mechanical Sealing Process Around a Microtunnel in Opalinus Clay. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 49(5), 1849–1873. Scopus. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00603-015-0847-2
Mahabadi, O. K., Lisjak, A., He, L., Tatone, B. S. A., Kaifosh, P., & Grasselli, G. (2016). Development of a new fully-parallel finite-discrete element code: Irazu. 4, 2695–2703. Scopus.
Lisjak, A., Tatone, B. S. A., Kaifosh, P., He, L., Mahabadi, O. K., & Grasselli, G. (2016). Development of a fully-coupled, hydro-mechanical model for finite-discrete element simulations of fluid-driven fracturing. 1, 818–828. Scopus.
Tatone, B. S. A., & Grasselli, G. (2015). A calibration procedure for two-dimensional laboratory-scale hybrid finite-discrete element simulations. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 75, 56–72. Scopus. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2015.01.011
Grasselli, G., Lisjak, A., Mahabadi, O. K., & Tatone, B. S. A. (2015). Influence of pre-existing discontinuities and bedding planes on hydraulic fracturing initiation. European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering, 19(5), 580–597. Scopus. https://doi.org/10.1080/19648189.2014.906367
Lisjak, A., Tatone, B. S. A., Mahabadi, O. K., Grasselli, G., Vietor, T., & Marschall, P. (2015). Simulating the mechanical re-compaction of the EDZ in an indurated claystone (Opalinus clay). 639–644. Scopus.
Tatone, B. S. A., & Grasselli, G. (2015). A calibration procedure for two-dimensional laboratory-scale hybrid finite-discrete element simulations. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 75, 56–72. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2015.01.011
Tatone, B. S. A., & Grasselli, G. (2014). Characterization of the effect of normal load on the discontinuity morphology in direct shear specimens using X-ray micro-CT. Acta Geotechnica, 10(1), 31–54. Scopus. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11440-014-0320-5
Muralha, J., Grasselli, G., Tatone, B. S. A., Blümel, M., Chryssanthakis, P., & Yujing, J. (2014). ISRM Suggested Method for Laboratory Determination of the Shear Strength of Rock Joints: Revised Version. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 47(1), 291–302.
Mahabadi, O. K., Tatone, B. S. A., & Grasselli, G. (2014). Influence of microscale heterogeneity and microstructure on the tensile behavior of crystalline rocks. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 119(7), 5324–5341. Scopus. https://doi.org/10.1002/2014JB011064
Lisjak, A., Tatone, B. S. A., Grasselli, G., & Vietor, T. (2014). Numerical Modelling of the Anisotropic Mechanical Behaviour of Opalinus Clay at the Laboratory-Scale Using FEM/DEM. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 47(1), 187–206. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00603-012-0354-7
Tatone, B. S. A., & Grasselli, G. (2014). Characterization of the effect of normal load on the discontinuity morphology in direct shear specimens using X-ray micro-CT. Acta Geotechnica, 10(1), 31–54. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11440-014-0320-5
Tatone, B. S. A., & Grasselli, G. (2013). An Investigation of Discontinuity Roughness Scale Dependency Using High-Resolution Surface Measurements. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 46(4), 657–681. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00603-012-0294-2
Tatone, B. S. A., & Grasselli, G. (2013). An Investigation of Discontinuity Roughness Scale Dependency Using High-Resolution Surface Measurements. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 46(4), 657–681. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00603-012-0294-2
Grasselli, G., Lisjak, A., Tatone, B. S. A., & Mahabadi, O. K. (2012, October 3). Numerical study of the influence of pre-existing features on the hydraulic fracturing process using FEM/DEM. ALERT Workshop – “Geomechanics for energy production,” grasselli2012numerical.
Tatone, B. S. A., & Grasselli, G. (2012, June 24). Modeling direct shear tests with FEM/DEM: Investigation of discontinuity shear strength scale effect as an emergent characteristic. 46th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, Chicago, IL.
Lisjak, A., Tatone, B. S. A., Grasselli, G., & Vietor, T. (2012, June 24). Modeling of the strength and deformation anisotropy of an argillaceous rock (Opalinus clay) at the laboratory-scale. 46th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, Chicago, IL.
Lisjak, A., Tatone, B. S. A., Grasselli, G., & Vietor, T. (2012, May 5). Combined finite-discrete element modelling of the influence of bedding planes on the mechanical behaviour of Opalinus Clay. RockEng12, Edmonton, Canada.
Lisjak, A., Tatone, B. S. A., Grasselli, G., & Vietor, T. (2012, February 6). Micro-mechanical modeling of the strength and deformation anisotropy of Opalinus Clay. TIMODAZ Workshop, Mont Terri Rock Laboratory, Saint-Ursanne, Switzerland.
Tatone, B. S. A., & Grasselli, G. (2012). Quantitative Measurements of Fracture Aperture and Directional Roughness from Rock Cores. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 45(4), 619–629. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00603-011-0219-5
Lisjak, A., Tatone, B. S. A., Mahabadi, O. K., & Grasselli, G. (2012). Block caving modelling using the Y-Geo hybrid finite-discrete element code. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference and Exhibition on Mass Mining (MassMin 2012).
Tatone, B. S. A., & Grasselli, G. (2012). Quantitative Measurements of Fracture Aperture and Directional Roughness from Rock Cores. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 45(4), 619–629. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00603-011-0219-5
Coppini, H., Sublett, C., Tatone, B. S. A., & Grasselli, G. (2011, October 28). Experimental study on shear strength of non-persistent joints. RockEng2012.
Grasselli, G., Lisjak, A., Mahabadi, O. K., & Tatone, B. S. A. (2011, October 16). Slope stability analysis using a hybrid Finite-Discrete Element method code (FEMDEM). 12th ISRM Congress, Beijing, China.
Tatone, B. S. A., Lisjak, A., Mahabadi, O. K., Grasselli, G., & Donnelly, C. (2010). Evaluation of the combined finite element-discrete element method for the assessment of gravity dam stability. 1509. https://doi.org/10.13140/2.1
Tatone, B. S. A., Grasselli, G., & Cottrell, B. (2010, June 15). Accounting for the influence of measurement resolution on discontinuity roughness estimates. ISRM International Symposium-EUROCK 2010, Lausanne, Switzerland.
Tatone, B. S. A., & Grasselli, G. (2010). A new 2D discontinuity roughness parameter and its correlation with JRC. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 47(8), 1391–1400. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2010.06.006
Tatone, B. S. A., & Grasselli, G. (2010). ROCKTOPPLE: A spreadsheet-based program for probabilistic block-toppling analysis. Computers & Geosciences, 36(1), 98–114. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cageo.2009.04.014
Cottrell, B., Tatone, B. S. A., & Grasselli, G. (2010). Joint replica shear testing and roughness degradation measurement. 207–210. Scopus.
Cottrell, B., Tatone, B. S. A., & Grasselli, G. (2010). Joint replica shear testing and roughness degradation measurement. In Rock Mechanics in Civil and Environmental Engineering (pp. 227–230). CRC Press.
Tatone, B. S. A., & Grasselli, G. (2010). A new 2D discontinuity roughness parameter and its correlation with JRC. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 47(8), 1391–1400. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2010.06.006
Tatone, B. S. A., & Grasselli, G. (2010). ROCKTOPPLE: A spreadsheet-based program for probabilistic block-toppling analysis. Computers & Geosciences, 36(1), 98–114. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cageo.2009.04.014
Tatone, B. S. A., & Grasselli, G. (2009). A method to evaluate the three-dimensional roughness of fracture surfaces in brittle geomaterials. Review of Scientific Instruments, 80(12), 125110. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3266964
Tatone, B. S. A., & Grasselli, G. (2009). A method to evaluate the three-dimensional roughness of fracture surfaces in brittle geomaterials. Review Of Scientific Instruments, 80(12), 125110. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3266964
Tatone, B. S. A., Donnelly, C. R., Protulipac, D., & Clarke, C. (2009, October 3). Evaluation of the hydraulic efficiency of a newly constructed plastic concrete cut-off wall. Proceedings of the 2009 Canadian Dam Association Conference, Whistler, BC. https://doi.org/10.13140/2.1.3540.1284
Nasseri, M. H. B., Tatone, B. S. A., Grasselli, G., & Young, R. P. (2009). Fracture Toughness and Fracture Roughness Interrelationship in Thermally treated Westerly Granite. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 166(5–7), 801–822.
Nasseri, M. H. B., Tatone, B. S. A., Grasselli, G., & Young, R. P. (2009). Fracture Toughness and Fracture Roughness Interrelationship in Thermally treated Westerly Granite. In S. Vinciguerra & Y. Bernabé (Eds.), Rock Physics and Natural Hazards (pp. 801–822). Birkhäuser Basel.