Publications

Journal Publications:

Yniesta, S., Lemnitzer, A., Cappa, R., and Brandenberg, S.J. (2015) “Vacuum Pluviation Device for Achieving Saturated SandGeotechnical Testing Journal, 38 (3), 355-360

Lemnitzer, A., Cappa, R., Yniesta, S. and Brandenberg, S.J. (2016) “Centrifuge Testing of Model Levees atop peaty soils: experimental data”. Earthquake Spectra, August 2016, Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 1903-1924.

Yniesta, S., Brandenberg, S.J., (2016) “Stress-Ratio-Based Interpretation of Modulus Reduction and Damping CurvesJournal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001585 , 06016021.

Yniesta, S., Brandenberg, S.J., and Shafiee A. (2017) “One-dimensional Non-linear Model for Ground Response Analysis” Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 102, 75-85.

Publications in Preparation:

Cappa, R., Yniesta, S., Lemnitzer, A. and Brandenberg, S.J “Cyclic and Post-Cyclic Behavior of Levees atop Peaty Organic Soils during Centrifuge Testing” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering

Yniesta, S., Brandenberg, S.J., “A 3D Constitutive Model for Dynamic Applications” International Journal of Geomechanics

Conference Papers:

Yniesta, S., Brandenberg, S.J. (2017) “Influence of Misfit of Desired Damping Response in Nonlinear Ground Response Analysis”,
Proceedings, 3rd International Conference on Performance-Based Design in earthquake Engineering (PBD-III), Vancouver, Canada,
July 16-19 2017

Lemnitzer, A., Cappa, R., Yniesta, S., Stewart, J.P. and Brandenberg, S.J. (2017) “Post-Cyclic Settlements of a Levee Structure on
Organic Soil during Centrifuge Testing, Proceedings, 3rd International Conference on Performance-Based Design in earthquake
Engineering (PBD-III), Vancouver, Canada, July 16-19 2017

Yniesta, S., and Brandenberg, S.J. (2015) “Unloading Reloading Rule for a One-dimensional Non-linear Model for Site Response AnalysisProceedings, 6th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering (6ICEGE), Christchurch, New Zealand, November 1-4, 2015

Cappa, R., Yniesta, S., Brandenberg, S.J and Lemnitzer, A. (2015) “Settlements and excess pore pressure generation in peaty soils under embankments during cyclic loadingProceedings, 6th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering (6ICEGE), Christchurch, New Zealand, November 1-4, 2015

Cappa, R., Yniesta, S., Lemnitzer, A., Brandenberg, S. and Shafiee, A. (2015). “Settlement Estimations of Peat during Centrifuge ExperimentsProceedings, International Foundations Congress and Equipment Exposition (IFCEE), San Antonio, Texas, March 17- 21, 2015

Yniesta, S., Cappa, R., Lemnitzer, A. and Brandenberg, S. (2015). “Centrifuge Testing of Levees: Saturation Techniques during Model ConstructionProceedings, International Foundations Congress and Equipment Exposition (IFCEE), San Antonio, Texas, March 17- 21, 2015

Cappa, R., Yniesta, S., Lemnitzer, A., Brandenberg, S.J., and Stewart, J.P. (2014). “Centrifuge Experiments to Evaluate the Seismic Performance of Levees on Peaty Soils in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta“ Proceedings, Dam Safety Conference, San Diego, CA, September 21-25, 2014

Reports:

Yniesta S. (2016) “Constitutive Modeling of Peat in Dynamic Simulations” Dissertation, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles

Cappa R., Yniesta S., Brandenberg S.J., Lemnitzer A., Stewart J.P. (2014). “Averting an Impending Disaster. Data Report for Centrifuge Experiments 12L and 13L.” Data report for NEES https://nees.org/groups/nees_2012_1161

Cappa R., Yniesta S., Brandenberg S.J., Lemnitzer A., Stewart J.P. (2014). “Averting an Impending Disaster. Data Report for Centrifuge Experiments 14L and 15L.” Data report for NEES https://nees.org/groups/nees_2012_1161