José Abell's research blog


Journal Articles

  • [In Review] M. Rodriguez, C Magna-Verdugo, J. A. Abell Influence of soil-structure-interaction and site natural period in fragility curves derived for a reinforced concrete shear-wall building, Engineering Structures, 2018.

  • [In Review] H.Y. Liu, J.A. Abell, A. Diambra, F. Pisanò A three-surface plasticity model capturing cyclic sand ratcheting. Géotechnique, 2018.

  • [In Review] José. A. Abell, Christian Crempien, Federico Pisanò. Inspecting the effects of sand dilatancy in drained seismic response analyses. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 2018.

  • [Accepted] José. A. Abell, Nebojša Orbović, David B. McCallen and Boris Jeremić. Earthquake Soil Structure Interaction of Nuclear Power Plants, differences in response to 3-D, 3×1-D, and 1-D excitations. Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, in print, 2018.

  • Catalina Fortuño, Juan Carlos de la Llera, Charles W. Wicks, and José A. Abell - Synthetic Hybrid Broadband Seismograms Based on InSAR Coseismic Displacements. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America published ahead of print November 18, 2014, doi:10.1785/0120130293

  • José A. AbellJuan Carlos de la LleraCharles W. Wicks - Enhancement of long period components of recorded and synthetic ground motions using InSAR. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering 01/2011; 31(5):817-829. DOI:10.1016/j.soildyn.2011.01.005

Conference Proceedings

  • Yuan Feng, José Abell, Sumeet Kumar Sinha, Han Yang, Fatemah Behbehani, Hexian Wang, Nebojša Orbović, David B McCallen and Boris Jeremić. Verification for the Real ESSI Simulator. In proceedings of Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology (SMiRT) 24 conference, Busan, South Korea, August 20-25, 2017.

  • J. A. Abell, J. G. F. Crempien, and B. Jeremić - Physics-Based Scenario Modeling for Earthquake-Soil-Structure Interaction of Buildings in Proceedings of the 16th. World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 2017.

  • José Antonio Abell Mena, Sumeet Kumar Sinha, Boris Jeremić - *Wavelet Based Synthetic Earthquake Sources for Path and Soil Structure Interaction Modeling: Stress Testing of Nuclear Power Plants * Proceedings of IAEA conference on: Best Practices in Physics-based Fault Rupture Models for Seismic Hazard Assessment of Nuclear Installations, Vienna, Austria, November 1820, 2015

  • Nebojša Orbović, Boris Jeremić, José Antonio Abell Mena, Chao Luo, Robert P. Kennedy and Andrei Blaihoanu - Use of Nonlinear, Time Domain Analysis for Design of NPPs in Proceedings of the Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology (SMiRT) 2015 Conference, Manchester, August 10-14, 2015.

  • N.Tafazzoli, F. Pisanò, J. A. Abell M., B. Kamrani, C.-G. Jeong, B. Aldridge, R. Roche, A. Kammerer, and B. Jeremic -  ESSI Simulator Program, Current Status . Proceedings of the 22nd. Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology (SMiRT 22) Conference, San Francisco, California, U.S.A. 

Ph.D. Dissertation

Earthquake-Soil-Structure Interaction Modeling of Nuclear Power Plants for Near-Field Events - Ph.D. Dissertation - University of California at Davis, March 2016

Masters Thesis

InSAR Compatible Ground Motions for Northern Chile - Masters Thesis - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, August 2009