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Samuel Yniesta
M.S. (UCLA) - Ph.D. (UCLA)

Research interests and affiliations

Research interests

Geotechnical earthquake engineering Soil dynamics Geomechanics Constitutive modeling Behavior of organic soils Behavior of sensitive clays Numerical simulations Stability of levees Centrifuge testing

Affiliation(s)
Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 1002 Geotechnical engineering (including engineering geology)
  • 2107 Modelling, simulation and finite element methods

Publications

Recent publications
Conference paper
Yniesta, S. & Brandenberg, S.J. (2018). A Constitutive Model Controlling Damping for 2D and 3D Site Response. Paper presented at the 5th Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics Conference: Numerical Modeling and Soil Structure Interaction (GEESDV 2018), Austin, TX (pp. 17-24). Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784481479.002
Conference paper
Idrissi, M.J. & Yniesta, S. (2018). Integration of Viscoplastic Effects in Nonlinear Ground Response Analysis. Paper presented at the 5th Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics Conference: Seismic Hazard Analysis, Earthquake Ground Motions, and Regional-Scale Assessment (GEESDV 2018), Austin, TX (pp. 475-481). Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784481462.046
Journal article
Yniesta, S., Brandenberg, S.J. & Shafiee, A. (2017). ARCS: A one dimensional nonlinear soil model for ground response analysis. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 102, 75-85. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2017.08.015
Conference paper
Yniesta, S. & Brandenberg, S.J. (2017). Influence of misfit of desired damping response in nonlinear ground response analysis. Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Performance-Based Design in earthquake Engineering (PBD-III), Vancouver, B.-C.

Press review about Samuel Yniesta

May 8, 2018, PLAN, De Mexico à Montréal : ce que nous apprend un séisme Samuel Yniesta, professeur adjoint au Département des génies civil, géologique et des mines de Polytechnique Montréal, a fait partie de l'équipe de six chercheurs et ingénieurs envoyés à Mexico par l'Association canadienne de génie parasismique afin d'étudier les enseignements à tirer du séisme de Mexico survenu en septembre dernier (page 54).