Publications

2016
Y. Sun, Aman, M., and Espinoza, N. D., “Assessment of mechanical rock alteration caused by CO 2–water mixtures using indentation and scratch experiments,” International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, vol. 45, pp. 9–17, 2016.
Z. Sun, Espinoza, N. D., and Balhoff, M. T., “Discrete element modeling of indentation tests to investigate mechanisms of CO2-related chemomechanical rock alteration,” Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 2016.
N. D. Espinoza, Shovkun, I., Makni, O., and Lenoir, N., “Natural and induced fractures in coal cores imaged through X-ray computed microtomography—Impact on desorption time,” International Journal of Coal Geology, vol. 154, pp. 165–175, 2016.
D. N. Espinoza, Vandamme, M., Dangla, P., Pereira, J. - M., and Vidal-Gilbert, S., “Adsorptive-mechanical properties of reconstituted granular coal: Experimental characterization and poromechanical modeling,” International Journal of Coal Geology, 2016.
2015
D. N. Espinoza, Pereira, J. - M., Vandamme, M., Dangla, P., and Vidal-Gilbert, S., “Desorption-induced shear failure of coal bed seams during gas depletion,” International Journal of Coal Geology, vol. 137, pp. 142-151, 2015. Publisher's Version
2014
D. N. Espinoza, Vandamme, M., Pereira, J. - M., Dangla, P., and Vidal-Gilbert, S., “Measurement and modeling of adsorptive-poromechanical properties of bituminous coal cores exposed to CO2: adsorption, swelling strains, swelling stresses and impact on fracture permeability,” International Journal of Coal Geology, vol. 134-135, pp. 80-95, 2014. Publisher's Version
2013
D. N. Espinoza, Vandamme, M., Dangla, P., Pereira, J. - M., and Vidal-Gilbert, S., “A transverse isotropic model for microporous solids - Application to coal matrix adsorption and swelling,” Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth, vol. 118, pp. 6113–6123, 2013.
2012
D. N. Espinoza and Santamarina, J. C., “Clay interaction with liquid and supercritical CO2: the relevance of electrical and capillary forces,” International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, vol. 10, pp. 351–362, 2012.
2011
R. J. Fragaszy, Santamarina, J. C., Amekudzi, A., Assimaki, D., Bachus, R., Burns, S. E., Cha, M., Cho, G. C., Cortes, D. D., Dai, S., Espinoza, D. N., Garrow, L., Huang, H., Jang, J., Jung, J. W., Kim, S., Kurtis, K., Lee, C., Pasten, C., Phadnis, H., Rix, G., Shin, H. S., Torres, M. C., and Tsouris, C., “Sustainable development and energy geotechnology—Potential roles for geotechnical engineering,” KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 611-621, 2011.
D. N. Espinoza, Kim, S. H., and Santamarina, J. C., “CO2 Geological Storage − Geotechnical Implications,” KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, vol. 15, pp. 707–719, 2011.
D. N. Espinoza and Santamarina, J. C., “P-wave monitoring of hydrate-bearing sand during CH4–CO2 replacement,” International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 1031–1038, 2011.
2010
D. N. Espinoza and Santamarina, J. C., “Ant tunneling—a granular media perspective,” Granular Matter, vol. 12, no. 6, pp. 607–616, 2010.
J. W. Jung, Espinoza, D. N., and Santamarina, J. C., “Properties and phenomena relevant to CH4 ‐CO2 replacement in hydrate‐bearing sediments,” Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth, vol. 115, no. B10, pp. 1–16, 2010.
D. N. Espinoza and Santamarina, J. C., “Water‐CO2‐mineral systems: Interfacial tension, contact angle, and diffusion—Implications to CO2 geological storage,” Water Resources Research, vol. 46, no. 7, pp. 1–10, 2010.
2009
W. F. Waite, Santamarina, J. C., Cortes, D. D., Dugan, B., Espinoza, D. N., Germaine, J., Jang, J., Jung, J. W., Kneafsey, T. J., Shin, H., Soga, K., Winters, W. J., and Yun, T. - S., “Physical properties of hydrate-bearing sediments,” Review of Geophysics, vol. 47, pp. 1–38, 2009.