• Books

  • Book Chapters

  • Refereed Journal Papers

  • Conference Papers

  • Research Areas

    1. Non-linear solid mechanics
    2. Constitutive modelling of wood materials
    3. Multi-scale computational mechanics
    4. Composite materials and structures
    5. Plasticity for small and large strains
    6. Finite elements in structural engineering
    7. Graphene and carbon nanotubes
    8. Morphing skins for aerospace structures

Journal papers | Conference papers 

Books

 
  1. Saavedra Flores, E.I. and Gómez, L., “Departamento de Ingeniería en Obras Civiles de la Universidad de Santiago de Chile: Un recorrido por su historia”, 2020. Editorial Usach, Santiago, Chile. 199 p. ISBN (papel) 978-956-303-422-6, ISBN (digital) 978-956-303-423-3.

  2. González Soto, P., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Pérez, E., Burgos, C., Piña, F. and Wagner, M., “Sistema Constructivo de Rápida Ejecución para Edificios utilizando Madera Contralaminada”, 2015, Chile.

 

Book Chapters

 
  1. Astroza, R., Barrientos, N., Li, Y. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Chapter 20: Calibration of a large nonlinear finite element model of a highway bridge with many uncertain parameters”. In Barthorpe, R. (Eds.), “Model Validation and Uncertainty Quantification”, 2020, Vol. 3, pp. 177-187. Springer (ISBN 978-3-030-12075-7).

 

Refereed Journal Papers

     

    Under review

  1. Poornima, V., Venkatasubramani, R., Sreevidya, V., Dai-Viet, N.Vo, Kumar, D., Sharma, A., Avudaiappan, S. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Microstructural characteristics of microbiologically induced calcite precipitation by image processing technique”. Submitted to Materials Letters.

  2. Avudaiappan, S., Umanath, U., Nagappan, K. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Prolonged effect on the geotechnical properties of oil contaminated sand at loose state”. Submitted to Transportation Geotechnics.

  3. Avudaiappan, S., Prabu, K., Athreya, D., Selvaraj, D., Raja, K. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Behaviour of pier-pier cap connections of integral bridges under thermal and seismic type loading”. Submitted to Structures.

  4. Avudaiappan, S., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Latha, N., Walter, J.T. and Murali, G., “Experimental study on composite slab made of cold-formed profiled steel sheeting”. Submitted to Steel and Composite Structures, An International Journal.

  5. Poornima, V., Venkatasubramani, R., Sreevidya, V., Avudaiappan, S., Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Study on the effect of super absorbent polymer in enrichment of early age crack healing in Biocrete”. Submitted to Revista de la Construcción.

  6. Brescia-Norambuena, L., González, M., Avudaiappan, S., Saavedra Flores, E.I. and Grasley, Z., “Improving the durability and sustainability of concrete mixes for underground mining pavements through the synergic effect of silica fume, nanosilica, and polypropylene fibers”. Submitted to Construction and Building Materials.

  7. Araya-Letelier, G., Antico, F.C., Burbano-Garcia, C., Concha-Riedel, J., Norambuena-Contreras, J., Concha Fuentealba, J. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Experimental evaluation of adobe mixes reinforced with jute fibers”. Submitted to Construction and Building Materials.

  8. Senthilkumar, R., Babar, A.R., Kaviyarasan, D., Avudaiappan, S. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Seismic response of regular steel moment frame buildings for different column to beam ratios”. Submitted to Journal of Building Engineering.

  9.  

    2020

  10. Kavitha, S.M., Venkatesan, G., Avudaiappan, S., Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Mechanical and flexural performance of self compacting concrete with natural fiber”. Revista de la Construcción, 19(2) 2020, pp. 370-380.

  11. Godoy Dellepiani, M., Rojas Vega, C., Pina, J.C., Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Numerical investigation on the creep response of concrete structures by means of a multi-scale strategy”. Construction and Building Materials, 263 2020, 119867.

  12. Vanuvamalai, A., Avudaiappan, S., Nivetha, C., Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Earthquake hazard estimation for road tunnel in Northwest Himalayas”. Revista de la Construcción, 19(1) 2020, pp. 134-145.

  13. Chandra, Y., Adhikari, S., Saavedra Flores, E.I. and Figiel, L., “Advances in finite element modelling of graphene and associated nanostructures”. Materials Science & Engineering – R: Reports, 140 2020, 100544.

  14. Chandra, Y., Saavedra Flores, E.I. and Adhikari, S., “Buckling of 2D nano hetero structures with moire patterns”. Computational Materials Science, 177 2020, 109507.

  15. Xia, Y., Wang, C., Friswell, M. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Predicting global strain limits for corrugated panels”. Composite Structures, 231 2020, 111472.

  16.  

    2019

  17. Sheet, I.S., Ahmed, S.M., Avudaiappan, S., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Chandra, Y. and Astroza, R., “Shear bond behaviour of elemental composite beams with different configurations”. Engineering Structures, 201 2019, 109742.

  18. Astroza, R., Barrientos, N., Li, Y., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Liu, Z., “Bayesian updating of complex nonlinear FE models with high-dimensional parameter space using heterogeneous measurements and a batch-recursive approach”. Engineering Structures, 201 2019, 109724.

  19. Diaz, A., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Vasco, D.A., Yanez, S.J., Pina, J.C., Guzmán, C.F., “Multiscale modeling of the thermal conductivity of wood and its application to cross-laminated timber”. International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 144 2019, pp. 79-92.

  20. Ahmed, S.M., Avudaiappan, S., Sheet, I.S., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Pina, J.C., Yanez, S.J., Guzmán, C.F., “Prediction of longitudinal shear resistance of steel-concrete composite slabs”. Engineering Structures, 193 2019, pp. 295-300.

  21. Iquilio, R., Castro, F., Monsalve, A., Petrov, R., Vercruysse, F., Guzmán, C.F., Pina, J.C., Yanez, S.J. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Novel experimental method to determine the limit strain by means of thickness variation”. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 153–154 2019, pp. 208-218.

  22. García-Macías, E., Castro-Triguero, R., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Yanez, S.J. and Hinrechsen, K., “An interactive computational strategy for teaching the analysis of silo structures in Civil Engineering”. Computer Applications in Engineering Education, 27 2019, pp. 821-835.

  23. Pina, J.C., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Saavedra, K., “Numerical study on the elastic buckling of cross-laminated timber walls subject to compression”. Construction and Building Materials, 199 2019, pp. 82-91.

  24. García-Macías, E., Guzmán, C.F., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Castro-Triguero, R., “Multiscale modeling of the elastic moduli of CNT-reinforced polymers and fitting of efficiency parameters for the use of the extended rule-of-mixtures”. Composites Part B: Engineering, 159 2019, pp. 114-131.

  25.  

    2018

  26. Guzmán, C.F., Saavedra Flores, E.I. and Habraken, A.M., “Damage characterization in a ferritic steel sheet: experimental tests, parameter identification and numerical modeling”. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 155 2018, pp. 109-122.

  27. Guzmán, C.F., Yuan, S., Duchene, L., Saavedra Flores, E.I. and Habraken, A.M., “Damage Prediction in Single Point Incremental Forming using an Extended Gurson Model”. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 151 2018, pp. 45–56.

  28.  

    2017

  29. Hristov, P.O., DiazDelaO, F.A., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Guzmán, C.F. and Farooq, U., “Probabilistic sensitivity analysis to understand the influence of micromechanical properties of wood on its macroscopic response”. Composite Structures, 181 2017, pp. 229–239.

  30. Amirpourmolla, M., Das, R. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Bending analysis of thin functionally graded plate under in-plane stiffness variations”. Applied Mathematical Modelling, 44 2017, pp. 481–496.

  31. Vasco, D.A., Díaz, A., Baez, S. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Computational study of transient conjugate conductive heat transfer in light porous building walls”. Ingeniare, 25(4) 2017, pp. 654-661.

  32. Ng, C.K., Saxena, K., Das, R. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “On the Anisotropic and Negative Thermal Expansion from Dual Material Re-entrant type Cellular Metamaterials”. Journal of Materials Science, 52(2) 2017, pp. 899–912.

  33. Castro-Triguero, R., García-Macías, E., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Friswell, M.I. and Gallego, R., “Multi-scale model updating of a timber footbridge using experimental vibration data”. Engineering Computations, 34(3) 2017.

  34.  

    2016

  35. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Ajaj, R.M., Dayyani, I. and Chandra, Y., “Multi-scale model updating for the mechanical properties of cross-laminated timber”. Computers and Structures, 117 2016, pp. 83-90.

  36. Saavedra Flores, E.I. and Haldar, S., “Micro-macro mechanical relations in Palmetto wood by numerical homogenisation”. Composite Structures, 154 2016, pp. 1-10.

  37. Amirpourmolla, M., Das, R. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Analytical solutions for elastic deformation of functionally graded thick plates with in-plane stiffness variation using higher order shear deformation theory”. Composites Part B: Engineering, 94 2016, pp. 109–121.

  38. Chandra, Y., Scarpa, F., Adhikari, S., Zhang, J. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., Peng, H.-X., “Pullout strength of graphene and carbon nanotube/epoxy composites”. Composites Part B: Engineering, 102 2016, pp. 1-8.

  39. Chandra, Y., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Scarpa, F. and Adhikari, S., “Buckling of hybrid nanocomposites with embedded graphene and carbon nanotubes”. Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, 83 2016, pp. 434–441.

  40. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Saavedra, K., Hinojosa, J., Chandra, Y. and Das, R., “Multi-scale modelling of rolling shear failure in cross-laminated timber structures by homogenisation and cohesive zone models”. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 81 2016, pp. 219–232.

  41. García-Macías, E., Castro-Triguero, R., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Friswell, M.I. and Gallego, R., “Static and free vibration analysis of functionally graded carbon nanotube reinforced skew plates”. Composite Structures, 140 2016, pp. 473–490.

  42.  

    2015

  43. Bourchak, M., Ajaj, R. M., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Khalid, M. and Juhany, K. A., “Optimum design of a PID controller for the adaptive torsion wing”. The Aeronautical Journal, 119(1217) 2015, pp. 871-889.

  44. Dayyani, I., Shaw, A.D., Saavedra Flores, E.I. and Friswell, M.I., “The mechanics of composite corrugated structures: A review with applications in morphing aircraft”. Composite Structures, 133 2015, pp. 358–380.

  45. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Ajaj, R.M., Adhikari, S., Dayyani, I., Friswell, M.I. and Castro-Triguero, R., “Hyperelastic tension of graphene”. Applied Physics Letters, 106 2015, paper 061901.

  46. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Dayyani, I., Ajaj, R.M., Castro-Triguero, R., DiazDelaO, F.A., Das, R. and González Soto, P., “Analysis of cross-laminated timber by computational homogenisation and experimental validation”. Composite Structures, 121 2015, pp. 386–394.

  47.  

    2014

  48. Castro-Triguero, R., Saavedra Flores, E.I., DiazDelaO, F.A., Friswell, M.I. and Gallego, R., “Optimal sensor placement in timber structures by means of a multi-scale approach with material uncertainty”. Structural Control and Health Monitoring, 21 2014, pp. 1437–1452.

  49. Dayyani, I., Friswell, M.I. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “A general super element for a curved beam”. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 51(17) 2014, pp. 2931–2939.

  50. Saavedra Flores, E.I., DiazDelaO, F.A., Ajaj, R.M., Friswell, M.I. and G.F. Fernando, “Mathematical modelling of the stochastic mechanical properties of wood and its extensibility at small scales”. Applied Mathematical Modelling, 38(15–16) 2014, pp. 3958–3967.

  51. Ajaj, R.M., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Friswell, M.I. and DiazDelaO, F.A., “Span morphing using the compliant spar”. Journal of Aerospace Engineering, 2014, pp. 1-13, doi:10.1061/(ASCE)AS.1943-5525.0000442.

  52. Barbarino, S., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Ajaj, R.M., Dayyani, I. and Friswell, M.I., “A review on shape memory alloys with applications to morphing aircraft”. Smart Materials and Structures, 23(6) 2014, paper 063001.

  53. Adhikari, S., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Scarpa, F., Chowdhury, R. and Friswell, M.I., “A hybrid atomistic approach for the mechanics of deoxyribonucleic acid molecules”. Journal of Nanotechnology in Engineering and Medicine, 4(4) 2014, paper 041003 (7 pages).

  54. Saavedra Flores, E.I., DiazDelaO, F.A., Friswell, M.I. and Ajaj, R.M., “Investigation on the extensibility of the wood cell-wall composite by an approach based on homogenisation and uncertainty analysis”. Composite Structures, 108 2014, pp. 212-222.

  55.  

    2013

  56. Friswell, M.I. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Dynamic isolation systems using tunable nonlinear stiffness beams”. The European Physical Journal – Special Topics, 222 2013, pp. 1563-1573.

  57. Dayyani, I., Friswell, M.I., Ziaei-Rad, S. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Equivalent models of composite corrugated cores with elastomeric coatings for morphing structures”. Composite Structures, 104 2013, pp. 281-292.

  58. Ajaj, R.M., Saavedra Flores, E.I. and Friswell, M.I., “On the effectiveness of active aeroelastic structures for morphing aircraft”, The Aeronautical Journal 117 2013, pp. 1165-1174.

  59. Ajaj, R.M., Friswell, M.I., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Keane, A.J., Isikveren, A.T., Allegri, G. and Adhikari, S., “An integrated conceptual design study using span morphing technology”. Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 2013, doi:10.1177/1045389X13502869.

  60. Saavedra Flores, E.I. and Friswell, M.I., “Ultrastructural mechanisms of deformation and failure in wood under tension”. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 50(13) 2013, pp. 2050-2060.

  61. DiazDelaO, F.A., Adhikari, S., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Friswell, M.I. and Sienz, J., “Stochastic structural dynamic analysis using Gaussian process emulators”. Computers and Structures, 120 2013, pp. 24-32.

  62. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Friswell, M.I. and Xia, Y., “Variable stiffness biological and bio-inspired materials”. Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 24(5) 2013, pp. 529-540.

  63. Ajaj, R.M., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Friswell, M.I., Isikveren, A.T., Allegri, G. and Woods, B.K.S., “The zigzag winbox for a span morphing wing”. Aerospace Science & Technology, 28(1) 2013, pp. 364-375.

  64.  

    2012

  65. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Murugan, M.S., Friswell, M.I. and de Souza Neto, E.A., “Reorientation of fibres and local mechanisms of deformation in a wood-inspired composite”. Journal of Multiscale Modelling, 4(1) 2012, 125003 (15 pages).

  66. Saavedra Flores, E.I. and Friswell, M.I., “Multi-scale finite element model for a new material inspired by the mechanics and structure of wood cell-walls”. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 60(7) 2012, pp. 1296-1309.

  67. Xia, Y., Friswell, M.I. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Equivalent models of corrugated panels”. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 49(13) 2012, pp. 1453-1462.

  68. Saavedra Flores, E.I., DiazDelaO, F.A, Friswell, M.I. and Sienz, J., “A computational multi-scale approach for the stochastic mechanical response of foam-filled honeycomb cores”. Composite Structures, 94(5) 2012, pp. 1861-1870.

  69. Murugan, M.S., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Adhikari, S. and Friswell, M.I., “Optimal design of variable fiber spacing composites for morphing skins”. Composite Structures, 94(5) 2012, pp. 1626-1633.

  70.  

    2011

  71. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Adhikari, S., Friswell, M.I. and Scarpa, F., “Hyperelastic axial buckling of single wall carbon nanotubes”. Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures. 44(2) 2011, pp. 525 – 529.

  72. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Adhikari, S., Friswell, M.I. and Scarpa, F., “Hyperelastic finite element model for single wall carbon nanotubes in tension”. Computational Materials Science, 50(3) 2011, pp. 1083-1087.

  73. Saavedra Flores, E.I., de Souza Neto, E.A. and Pearce, C., “A large strain computational multi-scale model for the dissipative behaviour of wood cell-wall”. Computational Materials Science, 50(3) 2011, pp. 1202-1211.

  74. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Murugan, M.S., Friswell, M.I. and de Souza Neto, E.A., “Multi-scale Constitutive Model for a Wood-inspired Composite”. Procedia Engineering, 10(3) 2011, pp. 3616-3621.

  75. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Adhikari, S., Friswell, M.I. and Scarpa, F., “Hyperelastic Modelling of Post-buckling Response in Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes under Axial Compression”. Procedia Engineering, 10(3) 2011, pp. 2256-2261.

  76.  

    2010

  77. Saavedra Flores, E.I. and de Souza Neto, E.A., “Remarks on symmetry conditions in computational homogenisation problems”. Engineering Computations, 27(4) 2010, pp. 551-575.

 

Conference Papers

     

    2019

  1. Araya-Letelier, G., Duy, E., Reidel, U., Kunze, S., Burbano, C., Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Bloques de adobe reforzados transversalmente con plástico de botellas recicladas”. XIV Congreso Internacional de Patología y Recuperación de Estructuras, CINPAR, October 30-31, November 1, 2019, Salta, Argentina.

  2. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Avudaiappan, S., Guzmán, C.F., Yanez, S.J. and Pina, J.C., “Nonlinear computational modelling of cross-laminated timber buildings”. ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Methods in Wood Mechanics, CompWood, June 17-19, 2019, Växjö, Sweden.

  3. Avudaiappan, S., Ahmed, S.M. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Experimental and computational models of bamboo reinforcement”. ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Methods in Wood Mechanics, CompWood, June 17-19, 2019, Växjö, Sweden.

  4. Pina, J.C., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Saavedra, K., Guzmán, C.F. and Yanez, S.J., “Numerical study on the elastic buckling of CLT walls subjected to compressive loads”. ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Methods in Wood Mechanics, CompWood, June 17-19, 2019, Växjö, Sweden.

  5. Guzmán, C.F., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Pina, J.C., and Yanez, S.J., “Microstuctural analysis of wood cell collapse under compressive loads”. ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Methods in Wood Mechanics, CompWood, June 17-19, 2019, Växjö, Sweden.

  6. Yanez, S.J., Pina, J.C., Pérez, E., González, P., Saavedra Flores, E.I. and Guzmán, C.F., “A calibrated model for experimental hysteretic results of wall joints in CLT panles”. ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Methods in Wood Mechanics, CompWood, June 17-19, 2019, Växjö, Sweden.

  7. Astroza, R., Barrientos, N., Li, Y., and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Calibration of a large nonlinear finite element model of a highway bridge with many uncertain parameters”. 37th International Modal Analysis Conference, IMAC XXXVII, January 28-31, 2019, Orlando, Florida, USA.

  8.  

    2018

  9. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Guzmán, C.F., Yanez, S.J., Pina, J.C. and Araya-Letelier, G., “Multi-scale structural mechanics for the modelling of cross-laminated timber buildings”. 6th European Conference on Computational Mechanics (ECCM 6), June 11-15, 2018, Glasgow, United Kingdom.

  10.  

    2017

  11. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Pina, J.C., Guzmán, C.F., González, P., Yanez, S. “Multi-scale modelling strategies for cross-laminated timber structures”. Computational Methods in Wood Mechanics – from Material Properties to Timber Structures (ECCOMAS Thematic Conference), June 7-9, 2017, Vienna, Austria.

  12. Pina, J.C., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Guzmán, C.F., Yanez, S. “A multi-scale model for the creep behaviour of wood”. Computational Methods in Wood Mechanics – from Material Properties to Timber Structures (ECCOMAS Thematic Conference), June 7-9, 2017, Vienna, Austria.

  13. Guzmán, C.F., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Pina, J.C., Yanez, S. “Finite element approach to simulate cellulose molecules”. Computational Methods in Wood Mechanics – from Material Properties to Timber Structures (ECCOMAS Thematic Conference), June 7-9, 2017, Vienna, Austria.

  14. Saavedra, K., Hinojosa, J., Saavedra Flores, E.I. “On the multiscale simulation of buckling and delamination in cross-laminated timber structures”. Computational Methods in Wood Mechanics – from Material Properties to Timber Structures (ECCOMAS Thematic Conference), June 7-9, 2017, Vienna, Austria.

  15. Hinojosa, J., Saavedra, K., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Pincheira, G., “Domain decomposition methods with nonlinear localization: Influence of the decomposition choice on the results”. The Fifth International Conference on Parallel, Distributed, Grid and Cloud Computing for Engineering. May 30-31, 2017, Pécs, Hungary (SCOPUS).

  16. Perez, E., Santolaya, J.A., Gonzalez, P., Saavedra Flores, E.I. “Resistencia a la flexión de uniones endentadas en madera de pino radiata chileno”. II Congreso latinoamericano de estructuras de madera, May 17-19, 2017, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  17. Perez, E., Gonzalez, P., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Tapia, S., Torelli, J., Orellana, S. “Mechanical characterization and hysteretic behaviour of CLT panels made of Chilean radiata pine”. 16th World Congress on Earthquake Engineering, January 9-13, 2017, Santiago, Chile.

  18.  

    2016

  19. Guzmán, C.F. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Numerical integration of an anisotropic yield criterion for porous solids”. XV Jornadas de Mecánica Computacional, vol. 14, no 1. October 6-7, 2016, Arica, Chile.

  20. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Saavedra, K., Hinojosa, J. and Das, R. “Progressive damage modelling in cross-laminated timber structures by computational homogenisation and cohesive zone models”. World Conference on Timber Engineering WCTE2016, August 22-25, 2016, Vienna, Austria (Keynote – Extended lecture, SCOPUS).

  21. Pérez Pulgar, E., González Soto, P., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Tapia Vavra, S., Torelli Conde, J., Orellana Parada, S. “Mechanical characterization and seismic behaviour of cross laminated timber panels made of Chilean radiata pine”. World Conference on Timber Engineering WCTE2016, August 22-25, 2016, Vienna, Austria (SCOPUS).

  22. Saavedra, K., Hinojosa, J. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “A parameter study of a non-linear multi-scale strategy for the simulation of buckling, delamination and rolling shear failure in laminated composites”. The 12th World Congress on Computational Mechanics, July 24-29, 2016, Seoul, Korea.

  23.  

    2015

  24. Saavedra, K., Hinojosa, J. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Estudio de convergencia de una estrategia multiescala para la simulacion de materiales compuestos laminados”. XIV Jornadas de Mecánica Computacional, October 8-9, 2015, Concepción, Chile.

  25. Bezmalinovic, A.S. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “An investigation on the wood cell-wall by a two-scale fully-coupled computational homogenisation scheme”. XIV Jornadas de Mecánica Computacional, vol. 13, 9 pages. October 8-9, 2015, Concepción, Chile.

  26. Pina, F., González, P., Burgos, C. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Seismic design of a mid-rise building in Chile using radiata pine cross-laminated timber”. Proceedings of the 11th Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 10 pages, July 21–24, 2015, Victoria, BC, Canada.

  27. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Saavedra, K. and Das, R., “A computational approach for the modelling of rolling shear cracks in cross-laminated timber structures”. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computational Methods, 14th – 17th July 2015, Auckland, ScienTech Publisher, Paper ID 1318 (Keynote – Extended lecture).

  28. Amirpour, M., Das, R. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Stress analysis of functionally graded plates with different gradient direction”. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computational Methods, 14th – 17th July 2015, Auckland, ScienTech Publisher, Paper ID 1193 (Keynote – Extended lecture).

  29. Pérez, E., González, P., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Torelli, J. and Orellana, S., “Caracterización mecánica de paneles de madera contralaminada ensayados a compresión, flexión y carga horizontal”. XI Congreso Chileno de Sismología e Ingeniería Sísmica, 12 pages. March 18-20, 2015, Santiago, Chile.

  30.  

    2014

  31. Bezmalinovic, A.S. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Modelación de la fluencia en madera mediante un enfoque de homogeneización computacional multi-escala”. XIII Jornadas de Mecánica Computacional, vol. 12, pp. 1-9. October 2-3, 2014, Talca, Chile.

  32. Díaz, J.C., Torres, R.U, Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Estudio analítico de láminas corrugadas mediante un modelo equivalente y validación”. XIII Jornadas de Mecánica Computacional. October 2-3, 2014, Talca, Chile.

  33. Currilen, S.A., Hermosilla, M.A and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Influencia de parámetros ultra-escalares sobre la respuesta mecánica de vigas de madera y placas de CLT mediante elementos finitos multi­-escala”. XIII Jornadas de Mecánica Computacional, vol. 12, pp. 28-37. October 2-3, 2014, Talca, Chile.

  34. Hermosilla, M.A, Currilen, S.A. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Validación de un modelo multi­-escala para madera aserrada y placas de CLT”. XIII Jornadas de Mecánica Computacional, vol. 12, pp. 56-64. October 2-3, 2014, Talca, Chile.

  35. Saavedra Flores, E.I., DiazDelaO, F.A., González Soto, P., Pérez Pulgar, E., “An investigation of cross-laminated timber by means of a multi-scale framework”. The Twelfth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology. September 2-5, 2014, Naples, Italy (SCOPUS).

  36. Saavedra Flores, E.I., DiazDelaO, F.A., González Soto, P., Pérez Pulgar, E., “Multi-scale finite element modelling of cross-laminated timber plates and experimental validation”. The 5th International Conference on Computational Methods. July 28-30, 2014, Cambridge, United Kingdom (Keynote – Extended lecture).

  37.  

    2013

  38. Saavedra Flores, E.I., DiazDelaO, F.A., Ajaj, R.M., Friswell, M.I., “Modelación multi-escala de materiales tipo madera”. XII Jornadas de Mecánica Computacional. October 3-4, 2013, Santiago, Chile.

  39. Saavedra Flores, E.I., DiazDelaO, F.A., Ajaj, R.M., Friswell, M.I., “Multi-scale modelling of the stochastic mechanical properties of wood and bio-inspired materials”. Seventh M.I.T. Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, Focus: Multiphysics and Multiscale. June 12-14, 2013, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

  40. Ajaj, R.M., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Friswell, M.I. and Isikveren, A.T., “The compliant spar concept for a span morphing wing”. 54th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference. April 8-11, 2013, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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    2012

  42. Ajaj, R.M., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Friswell, M.I., Woods, B.K.S., Dettmer, W.G., Allegri, G. and Isikveren, A.T., “Structural design and modelling of the zigzag wingbox for span morphing”. 3rd RAeS Aircraft Structural Design Conference. October 9-11, 2012, Delft, Netherlands.

  43. Friswell, M.I., Saavedra Flores, E.I. and Xia, Y., “Vibration isolation using nonlinear springs”. ISMA International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering. September 17-19, 2012, Leuven, Belgium.

  44. Saavedra Flores, E.I. and Friswell, M.I., “Deformation mechanisms of wood at the ultrastructural scale”. APM 2012 Advanced Problems in Mechanics, International Summer School-Conference. Symposium: Mechanics of Media with Microstructure – I. July 2-8, 2012, St. Petersburg, Russia.

  45. Saavedra Flores, E.I., DiazdelaO, F.A., Friswell, M.I. and Sienz, J.,”A multi-scale finite element approach for the random mechanical response of honeycomb-cored structures”. 53rd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference. April 23-26, 2012, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

  46. Ajaj, R.M., Friswell, M.I., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Little, O. and Isikveren, A.T. “Span morphing: Design,modelling and optimisation”. 53rd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference. April 23-26, 2012, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

  47. Bilgen, O., Saavedra Flores, E.I. and Friswell, M.I., “Optimization and implementation of a surface-actuated piezocomposite morphing wings”. 53rd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference. April 23-26, 2012, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

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    2011

  49. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Murugan, M.S., Friswell, M.I. and de Souza Neto, E.A.,”Fully coupled three-scale finite element model for the mechanical response of a new bio-inspired composite”. ASME 2011 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems. September 18-21, 2011, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.

  50. Bilgen, O., Saavedra Flores, E.I. and Friswell, M.I., “Optimization of surface-actuated piezocomposite variable-camber morphing wings”. ASME 2011 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems. September 18-21, 2011, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.

  51. Murugan, M.S., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Friswell, M.I. and Adhikari, S., “Optimal design of elastomer composites for morphing skins”. ASME 2011 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems. September 18-21, 2011, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.

  52. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Murugan, M.S., Friswell, M.I. and de Souza Neto, E.A., “Multi-scale Constitutive Model for a Wood-inspired Composite”. 11th International Conference on the Mechanical Behaviour of Materials. June 5-9, 2011, Lake Como, Milano, Italy.

  53. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Adhikari, S., Friswell, M.I. and Scarpa, F., “Hyperelastic Modelling of Post-buckling Response in Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes under Axial Compression”. 11th International Conference on the Mechanical Behaviour of Materials. June 5-9, 2011, Lake Como, Milano, Italy.

  54. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Murugan, M.S., Friswell, M.I. and de Souza Neto, E.A., “Computational Multi-scale Contitutive Model for Wood Cell wall and its Applications to the Design of Bio-inspired Composites”. SPIE Smart Structures and Materials + Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring. March 6-10, 2011, San Diego, California, USA.

  55. Xia, Y., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Peng, H. and Friswell, M.I., “Estimating Mechanical Properties of Bi-continuous Two-phase Composite for Optimised Multi-functionality”. SPIE Smart Structures and Materials + Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring. March 6-10, 2011, San Diego, California, USA.

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    2007

  57. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Aguilar, C. and Villagran, A., “Calibracion del modelo de Hill modificado para el pino radiata chileno en conexiones de cizalle doble sompetidas a compresion paralela”. II Jornadas Chilenas de Estructuras de Madera, organised by Universidad de Santiago and Universidad Mayor. 12-15 Noviembre, 2007, Santiago, Chile.

  58. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Salvatierra, J., Sanchez, G. and Guiloff, G., “Proposicion de un modelo numerico-experimental para la prediccion del comportamiento elastico ortotropico de la madera laminada en conexiones de pernos y barras de acero mediante el metodo de elementos finitos”. IV Congreso Internacional de Metodos Numericos. 2007, Morelia, Mexico.

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    2006

  60. Guiloff, G., Saavedra Flores, E.I. and Sanchez, G. “Implementacion de un modelo en elementos finitos para la prediccion de ruido aerodinamico”. V Congreso Iberoamericano de Acustica, FIA. 2006, Santiago, Chile.

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    2002

  62. Saavedra Flores, E.I. “Analisis parametrico de fractura en acero estructural de puente ferroviario tipo”. XVII Jornadas Argentinas de Ingenieria Estructural. Asociacion de Ingenieros Estructurales, AIE. 2002, Rosario, Argentina.

  63. Saavedra Flores, E.I. “Prediccion de iniciacion de fractura en acero estructural de puente ferroviario bajo solicitacion sismica”. Third International Conference on the Behaviour of Damaged Structures, DAMSTRUCT. 2002, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.

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