Publications

Books

  • Jeremić, B., Yang Z., Cheng Z., Jie G., Tafazzoli N., Preisig M., Tasiopoulou P., Pisano F., Abell J., Watanabe K., Feng Y., Sinha S.K., Behbehani F., Yang H., and Wang H. (2021). Nonlinear Finite Elements: Modeling and Simulation of Earthquakes, Soils, Structures, and Their Interaction. University of California, Davis, CA, USA; and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA, 1989-2021. ISBN: 978-0-692-19875-9. (link)

Journals

  • Sinha S.K., Ziotopoulou K., and Kutter B.L. (2022). Effects of Excess Pore Pressure Redistribution on Liquefiable and Non-Liquefiable Layers. In Preparation.
  • Sinha S.K., Ziotopoulou K., and Kutter B.L. (2022). Displacement-Based Design of Axially Loaded Piles for Seismic Loading and Liquefaction-Induced Downdrag. J Geotech Eng. (in Review)
  • Sinha S.K., Ziotopoulou K., and Kutter B.L. (2022). Numerical Modeling of Liquefaction-Induced Downdrag: Validation from Centrifuge Tests. J Geotech Eng, 148(12), 04022111. (link)
  • Sinha S.K., Ziotopoulou K., and Kutter B.L. (2022). Centrifuge Model Tests of Liquefaction Induced Downdrag on Piles in Uniform Liquefiable Deposits. J Geotech Eng,  148(7), 04022048. (link)
  • Khosravi M., Dejong J., Boulanger R.W., Khosravi A., Hajialilue-Bonab M., Sinha S.K., and Wilson D.W. (2022). Centrifuge Tests of Cone Penetration Test of Layered Soil. J Geotech Eng,  148(4), 04022002. (link)
  • Sinha S.K., Kutter B.L., and Ziotopoulou K. (2021). Measuring Vertical Displacement Using Laser Lines and Cameras. Int J Phys Model Geotech. (link)
  • Yang H., Sinha S.K., Feng Y., McCallen D.B., and Jeremić B. (2017). Energy dissipation analysis of elastic-plastic materials. Comput Methods Appl Mech Eng, 331, 309-326, ISSN 0045-7825. (link)
  • Sinha S.K., Biswas S., and Manna B. (2015). Nonlinear Characteristics of Floating Piles Under Rotating Machine Induced Vertical Vibration. Geotech Geol Eng, 33, 1031–1046. (link)

Conferences

  • Sinha S.K., Kutter B.L., and Ziotopoulou K. (2022). Using Cameras for Measuring Displacements in Model Tests. In Proc 10th International Conference on Physical Modeling in Geotechnics (ICPMG), Daejon, Korea. (link)
  • Ziotopoulou K., Sinha S.K., and Kutter B.L. (2022). Liquefaction-induced Downdrag on Piles: Insights from a Centrifuge and Numerical Modeling Program. In Proc IVth International Conference on Performance Based Design in Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering (PBD), Beijing, China. (link)
  • Sinha S.K., Ziotopoulou K., and Kutter B.L. (2022). Centrifuge Model Tests of Liquefaction-Induced Downdrag on Piles. In Proc 20th International Conference on Soil Mechanics And Geotechnical Engineering (ICSMGE), Sydney, Australia. (link)
  • Pretell R., Sinha S.K., Ziotopoulou K., and Watson-Lamprey J.A. (2021). Broadening the utilization of CSMIP data: Double convolution methodology towards developing input motions for site response and nonlinear deformation analyses. In SMIP Seminar on Utilization of Strong Motion Data, California Geological Survey. (link)
  • Sinha S.K., Ziotopoulou K., and Kutter B.L. (2019). Parametric Study of Liquefaction-Induced Downdrag on Axially Loaded Piles. In Proc 7th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering (ICEGE), Roma, Italy. (link)
  • Martinez A., O’Hara K., Sinha S.K., Wilson D.W., and Ziotopoulou K. (2018). Monotonic and Cyclic Centrifuge Testing of Snake Skin-Inspired Piles. In Proc Bio-mediated and Bio-inspired Geotechnics (B2G), Atlanta, USA. (link)
  • Yang H., Feng Y., Sinha S.K., Wang H., and Jeremić B. (2018). Energy Dissipation in Soil-Structure Interaction System. In Proc 5th Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics (GEESD) Conference, Austin, USA. (link)
  • Feng Y., Sinha S.K., Yang H., Wang H., McCallen D., and Jeremić B. (2018). 3D Nonlinear Earthquake Soil Structure Interactions (ESSI) for Nuclear Power Plants (NPP). In Proc 11th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering (NCEE), Integrating Science, Engineering, and Policy, Los Angeles, USA. (link)
  • Sinha S.K., Behbehani F., and Jeremić B. (2017). Modeling of buoyant forces in earthquake soil-structure interaction. In Proc 15th International Conference of the International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG), Wuhan, China. (link)
  • Yang H., Sinha S.K., Feng Y., and Jeremić B. (2017). Evaluation of Energy Dissipation in Elastic-Plastic Solids. In Proc 15th International Conference of the International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG), Wuhan, China. (link)
  • Sinha S.K., Feng Y., Yang H., Wang H., and Jeremić B. (2017). 3-D Non-Linear Modeling and its Effects in Earthquake Soil-Structure Interaction. In Proc 21st Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology (SMiRT) Conference, Busan, Korea. (link)
  • Wang H., Yang H., Sinha S.K., Luo C., and Jeremić B. (2017). 3-D Non-Linear Earthquake Soil-Structure Interaction Modeling of Embedded Small Modular Reactor (SMR). In Proc 15th Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology (SMiRT) Conference, Busan, Korea. (link)
  • Jeremić B., Abell J.A., Feng Y., Lacour M., Yang H., Behbehani F., Sinha S.K., Wang H., McCallen D.B., and Luo C. (2017). Verification for the Real ESSI Simulator. In Proc 21st Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology (SMiRT) Conference, Busan, Korea. (link)
  • Abell J.A., Sinha S.K., Jeremić B. (2015). Wavelet-Based Synthetic Earthquake Sources for Path and Soil-Structure Interaction Modeling: Stress Testing of Nuclear Power Plants. In Proc IAEA Conference on Best Practices in Physics-based Fault Rupture Models for Seismic Hazard Assessment of Nuclear Installations, Vienna, Austria. (link)
  • Sinha S.K., Biswas S., and Manna B. (2014). Nonlinear Damping Response of Floating Piles Under Vertical Vibration. In Proc 14th International Conference of the International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics, ISBN 9781138001480, Pages 951-956. (link)

Technical Reports and Theses

  • Wang C., Sinha S.K., Hubbard P., Xu T., and Soga K. (2022). Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering Assessment Tool for Natural Gas Storage and Pipeline Systems. PEER Report, University of California Berkeley. (link)
  • Sinha S.K., Ziotopoulou K., and Kutter B.L. (2022). Liquefaction-Induced Downdrag on Piles: Centrifuge and Numerical Modeling, and Design Procedures. Report Number – UCD/CGM-22/01, Center for Geotechnical Modeling, University of California Davis. (link)
  • Sinha S.K., Kutter B.L., Wilson D.W., Carey T., and Ziotopoulou K. (2021). Use of Photron Cameras and TEMA Software to Measure 3D Displacements in Centrifuge Tests. Report Number – UCD/CGM-21/01, Center for Geotechnical Modeling, University of California Davis. (link).
  • Sinha S.K., Ziotopoulou K., and Kutter B.L. (2021). SKS03: Centrifuge Test of Liquefaction-Induced Downdrag in Interbedded Soil Deposits. In Centrifuge Testing of Liquefaction-Induced Downdrag on Axially Loaded Piles, DesignSafe-CI. (link).
  • Sinha S.K., Ziotopoulou K., and Kutter B.L. (2021). SKS02: Centrifuge Test of Liquefaction-Induced Downdrag in Uniform Liquefiable Deposit. In Centrifuge Testing of Liquefaction-Induced Downdrag on Axially Loaded Piles, DesignSafe-CI. (link).
  • Sinha S.K. (2017). Modeling of Dry and Saturated Soil-Foundation Interfaces. MSc Thesis, University of California Davis. (link)
  • Sinha S.K. (2014). Investigation of non-linear parameters of the soil-pile system under machine-induced vibration. B.Tech Thesis, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. (link)
  • Sinha S.K. (2014). Soil Pile Non-Linear Analysis of Vertical Vibration. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. (link)

Manuals

  • Sinha S.K. (2021). QzLiq Material – Pile tip behavior in Liquefiable Soils. OpenSees Documentation. (link)
  • Feng Y., Yang H., Abell J.A., Sinha S.K., Behbehani F., Wang H., and Jeremić B. (2021). Real-ESSI Simulator Modeling and Simulation Examples. University of California Davis (link)
  • Abell J.A., Sinha S.K., Feng Y., Yang H., and Jeremić B. (2017). Real-ESSI Simulator Results Postprocessing and Visualization Manual. University of California Davis. (link)
  • Abell J.A., Sinha S.K., Feng Y., and Jeremić B. (2017). Real-ESSI Simulator Output Formats. University of California Davis. (link)
  • Sinha S.K. and Boris Jeremić. (2017). GmESSI: Gmsh to Real-ESSI Input Translator. University of California Davis. (link)
  • Abell J.A., Sinha S.K., Feng Y., and Jeremić B. (2017). Real-ESSI Simulator Executable Build Procedures. University of California Davis. (link)
  • Abell J.A., Feng Y., Sinha S.K., Behbehani F., and Jeremić B. (2017). Real-ESSI Simulator Domain Specific Language (DSL). University of California Davis. (link)