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Grading entropy coordinates and criteria for evaluation of liquefaction potential

Conference Proceeding
Barreto Gonzalez, D., Leak, J., Dimitriadi, V., McDougall, J., Imre, E., & Lőrincz, J. (in press)
Grading entropy coordinates and criteria for evaluation of liquefaction potential. In Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering for Protection and Development of Environment and Constructions, (1346-1353). https://doi.org/10.1201/9780429031274
Several methods are commonly used for the evaluation of liquefaction potential in soils. These include criteria based on SPT and CPT tests, shear wave velocity measurements an...

Grading curves and internal stability

Conference Proceeding
Imre, E., Barreto, D., Talata, I., Baille, W., Rahemi, N., Goudarzy, M., …Singh, V. (2019)
Grading curves and internal stability
The measured grading curve is an empirical distribution function, a step function. This is considered here as a discrete distribution with fixed statistical...

Reanalysis of some in situ compaction test results

Conference Proceeding
Imre, E., Lorincz, J., Trang, P., Casini, F., Guida, G., Fityus, S., …Singh, V. (2019)
Reanalysis of some in situ compaction test results. In Proceedings of the XVII ECSMGE-2019: Geotechnical Engineering foundation of the futurehttps://doi.org/10.32075/17ECSMGE-2019-0989
Brandl (1977) presents the grading curve results of an investigation of particle disintegration of natural sandy gravel and crushed stone bedding courses due to in situ compac...

A note on seismic induced liquefaction

Conference Proceeding
Imre, E., Lőrincz, J., Trang, P., Barreto, D., Goudarzy, M., Rahemi, N., …Singh, V. (2019)
A note on seismic induced liquefaction. In XVII European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering: Conference proceedingshttps://doi.org/10.32075/17ECSMGE-2019-0979
Any particle size distribution can be characterized by two parameter pairs (derived from the statistical entropy formula of discrete distributions) more effectively than simp...

Use of Compaction Grouting as Ground Improvement Technique in Compressible Solid Waste Landfill

Conference Proceeding
Tsitsas, G., Dimitriadi, V., Barreto, D., & Ciortan, R. (2019)
Use of Compaction Grouting as Ground Improvement Technique in Compressible Solid Waste Landfill. In Proceedings of the XVII European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineeringhttps://doi.org/10.32075/17ECSMGE-2019-0292
Ground improvement methods are increasingly being used as means to control settlements and improve the shear strength of foundation soils. The compaction grouting (...

Preliminary study on the relationship between dry density of sands and the grading entropy parameters

Conference Proceeding
Imre, E., Lorincz, J., Trang, P., Csonka, I., Kaczvinszki-Szabó, V., Telekes, G., …Singh, V. (2019)
Preliminary study on the relationship between dry density of sands and the grading entropy parameters. In XVII European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering: Conference proceedingshttps://doi.org/10.32075/17ECSMGE-2019-0996
Some earlier data were analysed, searching the relation between the minimum dry density emax and the two grading entropy parameters (mean log diameter and fraction...

Experimental assessment of stiffness and damping in rubber-sand mixtures at various strain levels

Conference Proceeding
Bernal-Sanchez, J., Mcdougall, J., Barreto, D., Marinelli, A., Dimitriadi, V., Anbazhagan, P., & Miranda, M. (2019)
Experimental assessment of stiffness and damping in rubber-sand mixtures at various strain levels. In Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering for Protection and Development of Environment and Constructions, (1403-1410
The dynamic properties of shredded rubber-soil mixtures (ShRm), comprising a sub-rounded quartz sand combined with small rubber shreds at 0, 10, 20, 30% by mass, were investig...

The geoengineering approach to the study of rivers and reservoirs

Journal Article
Corbett, P. W., Owen, A., Hartley, A., Pla-Pueyo, S., Barreto Gonzalez, D., Hackney, C., & Kape, S. (2019)
The geoengineering approach to the study of rivers and reservoirs. Geological Society Special Publications, https://doi.org/10.1144/SP488-2018-98
This volume contains contributions for two meetings held to explore the links between geoscience and engineering in rivers and reservoirs (surface and subsurface). The first ...

Particle-scale interaction in sand-rubber mixtures and their influence on energy dissipation mechanisms

Journal Article
Fonseca, J., Riaz, A., Bernal-Sanchez, J., Barreto Gonzalez, D., McDougall, J., Miranda Manzanares, M., …Dimitriadi, V. (2019)
Particle-scale interaction in sand-rubber mixtures and their influence on energy dissipation mechanisms. Géotechnique Letters, 9(4), 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1680/jgele.18.00221
Sand-rubber mixture (SRm) behaviour is affected by rubber content (RC) whilst dissipation in sands is caused by inter-particle sliding. Dissipation in SRm is as, or more signi...

Particle loss: An initial investigation into size effects and stress-dilatancy

Journal Article
McDougall, J., Kelly, D., & Daniel, B. (2019)
Particle loss: An initial investigation into size effects and stress-dilatancy. Soils and Foundations, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sandf.2019.03.002
Drained triaxial tests have been performed to explore the effect of particle loss on shearing behaviour and critical states in granular mixtures. The mixtures comprise Leighto...
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Monitoring Of Railway Related Infrastructure Using Optical Fibre Sensors

2019 - 2020
Student Placement Innovation Voucher as continuation of earlier Standard Innovation Voucher in partnership with Geo-Info Ltd. This project aims to extend the earlier project by assessing the performan...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,930

Statistical mechanis of particle breakage, fragmentation and shape evolution during shearing of granular materials

2019 - 2019
This is a follow on project, which aims to use statistical entropy concepts to understand the behaviour of granular materials, and will fund a 4-week stay in Hungary to work with Budapest University o...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £300

RSE Bilateral Exchange Programme - Statistical Entropy in Granular Materials

2018 - 2018
This research builds on existing cooperation with Dr Emoke Imre from Obuda University in Hungary. The aim of the project is to visit the institution in Budapest to further research and deliver a lec...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £280

Remote Sensing Innovation for Civil Engineering Infrastructure and Slope Movement Monitoring

2017 - 2017
This project aims to review an assess existing remote sensing technologies in order to improve and adapt technologies currently used in other fields to civil engineering applications. The two main aim...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,723

Development of a Columbia-UK research co-operation programme on infrastructure & climate change

2014 - 2015
This is a travel grant to develop research on unsaturated soil behaviour and cyclic behaviour of soils and their relations with climate changes effects on civil engineering infrastructure. It aims to ...
Funder: British Council | Value: £6,195

A micro-scale (DEM) investigation on driven pile cycle behaviour

2014 - 2016
Structures such as bridges or wind turbines develop loads that have to be transmitted to the ground. The loads can be static (self-weight) or dynamic (wind, wave or traffic loads) and may be significa...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering | Value: £8,000

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