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A hydro-bio-mechanical model for settlement and other behaviour in landfilled waste.

Journal Article
McDougall, J. (2007)
A hydro-bio-mechanical model for settlement and other behaviour in landfilled waste. Computers and Geotechnics. 34, 229-246. doi:10.1016/j.compgeo.2007.02.004. ISSN 0266-352X
A conceptual framework for the analysis of settlement and other processes in landfilled waste in relation to coupled hydraulic, biodegradation and mechanical behaviour is pres...

Moisture retention and movement in landfilled waste

Conference Proceeding
Kazimoglu, Y. K., McDougall, J., & Pyrah, I. (2004)
Moisture retention and movement in landfilled waste. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Problematic Soils: GEOPRPOB 2005, 307-314
No abstract available.

Decomposition and settlement in landfilled waste and other soil-like materials.

Journal Article
McDougall, J., Pyrah, I., Yuen, S. T. S., Monteiro, V. E. D., Melo, M. C. & Juca, J. F. T. (2004)
Decomposition and settlement in landfilled waste and other soil-like materials. Géotechnique. 54, 605-610. doi:10.1680/geot.54.9.605.56937. ISSN 0016-8505
The term ‘soil-like materials’ is used to refer to particulate materials that contain organic or other non-inert solids. When these materials decompose, there is a reduction i...

Phase relations for decomposable soils

Journal Article
McDougall, J. R., & Pyrah, I. C. (2004)
Phase relations for decomposable soils. Géotechnique, 54(7), 487-493. https://doi.org/10.1680/geot.54.7.487.46750
Expressions describing the phase composition and interphase relations for a decomposable soil are derived by distinguishing between inert and decomposable fractions. A relatio...

Options for modelling hydraulic hysteresis.

Conference Proceeding
Kazimoglu, Y. K., McDougall, J., & Pyrah, I. (2003)
Options for modelling hydraulic hysteresis. In A. Tarantino, & C. Mancuso (Eds.), Unsaturated Soils - Advances in Testing, Modelling and Engineering Applications, 71-82. doi:10.1201/9780203970805.ch6

Extended phase relations and load effects in MSW.

Journal Article
McDougall, J., Pyrah, I. & Yuen, S. T. S. (2004)
Extended phase relations and load effects in MSW. Waste Management. 24, 251-257. doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2003.10.009. ISSN 0956-053X
The moisture retention and compression characteristics of municipal solid waste under self-weight are likened to those of an unsaturated soil. By assuming that the solid organ...

Moisture retention curve in landfilled waste.

Conference Proceeding
Kazimoglu, Y. K., McDougall, J., & Pyrah, I. (2003)
Moisture retention curve in landfilled waste. In Unsaturated Soils: Experimental Studies, 59-67. https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-26736-0_5
Moisture content and moisture movement are key factors in controlling the progress and rate of biodegradation within a landfill as it is the aqueous environment that facilitat...

Effect of enhanced biodegradation on settlement of municipal solid waste landfills.

Journal Article
Yuen, S. T. S. & McDougall, J. (2002)
Effect of enhanced biodegradation on settlement of municipal solid waste landfills. Australian geomechanics. 38, 17-28. ISSN 0818-9110
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Development of numerical tools for modelling hydrogen and gas mixtures in subsurface storage

2020 - date
Richard Wallace | Director of Studies: Dr Zuansi Cai | Second Supervisor: Dr John McDougall

Experimental and Numerical Investigation on Biological Remediation in Soils.

2020 - date
Alexander Mccomas | Director of Studies: Dr Daniel Barreto Gonzalez | Second Supervisor: Dr John McDougall

Evaluating Shear Properties of the Laminated Glass Beam

2017 - 2021
Mr Kal Uheida | Director of Studies: Dr Johnson Zhang | Second Supervisor: Dr Keng Goh

Cyclic performance of rubber-soil mixtures to enhance seismic protection

2015 - date
The main aim of the project seeks to enhance the resistance of the soil foundation against seismic events with the introduction ...
Mr Juan Bernal-Sanchez | Director of Studies: Dr John McDougall | Second Supervisor: Dr Daniel Barreto Gonzalez

Laterally loaded large diameter skirted monopiles: analytical and numerical based approach

2014 - 2018
Panagiotis Giannakopoulos | Director of Studies: Dr John McDougall | Second Supervisor: Dr Daniel Barreto Gonzalez

Automated code compliance for structural timber design for Building Information Modelling

2014 - date
Mr Andrew Livingstone | Director of Studies: Prof Robert Hairstans | Second Supervisor: Prof Sean Smith

Development of a fatique analysis tool to predict cable flex life

2011 - 2014
Chris Mccorquodale | Director of Studies: John Sharp | Second Supervisor: Dr Neil Shearer

Fabrication and characterisation of planar and tubular solid oxide fuel cell anodes

2010 - 2013
Yanzhao Zhang | Director of Studies: Alan Davidson | Second Supervisor: Mike Barker

A performance analyusis of the HARQ dynamic decode-and-forward protocol: outage probability and delay-limited throughput in the Rayleigh fading half-duplex relay channel

2009 - 2015
The explosive growth of data tr...
Stefan Maagh | Director of Studies: Dr David Binnie | Second Supervisor: John Sharp

A case study analysis of the role of intermodal transport in port regionalisation

2009 - 2013
Dr Jason Monios | Director of Studies: Gordon Wilmsmeier | Second Supervisor: Kevin Cullinane

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