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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. (2019)
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...

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...

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...

Waste-composition-dependent HBM model parameters based on degradation experiments

Journal Article
Datta, S., Zekkos, D., Fei, X., & McDougall, J. (in press)
Waste-composition-dependent HBM model parameters based on degradation experiments. Environmental Geotechnics, https://doi.org/10.1680/jenge.18.00014
Municipal solid waste (MSW) is biodegradable in landfills under anaerobic conditions. The evolution of the hydro-biochemical-mechanical (HBM) processes during degradation is ...

Strategies for One Dimensional (1D) Compression Testing of Large-Particle-Sized Tire Derived Aggregate

Journal Article
Adesokan, D., Fleming, I., Hammerlindl, A., & McDougall, J. (2019)
Strategies for One Dimensional (1D) Compression Testing of Large-Particle-Sized Tire Derived Aggregate. Geotechnical Testing Journal, 42(5), 1336-1358. https://doi.org/10.1520/gtj20170091
Laboratory testing of a mass of large particle sized Tire Derived Aggregate (TDA) to assess performance related properties such as void ratio, compressive creep and hydraulic ...

Estimating degradation-related settlement in two landfill-reclaimed soils by sand-salt analogues

Journal Article
McDougall, J., Fleming, I., Thiel, R., Dewaele, P., Parker, D., & Kelly, D. (2018)
Estimating degradation-related settlement in two landfill-reclaimed soils by sand-salt analogues. Waste Management, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2018.04.013
Landfill reclaimed soil here refers to largely degraded materials excavated from old landfill sites, which after processing can be reinstated as more competent fill, thereby r...

Dynamic behaviour of shredded rubber soil mixtures

Conference Proceeding
Bernal-Sanchez, J., McDougall, J., Barreto Gonzalez, D., Miranda, M., & Marinelli, A. (in press)
Dynamic behaviour of shredded rubber soil mixtures. In Proceedings of the 16th European Conference in Earthquake Engineering
Residential buildings in high population density areas are seismically vulnerable to the action of major seismic events. The high cost and technical difficulties related to th...

Review and application of a settlement model for landfills

Conference Proceeding
Esteban-Altabella, J., McDougall, J., Colomer-Mendoza, F., Gallardo, A., & Edo-Alcon, N. (2017)
Review and application of a settlement model for landfills. In International Waste and Landfill Symposium Proceedings
The geotechnical behavior and settlement in landfills has been changing for many years. This behavior in fact depends on many factors and, therefore, making forecasts is compl...

Experimental Assessment and Modelling of Coupled Biochemical-Physical-Mechanical Biodegradation Process of a Municipal Solid Waste Sample from Michigan

Conference Proceeding
Datta, S., Zekkos, D., Fei, X., & McDougall, J. (in press)
Experimental Assessment and Modelling of Coupled Biochemical-Physical-Mechanical Biodegradation Process of a Municipal Solid Waste Sample from Michigan. In Coupled Phenomena in Environmental Geotechnics, (6
Municipal solid waste (MSW) is biodegradable in landfills under anaerobic conditions. The evolution of the biochemical, physical and mechanical characteristics of MSW are inte...
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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 - 2020
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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