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Research Output 2004 2020

2019
18 Downloads (Pure)
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soil strength
Soils
Winkler foundation
cohesion
Fibers

A Macroelement Approach for the Stability Assessment of Trees

Dattola, G., Ciantia, M., Galli, A., Blyth, L., Zhang, X., Knappett, J., Castellanza, R., Sala, C. & Leung, A., 2019, Geotechnical Research for Land Protection and Development: Proceedings of CNRIG 2019. Calvetti, F., Cotecchia, F., Galli, A. & Jommi, C. (eds.). Switzerland: Springer , Vol. 40. p. 417-426 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering; vol. 40).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Plastics
Soils

Centrifuge investigations of normal and reverse fault interaction with jack-up rig spudcan foundations

Oakes, K., Brown, M., Knappett, J. & Anastasopoulos, I., 12 Sep 2019. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

reverse fault
centrifuge
normal fault
mitigation
site investigation

Craig's Soil Mechanics

Knappett, J. & Craig, R. F., 31 Oct 2019, 9th ed. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. 640 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Soil mechanics
Engineers
Geotechnical engineering
Civil engineering
Students

Cyclic simple shear testing for assessing liquefaction mitigation by fibre reinforcement

Robinson, S., Brennan, A., Knappett, J., Wang, K. & Bengough, G., 19 Jul 2019, Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering for Protection and Development of Environment and Constructions: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, (ICEGE 2019), June 17-20, 2019, Rome, Italy. Silvestri, F. & Moraci, N. (eds.). 1 ed. CRC Press, p. 4728-4735 8 p. (Proceedings in Earth and Geosciences).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

liquefaction
reinforcement
mitigation
soil
fibre
28 Downloads (Pure)

Design of plate and screw anchors in dense sand: failure mechanism, capacity and deformation

Cerfontaine, B., Knappett, J., Brown, M. & Bradsaw, A. S., 25 Jun 2019, 7th International Symposium on Deformation Characteristics of Geomaterials (IS-Glasgow 2019). Tarantino, A. & Ibraim, E. (eds.). 2019 ed. EDP Sciences, Vol. 92. p. 1-6 6 p. 16010. (E3S Web of Conferences; vol. 92).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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failure mechanism
Anchors
anchor
Sand
Stress concentration

Editorial

Knappett, J. & Thorel, L., Mar 2019, In : International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics. 19, 2, p. 56-57 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Effect of soil deformability on the failure mechanism of shallow plate or screw anchors in sand

Cerfontaine, B., Knappett, J., Brown, M. & Bradsaw, A. S., May 2019, In : Computers and Geotechnics. 109, p. 34-45 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

failure mechanism
Formability
Anchors
anchor
Stress concentration
63 Downloads (Pure)

Finite element modelling of the uplift behaviour of screw piles in sand

Cerfontaine, B., Brown, M., Knappett, J. & Davidson, C., 27 May 2019, Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Screw Piles for Energy Applications. p. 69-75

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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Piles
Sand
Soils
Centrifuges
Stiffness
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Implications of volume loss on the seismic response of tunnels in coarse-grained soils

Kampas, G., Knappett, J., Brown, M., Anastasopoulos, I., Nikitas, N. & Fuentes, R., 10 Oct 2019, In : Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology. 95, p. 1-14 14 p., 103127.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Seismic response
seismic response
Tunnels
tunnel
Soils

Influence of foundation type on seismic response of low-rise structures in liquefiable soil

Qi, S. & Knappett, J., 4 Oct 2019, In : Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering. 128, p. 1-13 13 p., 1057862.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Seismic response
Liquefaction
earthquakes
seismic response
soil structure
164 Downloads (Pure)

ISSPEA 2019: 1st International Symposium on Screw Piles for Energy Applications

Davidson, C. (ed.), Brown, M. (ed.), Knappett, J. (ed.), Brennan, A. (ed.), Augarde, C. (ed.), Coombs, W. (ed.), Wang, L. (ed.), Richards, D. (ed.), White, D. (ed.) & Blake, A. (ed.), 27 May 2019, Dundee: University of Dundee. 121 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

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finite element method
Soils
Finite element method
centrifuge
root system
62 Downloads (Pure)
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Piles
Finite difference method
Soils
Centrifuges
Finite element method

Numerical techniques for the fast generation of samples using the particle refinement method

Sharif, Y. U., Ciantia, M. O., Brown, M. J., Knappett, J. A. & Ball, J., 26 Jul 2019, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Discrete Element Methods. 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

centrifuges
piles
boundary value problems
engineers
installing

On implementation aspects of implicit MPM for 3D analysis

Wang, L., Cortis, M., Coombs, W. M., Augarde, C., Brown, M., Knappett, J., Brennan, A., Davidson, C., Richards, D. & Blake, A., 10 Jan 2019, 2nd International Conference on the Material Point Method (MPM2019). p. 97-102 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Piles
Offshore wind turbines
Triangulation
Torque
Soils
1 Citation (Scopus)
13 Downloads (Pure)

On Lagrangian mechanics and the implicit material point method for large deformation elasto-plasticity

Coombs, W. M., Augarde, C., Brown, M., Brennan, A., Charlton, T., Knappett, J., Motlagh, Y. & Wang, L., 28 Sep 2019, In : Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 358, p. 1-32 32 p., 112622.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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plastic properties
Plasticity
Mechanics
mesh
interpolation
1 Citation (Scopus)
27 Downloads (Pure)

On the use of domain-based material point methods for problems involving large distortion

Wang, L., Coombs, W. M., Augarde, C. E., Cortis, M., Charlton, T. J., Brown, M., Knappett, J., Brennan, A., Davidson, C., Richards, D. & Blake, A., 1 Oct 2019, In : Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 355, p. 1003-1025 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Torsional stress
torsion
geotechnical engineering
solid mechanics
Geotechnical engineering
43 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Wind power
Piles
Torque
Offshore wind turbines
Centrifuges
26 Downloads (Pure)

Root branching affects the mobilisation of root-reinforcement in direct shear

Meijer, G. J., Wood, D. M., Knappett, J. A., Glyn Bengough, A. & Liang, T., 25 Jun 2019, 7th International Symposium on Deformation Characteristics of Geomaterials, IS-Glasgow 2019. Ibraim, E. & Tarantino, A. (eds.). 2019 ed. EDP Sciences, Vol. 92. 6 p. 12010. (E3S Web of Conferences; vol. 92).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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reinforcement
mobilization
Reinforcement
Soils
Pile foundations
2 Citations (Scopus)
70 Downloads (Pure)

The effect of tunnel lining modelling approaches on the seismic response of sprayed concrete tunnels in coarse-grained soils

Kampas, G., Knappett, J., Brown, M., Anastasopoulos, I., Nikitas, N. & Fuentes, R., Feb 2019, In : Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering. 117, p. 122-137 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Tunnel linings
coarse-textured soils
tunnel lining
Seismic response
seismic response
2018
41 Downloads (Pure)

A modified CPT based installation torque prediction for large screw piles in sand

Davidson, C., Al-Baghdadi, T., Brown, M., Brennan, A., Knappett, J., Augarde, C., Coombs, W., Wang, L., Richards, D., Blake, A. & Ball, J., 13 Jun 2018, Cone Penetration Testing 2018: Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Cone Penetration Testing. Hicks, M. A., Pisanò, F. & Peuchen, J. (eds.). 1 ed. CRC Press, p. 255-261 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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Piles
Cones
Sand
Torque
Centrifuges
1 Citation (Scopus)
74 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Soils
Reinforcement
Rubber
Sand
soil
22 Downloads (Pure)

A new heating-cooling system for centrifuge testing of thermo-active geo-structures

Vitali, D., Leung, A., Zhao, R. & Knappett, J., 24 Oct 2018, Physical Modelling in Geotechnics: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics (ICPMG 2018), July 17-20, 2018, London, United Kingdom. McNamara, A., Divall, S. & Goodey, R. (eds.). Taylor & Francis, Vol. 1. p. 475-480 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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Centrifuges
Cooling systems
Heating
Pipe
Testing
2 Downloads (Pure)

Centrifuge modelling of remediation of liquefaction-induced pipeline uplift using root systems

Wang, K., Brennan, A., Knappett, J., Robinson, S. & Bengough, A., 24 Oct 2018, Physical Modelling in Geotechnics: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics (ICPMG 2018), July 17-20, 2018, London, United Kingdom. McNamara, A., Divall, S., Goodey, R., Taylor, N., Stallebrass, S. & Panchal, J. (eds.). 1 ed. London: CRC Press, Vol. 2. p. 1265-1270 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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centrifugal model test
root system
liquefaction
remediation
uplift
24 Downloads (Pure)

Centrifuge modelling of screw piles for offshore wind energy foundations

Davidson, C., Al-Baghdadi, T., Brown, M., Knappett, J., Brennan, A., Augarde, C. E., Wang, L., Coombs, W. M., Richards, D. & Blake, A., 24 Oct 2018, Physical Modelling in Geotechnics: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics (ICPMG 2018), July 17-20, 2018, London, United Kingdom. McNamara, A., Divall, S. & Goodey, R. (eds.). 1 ed. Taylor & Francis, p. 695-700 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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Centrifuges
Wind power
Piles
Torque
Offshore wind turbines
25 Downloads (Pure)

Centrifuge modelling of the effects of soil liquefiability on seismic response of low-rise structures

Qi, S. & Knappett, J., 24 Oct 2018, Physical Modelling in Geotechnics : Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics (ICPMG 2018), July 17-20, 2018, London, United Kingdom. McNamara, A., Divall, S., Goodey, R., Taylor, N., Stallebrass, S. & Panchal, J. (eds.). 1 ed. London: CRC Press, Vol. 2. p. 1011-1016 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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centrifugal model test
seismic response
liquefaction
earthquake
permeability

Editorial

Knappett, J., Jan 2018, In : International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics. 18, 1, p. 1 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
24 Downloads (Pure)

Effect of root spacing on interpretation of blade penetration tests-full-scale physical modelling

Meijer, G. J., Knappett, J. A., Bengough, A. G., Loades, K. W. & Nicoll, B. C., 24 Oct 2018, Physical Modelling in Geotechnics: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics (ICPMG 2018), July 17-20, 2018, London, United Kingdom. McNamara, A., Divall, S., Goodey, R., Taylor, N., Stallebrass, S. & Panchal, J. (eds.). CRC Press/Balkema, Vol. 1. p. 425-430 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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penetration test
spacing
Soils
Spatial distribution
modeling
3 Citations (Scopus)
141 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluation of rocking and coupling rotational linear stiffness coefficients of adjacent foundations

Aldaikh, H., Alexander, N. A., Ibraim, E. & Knappett, J. A., 1 Jan 2018, In : International Journal of Geomechanics. 18, 1, p. 04017131-1-04017131-12 12 p., 04017131.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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stiffness
footing
half space
uncertainty
evaluation
5 Citations (Scopus)
133 Downloads (Pure)

In situ measurement of root reinforcement using corkscrew extraction method

Meijer, G., Bengough, A., Knappett, J., Loades, K. & Nicoll, B. C., Oct 2018, In : Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 55, 10, p. 1372-1390 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Reinforcement
Soils
Gravel
Ductility
Testing
5 Citations (Scopus)
77 Downloads (Pure)

In situ root identification through blade penetrometer testing – Part 1: interpretative models and laboratory testing

Meijer, G., Bengough, A., Knappett, J., Loades, K., Nicoll, B. C., Mukov, I. & Zhang, M., Apr 2018, In : Géotechnique. 68, 4, p. 303-319 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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penetrometer
Identification (control systems)
Testing
Butadiene
Spatial distribution
5 Citations (Scopus)
99 Downloads (Pure)

In situ root identification through blade penetrometer testing – Part 2: field testing

Meijer, G., Bengough, A., Knappett, J., Loades, K. & Nicoll, B. C., Apr 2018, In : Géotechnique. 68, 4, p. 320-331 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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penetrometer
Silt
Testing
Spatial distribution
Reinforcement

Laboratory investigation into the effect of model root spacing on the blade penetrometer depth-resistance behaviour

Meijer, G., Bengough, A., Knappett, J., Loades, K. & Nicoll, B., Jul 2018, Physical Modelling in Geotechnics: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics (ICPMG 2018), July 17-20, 2018, London, United Kingdom. McNamara, A., Divall, S. & Goodey, R. (eds.). Taylor & Francis, Vol. 1. p. 425-430 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

behavioral resistance
penetrometers
spatial distribution
soil
energy
17 Downloads (Pure)

On the use of the material point method to model problems involving large rotational deformation

Wang, L., Coombs, W. M., Augarde, C. E., Brown, M., Knappett, J., Brennan, A., Davidson, C., Blake, A. & Richards, D., Jun 2018, 9th NUMGE Conference on Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering. 1 ed. Taylor & Francis, p. 585-592

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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Piles
Stiffness
Interpolation
Torque
Boundary conditions
1 Citation (Scopus)
24 Downloads (Pure)

Physical modelling of soil-structure interaction of tree root systems under lateral loads

Zhang, X., Knappett, J., Leung, A. & Liang, T., 24 Oct 2018, Physical Modelling in Geotechnics: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics (ICPMG 2018), July 17-20, 2018, London, United Kingdom. McNamara, A., Divall, S. & Goodey, R. (eds.). Taylor & Francis, Vol. 1. p. 481-486 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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soil structure
root systems
tap roots
tree trunk
soil
17 Downloads (Pure)

Physical modelling of structural and biological soil reinforcement

Knappett, J., 24 Oct 2018, Physical Modelling in Geotechnics: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics (ICPMG 2018), July 17-20, 2018, London, United Kingdom. McNamara, A., Divall, S. & Goodey, R. (eds.). Taylor & Francis, Vol. 1. p. 87-100 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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soil reinforcement
centrifugal model test
pile
reinforced concrete
soil structure
23 Downloads (Pure)

Scaling of plant roots for geotechnical centrifuge tests using juvenile live roots or 3D printed analogues

Liang, T., Bengough, A., Hallet, P., Knappett, J., Loades, K., Meijer, G. & Muir Wood, D., 24 Oct 2018, Physical Modelling in Geotechnics: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics (ICPMG 2018), July 17-20, 2018, London, United Kingdom. McNamara, A., Divall, S. & Goodey, R. (eds.). Taylor & Francis, Vol. 1. p. 401-406 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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centrifuges
testing
shear strength
prototypes
root systems
23 Downloads (Pure)

Suitability of equivalent linear soil models for analysing the seismic response of a concrete tunnel.

Kampas, G., Knappett, J., Brown, M., Anastasopoulos, I., Fuentes, R., Nikitas, N. & Alonso-Rodriguez, A., 19 Jun 2018, p. 1-14. 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Seismic response
Tunnels
Concretes
Soils
Earthquakes
71 Downloads (Pure)

System Identification of Tunnel Response to Ground Motion Considering a Simplified Model

Alonso-Rodriguez, A., Nikitas, N., Knappett, J., Kampas, G., Anastasopoulos, I. & Fuentes, R., 20 Jul 2018, In : Frontiers in Built Environment. 4, p. 1-11 11 p., 39.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Identification (control systems)
Tunnels
Monitoring
Numerical models
Earthquakes
39 Downloads (Pure)

Variability of small scale model reinforced concrete and implications for geotechnical centrifuge testing

Knappett, J., Brown, M., Shields, L., Al-Defae, A. H. & Loli, M., 24 Oct 2018, Physical Modelling in Geotechnics: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics (ICPMG 2018), July 17-20, 2018, London, United Kingdom. McNamara, A., Divall, S., Goodey, R., Taylor, N., Stallebrass, S. & Panchal, J. (eds.). 1 ed. CRC Press-Taylor & Francis Group, p. 241-246

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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Centrifuges
Reinforced concrete
Testing
Piles
Soils
2017

An Experimental Study of the Embedment of a Dynamically Installed Anchor in Sand

Chow, S. H., O’Loughlin, C. D., Gaudin, C., Knappett, J., Brown, M. & Lieng, J. T., 12 Sep 2017, Offshore Site Investigation and Geotechnics: Smarter Solutions for Future Offshore Developments: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference, held 12–14 September 2017 at the Royal Geographical Society, London. Society for Underwater Technology, Vol. 1-2. p. 1019-1025

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

anchor
experimental study
sand
centrifuge
kinetic energy

Assessing the risks to infrastructure from coastal storms in a changing climate: Project Report PPR800

Milne, F., Winter, M. G., Reeves, S. J., Knappett, J., Dawson, S., Dawson, A. G., Peeling, D., Peeling, J. & Brown, M., 13 Jan 2017, Transport Research Laboratory. 124 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

149 Downloads (Pure)

Centrifuge modelling of the influence of slope height on the seismic performance of rooted slopes

Liang, T. & Knappett, J. A., Oct 2017, In : Géotechnique. 67, 10, p. 855-869 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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centrifugal model test
Centrifuges
Earthquakes
Retaining walls
Slope stability

CPT Based Design Procedure for Installation Torque Prediction for Screw Piles Installed in Sand

Al-Baghdadi, T., Davidson, C., Brown, M., Knappett, J., Brennan, A., Augarde, C. E., Coombs, W. M., Wang, L., Richards, D. & Blake, A., 12 Sep 2017, Offshore Site Investigation and Geotechnics: Smarter Solutions for Future Offshore Developments: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference, held 12–14 September 2017 at the Royal Geographical Society, London. Society for Underwater Technology, Vol. 1-2. p. 346-353

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Piles
Sand
Torque
Geometry
Offshore wind turbines
12 Downloads (Pure)

Decommissioning of offshore piles using vibration

Davidson, C., Brown, M., Brennan, A. & Knappett, J., 2017, Proceedings of the 27th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, ISOPE 2017. Chung, J. S. & Wang, H. H. (eds.). United States: International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers, Vol. 2. p. 666-673 8 p. (Proceedings of the International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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Piles
Sand
Friction
Steel
1 Citation (Scopus)
77 Downloads (Pure)

Discussion: CHD pile performance: Part I – Physical modelling

Jeffrey, J. R., Brown, M. J., Knappett, J. A., Ball, J. D., Caucis, K., Cui, W., Zheng, X. D., Zhang, S. M. & Zhang, Q. Q., 1 Apr 2017, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Geotechnical Engineering. 170, 2, p. 186-187 2 p., 1600216.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
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Editorial

Knappett, J., 1 Jun 2017, In : International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics. 17, 2, p. 74 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

5 Citations (Scopus)
186 Downloads (Pure)

Effects of vertical loading on lateral screw pile performance

Al-Baghdadi, T., Brown, M. J., Knappett, J. A. & Al-Defae, A. H., Jun 2017, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Geotechnical Engineering. 170, 3, p. 259-272 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Piles
pile
Bending moments
effect
Wind power

Implications of changes of building use on seismic performance of adjacent structures

Qi, S. & Knappett, J., 2017, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Performance-based Design in Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering (PBD III). 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Soil structure interactions
Centrifuges
Densification
Earthquakes
Demolition