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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., 1 Jan 2020, In : Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology. 95, p. 1-14 14 p., 103127.

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Seismic response
seismic response
Tunnels
tunnel
Soils
1 Citation (Scopus)
45 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., 1 Jan 2020, In : Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 358, p. 1-32 32 p., 112622.

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plastic properties
Plasticity
Mechanics
mesh
interpolation
2019

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.

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reverse fault
centrifuge
normal fault
mitigation
site investigation
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Centrifuge testing to verify scaling of offshore pipeline ploughs

Robinson, S., Brown, M., Matsui, H., Brennan, A., Augarde, C. E., Coombs, W. M. & Cortis, M., 14 Nov 2019, In : International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics. 19, 6, p. 305-317 13 p.

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Offshore pipelines
Centrifuges
plowing
centrifuge
Testing
63 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).

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failure mechanism
Anchors
anchor
Sand
Stress concentration
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Developing screw piles for offshore renewable energy application

Brown, M., Davidson, C., Cerfontaine, B., Ciantia, M., Knappett, J. & Brennan, A., 7 Dec 2019, First Indian Symposium on Offshore Geotechnics : (ISOG 2019). Bhubaneshwar, 9 p.

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Piles
Mammals
Animals
Geometry
Costs
10 Downloads (Pure)

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.

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failure mechanism
Formability
Anchors
anchor
Stress concentration
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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

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Piles
Sand
Soils
Centrifuges
Stiffness
13 Downloads (Pure)

Investigation into the effect of plough share leading edge geometry on cable plough performance

Matsui, H., Robinson, S., Brown, M., Brennan, A., Augarde, C. & Coombs, W. M., 14 Oct 2019. 4 p.

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Cables
Geometry
Numerical analysis
Sand
Soils
315 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.

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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.

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Piles
Offshore wind turbines
Triangulation
Torque
Soils
2 Citations (Scopus)
55 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.

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

Screw pile design optimisation under tension in sand

Cerfontaine, B., Knappett, J., Brown, M., Davidson, C. & Sharif, Y., Sep 2019, Proceedings of the XVII ECSMGE-2019. Icelandic Geotechnical Society, 8 p.

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Piles
Sand
Anchors
Pile driving
Tension-leg platforms
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Screw pile research at the University of Dundee

Brown, M., 27 May 2019, 1st International Symposium on Screw Piles for Energy Applications. Dundee: University of Dundee, p. 1-13

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renewable energy
research project
staff
industry
student
2 Citations (Scopus)
102 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.

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Tunnel linings
coarse-textured soils
tunnel lining
Seismic response
seismic response
2018
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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.

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Piles
Cones
Sand
Torque
Centrifuges
52 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.

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Centrifuges
Wind power
Piles
Torque
Offshore wind turbines
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Characterising chalk-concrete interfaces for offshore renewable energy foundations

Ziogos, A., Brown, M. J., Ivanovic, A. & Morgan, N., 2018, Engineering in Chalk: Proceedings of the Chalk 2018 Conference. Lawrence, J. A., Preene, M., Lawrence, U. L. & Buckley, R. (eds.). London: ICE Publishing, p. 521-527 7 p.

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Concretes
Shear strength
Rocks
Friction
Degradation
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Development of a series of 2D backfill ploughing physical models for pipelines and cables

Bizzotto, T., Brown, M., Brennan, A., Powell, T. & Chandler, H. W., 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.). 1 ed. Taylor & Francis, p. 553-558 4 p.

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Cables
Pipelines
Pipe
High speed cameras
Accelerometers
8 Citations (Scopus)
139 Downloads (Pure)

Imposition of essential boundary conditions in the material point method

Cortis, M., Coombs, W. M., Augarde, C. E., Brown, M., Brennan, A. & Robinson, S., 6 Jan 2018, In : International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering. 113, 1, p. 130-152 23 p.

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Material Point Method
Boundary conditions
Inclination
Finite Element
Edge Elements
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Installation Behavior of Open Ended and Closed Ended Piles with Torque Application

Galindo, P. G., Davidson, C. & Brown, M., 2018, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Press-in Engineering 2018, Kochi (IPCE 21018). Japan: International Press-in Association, p. 379-386 8 p.

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Piles
Torque
Mammals
Sand
Testing
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Issues with the Material Point Method for geotechnical modelling, and how to address them

Augarde, C., Bing, Y., Charlton, T., Coombs, W. M., Brown, M., Brennan, A. & Robinson, S., Jun 2018, p. 593-601.

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Mechanics
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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

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Piles
Stiffness
Interpolation
Torque
Boundary conditions
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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.

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Seismic response
Tunnels
Concretes
Soils
Earthquakes
2 Citations (Scopus)
113 Downloads (Pure)

The performance of pipeline ploughs traversing seabed slopes

Bransby, M., Barlow, D. T., Brown, M., Davidson, J., Brankin, S. & Robinson, S., 15 Jan 2018, In : Ocean Engineering. 148, p. 125-135 11 p.

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Pipelines
Thermal insulation
Buckling
Thermal expansion
Soils
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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

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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

9 Citations (Scopus)
140 Downloads (Pure)

Chalk-steel Interface testing for marine energy foundations

Ziogos, A., Brown, M., Ivanović, A. & Morgan, N., Jun 2017, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Geotechnical Engineering. 170, 3, p. 285-298 14 p.

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chalk
steel
Steel
Testing
Interfaces (computer)

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
15 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).

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Piles
Sand
Friction
Steel
1 Citation (Scopus)
104 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.

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File
5 Citations (Scopus)
241 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.

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Piles
pile
Bending moments
effect
Wind power

Implicit MPM with second-order convected particle domain interpolation

Wang, L., Coombs, W. M., Augarde, C. E. & Brown, M., Apr 2017, Proceedings of the 25th UKACM Conference on Computational Mechanics. Faramarzi, A. & Dirar, S. (eds.). United Kingdom: University of Birmingham, p. 264-267 4 p.

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

Interpolation
Plastics
Costs

Improvement of Seabed Cable Plough Tow Force Prediction Models

Robinson, S., Brown, M., Brennan, A., Cortis, M., Augarde, C. E. & Coombs, W. M., 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. 914-921

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

Cables
Centrifuges
Outages
Numerical methods
Hazards

Modelling of Pipeline and Cable Flotation conditions

Bizzotto, T., Brown, M., Brennan, A., Powell, T. & Chandler, H. W., 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. 865-871

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

cable
modeling
soil
clay
drag
4 Citations (Scopus)
122 Downloads (Pure)

Modelling Screwpile Installation Using the MPM

Wang, L., Coombs, W. M., Augarde, C. E., Brown, M., Knappett, J., Brennan, A., Richards, D. & Blake, A., 2017, In : Procedia Engineering. 175, p. 124-132 9 p.

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Piles
Soils
2 Citations (Scopus)
167 Downloads (Pure)

Modelling Seabed Ploughing Using the Material Point Method

Cortis, M., Coombs, W. M., Augarde, C. E., Robinson, S., Brown, M. & Brennan, A., 2017, In : Procedia Engineering. 175, p. 1-7 7 p.

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Trenching
Wind power
Cables
Pipelines

Model Testing of Recovery Loads for Decommissioning Skirted Subsea Structures

Brennan, A., Brown, M., Knappett, J., McMillan, C., Aldaikh, H., Small, A. A. & Morrow, D., 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. 749-756

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

Recovery
Testing
Drainage
Clay
Kinematics

Numerical Modelling of Jack-Up Rig Spudcan Interaction with Normal Faults

Oakes, K., Brown, M. & Anastasopoulos, I., 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. 1026-1033

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

Jack-up rigs
Faulting
5 Citations (Scopus)
181 Downloads (Pure)

Strength reduction for upheaval buckling of buried pipes in blocky clay backfill

Brennan, A. J., Ghahremani, M. & Brown, M. J., 15 Jan 2017, In : Ocean Engineering. 130, p. 210-217 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Buckling
Clay
Pipe
Soils
Trenching

The modelling of soil-tool interaction using the material point method

Cortis, M., Coombs, W. M., Augarde, C. E., Robinson, S., Brown, M. & Brennan, A., Apr 2017, Proceedings of the 25th UKACM Conference on Computational Mechanics. United Kingdom: University of Birmingham, p. 211-214 4 p.

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

Soils
Boundary conditions
Mechanics
1 Citation (Scopus)
34 Downloads (Pure)

Toward less conservative flotation criteria for lightweight cables and pipelines

Bizzotto, T., Brown, M. J., Powell, T., Brennan, A. J. & Chandler, H., 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. 535-540 6 p. (Proceedings of the International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference; vol. 2).

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Flotation
Cables
Pipelines
Kaolin
Clay
2016
11 Citations (Scopus)
55 Downloads (Pure)

An estimation method for predicting final consolidation settlement of ground improved by floating cement columns

Ishikura, R., Yasufuku, N. & Brown, M., Apr 2016, In : Soils and Foundations. 56, 2, p. 213-227 15 p.

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Embankments
estimation method
Consolidation
consolidation
Cements
11 Citations (Scopus)
424 Downloads (Pure)

CHD pile performance, Part I: Physical modelling

Jeffrey, J. R., Brown, M. J., Knappett, J. A., Ball, J. D. & Caucis, K., 14 Sep 2016, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Geotechnical Engineering. 169, 5, p. 421-435 15 p.

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Piles
pile
modeling
Sand
shaft
8 Citations (Scopus)
168 Downloads (Pure)

CHD pile performance, part II: Numerical modelling

Knappett, J. A., Caucis, K., Brown, M. J., Jeffrey, J. R. & Ball, J. D., Oct 2016, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Geotechnical Engineering. 169, 5, p. 436-454 19 p.

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Piles
pile
modeling
finite element method
Sand