Dr Majid Nazem

Conjoint Associate Professor

School of Engineering (Civil Engineering)

Career Summary

Biography

Majid Nazem works in the area of computational mechanics, and is interested in the application of numerical methods in geotechnical problems.

Research Expertise
Computational Geomechanics Finite Elements Method Finite Plasticity Contact Mechanics Dynamic Soil-Structure Interaction .

Teaching Expertise
CIVL3280 – Geomechanics II. CIVL4110 – Theory of Structures III. CIVL4201 – Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. CIVL4830 – Stress and Finite Element Analysis. GENG1001 – Introduction to Engineering Mechanics. GENG1002 – Engineering Computations.

Administrative Expertise
Representative of Discipline of Civil, Surveying, and Environmental, Marketing Committee Group (MCG) of the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment.

Collaborations
Numerical analysis of reinforced concrete structures Dynamic analysis of geotechnical problems Adaptive finite element methods Multi-seam mining/ land subsidence.

Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Newcastle

Keywords

  • Adaptive Finite Element Methods
  • Contact Mechanics
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Finite Elements
  • Finite Plasticity
  • Fortran programming language
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Large deformations
  • Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Stress Analysis
  • Theory of Structures

Languages

  • Persian (excluding Dari) (Fluent)

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
090501 Civil Geotechnical Engineering 65
091599 Interdisciplinary Engineering not elsewhere classified 25
010299 Applied Mathematics not elsewhere classified 10

Professional Experience

Academic appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/12/2010 -  University Research Fellow University of Newcastle
Engineering & Built Environment
Australia
1/03/2009 - 1/03/2012 Fellow UON

UoN Research Fellowship

University of Newcastle
School of Engineering
Australia
1/03/2009 - 1/12/2010 University Research Fellow University of Newcastle
Engineering & Built Environment
Australia
1/06/2007 - 1/03/2009 Postdoctorate University of Newcastle
Engineering & Built Environment
Australia

Awards

Research Award

Year Award
2006 D. H. Trollope Medal
Australian Geomechanics Society
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Journal article (30 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2017 Salmi EF, Nazem M, Karakus M, 'Numerical analysis of a large landslide induced by coal mining subsidence', ENGINEERING GEOLOGY, 217 141-152 (2017)
DOI 10.1016/j.enggeo.2016.12.021
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem
2017 Khishvand M, Nazem M, Sloan SW, Carter JP, 'Application of the third medium method for frictionless contact problems in geomechanics', Computers and Geotechnics, 85 117-125 (2017)

© 2016 Elsevier LtdTraditional approaches in contact mechanics demand complicated search algorithms at the interface between the contacting bodies. Recently, a new contact method... [more]

© 2016 Elsevier LtdTraditional approaches in contact mechanics demand complicated search algorithms at the interface between the contacting bodies. Recently, a new contact method based on the concept of a third medium has been developed, which overcomes the drawbacks of conventional contact mechanics techniques. This new scheme is based on a space filling mesh, in which the contacting bodies can move and interact. The ability and accuracy of this method in predicting displacements, as well as the contact forces, is validated by solving selected numerical examples. The potential merits of this method for analysing geotechnical problems by the finite element method are addressed.

DOI 10.1016/j.compgeo.2016.12.020
Co-authors John Carter, Scott Sloan, Majidreza Nazem
2017 Kardani O, Nazem M, Kardani M, Sloan S, 'On the application of the maximum entropy meshfree method for elastoplastic geotechnical analysis', Computers and Geotechnics, 84 68-77 (2017)

© 2016In this study, the Maximum Entropy Meshfree (MEM) method is employed for analysing geotechnical problems involving material nonlinearity, assuming small strains. The effici... [more]

© 2016In this study, the Maximum Entropy Meshfree (MEM) method is employed for analysing geotechnical problems involving material nonlinearity, assuming small strains. The efficiency of the MEM method is evaluated through several solution schemes for the global governing equations as well as the local constitutive equations. The conventional implicit approach involving the Newton-Raphson method and an explicit adaptive dynamic relaxation technique are employed for solving the governing equations, while local constitutive equations are solved numerically as well as analytically. Two- and three-dimensional numerical experiments are performed to study the efficiency of different configurations of the solution scheme, which leads to some important conclusions about application of the MEM method in geotechnical problems.

DOI 10.1016/j.compgeo.2016.11.015
Co-authors Scott Sloan, Majidreza Nazem
2017 Salmi EF, Nazem M, Giacomini A, 'A Numerical Investigation of Sinkhole Subsidence Development over Shallow Excavations in Tectonised Weak Rocks: The Dolaei Tunnel¿s Excavation Case', Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, 1-32 (2017)

© 2017 Springer International Publishing SwitzerlandRoof collapses during the constructions of underground excavations in weak rocks is a serious problem. In particular, excavati... [more]

© 2017 Springer International Publishing SwitzerlandRoof collapses during the constructions of underground excavations in weak rocks is a serious problem. In particular, excavations in shallow depths and in incompetent rocks may initiate the caving of the overburden materials and sinkhole formation. Sinkholes have significant environmental impacts and more importantly, they threaten the stability of surface and subsurface infrastructures above the excavations. This study investigates the formation of sinkhole subsidences in shallow excavations in poor and problematic rocks. The progressive collapse and sinkhole subsidence in the Dolaei road tunnel is considered as a case history. Understanding the geological and geotechnical characteristics of rocks is the fundamental step for analysing the mechanisms of instability. Rock mass characteristics are reviewed, and the most effective factors impacting on the tunnel¿s stability are identified and discussed. The role of the method of excavation and support in controlling ground movements are assessed through numerical modellings. The effect of pre-support as a practical technique for controlling ground movements and preventing sinkhole formation in weak rocks is also discussed. Outcomes of this study indicate that the rock mass surrounding the Dolaei tunnel consists of highly tectonised and foliated metamorphic rocks. Schistosity and foliation considerably impact on the strength and deformability of the rock mass. This study shows that the geological characteristics of the rocks in the Dolaei tunnel had substantial effect on the collapse and sinkhole formation. The numerical findings also reveal that employing pre-supporting techniques, particularly forepoling, using a staged excavation and applying composite support systems (consisting of rock bolts and reinforced shotcrete) are practical remedies to prevent the progressive collapse, and to avoid the formation of sinkholes during excavation in weak rocks in shallow depths.

DOI 10.1007/s10706-017-0202-3
Co-authors Anna Giacomini, Majidreza Nazem
2017 Salmi EF, Nazem M, Karakus M, 'The effect of rock mass gradual deterioration on the mechanism of post-mining subsidence over shallow abandoned coal mines', International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 91 59-71 (2017)

© 2016 Elsevier LtdIn this study, the effect of gradual deterioration on the long-term stability of shallow abandoned room and pillar coal mines is investigated. The conventional... [more]

© 2016 Elsevier LtdIn this study, the effect of gradual deterioration on the long-term stability of shallow abandoned room and pillar coal mines is investigated. The conventional Tributary Area Method is adopted and modified to take into account the rate of deterioration on the lifetime of pillars. Moreover, a simple quantitative approach is proposed to incorporate the effects of deterioration in numerical modelling. The suggested methods are then used to assess the stability of the shallow abandoned room and pillar coal mines around Dolphingstone village, UK. Results of this study indicate that the gradual deterioration plays a significant role in the long-term stability of shallow abandoned coal mines. The stand-up time of a room and pillar mining panel is also estimated based on the modified Q-system. A good agreement is observed between the results of numerical modelling and the rock mass classification system.

DOI 10.1016/j.ijrmms.2016.11.012
Citations Scopus - 1Web of Science - 2
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem
2016 Sabetamal H, Carter JP, Nazem M, Sloan SW, 'Coupled analysis of dynamically penetrating anchors', Computers and Geotechnics, 77 26-44 (2016) [C1]

© 2016 Elsevier Ltd.The development of a numerical procedure for the finite element analysis of anchors dynamically penetrating into saturated soils is outlined, highlighting its... [more]

© 2016 Elsevier Ltd.The development of a numerical procedure for the finite element analysis of anchors dynamically penetrating into saturated soils is outlined, highlighting its unique features and capabilities. The mechanical behaviour of saturated porous media is predicted using mixture theory. An algorithm is developed for frictional contact in terms of effective normal stress. The contact formulation is based on a mortar segment-to-segment scheme, which considers the interpolation functions of the contact elements to be of order N, thus overcoming a numerical deficiency of the so-called node-to-segment (NTS) contact algorithm. The nonlinear behaviour of the solid constituent is captured by the Modified Cam Clay soil model. The soil constitutive model is also adapted so as to incorporate the dependence of clay strength on strain rate. An appropriate energy-absorbing boundary is used to eliminate possible wave reflections from the artificial mesh boundaries. To illustrate the use of the proposed computational scheme, simulations of dynamically penetrating anchors are conducted. Results are presented and discussed for the installation phase followed by 'setup', i.e., pore pressure dissipation and soil consolidation. The results, in particular, reveal the effects of strain rate on the generation of excess pore pressure, bearing resistance and frictional forces. The setup analyses also illustrate the pattern in which pore pressures are dissipated within the soil domain after installation. Hole closure behind a dynamic projectile is also illustrated by an example.

DOI 10.1016/j.compgeo.2016.04.005
Citations Scopus - 2
Co-authors Scott Sloan, John Carter, Majidreza Nazem
2016 Ghorbani J, Nazem M, Carter JP, 'Numerical modelling of multiphase flow in unsaturated deforming porous media', Computers and Geotechnics, 71 195-206 (2016) [C1]

© 2015 Elsevier Ltd.The aim of this paper is to address a number of significant challenges in the analysis of multiphase unsaturated soils when subjected to both static and dynam... [more]

© 2015 Elsevier Ltd.The aim of this paper is to address a number of significant challenges in the analysis of multiphase unsaturated soils when subjected to both static and dynamic loading. These challenges include the non-linear behaviour of the solid skeleton of the soil as well as the means by which the unsaturated nature of the multi-phase soil is dealt with. A review of some fundamental issues in partially saturated soils as well as the governing equations are presented and then the application of the generalised-. a algorithm for time integration of the global equations of motion for unsaturated soils is demonstrated. Solutions to these equations obtained by the finite element method are validated by recently presented analytical solutions. A description of the selected constitutive model and its integration is also presented, together with a strategy to verify the numerical implementation. Finally, solutions for the classic problem of static loading of a rigid footing resting on a partially saturated (three-phase) soil and a fully saturated (two-phase) soil are presented.

DOI 10.1016/j.compgeo.2015.09.011
Citations Scopus - 3Web of Science - 2
Co-authors John Carter, Majidreza Nazem
2016 Sabetamal H, Nazem M, Sloan SW, Carter JP, 'Frictionless contact formulation for dynamic analysis of nonlinear saturated porous media based on the mortar method', International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 40 25-61 (2016) [C1]

© 2015 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.A finite element algorithm for frictionless contact problems in a two-phase saturated porous medium, considering finite deformation and inertia effe... [more]

© 2015 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.A finite element algorithm for frictionless contact problems in a two-phase saturated porous medium, considering finite deformation and inertia effects, has been formulated and implemented in a finite element programme. The mechanical behaviour of the saturated porous medium is predicted using mixture theory, which models the dynamic advection of fluids through a fully saturated porous solid matrix. The resulting mixed formulation predicts all field variables including the solid displacement, pore fluid pressure and Darcy velocity of the pore fluid. The contact constraints arising from the requirement for continuity of the contact traction, as well as the fluid flow across the contact interface, are enforced using a penalty approach that is regularised with an augmented Lagrangian method. The contact formulation is based on a mortar segment-to-segment scheme that allows the interpolation functions of the contact elements to be of order N. The main thrust of this paper is therefore how to deal with contact interfaces in problems that involve both dynamics and consolidation and possibly large deformations of porous media. The numerical algorithm is first verified using several illustrative examples. This algorithm is then employed to solve a pipe-seabed interaction problem, involving large deformations and dynamic effects, and the results of the analysis are also compared with those obtained using a node-to-segment contact algorithm. The results of this study indicate that the proposed method is able to solve the highly nonlinear problem of dynamic soil-structure interaction when coupled with pore water pressures and Darcy velocity.

DOI 10.1002/nag.2386
Citations Scopus - 2Web of Science - 2
Co-authors Scott Sloan, John Carter, Majidreza Nazem
2016 Nazem M, Kardani M, Bienen B, Cassidy M, 'A stable Maximum-Entropy Meshless method for analysis of porous media', COMPUTERS AND GEOTECHNICS, 80 248-260 (2016) [C1]
DOI 10.1016/j.compgeo.2016.08.021
Citations Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem
2016 Moavenian MH, Nazem M, Carter JP, Randolph MF, 'Numerical analysis of penetrometers free-falling into soil with shear strength increasing linearly with depth', Computers and Geotechnics, 72 57-66 (2016) [C1]

© 2015.Dynamic penetrometers have been used for offshore oil and gas industry applications such as pipeline feasibility studies and anchoring systems, and military applications i... [more]

© 2015.Dynamic penetrometers have been used for offshore oil and gas industry applications such as pipeline feasibility studies and anchoring systems, and military applications including naval mine countermeasures and terminal ballistic studies. The main challenge of using dynamic penetrometers is the interpretation of their test results in order to deduce the mechanical properties of the penetrated soil via empirical or theoretical relations. Recently, a robust numerical method based on the Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian (ALE) technique has been developed for analysing dynamic penetration problems and used to investigate a smooth penetrometer free falling into a uniform layer of clayey soil. Numerical as well as experimental results indicate that the penetration characteristics, including the impact energy, total time, and total depth of penetration, depend on the mechanical properties of the soil including its stiffness and strength parameters as well as the geometry of the penetrometer and its initial impact energy. In this study, the ALE method is employed to study the effect of shear strength increasing with depth (a common condition of seabed deposits) on the penetration characteristics of a free falling penetrometer. Conducting more than two thousand numerical simulations has shown that there is an approximate quadratic relation between the final embedment depth of a FFP penetrating into a non-uniform clay soil and the combined kinetic energy on contact with the soil and subsequent loss in potential energy of the penetrometer.

DOI 10.1016/j.compgeo.2015.11.002
Citations Scopus - 5Web of Science - 3
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem, John Carter
2015 Kardani M, Nazem M, Carter JP, 'Application of high-order elements for coupled analysis in geomechanics', COUPLED PROBLEMS 2015 - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Coupled Problems in Science and Engineering, 1209-1217 (2015) [C1]

In this paper high-order triangular elements are implemented in the framework of the Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian method for the analysis of large strain consolidation problems i... [more]

In this paper high-order triangular elements are implemented in the framework of the Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian method for the analysis of large strain consolidation problems in geomechanics. The theory of consolidation, as well as details of the high-order elements, including cubic (10-noded), quartic (15-noded), quantic (21-noded) and sextic (28- noded) elements are discussed. The accuracy and the efficiency of high-order elements in the analysis of consolidation problems are demonstrated conducting a small deformation analysis of the soil under a strip footing as well as a large deformation analysis of a vertical cut subjected to a surcharge loading. Based on the numerical results, it is shown that high-order elements not only improve the accuracy of solution but can also significantly decrease the required computational time. It is also demonstrated that assuming identical order for displacement shape functions and the pore water pressure shape functions does not affect the stability of the time-marching analysis of consolidation nor the accuracy of the numerical predictions.

Co-authors John Carter, Majidreza Nazem
2015 Wang D, Bienen B, Nazem M, Tian Y, Zheng J, Pucker T, Randolph MF, 'Large deformation finite element analyses in geotechnical engineering', Computers and Geotechnics, 65 104-114 (2015) [C1]

© 2014 Elsevier Ltd.Geotechnical applications often involve large displacements of structural elements, such as penetrometers or footings, in soil. Three numerical analysis appro... [more]

© 2014 Elsevier Ltd.Geotechnical applications often involve large displacements of structural elements, such as penetrometers or footings, in soil. Three numerical analysis approaches capable of accounting for large deformations are investigated here: the implicit remeshing and interpolation technique by small strain (RITSS), an efficient Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian (EALE) implicit method and the Coupled Eulerian-Lagrangian (CEL) approach available as part of commercial software. The theoretical basis and implementation of the methods are discussed before their relative performance is evaluated through four benchmark cases covering static, dynamic and coupled problems in geotechnical engineering. Available established analytical and numerical results are also provided for comparison purpose. The advantages and limitation of the different approaches are highlighted. The RITSS and EALE predict comparable results in all cases, demonstrating the robustness of both in-house codes. Employing implicit integration scheme, RITSS and EALE have stable convergence although their computational efficiency may be low for high-speed problems. The CEL is commercially available, but user expertise on element size, critical step time and critical velocity for quasi-static analysis is required. Additionally, mesh-independency is not satisfactorily achieved in the CEL analysis for the dynamic case.

DOI 10.1016/j.compgeo.2014.12.005
Citations Scopus - 22Web of Science - 16
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem
2015 Carter JP, Sabetamal H, Nazem M, Sloan SW, 'One-dimensional test problems for dynamic consolidation', ACTA GEOTECHNICA, 10 173-178 (2015) [C1]
DOI 10.1007/s11440-014-0336-x
Citations Scopus - 3Web of Science - 2
Co-authors John Carter, Scott Sloan, Majidreza Nazem
2015 Kardani M, Nazem M, Carter JP, Abbo AJ, 'Efficiency of high-order elements in large-deformation problems of geomechanics', International Journal of Geomechanics, 15 (2015) [C1]

© 2014 American Society of Civil Engineers.This paper investigates the application of high-order elements within the framework of the arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian method for the... [more]

© 2014 American Society of Civil Engineers.This paper investigates the application of high-order elements within the framework of the arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian method for the analysis of elastoplastic problems involving large deformations. The governing equations of the method as well as its important aspects such as the nodal stress recovery and the remapping of state variables are discussed. The efficiency and accuracy of 6-, 10-, 15-, and 21-noded triangular elements are compared for the analysis of two geotechnical engineering problems, namely, the behavior of an undrained layer of soil under a strip footing subjected to large deformations and the soil behavior in a biaxial test. The use of high-order elements is shown to increase the accuracy of the numerical results and to significantly decrease the computational time required to achieve a specific level of accuracy. For problems considered in this study, the 21-noded elements outperform other triangular elements.

DOI 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000457
Citations Scopus - 2Web of Science - 1
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem, John Carter
2014 Sabetamal H, Nazem M, Carter JP, Sloan SW, 'Large deformation dynamic analysis of saturated porous media with applications to penetration problems', COMPUTERS AND GEOTECHNICS, 55 117-131 (2014) [C1]
DOI 10.1016/j.compgeo.2013.08.005
Citations Scopus - 14Web of Science - 11
Co-authors John Carter, Scott Sloan, Majidreza Nazem
2014 O'Loughlin CD, Nazem M, Chow SH, Randolph MF, Gaudin C, White DJ, 'Dynamic embedment of projectiles in clay', Australian Geomechanics Journal, 49 133-145 (2014) [C1]

This paper provides an overview of the work of the Australian Research Council-funded Centre for Geotechnical Science and Engineering on free falling projectiles that have applica... [more]

This paper provides an overview of the work of the Australian Research Council-funded Centre for Geotechnical Science and Engineering on free falling projectiles that have applications as seabed characterisation tools and as anchoring systems for floating facilities. These projectiles are released in water and dynamically embed into the seabed through the kinetic energy they gain during freefall. The high penetration velocity, which can be up to 25 m/s at impact with the seabed, induces shear strain rates in the soil that are up to eight orders of magnitude higher than in a typical laboratory test. The difficulty in quantifying the soil strength at these very high strain rates, together with hydrodynamic aspects including pressure drag and potential water entrainment along the projectile-soil interface, complicates assessment of the penetration response. A large database of centrifuge and field data has been collated by the Centre and is used in this paper to quantify embedment potential and to examine the merit of a simple analytical framework that captures the dynamic response of free-falling projectiles. Aspects of the dynamic embedment process that cannot be predicted by the analytical framework, including potential hole closure during installation and pore pressure generation are investigated in finite element analyses that model the dynamic penetration of projectiles in soil. Example results from these analyses are provided.

Citations Scopus - 5
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem
2014 Kardani M, Nazem M, Carter JP, Abbo AJ, 'Large strain coupled analysis of geotechnical problems using high-order elements', Australian Geomechanics Journal, 49 167-174 (2014) [C1]

In this paper high-order triangular elements are implemented in the framework of the Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian method for the analysis of large strain coupled consolidation pr... [more]

In this paper high-order triangular elements are implemented in the framework of the Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian method for the analysis of large strain coupled consolidation problems in geomechanics. The theory of coupled consolidation, as well as details of the high-order elements, including quadratic (6-noded), cubic (10-noded), quartic (15-noded) and quantic (21-noded) elements, are discussed. The accuracy and the efficiency of high-order elements in the analysis of undrained problems are presented by solving two classical geomechanics problems. These include the bearing capacity of soil under a footing and the large deformation analysis of a vertical cut subjected to a surcharge loading. Based on the numerical results, it is shown that high-order elements not only improve the accuracy of the solution, but can also significantly decrease the required computational time.

Citations Scopus - 3
Co-authors John Carter, Majidreza Nazem
2014 Sharafisafa M, Nazem M, 'Application of the distinct element method and the extended finite element method in modelling cracks and coalescence in brittle materials', Computational Materials Science, 91 102-121 (2014) [C1]

In this paper we study the performance of the discrete element method (DEM) and the extended finite element method (XFEM) modelling the crack initiation, propagation and coalescen... [more]

In this paper we study the performance of the discrete element method (DEM) and the extended finite element method (XFEM) modelling the crack initiation, propagation and coalescence in fractured rock masses. Firstly, the crack propagation in a rock sample with single closed and open flaws and subjected to an uniaxial compression is simulated by the DEM and XFEM. The results obtained by the two methods are then compared with the experimental results reported by Park and Bobet (2009). Under an uniaxial compression load, two types of cracks are observed including the tensile or wing cracks, and the shear or secondary cracks. The results obtained by the DEM are in good agreement with the experimental results, viz., both wing and shear cracks are accurately modelled. The XFEM, on the other hand, can predict the tensile (wing) cracks, but fails to model the shear cracks. In second part of this study we consider the analysis of fracture propagation and coalescence in rock masses containing two open or closed flaws. The results predicted by the DEM and XFEM are then compared with experimental test results. Coalescence is produced by the linkage of two flaws and a combination of wing and secondary cracks. In the crack propagation and coalescence problem, the DEM is able to predict all cracks involved in rock fracturing, such as the wing and secondary cracks, as well as the crack linkage between two adjacent flaws and their subsequent coalescence. However, the XFEM results only represent the wing cracks, and the method fails to predict the shear cracks. Finally, the effect of filling materials in open flaws on the crack propagation is investigated. The results indicate that the initiation and propagation of cracks and their coalescence in a material containing open flaws significantly change when the flaws are filled with a weak material. © 2014 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

DOI 10.1016/j.commatsci.2014.04.006
Citations Scopus - 12Web of Science - 11
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem
2013 Kardani M, Nazem M, Sheng D, Carter JP, 'Large deformation analysis of geomechanics problems by a combined rh-adaptive finite element method', COMPUTERS AND GEOTECHNICS, 49 90-99 (2013) [C1]
DOI 10.1016/j.compgeo.2012.09.013
Citations Scopus - 5Web of Science - 4
Co-authors John Carter, Majidreza Nazem, Daichao Sheng
2012 Nazem M, Carter JP, Airey DW, Chow SH, 'Dynamic analysis of a smooth penetrometer free-falling into uniform clay', Geotechnique, 62 893-905 (2012) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 27Web of Science - 19
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem, John Carter
2012 Kardani M, Nazem M, Abbo AJ, Sheng D, Sloan SW, 'Refined h-adaptive finite element procedure for large deformation geotechnical problems', Computational Mechanics, 49 21-33 (2012) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 13Web of Science - 13
Co-authors Scott Sloan, Majidreza Nazem, Daichao Sheng
2012 Nazem M, Kardani M, Carter JP, Sheng D, 'A comparative study of error assessment techniques for dynamic contact problems of geomechanics', Computers and Geotechnics, 40 62-73 (2012) [C1]
DOI 10.1016/j.compgeo.2011.09.006
Citations Scopus - 4Web of Science - 3
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem, Daichao Sheng, John Carter
2009 Nazem M, Carter JP, Sheng D, Sloan SW, 'Alternative stress-integration schemes for large-deformation problems of solid mechanics', Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, 45 934-943 (2009) [C1]
DOI 10.1016/j.finel.2009.09.006
Citations Scopus - 24Web of Science - 17
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem, Daichao Sheng, John Carter, Scott Sloan
2009 Sheng D, Nazem M, Carter JP, 'Some computational aspects for solving deep penetration problems in geomechanics', Computational Mechanics, 44 549-561 (2009) [C1]
DOI 10.1007/s00466-009-0391-6
Citations Scopus - 33Web of Science - 20
Co-authors Daichao Sheng, John Carter, Majidreza Nazem
2009 Nazem M, Carter JP, Airey DW, 'Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian method for dynamic analysis of geotechnical problems', Computers and Geotechnics, 36 549-557 (2009) [C1]
DOI 10.1016/j.compgeo.2008.11.001
Citations Scopus - 34Web of Science - 20
Co-authors John Carter, Majidreza Nazem
2009 Nazem M, Rahmani I, Rezaee-Pajand M, 'Nonlinear FE analysis of reinforced concrete structures using a tresca-type yield surface', Scientia Iranica Transaction A-Civil Engineering, 16 512-519 (2009) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 6Web of Science - 3
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem
2008 Nazem M, Sheng D, Carter JP, Sloan SW, 'Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian method for large-strain consolidation problems', International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 32 1023-1050 (2008) [C1]
DOI 10.1002/nag.657
Citations Scopus - 50Web of Science - 39
Co-authors Scott Sloan, John Carter, Majidreza Nazem, Daichao Sheng
2007 Krabbenhoft K, Damkilde L, Nazem M, 'An implicit mixed enthalpy-temperature method for phase-change problems', Heat and Mass Transfer, 43 233-241 (2007) [C1]
DOI 10.1007/s00231-006-0090-1
Citations Scopus - 6Web of Science - 7
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem, Kristian Krabbenhoft
2006 Nazem M, Sheng D, Carter JP, 'Stress integration and mesh refinement for large deformation in geomechanics', International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 65 1002-1027 (2006) [C1]
DOI 10.1002/nme.1470
Citations Scopus - 67Web of Science - 50
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem, John Carter, Daichao Sheng
2003 Rezaiee-Pajand M, Nazem M, 'Elasto-plastic analysis of three-dimensional structures', Engineering Computations, 20 274-295 (2003) [C1]
DOI 10.1108/02644400310467207
Citations Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem
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Conference (32 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2016 Khishvand M, Nazem M, 'On Application of the Third Medium Contact Method in Analysis of Geotechnical Problems', Applied Mechanics and Materials (2016) [E1]
DOI 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.846.282
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem
2015 Zakrzewski N, Nazem M, 'The maximum-entropy meshless method for dynamic and coupled analysis of offshore geotechnical problems', Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics III - 3rd International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics, ISFOG 2015 (2015) [E1]

© 2015 Taylor & Francis Group, London.There exist many problems in the offshore geotechnical setting which necessitate a dynamic analysis or a consolidation analysis. In recent y... [more]

© 2015 Taylor & Francis Group, London.There exist many problems in the offshore geotechnical setting which necessitate a dynamic analysis or a consolidation analysis. In recent years literature on this topic has been dominated by the application of Finite Element Methods to solving such problems and addressing the inherent shortcomings associated with their use. These issues include, but are not limited to, the occurrence of mesh distortion in problems involving large deformations and the inability to adequately capture discontinuities. The intrinsic nature of meshfree methods, however, makes them a more appropriate means of solving offshore geotechnical problems. This study presents a robust Maximum-Entropy Meshless method for nonlinear analysis of offshore problems in which the effect of time-dependent behaviour cannot be ignored. The Generalised-a time integration scheme and the Backward-Euler method are respectively employed for dynamic analysis and coupled analysis of such problems. The applicability of this meshless method is presented by studying the undrained soil behaviour under a circular footing subjected to dynamic loading as well as static loading.

Co-authors Majidreza Nazem
2015 Ghorbani J, Nazem M, Carter JP, 'Application of the generalised-a method in dynamic analysis of partially saturated media', Computer Methods and Recent Advances in Geomechanics - Proceedings of the 14th Int. Conference of International Association for Computer Methods and Recent Advances in Geomechanics, IACMAG 2014 (2015) [E1]

The main aim of this study is to apply a robust time integration technique for simulating the behaviour of unsaturated soils subjected to dynamic loads. The governing equations of... [more]

The main aim of this study is to apply a robust time integration technique for simulating the behaviour of unsaturated soils subjected to dynamic loads. The governing equations of the three soil phases and their interactions are derived based on the mass conservation law, linear momentum balance and energy conservation of each phase in an isothermal environment. In addition, a number of experimental equations are employed to represent the hydraulic conductivity and the drainage characteristics of the soil, such as the suction-saturation relationship and the dependency of the hydraulic conductivity on suction. The global system of equations is then solved by using an implicit time-stepping algorithm based on the Generalised-a integration scheme. The accuracy of the numerical model and the finite element code is verified by comparing the numerical results with results obtained by an analytical solution. © 2015 Taylor & Francis Group, London.

Citations Scopus - 2
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem, John Carter
2015 Sabetamal H, Nazem M, Sloan SW, Carter JP, 'Numerical modelling of offshore pipe-seabed interaction problems', Computer Methods and Recent Advances in Geomechanics - Proceedings of the 14th Int. Conference of International Association for Computer Methods and Recent Advances in Geomechanics, IACMAG 2014 (2015) [E1]

This study outlines the development of a computational scheme which accounts for large deformation dynamic behaviour of saturated porous media and models soil-structure interactio... [more]

This study outlines the development of a computational scheme which accounts for large deformation dynamic behaviour of saturated porous media and models soil-structure interaction using a high-order frictional contact algorithm. The numerical scheme is employed to analyse a dynamic coupled problem of pipeline-seabed interaction in two steps, including the simulation of the dynamic embedment process as well as the subsequent consolidation stage. The analysis considers a frictional interface between the pipe and the soil which is normally ignored in most analyses due to numerical difficulties. The nonlinear behaviour of the solid constituent is captured by the Modified Cam Clay soil model, allowing the incorporation of shear-induced pore water pressures during the embedment process. The results of this study indicate that the proposed method is able to solve the highly nonlinear problem of dynamic soil-pipe interaction coupled with pore water pressures and Darcy velocity. The results also show that a dynamic approach is necessary for coupled problems of pipe-seabed interaction involving very fast loading. © 2015 Taylor & Francis Group, London.

Citations Scopus - 1
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem, John Carter, Scott Sloan
2015 Ghorbani J, Nazem M, Carter JP, 'Numerical study of dynamic soil compaction at different degrees of saturation', Proceedings of the International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference (2015) [E1]

Copyright © 2015 by the International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers (ISOPE).Dynamic compaction is known as one of the most cost-effective soil improvement techniques. I... [more]

Copyright © 2015 by the International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers (ISOPE).Dynamic compaction is known as one of the most cost-effective soil improvement techniques. In this method the soil at the ground surface or at a relatively deep depth is compacted by repeatedly dropping heavy weights on the ground. Since its introduction, dynamic compaction has exhibited its versatility and simplicity of use in different types of civil engineering projects, including building structures, container terminals, highways, airports, dockyards, and harbours. However, despite the abundance of experimental data and field observation reports, few numerical approaches have been established in the literature to effectively deal with soil behaviour under dynamic compaction. This is mainly due to the dependence of soil dynamic response on variations in the moisture content. Therefore, to achieve a comprehensive understanding of dynamic compaction the soil should be modelled as a three-phase porous medium. The presence of a non-wetting and a wetting phase, together with the existence of inertia forces in each phase, makes the solution of the coupled dynamic system computationally demanding. Moreover, large deformations often take place during dynamic compaction; hence the infinitesimal strain theory cannot be employed for higher impact loads. In this paper a finite element approach is introduced to numerically simulate the problem of dynamic compaction under the framework of unsaturated soil mechanics. The governing equations are derived based upon the overall momentum balance of the mixture, the mass balance of the liquid phase, and the mass balance of the gas phase. Phase changes and chemical reactions are not considered. Among other important parameters, the effect of the degree of saturation on the soil response will be addressed.

Co-authors Majidreza Nazem, John Carter
2015 Nazem M, Carter JP, Sloan SW, 'Aspects of numerical simulation of torpedo anchor installation', Proceedings of the International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference (2015) [E1]

Copyright © 2015 by the International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers (ISOPE).The dynamic penetration of anchors into the seabed is an important problem in offshore geome... [more]

Copyright © 2015 by the International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers (ISOPE).The dynamic penetration of anchors into the seabed is an important problem in offshore geomechanics and one of the most challenging for geotechnical analysts. Complications due to the nonlinear material response of the soil, the large deformations caused by the insertion of the object, and the changing boundary conditions at the contact between the soil and the anchors must be taken into account. Moreover, the presence of a pore fluid, and the pressure that it may exert, requires a fully coupled displacement-pore pressure analysis. Recent work has facilitated the modelling of the dynamic penetration of objects into soil. The finite element method is one of the most commonly used techniques for tackling problems of soil penetration because the resulting solutions satisfy the equation of dynamic equilibrium and the method can incorporate sophisticated soil models as well as complex boundary conditions. This study discusses a number of challenging aspects of the numerical simulation of dynamically embedded anchors, particularly torpedo anchors, and presents a robust analysis strategy for such problems. This technique is based on the Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian method and rigorously incorporates displacements, velocities, and accelerations of the solid phase along with the pore pressure and velocities of the fluid phase.

Co-authors Majidreza Nazem, Scott Sloan, John Carter
2014 Nazem M, Carter JP, Kardani M, 'Analysis of soil penetration problems by High-order elements', Applied Mechanics and Materials (2014) [E1]

This paper addresses the application of high-order elements in the analysis of soil penetration problems, particularly those involving inertia forces and large deformations. Among... [more]

This paper addresses the application of high-order elements in the analysis of soil penetration problems, particularly those involving inertia forces and large deformations. Among others, 15-node triangular elements are formulated within an Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian finite element method. Preliminary studies indicate that high-order elements can significantly decrease the analysis time without significant loss of accuracy. © (2014) Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland.

DOI 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.553.401
Citations Scopus - 1
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem, John Carter
2014 Nazem M, Carter JP, Airey DW, 'Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian method for non-linear problems of geomechanics', IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (2014)

© 2010 IOP Publishing Ltd.In many geotechnical problems it is vital to consider the geometrical non-linearity caused by large deformation in order to capture a more realistic mod... [more]

© 2010 IOP Publishing Ltd.In many geotechnical problems it is vital to consider the geometrical non-linearity caused by large deformation in order to capture a more realistic model of the true behaviour. The solutions so obtained should then be more accurate and reliable, which should ultimately lead to cheaper and safer design. The Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian (ALE) method originated from fluid mechanics, but has now been well established for solving large deformation problems in geomechanics. This paper provides an overview of the ALE method and its challenges in tackling problems involving non-linearities due to material behaviour, large deformation, changing boundary conditions and time-dependency, including material rate effects and inertia effects in dynamic loading applications. Important aspects of ALE implementation into a finite element framework will also be discussed. This method is then employed to solve some interesting and challenging geotechnical problems such as the dynamic bearing capacity of footings on soft soils, consolidation of a soil layer under a footing, and the modelling of dynamic penetration of objects into soil layers.

DOI 10.1088/1757-899X/10/1/012074
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem, Daichao Sheng
2013 Carter JP, Nazem M, Airey DW, 'Analysis of Dynamic Loading and Penetration of Soils - Application to site investigation and ground improvement', International Conference on Geotechnical Engineering, ICGE 12 (2013) [E2]
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem, John Carter
2013 Kardani M, Nazem M, Abbo AJ, 'H-adaptive finite element analysis of consolidation problems in geomechanics', Computational Plasticity XII: Fundamentals and Applications - Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computational Plasticity - Fundamentals and Applications, COMPLAS 2013 (2013) [E2]
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem
2013 Sabetamal H, Nazem M, Carter JP, 'Numerical analysis of torpedo anchors', ComGeo III, Computational Geomechanics (2013) [E2]
Co-authors John Carter, Majidreza Nazem
2013 Nazem M, Kardani M, Carter JP, Sloan SW, 'On the application of high-order elements in large deformation problems of geomechanics', ComGeo III, Computational Geomechanics (2013) [E2]
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem, Scott Sloan, John Carter
2013 Moavenian M, Nazem M, Carter JP, 'Numerical analysis of a penetrometer free-falling into a non-uniform soil layer', ComGeo III, Computational Geomechanics (2013) [E2]
Co-authors John Carter, Majidreza Nazem
2013 Carter JP, Nazem M, 'Analysis of dynamic penetration of soils', From Materials to Structures: Advancement Through Innovation - Proceedings of the 22nd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, ACMSM 2012 (2013) [E1]
DOI 10.1201/b15320-3
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem, John Carter
2012 Sabetamal H, Nazem M, Sloan SW, Carter JP, 'Finite element simulation of dynamic pile penetration into a saturated porous medium', 6th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering, ECCOMAS 2012 (2012) [E2]
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem, John Carter, Scott Sloan
2012 Kardani M, Nazem M, Carter JP, 'A combined rh-adaptive finite element method for geotechnical problems', 12th Pan American Congress of Applied Mechanics, PACAM XII (2012)
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem, John Carter
2011 Nazem M, Carter JP, 'Parametric study of a free-falling penetrometer in clay-like soils', Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics II - Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics (2011) [E1]
Citations Scopus - 1
Co-authors John Carter, Majidreza Nazem
2011 Nazem M, Carter JP, 'Numerical investigation of dynamic penetration factors for a free falling penetrometer', Computer Methods for Geomechanics: Frontiers and New Applications. Volume 2 (2011) [E1]
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem, John Carter
2011 Nazem M, Kardani M, Carter JP, Sheng D, 'Application of h-adaptive fe method for dynamic analysis of geotechnical problems', COMGEO II - Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Computational Geomechanics (2011) [E1]
Citations Scopus - 1
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem, Daichao Sheng, John Carter
2011 Sabetamal H, Nazem M, Sloan SW, Carter JP, 'Numerical simulation of dynamic pore fluid-solid interaction in fully saturated non-linear porous media', COMPLAS XI: 11th International Conference on Computational Plasticity (2011) [E2]
Citations Scopus - 1
Co-authors Scott Sloan, Majidreza Nazem, John Carter
2011 Kardani M, Nazem M, Sheng D, 'Application of h-adaptive FE method for analysis of contact problems in geomechanics', Program and abstracts: 2nd International Conference on Computational Contact Mechanics (2011) [E3]
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem, Daichao Sheng
2010 Nazem M, Carter JP, Airey DW, 'Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian method for nonlinear problems of geomechanics', IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering (2010) [E1]
Citations Scopus - 1
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem, John Carter
2010 Kardani M, Nazem M, Abbo AJ, Sheng D, 'A study of adaptive finite element methods in solving large deformation problems in geomechanics', Proceedings of the IV European Conference on Computational Mechanics (2010) [E3]
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem, Daichao Sheng
2010 Carter JP, Nazem M, 'Analysis of dynamic penetration of objects into soil layers', Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering (2010) [E1]
Co-authors John Carter, Majidreza Nazem
2010 Carter JP, Nazem M, Airey DW, Chow SH, 'Dynamic analysis of free-falling penetrometers in soil deposits', Proceedings of the GeoFlorida 2010 Conference (2010) [E2]
DOI 10.1061/41095(365)3
Citations Scopus - 7
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem, John Carter
2010 Kardani M, Nazem M, Abbo AJ, Sheng D, 'A comparative study of h-adaptive and r-adaptive finite element methods in geomechanics', Proceedings of the Joint 9th World Congress on Computational Mechanics and 4th Asian Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics (2010) [E3]
Co-authors Daichao Sheng, Majidreza Nazem
2008 Nazem M, Carter JP, 'Stress-integration algorithms for geomechanics problems involving large deformations', WCCM8, ECCOMAS 2008 (2008) [E3]
Co-authors John Carter, Majidreza Nazem
2008 Nazem M, Carter JP, 'Dynamic analysis of geotechnical problems by arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian method', Proceedings of the 12th International Conference of International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG) (2008) [E1]
Co-authors John Carter, Majidreza Nazem
2007 Nazem M, Sheng D, Abbo AJ, 'Alternative stress integration schemes in large deformation problems of geomechanics', Numerical Models in Geomechanics: Proceedings of the Tenth International Symposium on Numerical Models in Geomechanics (NUMOG X) (2007) [E1]
Co-authors Daichao Sheng, Majidreza Nazem
2005 Nazem M, Sheng D, 'Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian Method For Consolidation Problems In Geomechanics', Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Computational Plasticity - Computational Plasticity: Fundamentals and Applications (COMPLAS VIII) (2005) [E3]
Co-authors Daichao Sheng, Majidreza Nazem
2004 Nazem M, Sheng D, 'Alternative Solution Methods For Large Deformations In Geomechanics', Proceedings of the 9th Symposium on Numerical Models in Geomechanics (2004) [E1]
Citations Scopus - 2
Co-authors Daichao Sheng, Majidreza Nazem
2003 Sheng D, Nazem M, 'Numerical Analysis Of Footings On Unsaturated Soils', Proceedings Of The 2nd Asian Conference On Unsaturated Soils (UNSAT-ASIA 2003) (2003) [E1]
Co-authors Majidreza Nazem, Daichao Sheng
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants 6
Total funding $2,290,485

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20161 grants / $221,950

Unsaturated Soil Dynamics$221,950

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding body ARC (Australian Research Council)
Project Team Doctor Majid Nazem, Emeritus Professor John Carter
Scheme Discovery Projects
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2016
Funding Finish 2018
GNo G1600415
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y

20151 grants / $583,900

Unsaturated Soil Dynamics$583,900

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding body ARC (Australian Research Council)
Project Team Doctor Majid Nazem, Emeritus Professor John Carter
Scheme Discovery Projects
Role Lead
Funding Start 2015
Funding Finish 2018
GNo G1400130
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y

20112 grants / $1,152,691

Dynamic soil structure interaction$722,691

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding body ARC (Australian Research Council)
Project Team Emeritus Professor John Carter, Doctor Majid Nazem, Associate Professor Andrew Abbo
Scheme Discovery Projects
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2011
Funding Finish 2014
GNo G1000200
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y

Geomechanics of multiple seam mining interactions$430,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding body ARC (Australian Research Council)
Project Team Doctor Majid Nazem, Dr Richard Merifield
Scheme Discovery Projects
Role Lead
Funding Start 2011
Funding Finish 2013
GNo G1000138
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y

20091 grants / $330,244

2007 Research Fellowship - PRCGMM$330,244

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Doctor Majid Nazem
Scheme Research Fellowship
Role Lead
Funding Start 2009
Funding Finish 2012
GNo G0189727
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20081 grants / $1,700

IACMAG 12, Goa, India, 1/10/2008 - 6/10/2008$1,700

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Doctor Majid Nazem
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2008
Funding Finish 2008
GNo G0189280
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y
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Research Supervision

Number of supervisions

Completed5
Current3

Total current UON EFTSL

PhD1.3

Current Supervision

Commenced Level of Study Research Title Program Supervisor Type
2015 PhD Numerical Investigations for Hydraulic Fracturing in Geo-Materials PhD (Civil Eng), Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
2014 PhD Numerical Modelling of Offshore Foundations by Meshfree Methods PhD (Civil Eng), Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2013 PhD Contact Mechanics Algorithms in Computational Geomechanics PhD (Civil Eng), Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor

Past Supervision

Year Level of Study Research Title Program Supervisor Type
2017 PhD Mesh Optimisation Methods for Large Deformation Analysis of Geomechanics Problems PhD (Civil Eng), Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2016 PhD A Numerical Investigation of the Mechanisms of Post-Mining Subsidence PhD (Civil Eng), Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2016 PhD Numerical Simulation of Dynamic Compaction Within the Framework of Unsaturated Porous Media PhD (Civil Eng), Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2015 PhD Finite Element Algorithms for Dynamic Analysis of Geotechnical Problems PhD (Civil Eng), Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2014 PhD Applications of Large Deformation Finite Element Method to Geotechnical Problems with Contact PhD (Civil Eng), Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
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Dr Majid Nazem

Position

Conjoint Associate Professor
School of Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment

Focus area

Civil Engineering

Contact Details

Email majid.nazem@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 4921 6048
Fax (02) 4921 6991

Office

Room 217
Building EA
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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