Priority Research Centre for
GEOTECHNICAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

Director - Laureate Professor Scott Sloan

 Scott Sloan


Selected publications are available for download in PDF format below.

Edited Books

Engineering Geology of the Newcastle-Gosford Region. Eds. Sloan SW, Allman MA. Proceedings of Conference on Engineering Geology of the Newcastle-Gosford Region, Newcastle, February 1995, 466p.

Journal Papers

1. Toh CT, Sloan SW (1980) Finite element analysis of isotropic and anisotropic cohesive soils with a view to correctly predicting impending collapse. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 4(1), 1-23. (PDF 833KB)

2. Sloan SW (1981) A fast stiffness formulation for finite element analysis of two-dimensional solids. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 17(9), 1313-1323. (PDF 608KB)

3. Sloan SW, Randolph MF (1982) Numerical prediction of collapse loads using finite element methods. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 6(1), 47-76. (PDF 1523KB)

4. Sloan SW, Randolph MF (1983) Reply to discussion - Numerical prediction of collapse loads using finite element methods. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 7(1), 135-141. (PDF 269KB)

5. Sloan SW (1983) Discussion - Elastoplastic analyses of deep foundations in cohesive soil. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 7(3), 385-393. (PDF 623KB)

6. Sloan SW, Randolph MF (1983) Automatic element reordering for finite element analysis with frontal solution schemes. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 19(8), 1153-1181. (PDF 1283KB)

7. Sloan SW, Houlsby GT (1984) An implementation of Watson's algorithm for computing two-dimensional Delaunay triangulations. Advances in Engineering Software, 6(4), 192-197. (PDF 499KB)

8. Houlsby GT, Sloan SW (1984) Efficient sorting routines in FORTRAN 77. Advances in Engineering Software, 6(4), 198-203. (PDF 553KB)

9. Sloan SW (1985) A point in polygon program. Advances in Engineering Software, 7(1), 45-47.
(PDF 503KB)

10. Sloan SW, Booker JR (1986) Removal of singularities in Tresca and Mohr-Coulomb yield functions. Communications in Applied Numerical Methods, 2(2), 173-179. (PDF 271KB)

11. Sloan SW (1986) An algorithm for profile and wavefront reduction of sparse matrices. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 23(2), 239-251. (PDF 1100KB)

12. Sloan SW (1987) Substepping schemes for the numerical integration of elastoplastic stress-strain relations. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 24(5), 893-911. (PDF 987KB)

13. Sloan SW (1987) A fast algorithm for constructing Delaunay triangulations in the plane. Advances in Engineering Software, 9(1), 34-55. (PDF 1227KB)

14. Sloan SW (1988) Lower bound limit analysis using finite elements and linear programming. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 12(1), 61-77. (PDF 826KB)

15. Sloan SW (1988) A steepest edge active set algorithm for solving sparse linear programming problems. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 26(12), 2671-2685. (PDF 920KB)

16. Sloan SW (1989) Upper bound limit analysis using finite elements and linear programming. International Journal of Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 13(3), 263-282.
(PDF 890KB)

17. Sloan SW, Ng WS (1989) A direct comparison of three algorithms for reducing profile and wavefront. Computers and Structures, 33(2), 411-419. (PDF 793KB)

18. Sloan SW (1989) A FORTRAN program for profile and wavefront reduction. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 28(11), 2651-2679. (PDF 1360KB)

19. Sloan SW, Assadi A, Purushothaman N (1990) Undrained stability of a trapdoor. Geotechnique, 40(1), 45-62. (PDF 1312KB)

20. Assadi A, Sloan SW (1991) Undrained stability of a shallow square tunnel. Journal of the Geotechnical Division, ASCE, 117(8), 1152-1173. (PDF 930KB)

21. Sloan SW, Assadi A (1991) Undrained stability of a square tunnel in a soil whose strength increases linearly with depth. Computers and Geotechnics,12(4), 321-346. (PDF 1136KB)

22. Sloan SW, Booker JR (1992) Integration of Tresca and Mohr-Coulomb constitutive relations in plane strain elastoplasticity. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 33(1), 163-196. (PDF 1916KB)

23. Sloan SW (1993) A fast algorithm for generating constrained Delaunay triangulations. Computers and Structures, 47(3), 441-450. (PDF 1065KB)

24. Yu HS, Sloan SW (1993) A note on the bearing capacity of soft clays under embankments. Journal of the Geotechnical Division, ASCE, 120(1), 246-255. (PDF 503KB)

25. Yu HS, Sloan SW (1994) Upper bound limit analysis of a rigid-plastic body with frictional interfaces. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 36(3), 219-229. (PDF 666KB)

26. Yu HS, Sloan SW, Kleeman PW (1994) A quadratic element for upper bound limit analysis. Engineering Computations, 11, 195-212. (PDF 728KB)

27. Sloan SW, Assadi A (1994) Undrained stability of a plane strain heading. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 31(3), 443-450.

28. Allman MA, Smith DW, Sloan SW (1994) The establishment of a reactive soil test site near Newcastle. Australian Geomechanics, 26, 46-56.

29. Sloan SW, Smith DW, Yu HS, Allman MA (1994) Research at Newcastle on computational geomechanics. Australian Geomechanics, 26, 42-45.

30. Yu HS, Sloan SW (1994) Limit analysis of anisotropic soils using finite elements and linear programming. Mechanics Research Communications, 21(6), 545-554. (PDF 464KB)

31. Abbo AJ, Sloan SW (1995) A smooth hyperbolic approximation to the Mohr-Coulomb yield criterion. Computers and Structures,54(3), 427-441. (PDF 920KB)

32. Sloan SW, Kleeman PW (1995) Upper bound limit analysis using discontinuous velocity fields. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering,127(1-4), 293-314. (PDF 1573KB)

33. Abbo AJ, Sloan SW (1996) An automatic load stepping algorithm with error control. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 39(10), 1737-1759. (PDF 1256KB)

34. Yu HS, Sloan SW (1997) Finite element limit analysis of reinforced soils. Computers and Structures, 63(3), 567-577. (PDF 944KB)

35. Yu HS, Salgado R, Sloan SW, Kim JM (1998) Limit analysis versus limit equilibrium for slope stability. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 124(1), 1-11. (PDF 809KB)

36. Ukritchon B, Whittle AJ, Sloan SW (1998) Undrained limit analyses for combined loading of strip footings on clay. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 124(3), 265-276. (PDF 1239KB)

37. Lyamin AV, Yu HS, Sloan SW, Hossain MZ (1998) Lower bound limit analysis for jointed rocks using the Hoek-Brown criterion. Australian Geomechanics Journal,33,46-62. (PDF 111KB)

38. Sloan SW, Abbo AJ (1999) Biot consolidation analysis with automatic time stepping and error control. Part 1: Theory and implementation. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 23(6), 467-492. (PDF 196KB)

39. Sloan SW, Abbo AJ (1999) Biot consolidation analysis with automatic time stepping and error control. Part 2: Applications. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 23(6), 493-529. (PDF 551KB)

40. Merifield RS, Sloan SW, Yu HS (1999) Rigorous solutions for the bearing capacity of two layered clay soils. Géotechnique, 49(4), 471-490. (Telford Medal, ICE) (PDF 1338KB)

41. Merifield RS, Pearce A, Yu HS, Sloan SW (1999) The stability of anchor plates. Australian Geomechanics, 34(2), 55-63.

42. Yu HS, Salgado R, Sloan SW, Kim JM (1999) Closure - Limit analysis versus limit equilibrium for slope stability. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 125(10), 915-918. (PDF 385KB)

43. Ukritchon B, Whittle AJ, Sloan SW (1999) Closure - Undrained limit analyses for combined loading of strip footings on clay. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 125(11), 1029. (PDF 176KB)

44. Sloan SW, Sheng DC, Abbo AJ (2000) Accelerated initial stiffness schemes for elastoplasticity. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 24(6), 579-599.
(PDF 178KB)

45. Sheng DC, Sloan SW, Yu HS (2000) Aspects of the implementation of critical state models. Computational Mechanics, 26(2), 185-196. (PDF 358KB)

46. Sheng DC, Sloan SW (2001) Load stepping schemes for critical state models. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 50(1), 67-93. (PDF 499KB)

47. Sloan SW, Abbo AJ, Sheng DC (2001) Refined explicit integration of elastoplastic models with automatic error control. Engineering Computations, 18(1/2), 121-154. (PDF 593KB)  Erratum: Engineering Computations, 19(5/6), 594-594, 2002. (PDF 302KB)

48. Merifield RS, Sloan SW, Yu HS (2001) Stability of plate anchors in undrained clay. Géotechnique, 51(2), 141-153. (PDF 1553KB)

49. Kavetski D, Binning P, Sloan SW (2001) Adaptive time stepping and error control in a mass conservative numerical solution of the mixed form of Richards equation. Advances in Water Resources, 24(6), 595-605. (PDF 191KB)

50. Kavetski D, Binning P, Sloan SW (2002) Adaptive backward Euler time stepping with truncation errror control for numerical modelling of unsaturated fluid flow. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 53, 1301-1322. (PDF 314KB)

51. Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2002) Upper bound limit analysis using linear finite elements and nonlinear programming. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 26(2), 181-216. (PDF 930KB)

52. Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2002) Lower bound limit analysis using nonlinear programming. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering,55(5), 573-611. (Significant Paper Award, IACMAG) (PDF 333KB)

53. Sheng DC, Sloan SW, Abbo AJ (2002) An automatic Newton-Raphson scheme. International Journal of Geomechanics, 2(4), 471-502. (PDF 3750KB)

54. Kavetski D, Binning P, Sloan SW (2002) Noniterative time stepping schemes with adaptive truncation error control for the solution of Richard's equation. Water Resources Research, 38(10), Art. No. 1211. (PDF 241KB)

55. Augarde CE, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2003) Prediction of undrained sinkhole collapse. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 129(3), 197-205. (PDF 166KB)

56. Merifield RS, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW, Yu HS (2003) Three-dimensional lower bound solutions for stability analysis of plate anchors in clay. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 129(3), 243-253. (PDF 475KB)

57. Augarde CE, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2003) Stability of an undrained plane strain heading revisited. Computers and Geotechnics, 30(5), 419-430. (PDF 435KB)

58. Huang WX, Bauer E, Sloan SW (2003) Behaviour of interfacial layer along granular soil-structure interfaces. Structural Engineering and Mechanics, 15(3), 315-329. (PDF 289KB)

59. Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2003) Mesh generation for lower bound limit analysis. Advances in Engineering Software, 34(6), 321-338. (PDF 1516KB)

60. Sheng DC, Sloan SW (2003) Time stepping schemes for coupled displacement and pore pressure analysis. Computational Mechanics, 31(1-2), 122-134. (PDF 268KB)

61. Sheng DC, Sloan SW, Gens A, Smith DW(2003) Finite element formulation and algorithms for unsaturated soils. Part 1: Theory. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 27(9), 745-765. (PDF 199KB)

62. Sheng DC, Smith DW, Sloan SW, Gens A (2003) Finite element formulation and algorithms for unsaturated soils. Part 2: Verification and Applications. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 27(9), 767-790. (PDF 384KB)

63. Ukritchon B, Whittle AJ, Sloan SW (2003) Undrained stability of braced excavations in clay. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 129(8), 738-755. (Thomas A Middlebrooks Award, ASCE) (PDF 1963KB)

64. Shiau SH, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2003) Bearing capacity of a sand layer on clay by finite element limit analysis. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 40(5), 900-915. (PDF 1333KB)

65. Sutcliffe DJ, Yu HS, Sloan SW (2004) Lower bound solutions for bearing capacity of jointed rock. Computers and Geotechnics, 31(1), 23-36. (PDF 682KB)

66. Sheng DC, Sloan SW, Gens A (2004) A constitutive model for unsaturated soils: thermomechanical and computational aspects. Computational Mechanics, 453-465. (PDF 381KB)

67. Kavetski D, Binning P, Sloan SW (2004) Truncation error and stability analysis of iterative and non-iterative Thomas-Gladwell methods for first order nonlinear differential equations. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 60(12), 2031-2043. (PDF 121KB)

68. Turner BD, Binning P, Sloan SW (2004) The CO2 enhanced removal of fluoride using a calcite permeable reactive barrier. Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta 68(11S), A460

69. Salgado R, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW, Yu HS (2004) Two- and three-dimensional bearing capacity of foundations in clay. Géotechnique, 54 (5), 297-306. (PDF 1021KB)

70. Hjiaj M, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2004) Bearing capacity of a cohesive-frictional soil under non-eccentric inclined loading. Computers and Geotechnics, 31(6), 491-516. (PDF 1825KB)

71. Huang WX, Sheng DC S., Sloan SW, Yu HS (2004) Finite element analysis of cone penetration in cohesionless soil. Computers and Geotechnics, 31(7), 517-528. (PDF 737KB)

72. Hjiaj M, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2005) Numerical limit analysis solutions for the bearing capacity factor N gamma. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 42(5-6), 1681-1704. (PDF 741KB)

73. KrabbenhØft K, Lyamin AV, Hjiaj M, Sloan SW (2005) A new discontinuous upper bound limit analysis formulation. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 63(7), 1069-1088. (Significant Paper Award, IACMAG) (PDF 943KB)

74. Merifield RS, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2005) Stability of inclined plate anchors in purely cohesive soil. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 131(6), 792-799. (PDF 613KB)

75. Hjiaj M, Huang WX, KrabbenhØft K, Sloan SW (2005) Formulation of non-standard dissipative behaviour of geomaterials. Journal of Engineering Mathematics, 52(1), 147-165. (PDF 242KB)

76. Huang WX, Hjiaj M, Sloan SW (2005) Bifurcation analysis for shear localization in non-polar and micro-polar hypolastic continua. Journal of Engineering Mathematics, 52(1), 167-184. (PDF 275KB)

77. Lyamin AV, Sloan SW, KrabbenhØft K, Hjiaj M (2005) Lower bound limit analysis with adaptive remeshing. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 63(14), 1961-1974. (PDF 2039KB)

78. Zhao JD Sheng DC, Rouania M, Sloan SW (2005) Explicit integration of complex soil models. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 29(12), 1209-1229.
(PDF 315KB)

79. Sloan SW (2005) Geotechnical stability analysis: new methods for an old problem. E H Davis Memorial Lecture, Australian Geomechanics Society, Australian Geomechanics, 40(30), 1-28. (E H Davis Memorial Lecture) (PDF 1.04MB)

80. Merifield RS, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2006) Three-dimensional lower bound solutions for the stability of plate anchors in sand. Géotechnique, 56(2), 123-132. (Telford Premium, ICE) (PDF 212KB)

81. Merifield RS, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2006) Limit analysis solutions for the bearing capacity of rock masses using the generalised Hoek-Brown criterion. International Journal for Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 43(6), 920-937. (PDF 762KB)

82. Merifield RS, Sloan SW (2006) The ultimate pullout capacity of anchors in frictional soils. Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 43 (8): 852-868. (PDF 1648KB)

83. Huang WX, Wu W, Sun DA, Sloan SW (2006) A simple hypoplastic model for normally consolidated clay. Acta Geotechnica, 1(1), 14-27. (PDF 473KB)

84. Sheng DC, Wriggers P, Sloan SW (2006) Improved numerical algorithms for frictional contact in pile penetration analysis. Computers and Geotechnics. 33(6-7), 341-354. (PDF 615KB)

85. KrabbenhØft K, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2007) Bounds to shakedown loads for a class of deviatoric plasticity models. Computational Mechanics. 39(6), 879-888. (PDF 260KB)

86. KrabbenhØft K, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW, Wriggers P (2007) An interior-point algorithm for rate independent elastoplasticity. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering. 69(3), 592-626. (PDF 645KB)

87. Huang WX, Sun DA, Sloan SW (2007) Analysis of the failure mode and softening behaviour of sands in true triaxial tests. International Journal of Solids and Structures. 44(5), 1423-1437. (PDF 1408KB)

88. KrabbenhØft K, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2007) Formulation and solution of some plasticity problems as conic programs. International Journal of Solids and Structures. 44(5), 1533-1549. (PDF 340KB)

89. KrabbenhØft K, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2007) Shakedown of a cohesive-frictional half-space subjected to rolling and sliding contact. International Journal of Solids and Structures.  44(11-12), 3998-4008. (PDF 233KB)

90. Zhao JD, Sheng DC, Sloan SW (2007) Cavity expansion of a gradient-dependent solid cylinder. International Journal of Solids and Structures. 44(13), 4342-4368. (PDF 1597KB)

91. Sheng DC, Wriggers P, Sloan SW (2007) Application of frictional contact in geotechnical engineering. International Journal for Geomechanics. 7(3), 176-185. (PDF 188KB)

92. Sun DA, Sheng DC, Cui HB, Sloan SW (2007) A density-dependent elastoplastic hydromechanical model for unsaturated compacted soils. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics. 31(11), 1257-1279. (PDF 478KB)

93. Zhao JD, Sheng DC, Sloan SW, KrabbenhØft K (2007) Limit theorems for gradient-dependent elastoplastic geomaterials. International Journal of Solids and Structures. 44(2), 480-506. (PDF 810KB)

94. Sun DA, Sheng DC, Sloan SW (2007) Elastoplastic modelling of hydraulic and stress-strain behaviour of unsaturated compacted soils, Mechanics of Materials. 39(3), 212-221. (PDF 257KB)

95. Huang WX, Bauer E, Sloan SW (2007) Prediction of pressure and density dependent failure in sand-like granular materials under general stress conditions, Key Engineering Materials, 340-341, 1243-1248. (PDF 292KB)

96. Lyamin AV, Salgado R, Sloan SW, Prezzi M (2007) Two and three-dimensional bearing capacity of footings on sand. Géotechnique. 57(8), 647-662. (PDF 707KB)

97. KrabbenhØft K, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2008 Three-dimensional Mohr-Coulomb limit analysis using semi-definite programming. Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, 24(11),1107-1119. (PDF 223KB)

98. Turner BD, Binning P, Sloan SW (2008) A calcite permeable reactive barrier for the remediation of Fluoride from spent potliner (SPL) contaminated groundwater. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology 95, 110–120. (PDF 892KB)

99. Nazem M, Sheng DC, Carter JP, Sloan SW (2008) Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian method for large strain consolidation problems. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 32(9), 1023-1050. (PDF 415KB)

100. Zhao JD, Sloan SW, Lyamin AV, Krabbenh??ft K (2008) Bounds for shakedown of cohesive-frictional materials under moving surface loads. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 45(11-12), 3290-3312. (PDF 697KB)

101. Huang WX, Sloan SW, Fityus SG (2008). Incorporating a predefined limit condition in a hypoplastic model by means of stress transformation. Mechanics of Materials, 40(10), 796-802. (PDF 330KB)

102. Buzzi O, Fityus S, Sasaki Y, Sloan S (2008) Structure and properties of expanding polyurethane foam in the context of foundation remediation in expansive soil. Mechanics of Materials, 40(12), 1012-1021. (PDF 2.12MB)

103. Sanjay S, Turner BD, Sloan SW (2008) Bicarbonate alkalinity effect on the fluoride removal efficiency of activated alumina. Geochimica et Cosmochemica Acta, 72(12), A823-A823, Supplement 1.

104. Sheng DC, Gens A, Fredlund DG, Sloan SW (2008) Unsaturated soils: from constitutive modelling to numerical algorithms. Computers and Geotechnics, 35(6), 810-824. (PDF 832KB)

105. Sun DA, Sheng DC, Li XA, Sloan SW (2008) Elastoplastic prediction of hydro-mechanical behaviour of unsaturated soils under undrained conditions. Computers and Geotechnics, 35(6), 845-852. (PDF 302KB)

106. Shiau JS, Augarde CE, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2008) Finite element limit analysis of passive earth resistance in cohesionless soils. Soils and Foundations, 48(6), 843-850. (PDF 935KB)

107. Pedroso DM, Sheng DC, Sloan SW (2008) Stress update algorithm for elastoplastic models with nonconvex yield surfaces. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 76(13), 2029-2062. (PDF 1.67MB)

108. Al-Tarawneh KK, Buzzi O, Krabbenh??ft K, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2009) An indirect approach for correlation of permeability and diffusion coefficients. Diffusion and Defect Data. Pt A Defect and Diffusion Forum, 283-286, 504-514. (PDF 399KB)

109. Yamamoto K, Lyamin AV, Abbo AJ, Sloan SW, Hira M (2009) Bearing capacity and failure mechanism of different types of foundations on sand. Soils and Foundations, 49(2), 305-314. (PDF 8.46MB)

110. Nazem M, Carter JP, Sheng DC, Sloan SW (2009) Alternative stress-integration schemes for large-deformation problems of solid mechanics. Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, 45(12), 934-943. (PDF 739KB)

111. Buzzi O, Fityus SG, Sloan SW (2009). The use of expanding polyurethane resin to remediate expansive soil foundations. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 47(6), 623-634. (PDF 3.7MB)

112. Turner B, Binning PJ, Sloan SW (2010) Impact of Phosphate on Fluoride Removal by Calcite. Environmental Engineering Science, 27(8), 643-650. (PDF 428KB)

113. Fiedler T, Kim HS, Belova IV, Sloan SW, Murch GE, Ochsner A (2010) Elastic finite element analysis on cross-sections of random hollow sphere structures. Materialwissenschaft und Werkstofftechnik, 41(5), 250-256. (PDF 1.5MB)

114. Yamamoto K, Lyamin AV, Wilson DW, Sloan SW, Abbo AJ (2011). Stability of a circular tunnel in cohesive-frictional soil subjected to surcharge loading. Computers and Geotechnics, 38(4), 504-514. (PDF 1.9MB)

115. Wang SY, Sloan SW, Huang ML (2011) Numerical Study of Failure Mechanism of Serial and Parallel Rock Pillars. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 44(2), 179-198. (PDF 2.8MB)

116. Wang SY, Sloan SW, Liu HY, Tang CA (2011). Numerical simulation of the rock fragmentation process induced by two drill bits subjected to static and dynamic (impact) loading. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 44(3), 317-332. (PDF 2.5MB)

117. Abbo AJ, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW, Hambleton JP (2011). A C2 continuous approximation to the Mohr–Coulomb yield surface. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 48(21), 3001-3010. (PDF 717KB)

118. Shiau JS, Merifield RS, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2011). Undrained stability of footings on slopes. International Journal of Geomechanics, 11(5), 381-390. (PDF 1.55MB)

119. Wilson DW, Abbo AJ, Sloan SW, Lyamin AV (2011) Undrained stability of a circular tunnel where the shear strength increases linearly with depth. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 48(9), 1328-1342. (PDF 5.12MB)

120. Yamamoto K, Lyamin AV, Wilson DW, Sloan SW, Abbo AJ (2011) Stability of a single tunnel in cohesive-frictional soil subjected to surcharge loading. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 48, 1841-1854. (PDF 1.18MB)

121. Wang SY, Sloan SW, Sheng DC, Tang CA (2012) Numerical analysis of the failure process around a circular opening in rock. Computers and Geotechnics, 39:8-16. (PDF 2.26MB)

122. Wang SY, Sloan SW, Abbo AJ, Masia MJ, Tang CA (2012) Numerical simulation of the failure process of unreinforced masonry walls due to concentrated static and dynamic loading, International Journal of Solids and Structures, 49(2):377-394. (PDF 2.94MB)

123. K KrabbenhØft, MR Karim, AV Lyamin, SW Sloan (2012), Associated computational plasticity schemes for nonassociated frictional materials, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 90, 1089-1117. (PDF 2.1 MB)

124. Solowski WT, Sloan SW (2012) Equivalent stress approach in modelling unsaturated soils. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods is Geomechanics. 36:1667–1681 DOI:10.1016/j.compgeo.2012.03.007. (PDF 247KB)

125. Wilson DW, Abbo AJ, Sloan SW and Lyamin AV (2012) Undrained Stability of a Square Tunnel where the Shear Strength Increases Linearly with Depth. Computers and Geotechnics. DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compgeo.2012.09.005

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