Geotechnical Research Centre

2014 Publications

M.H. El Naggar

Al-Maamori, H.M.S., El Naggar, M.H. and Micic, S.  A compilation of the geo-mechanical properties of rocks in Southern Ontario and the Neighbouring Regions. Journal of Geology, 4:210-227.

Gupta, M., Velayutham, P., Elbeshbishy, E., Hafez, H., Khafipour, E., Derakhshani, H., El Naggar, M.H., Levin, D.B., Nakhla, G.  Co-fermentation of glucose, starch, and cellulose for mesophilic biohydrogen production.  International Journal of Hydrogen Energy.

Abdelghany, Y. and El Naggar, M. H.  Full-scale field investigations and numerical analyses of innovative seismic composite fiber-reinforced polymer and reinforced grouted helical screw instrumented piles under axial and lateral monotonic and cyclic loadings. Paper presented at the Geotechnical Special Publication, (240 GSP) 414-424.

Abd Elaziz, A. Y., El Naggar, M. H. and Abd Elaziz, A.Y.  Group behaviour of hollow-bar micropiles in cohesive soils. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 51(10):1139-1150.

Alnuaim, A. M., and El Naggar, M. H.  Performance of foundations in Sabkha soil: Numerical investigation. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, 32(3):637-656.

Abd Elaziz, A. Y., El Naggar, M. H. and Abd Elaziz, A.Y.   Geotechnical capacity of hollow-bar micropiles in cohesive soils. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 51(10):1123-1138.

Nasr, N., Gupta, M., Elbeshbishy, E., Hafez, H., El Naggar, M. H., and Nakhla, G.  Biohydrogen production from pretreated corn cobs. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 39(35):19921-19927.

J.I. Gerhard

Molnar, I. L., Willson, C. S., O'Carroll, D. M., Rivers, M. L. and Gerhard, J.I.  Method for obtaining silver nanoparticle concentrations within a porous medium via synchrotron X-ray computed microtomography. Environmental Science and Technology, 48(2):1114-1122.

Mustafa, N., Mumford, K. G., Gerhard, J. I. and O'Carroll, D. M.  A three-dimensional numerical model for linking community-wide vapour risks. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 156:38-51.

Power, C., Gerhard, J. I., Karaoulis, M., Tsourlos, P. and Giannopoulos, A.  Evaluating four-dimensional time-lapse electrical resistivity tomography for monitoring DNAPL source zone remediation. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 162-163:27-46.

Molnar, I. L., Willson, C. S., O'Carroll, D. M., Rivers, M. L. and Gerhard, J.I.  Method for obtaining silver nanoparticle concentrations within a porous medium via synchrotron X-ray computed microtomography.  Environmental Science and Technology, 48(2):1114-1122.

Mustafa, N., Mumford, K. G., Gerhard, J.I. and O'Carroll, D.M.  A three-dimensional numerical model for linking community-wide vapour risks.  Journal of Contaminant Hydrology,156, 38-51.

T. Newson

Sasanian, S. and Newson, T. A.  Basic parameters governing the behaviour of cement-treated clays. Soils and Foundations, 54(2):209-224.

Matthews, A., Hutnik, C., Hill, K., Newson, T., Chan, T. and Campbell, G.  Indentation and needle insertion properties of the human eye.  Eye, 28(7):880-887.

C. Robinson

Staley, Z.R., Vogel, L., Robinson, C. and Edge, T.A.  Differential occurrence of Escherichia coli and human Bacteroidales at two Great Lakes beaches. Journal of Great Lakes, Research. Article in Press.

Anwar, N., Robinson, C. and Barry, D. A.  Influence of tides and waves on the fate of nutrients in a nearshore aquifer: Numerical simulations. Advances in Water Resources, 73:203-213.

Lee, J., Robinson, C. and Couture, R. M.  Effect of groundwater-lake interactions on arsenic enrichment in freshwater beach aquifers. Environmental Science and Technology, 48(17):10174-10181.

Xin, P., Wang, S. S. J., Robinson, C., Li, L., Wang, Y. G. and Barry, D. A.  Memory of past random wave conditions in submarine groundwater discharge. Geophysical Research Letters, 41(7):2401-2410.

Robinson, C., Xin, P., Li, L. and Barry, D. A.   Groundwater flow and salt transport in a subterranean estuary driven by intensified wave conditions. Water Resources Research, 50(1):165-181.

Guo, D., Robinson, C. and Herrera, J. E.  Role of Pb(II) defects in the mechanism of dissolution of plattnerite (β-PbO2) in water under depleting chlorine conditions. Environmental Science and Technology, 48(21):12525-12532.

A. Sadrekarimi

Omar, T. and Sadrekarimi, A.  Specimen size effects on the behaviour of loose sand in triaxial compression tests." Canadian Geotechnical Journal (Published online).

Omar, T. and Sadrekarimi, A.  Effects of multiple corrections on triaxial compression testing of sands. Journal of GeoEngineering, 9(2):75-83.

Sadrekarimi, A.   Effect of the mode of shear on static liquefaction analysis. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 140(12).

Sadrekarimi, A. and Olson, S. M.   Residual state of sands. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 140(4).

Omar, T., Lakkaraju, S.K., Osouli, A. and Sadrekarimi, A.  Influence of specimen size in engineering practice. Paper presented at the Geotechnical Special Publication,(234 GSP) 2960-2969.

Sadrekarimi, A.  Static liquefaction-triggering analysis considering soil dilatancy. Soils and Foundations, 54(5):955-966.

Sadrekarimi, A.   Reply to the discussion by Mesri on "influence of state and compressibility on liquefied strength of sands." Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 51(4):467-468.

Sadrekarimi, A.  Effect of soil contraction tendency on static liquefaction triggering analysis. Geotechnique, 64(4):325.332.

J.Q. Shang

Lee, K.L. and Shang, J.Q.  Evolution of thermal and mechanical properties of mine tailings and fly ash mixtures during curing period.  Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 51(5);570-582.

Lee, K.Y.,Shang, J.Q. and Jeong, S.  Thermo-mechanical properties and microfabric of fly ash-stabilized gold tailings. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 276:323-331.

Lee, J.K., Shang, J.Q., Wang, H. and Zhao, C.  In-situ study of beneficial utilization of coal fly ash in reactive mine tailings. Journal of Environmental Management, 135:(73-80).

E.K. Yanful

Chowdhury, S.R.,Yanful, E.K. and Pratt, A.R. Recycling of nickel smelter slag for arsenic remediation - An experimental study. Environmental Science and Pollution Research International, 21:10096-10107.