Geotechnical Research Centre

2016 Publications

K.Y. Lo

Al-Maamori, H., El Naggar, M.H., Micic, S. and Lo, K.Y. (2016).  Influence of lubricant fluids on swelling behaviour of Queenston shale in Southern Ontario. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 53(7):1059-1080.

M.H. El Naggar

Wu, W., Liu, H., El Naggar, M.H., Mei, G. and Jiang, G. (2016). Torsional dynamic response of a pile embedded in layered soil based on the fictitious soil pile model. Computers and Geotechnics, 80:190-198.

Fahmy, A. and El Naggar, M.H. (2016).  Cyclic axial performance of helical tapered piles in sand. Journal of Deep Foundation Institute, DOI10.1080/19375247.2016.1211353, 1-13.

Daee, B. and El Naggar, M.H. (2016). 3D finite element analysis of composite noise barrier constructed of polyurethane products. Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering (in press).

Daee B. and El Naggar, M.H. (2016). Experimental study of the application of polyurethane products in accelerated construction of innovative noise barrier. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 28(7):04016025.

Sabouni, R. and El Naggar, M.H. (2016).  Lateral earth pressure on cylindrical concrete shafts. Journal of Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, 34:1199-1214.

Sayyadpour, H., Behnamfar, F. and El Naggar, M.H. (2016). The near-field method: a modified equivalent linear method for dynamic soil & structure interaction analysis. Part II: verification and example application. Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 14(8):2385-2404.

Dadfar, S.B., El Naggar, M.H. and Nastev, M. (2016).  Experimental and analytical study of seismic site response of discontinuous permafrost. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 53(9):1363-1375.

Alnuaim, A., El Naggar, M.H. and El Naggar, H. (2016).  Numerical investigation of the performance of micropiled rafts in sand. Computers and Geotechnics, 77:91-105.

Mihaylov, D., El Naggar, M.H. and Dineva, S. (2016).  Separation of high- and low-level ambient noise for HVSR: Application in city conditions for Greater Toronto Area. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America,106(4), DOI:10.1785/0120150389.

Aboutabikh, M., Soliman, A. and El Naggar, M.H. (2016).  Performance of hollow bar micropiles using sustainable grout. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, Accepted March 22.

Aboutabikh, M., Soliman, A. and El Naggar, M.H. (2016).  Properties of cementitious material incorporating treated oil sands drill cuttings waste. Construction and Building Materials, 111:751-757.

Al-Maamori, H., El Naggar, M.H., Micic, S. and Lo, K.Y. (2016). The influence of lubricant fluids on swelling behaviour of Queenston shale in Southern Ontario. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 53(7):1059-1080.

El-Takch, A., Sadrekarimi, A. and El Naggar, M.H. (2016).  Cyclic resistance and liquefaction behaviour of silts and sand silts. Journal of Solid Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 83:98-109.

Daee, B. and El Naggar, M.H. (2016).  Experimental study of the application of polyurethane products in accelerated construction of innovative noise barrier. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 10:1061(ASCE)MT-1943-5533,0002522, 04016025.

Ahmed, A. and El Naggar, M.H. (2016).  Swelling and geo-environmental properties of bentonite treated with recycled bassanite. Applied Clay Science, 121-122:95-102.

Abuhajar, O.S., Newson, T. and El Naggar, M.H. (2016). Centrifuge modelling of static soil culvert interaction the effect of surface foundation locations.  International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics (submitted).

Abuhajar, O.S., Newson, T. and El Naggar, M.H. (2016). Numerical modelling of the effect of surface foundation on buried culvert behaviour. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001567.

Bagheri, F. and El Naggar, M.H. (2016).  Effects of installation disturbance on behaviour of multi-helix piles in structured clays. Journal of Deep Foundations, 9(2):80-91.

J.I. Gerhard

Fabris,I., D. Cormier, J.I. Gerhard, T. Bartczak, M. Kortschot, J.L. Torero, Y.L. Cheng (2016). Continuous, self-sustaining smouldering destruction of simulated faeces. Fuel, 190, pp. 58-66. doi: 10.1016/j.fuel.2016.11.014.

Yerman, L., Wall, H., Torero, J., Gerhard, J.I. and Cheng, Y-L.  Smoldering combustion as a treatment technology for faces: Sensitivity to key parameters. Combustion Science and Technology, 188:968-981.

Rashwan, T.L., Gerhard, J.I. and Grant, G.P.  Application of self-sustaining smoulder combusion for the destruction of wastewater biosolids.  Waste Management, 50:201-212.

T. Newson

Abuhajar, O.S., Newson, T. and El Naggar, M.H.  Centrifuge modelling of static soil culvert interaction the effect of surface foundation locations", International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics (submitted).

Abuhajar, O.S., Newson, T. and El Naggar, M.H.  Numerical modelling of the effect of surface foundation on bured culvert behaviour", Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering (ASCE), (submitted).

C. Robinson

Sims, D., Robinson, C., Smart, J. Voogt, j., Hay, G., Lundholm, j., Powers, B. and O'Carroll, D.M.  Retention performance of green roofs in three different Canadian climate regions.  Journal of Hydrology, 542:115-124.

Barker, J., Hassan, Md., Sultana, S., Ahmed, K. and Robinson, C.  Numerical evaluation of community-scale aquifer storage, transfer and recovery technology:  A case study from coastal Bangladesh.  Journal of Hydrology, 540:861-872.

Malott, S., O'Carroll, C.M. and Robinson, C.  Dynamic groundwater flows and geochemistry in a sandy nearshore aquifer ovr a wave event.  Water Resrouces Research, 52(7):5248-5264.

Staley, Z.R., Robinson, C., Edge, T.A.  Comparison of the occurrence and survival of fecal indicator bacteria in recreational sand between urban beach, playground and sandbox ettings in Toronto, Ontario.  Science of the Total Environment, 541:520-527.

Vogel, L.J., O'Carroll, D.M., Edge, T.A. and Robinson, C.  Release of Escherichia coli from foreshore sand and pore water during intensified wave conditions at a recreational Beach.  Environmental Science and Technology, 50(11)5676-5684..

A. Sadrekarimi

El-Takch, A., Sadrekarimi, A. and El Naggar, M.H. Cyclic resistance and liquefaction behaviour of silts and sand silts. Journal of Solid Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 83:98-109.

Sadrekarimi, A.  Effect of ambient temperature variation on triaxial shearing testing of sands.  ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal, 4(36).

Sadrekarimi, A.  Static liquefaction analysis considering principal stress directions and ansiotropy.  Geotechnical and Geological Engineering Journal, 34(4):1135-1154.

Sadrekarimi, A.  Evaluation of CPT-based characterization methods for loose to medium-dense sands.  Soils and Foundations, 56(3):460-472.

J.Q. Shang

Joon, K.L., Sangseom, J. and Shang, J.Q.   Undrained bearing capacity of ring foundations on two-layered clays. Ocean Engineering, 119:47-57.

Joon, K.L., Shang, J.Q. and Xu, Y. Electrokinetic dewatering of mine tailings using DSA electrodes.  International Journal Electrochemical Science, 11:4149-4160.

Alam, R. and Shang, J.Q.  Electrochemical model of electro-flotation.  Journal of Water Process Engineering, 12:78-88.

Alam, R., Shang, J.Q, and Khan, A.  Bubble size distribution in laboratory scale electro-flotation study.  International Journal of Mineral Processing (in press).

Alam, R. and Shang, J.Q.  Removal of bitument from mature oil sands tailings slurries by electroflotation, Journal of Water Process Engineering (in press).

Alam, R., Shang, J.Q. and Islam, S.  Electrophoresis and its applications in oil sand tailings management.  Journal of Hazardous Materials (in press).

E.K. Yanful

Hassan, I., Mohamedelhassan, E., Yanful, E.K. and Bo, M.W.  Enhanced electrokinetic bioremediation by pH stabilisation. Environmental Geotechnics. 10.1680/jenge.16.00001. http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/jenge.16.00001

Kumordzi, G., Yanful, E.K. and Ray, A.  Solar photocatalytic reduction of Zn2+ using graphene-based TiO2 composite catalyst for application to CSO treatment. Separation and Purification Technology. Vol. 168:294-301.

Paintsil, A., Armah, F.A. and Yanful, E.K.  Assessment of tranesterification stage of biodiesel production I: Application of a Plackett-Burman Design to select the process variables. Waste and Biomass Valorization. DOI 10.1007/s12649-016-9583-4.

Hassan, I., Eastman, A.W., Weselowski, B., Mohammedelhassan, E., Yanful, E.K. and Yuan, Z-C.  Complete genome sequence of arthrobacter sp. strain LS16, isolated from agricultural soils with potential for applications in bioremediation and bioproducts.  Genome Announcements, 4(1):E01586-15.