Geotechnical Research Centre

2017 Publications

M.H. El Naggar

Mneina, A., A. Ahmed, A. Soliman and M.H. El Naggar (2017). Engineering properties of controlled low-strength materials containing treated oil sand waste. Construction & Building Materials, Accepted October 24.

Liu, H., G. Jiang, M.H. El Naggar, W. Wu, G. Mei and R. Liang (2017). Influence of soil plug effect on the torsional dynamic response of a pipe pile. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 410:231-248.

Kamei, T., A. Ahmed and M.H. El Naggar (2017). Performance of ground improvement projects incorporating sustainable reuse of geo-composite wastes. Transportation Geotechnics. Accepted September 4.

Al-Maamori, H., El Naggar, M.H., Micic, S. and Lo, K. Y. 2017. The Influence of Water and Lubricant Fluids on The Peak Strength of Queenston Shale from Southern Ontario. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 14:22-28.

Ahmed, A., N.M. Nagy, M.H. El Naggar and T. Kamei (2017). Stabilisation of soft soil with recycled plaster admixtures. Ground Improvement, 170(4):218-230.

El-Marassi, M. A., T. Newson and M.H. El Naggar (2017).  Behavior of laterally loaded footings with enlarged shear keys on drained soils. Journal of Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, 35(6):2907-2922.

Harnish, J. and M.H. El Naggar (2017). Large-diameter helical pile capacity torque correlations. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 54(7): 968-986.

Tombari, A., M.H. El Naggar and F. Dezi (2017). Impact of ground motion duration and soil non-linearity on the seismic performance of single piles. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 100:72-87.

Abuhajar, O., M.H. El Naggar and T. Newson (2017). Closure to “Numerical Modelling of Soil and Surface Foundation Pressure Effects on Buried Box Culvert Behavior”. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 143(10):07017029.

Ahmed, A. and M.H. El Naggar (2017). Effect of cyclic loading on the compressive strength of soil stabilized with Bassanite-tire mixture. Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management, DOI 10.1007/s10163-017-0617-1.

Alnuaim, A.M., H. Elnaggar, H. and M.H. El Naggar (2017). Evaluation of piled raft performance using a verified 3D nonlinear numerical model. Journal of Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, 35:1831-1845,  DOI 10.1007/s10706-017-0212-1.

Dadfar, S.B., El Naggar, M.H. and Nestev, M. 2017. Quantifying exposure of linear infrastructures to earthquake-triggered transverse landslides in permafrost thawing slopes. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 54(7):1002-1012.

Fahmy, A. and El Naggar, M.H.  2017. Axial performance of helical tapered piles in sand. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering Journal, 35:1549-1576, DOI 10.1007/s10706-017-0192-1.

Abdelkader, A., A.M. Aly, G. Bitsuamlak and M.H. El Naggar (2017). On the evaluation of wind loads for wind turbines foundation design. Experimental and Numerical Evaluation. The Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings, Vol 26 (9);DOI: 10.1002/tal.1362.

Fahmy, A. and M.H. El Naggar (2017). Cyclic lateral performance of helical tapered piles in silty sand. The Journal of the Deep Foundations Institute, 10(3):111-124, doi:10.1080/19375247.2017.1286428.

Al-Maamori, H.M.S., M.H. El Naggar and S. Micic (2017). Depth of penetration of lubricant fluids and water in Queenston shale of southern Ontario. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 54(2):248-257.

Wu, W., M.H. El Naggar, M. Abdlrahem, G. Mei and K. Wang (2017).  A new interaction model for the vertical dynamic response of pipe piles considering soil plug effect. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 54(7):987-1001.

J.I. Gerhard

Zanoni, M.A.B., J.L.Torero and J.I.Gerhard (2017).  Determination of the interfacial heat transfer coefficient between forced air and sand at Reynold's numbers relevant to smouldering combustion. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 114:90-104.

Ebrahimzadeh, M., P. Tsourlos and J.I. Gerhard (2017). Self-potential for monitoring soil remediation by smoldering: proof of concept. Near Surface Geophysics, In Press.

Chowdhury, A.I.A., J.I. Gerhard, D. Reynolds and D.M. O'Carroll (2017).  Electrokinetics- enhanced permanganate delivery and remediation of contaminated low permeability porous media. Water Research, 113:215-222.

K.Y. Lo

Al-Maamori, H., M.H. El Naggar, S. Micic and K.Y. Lo (2017). The Influence of water and lubricant fluids on the peak strength of Queenston shale from Southern Ontario. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, Accepted August 3.

T. Newson

El-Marassi, M. A., T. Newson and M.H. El Naggar (2017).  Behavior of laterally loaded footings with enlarged shear keys on drained soils. Journal of Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, 35(6):2907-2922.

Sasanian, S. and T. Newson (2017). The development of microstructure in artificially cemented Canadian clays. Engineering Geology. (Accepted for publication).

Abuhajar, O., M.H. El Naggar and T. Newson (2017). Closure to “Numerical Modelling of Soil and Surface Foundation Pressure Effects on Buried Box Culvert Behavior”. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 143(10):07017029. 

C. Robinson

Wu, M., D.M. O'Carroll, L. Vogel and C. Robinson (2017). Effect of low energy waves on accumulation and transport of fecal indicator bacteria in sand and pore water at freshwater beaches.  Environmental Science & Technology, 51(5):2786-2794.

Vogel, L., D.M. O'Carroll, T. Edge, H. Solo-Gabrielle, C. Kushnir and C. Robinson (2017).  Evaluation of methods to sample fecal indicator bacteria in foreshore sand and pore water at freshwater beaches.  Water Research, 121, 204-212.

Yu, X., C. Lu, C, Robinson, L. Li, D.A. Barry and P. Xin (2017).  Effects of episodic rainfall on a subterranean estuary, Water Resources Research, 53(7):5774-5787.

Ji, T., R. Peterson, K. Befus, L. Peterson and C. Robinson (2017). Characterization of groundwater discharge to Nottawasaga Bay, Lake Huron with hydraulic and 222Rn measurements, Journal of Great Lakes Research, 43:920-929.

Malott, S., D.M. O’Carroll and C. Robinson (2017).  Influence of instantaneous and time-averaged groundwater flows induced by waves on the fate of contaminants in a beach aquifer.  Water Resources Research, 53.

A. Sadrekarimi

Umar, M. and A. Sadrekarimi (2017). Accuracy of determining pre-consolidation pressure from laboratory tests.  Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 54(3):441-450.

Sadrekarimi, A. (2017). Evaluation of stress normalization methods for cone-penetration testing in quartz sands.  Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 143(6).

Sadrekarimi, A. (2017).  Seismic distress of broken-back gravity retaining walls.  Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 143(4).

E.K. Yanful

Paintsil, A., F.A. Armah and Yanful, E.K. (2017). Assessment of transesterification stage of biodiesel production I: Application of a Plackett-Burman Design to select the process variables. Waste and Biomass Valorization, 8:473-481.

Paintsil, A., F.A. Armah and Yanful, E.K. (2017). Assessment of transesterification stage of biodiesel production II: Optimisation of process variables using a Box-Behnken Design. Waste and Biomass Valorization, 1-7.