Soil Behaviour and Improvement of Soil Properties

2012 - 2010

Alam, R, Shang, J.Q. (2012) Effect of operating parameters on desulphurization of mine tailings by froth flotation.   Journal of Environmental Management, 97:122-130.  Click here to view.

Dimitrova, R.S. and Yanful, E.K. (2012). Factors affecting the shear strength of mine tailings/clay mixtures with varying clay content and clay mineralogy. Engineering Geology, 125:11-25.  Click here to view.

Geremew, A.M. and Yanful, E.K. (2012).  Dynamic properties and influence of clay mineralogy on the cyclic strength of mine tailings.  International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, doi:10.1061/(ASC)GM.1943-5622.000227.  Click here to view.

Geremew, A.M. and Yanful, E.K. (2012). Laboratory investigation of the resistance of tailings and natural sediments to cyclic loading. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, 30:431-447.  Click here to view.

Sadrekarimi, A. and Olson, S.M. (2012).  Effect of sample preparation method on critical state behavior of sands.  Geotechnical Testing Journal, ASTM, 35(4).  Click here to view paper.

Shang, J.Q. (2011), Electrokinetics: engineering applications and recent development.  Advances in Unsaturated Soil, Geo-Hazard, and Geo-Environmental Engineering Geotechnical Special Publications, ASCE, No. 217.

Sadrekarimi, A. and Olson, S.M. (2011)  Yield strength ratios, critical strength ratios , and brittleness index of sandy soils from laboratory tests.  Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 48(3):493-510.

Lee, JK and Shang, J.Q. (2011). Influencing factors on electrical conductivity of compacted kaolin clay.  Geomechanics and Engineering, An International Journal, 3 (2):131-151.

Geremew, A.M. and Yanful, E.K. (2011).  Behavior of mine tailings under cyclic hydraulic load.  Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering 38(2):131-140.

Alam, R, Shang, J.Q. and Cheng, X. (2011).  Optimization of digestion parameters for analyzing the total sulphur of mine tailings by inductive coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry.  Environmental Monitoring and Assessment (Springer). DOI: 10.1007/s10661-011-2195-3.

Geremew, A.M. and Yanful, E.K. (2011).  The role of fines on the cohesive behavior of mine tailings inferred from the critical shear stress.  Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 48(4):568-582.

Song, Q. and Yanful, E.K. (2011).  Oxygen influx and geochemistry of percolate water from reactive mine waste rock underlying a sloping channelled soil cover.  Applied Geochemistry, 26:655-665.  Click here to view.

Dimitrova, R. and Yanful, E.K. (2011).  Undrained strength of deposted mine tailings beds:  Effect of water content, effective stress and time of consolidation.  Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, 29:935-951.

Heidari, M. and El Naggar, M.H. (2010).  Using reinforced soil foundation in hammer foundations.  Ground improvement, 663(G12):121-132.

Yeheyis, M.B., Shang, J.Q. and Yanful, E.K. (2010).  Feasibility of using coal fly ash for mine waste containment.  ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, 136(7):682-690.

Sadrekarimi, A. and Olson, S.M. (2010).  Particle damage and crushing observed in ring shear tests on sands.  Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 47(5):497-515.

Sadrekarimi, A. and Olson, S.M. (2010).  Shear band formation observed in ring shear tests on sandy soils.  Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 136(2):366-375.

Song, Q. and Yanful, E.K. (2010).  Laboratory and numerical modeling of water balance in layered sloped soil cover with channel flow pathway over mine waste rock.  Environmental Earth Sciences, 136(7):691-700.

Kachwal, L., Yanful, E.K. and Lanteigne, L (2010).  Water cover technology for reactive tailings management:  A case study of field measurement and model predictions.  Water, Air and Soil Pollutin, 214(1-4):357-382.

Song, Q. and Yanful, E.K. (2010)  Effect of channelling on water balance, oxygen diffusion and oxidation rate in mine waste rock with an inclined multilayer soil cover.  Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 114(1-4):43-63.


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