Faculty of Science and Technology

Publications

Mackay, R., Xue, J., Powrie, W., and Dent, B.B., 2012, A new ring shear apparatus for determination of the residual shear resistance of remoulded brown coal, ANZ 2012 Conference Proceedings 11th Australia - New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics: Ground Engineering in a Changing World, 15 July 2012 to 18 July 2012, Australian Geomechanics Society, Melbourne Vic Australia, pp. 902-907.

Dent, B.B., and Mackay, R., 2012, Evaluation of simple beam experiments to determine the long-term deformation characteristics of brown coal, ANZ 2012 Conference Proceedings 11th Australia - New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics: Ground Engineering in a Changing World, 15 July 2012 to 18 July 2012, Australian Geomechanics Society, Melbourne Vic Australia, pp. 914-919.

Mackay, R., Xue, J., Powrie, W., Dent, B (2012) A new ring shear apparatus for determination of the residual shear resistance of remoulded brown coal , Australian Geomechanics Journal, V47, Issue 4, P79-84

Xue J. and Tolooiyan, A.,2012 Reliability analysis of block sliding in large brown coal open cuts, 2012 World Congress on Advances in Civil, Environmental, and Materials Research (ACEM' 12) Seoul, Korea, August 26-30, 2012

Moein, F., Xue, J. , Dent, B., and Mackay, R. ,20##, Review of the historical data characterising Latrobe Valley brown coal consolidation behaviour. Submitted October 2013 for publication in the Special Issue on Developments in Engineering Geology, 34th International Geological Congress, Brisbane, 2012.

Couling, C., Tolooiyan, A., Mackay, R. and Xue, J. ,2014, Measurement of pore water pressure properties of unsaturated brown coal using triaxial test. Published in the proceedings of the International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Sydney, 2014.

Liu, K., Mackay, R., Xue, J. and Tolooiyan, A., 2014, Experimental determination of brown coal hydraulic conductivity at low confining stresses. Published in the proceedings of the International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Sydney, 2014

Tolooiyan, A., Mackay, R., and Xue, J. ,201#, Measurement of the Tensile Strength of Organic Soft Rock. Accepted for publication in Geotechnical Testing Journal.

Tatnell, L., Tolooiyan, A. and Mackay, R. , 201#, Measurement of Residual Shear Strength of Soils Under Consolidated Drained Conditions in Modified Direct Shear Apparatus. Submitted in January 2014 for publication in Geotechnique.

Kim, S., Wight, B. J. and Mackay, R. (2014). Creep due to chemical alteration of rocks: A case study in brown coal, Accepted for presentation/publication at AusROCK 2014.

Tatnall, L., Tolooiyan, A. and Mackay, R. (2014). Measurement of Residual Shear Strength using a Modified Direct Shear apparatus, Accepted for presentation/publication at AusROCK 2014.

Other publications

Luke M. Olly L. M., Adam J. Bates A. J., Jon P. Sadler J. P., Mackay R, (2011) An initial experimental assessment of the influence of substrate depth on floral assemblage for extensive green roofs

Rivett M. O., Ellis, P. A., and Mackay, R. (2011) Urban groundwater baseflow influence upon inorganic river-water quality: The River Tame headwaters catchment in the City of Birmingham, UK in Journal of Hydrology Vol 400 p206–222

Furlong B. V.,Riley M. S., Herbert A. W., Ingram J. A., Mackay R, and Tellam J. H. (2011) Using regional groundwater flow models for prediction of regional wellwater quality distributions, Journal of Hydrology Vol 398, p 1–16

Schmidt, S.I., Picioreanu, C., Craenen, B., Mackay, R., Kreft, J.-U., Theodoropoulos, G. (2011) A multi-scale agent-based distributed simulation framework for groundwater pollution management Proceedings - IEEE International Symposium on Distributed Simulation and Real-Time Applications, Article number 6051799, Pages 18-27

Cuthbert M. O., Riley M. S., Handley-Sidhu S., Renshaw J. C., Tobler D. J, Phoenix V. R., and Mackay R. (2012) Controls on the rate of ureolysis and the morphology of carbonate precipitated by S. Pasteurii biofilms and limits due to bacterial encapsulation, Ecological Engineering Vol 41, p32– 40

Tolooiyan Shahri, A., Hemmingway, P., 2012, A preliminary study of the effect of groundwater flow on the thermal front created by borehole heat exchangers, International Journal of Low Carbon Technologies [P], vol 7, issue 4, Oxford University Press, UK, pp. 1-12.

Gavin, K., Tolooiyan Shahri, A., 2012, An investigation of correlation factors linking footing resistance on sand with cone penetration test results, Computers and Geotechnics [P], vol 46, Pergamon, UK, pp. 84-92.

Bates, A.J., Sadler, J.P., Mackay, R. (2013) Vegetation development over four years on two green roofs in the UK. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening. Vol 12, Issue 1, Pages 98-108

Cuthbert, M.O., Mackay, R., Nimmo, J.R. (2013) Linking soil moisture balance and source-responsive models to estimate diffuse and preferential components of groundwater recharge. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, Vol 17, Issue 3, Pages 1003-1019

Cuthbert, M.O., Mackay, R.(2013) Impacts of nonuniform flow on estimates of vertical streambed flux, Water Resources Research,Vol 49, Issue 1, Pages 19-28

Gavin, K., Cadogan, D., Tolooiyan, A., Casey, P., 2013, The base resistance of non-displacement piles in sand. Part 1: field tests, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Geotechnical Engineering [P], vol 166, issue 6, I C E Publishing, UK, pp. 540-548.

Tolooiyan Shahri, A., Gavin, K., 2013, The base resistance of non-displacement piles in sand. Part II: finite-element analyses, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Geotechnical Engineering [P], vol 166, issue 6, I C E Publishing, United Kingdom, pp. 549-560.

Hemmingway, P., Tolooiyan, A., 2014, Numerical and finite element analysis of heat transfer in a closed loop geothermal system, International Journal Of Green Energy [P], vol 11, issue 2, Taylor & Francis Inc, United States, pp. 206-223.

Hosseini, S.A. ., Mohammadnejad, M., Hoseini, S.M., Mikaeil, R., Tolooiyan Shahri, A., 2012, Numerical and analytical investigation of ground surface settlement due to subway excavation, Geosciences [P], vol 2, issue 6, Scientific & Academic Publishing Co, USA, pp. 185-191.

Rabbani, P., Daghigh, Y., Atrechian, M.R., Karimi, M., Tolooiyan Shahri, A., 2012, The potential of lime and grand granulated blast furnace slag (GGBFS) mixture for stabilisation of desert silty sands, Journal of Civil Engineering Research [P], vol 2, issue 6, Scientific & Academic Publishing Co, USA, pp. 108-119.

Hao, S., Kim, S., Qin, Y., and Fu, X., 2014. Exceptional gas storage capacity of coal through methane hydrates formation with sodium dodecyl sulfate, Environmental Chemistry Letters, Submitted for publication.

Hao, S., Kim, S., Qin, Y., and Fu, X., 2014. Enhanced CO2 gas storage in coal, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Submitted for publication.

Kim, S. and Palomino, A. M., 2014. Impacts of CaCO3 on clay systems: Fabric, shear strength, and deformation, Geotechnique, Submitted for publication.

Hao, S., Kim, S., Qin, Y., and Fu, X., 2014. Double protection drilling fluid: Optimization for sandstone-like uranium formation, Applied Clay Science, In Press.

Bates, A., Sadler, J., Greswell, R and Mackay, R. (201#) Effects of recycled aggregate growth substrate on green roof vegetation development: A six year experiment, Submitted to Landscape and Urban Planning

Riley, M. S., Mackay, R. (201#) A highly accurate method for simulating contaminant mass transport in fracture networks, Submitted to Water Resources Research

Gavin, K., Doherty, P., and Tolooyian, A., 2014. Field investigation of the axial resistance of helical piles in dense sand. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, (Accepted and in-press)

Tolooiyan, A., and Mohammadnejad, M., and Soheyli, S., (201#) Three Dimensional Numerical Modelling of Ground Settlement Induced by NATM Tunnel Excavation in Clay, Submitted to Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology