Geotechnical and Hydrogeological Engineering Research Group (GHERG)

School of Science, Engineering and Information Technology

Publications

Thesis

Allen, T. 2018. Susceptibility of Rehabilitated Mine Batter Surface to Mass Movement. Federation University, GHERG.

Moein, F. 2016. Investigating the Consolidation Behaviour of Brown Coal. Monash University, GHERG.

Pouya, K.R. 2018. Lime Stabilisation of an Australian Silty Clay and its Application in Construction of Excavation Retaining Walls by Cutter Soil Mixing. PhD Thesis. Federation University, GHERG.

Stipcevich, J.T. 2018. An Experimental Investigation into the Drainage Properties of Coarse Loy Yang Pond Ash. MSc Thesis, Federation University, GHERG.

Tang, Z. 2018. Application of Pressuremeter Test (PMT) in Victorian Brown Coal Open-Pit Mining. Monash University, GHERG.

Tatnell, L. 2015. Advanced Techniques in Measuring Residual Shear Strength Parameters of Cohesive Soils. MSc Thesis, Monash University, GHERG.

Zhalehjoo, N. 2018. Characterisation of the Deformation Behaviour of Unbound Granular Materials using Repeated Load Triaxial Testing. PhD Thesis. Federation University, GHERG.

Journal

Bishop, M.D., Kim, S., Palomino, A.M., and Lee, J-S., 2014. Deformation of “tunable” clay-polymer composites. Applied Clay Science, 101: 265-271. Access via ScienceDirect.

Chen, J.-F., Tolooiyan, A., Xue, J.-F., and Shi, Z.-M., 2016. Performance of a geogrid reinforced soil wall on PVD drained multilayer soft soils. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, 44(3): 219-229. Access via ScienceDirect.

Dyson, A. and Tolooiyan, A., 2018. Optimisation of strength reduction finite element method codes for slope stability analysis, Innovative Infrastructure Solutions, 3:38. Access via SpringerLink.

Dyson, A., Tang, Z., and Tolooiyan, A., 2018. Use of stochastic XFEM in the investigation of heterogeneity effects on the tensile strength of intermediate geotechnical materials, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design. 145:1-9. Access via ScienceDirect.

Dyson, A., Tolooiyan, A., 2019. Prediction and classification for finite element slope stability analysis by random field comparison. Computers and Geotechnics. 109. Access via ScienceDirect.

Dyson, A., Tolooiyan, A., 2019. Probabilistic investigation of RFEM topologies for slope stability analysis. Computers and Geotechnics. 114. Access via ScienceDirect.

Falah, M., Ranjbar Pouya, K., Tolooiyan, A., and Mackenzie, K., 2018. Structural behaviour of an Australian silty clay (Coode Island silt) stabilised by treatment with slag lime. Applied Clay Science, 157:198-203. Access via ScienceDirect.

Hao, S-Q., Kim, S., Qin, Y., and Fu, X-H., 2014. Double protection drilling fluid: optimization for sandstone-like uranium formation. Applied Clay Science, 88: 233-238. Access via ScienceDirect.

Hao, S-Q., Kim, S., Qin, Y., and Fu, X-H., 2014. Enhanced methane hydrate storage using sodium dodecyl sulfate and coal. Environmental Chemistry Letters 12(2): 341-346. Access via SpringerLink.

Jamali, H., Tolooiyan, A., Dehghani, M., Asakereh, A., and Kalantari, B., 2018. Long-term dynamic behaviour of Coode Island Silt (CIS) containing different sand content. Applied Ocean Research, 73:59-69. Access via ScienceDirect.

Jamali, H., Tolooiyan, A., Dehghani, M., Asakereh, A., and Kalantari, B., 2018. Post-long-term cyclic behaviour of Coode Island Silt (CIS) containing different sand content. Applied Ocean Research, 80:11-23. Access via ScienceDirect.

Kim, S., 2018. Chemically bound water in brown coal and impact of ambient oxidation on its characteristics. Fuel, 214:239-299. Access via ScienceDirect.

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, 47(4):79-84.

Moein, F., Xue, J., Dent, B. and Mackay, R., 2016. Review of the historical data characterising Latrobe Valley brown coal consolidation behaviour. In: Developments in Engineering Geology, 34th International Geological Congress, Brisbane, Australia. pp.217-226. Access via Lyell Collection.

Stipcevich, J.T., Kim, S., and Xue, J., 2015. Liquid limit and hydraulic conductivity of brown coal composites. Environmental Geotechnics, 3(6):364-371. Access via ICE Virtual Library.

Tang, Z., Tolooiyan, A., and Mackay, R., 2017. Unconfined Expansion Test (UET) for measuring the tensile strength of organic soft rock. Computers and Geotechnics, 82:54-66. Access via ScienceDirect.

Tolooiyan, A., Mackay, R., and Xue, J., 2014. Measurement of the tensile strength of organic soft rock. Geotechnical Testing Journal, 37(6):91-1001. Access via ASTM International.

Tolooiyan, A., Dyson, A. P., Karami, M., Shaghaghi, T., and Ghadrdan, M., 2018. Application of Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) to detect joints in organic soft rock. Geotechnical Testing Journal. Access via ASTM International.

Zhalehjoo, N., Tolooiyan, A., Mackay, R. and Bodin, D., 2018. The effect of instrumentation on the determination of the resilient modulus of unbound granular materials using advanced repeated load triaxial testing. Transportation Geotechnics, 14:190-201. Access via ScienceDirect.

Conference

Couling, C., Tolooiyan, A., Mackay, R. and Xue, J., 2014, Measurement of pore water pressure properties of unsaturated brown coal using triaxial test. In: Proc. International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Sydney, Australia, 2014.

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

Dyson, A., Tolooiyan, A. and Mackay, R., 2018. Advanced strength reduction search strategies applied to finite element analysis of slope stability. In: Slope Stability 2018, Seville, Spain, 10-13 April 2018, 9p.

Ghadrdan, M., Tolooiyan, A. and Mackay, R., 2018. Using multichannel analysis of surface wave (MASW) for determining the depth of slip surface below ground level. In: Slope Stability 2018, Seville, Spain, 10-13 April 2018, 12p.

Karimi, M., Tolooiyan, A. and Mackay, R., 2018. Investigating the elastoplasticity of Victorian Brown Coal based on triaxial test results. In: Slope Stability 2018, Seville, Spain, 10-13 April 2018, 9p.

Kim, S., Wight, B.J. and Mackay, R., 2014. Creep due to chemical alteration of rocks: A case study in brown coal. In: 3rd Australasian Ground Control in Mining Conference, AusRock 2014.

Liu, K., Mackay, R., Xue, J. and Tolooiyan, A., 2014, Experimental determination of brown coal hydraulic conductivity at low confining stresses. In: Proc. International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Sydney, Australia, 2014.

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

Rastogi, S., Barton, A.F., Mackay, R., Kandra, H. and Tolooiyan, A., 2018. Understanding deep aquifer responses to interseam materials of brown coal mines. In: Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium (HWRS 2018): Water and Communities, p.711. Engineers Australia, 2018.

Shaghaghi, T., Tolooiyan, A. and Mackay, R., 2018. Numerical investigation of potential pore water pressure changes in jointed brown coal due to waste material placement against a brown coal open-cut batter. In: Slope Stability 2018, Seville, Spain, 10-13 April 2018, 12p.

Tatnell, L., Tolooiyan, A. and Mackay, R., 2014. Measurement of residual shear strength using a modified direct shear apparatus. In: 3rd Australasian Ground Control in Mining Conference, AusRock 2014.

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

Zhalehjoo, N., Tolooiyan, A. and Mackay, R., 2017. Characterisation of permanent deformation behaviour of unbound granular materials using repeated load triaxial testing. In: Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways and Airfields. Loizos et al. (Eds.), pp159-166.