School of Science, Engineering and Information Technology

Dr Javad Yaghoubi - Research

Current research projects

Leading:

  • Performance of horizontal bore drains at Yallourn
  • Evaluating the shrinkage and desiccation cracks patterns in clays

Contributing:

  • Long term settlement of tunnels in soft soil due to metro traffic loading

Research publications/conferences

Journal publications

  1. Yaghoubi, E., Arulrajah, A., Yaghoubi, M. and Horpibulsuk, S. (2020). Shear Strength Properties and Stress-Strain Behavior of Waste Foundry Sand, Construction and Building, Accepted.
  2. Yaghoubi, M., Arulrajah, A., Disfani, M.M., Horpibulsuk, S., Darmawan, S. and Wang, J. (2019). Impact of field conditions on the strength development of a geopolymer stabilized marine clay, Applied Clay Science, Vol. 167, pp. 33-42.
  3. Yaghoubi, M., Arulrajah, A., Disfani, M.M., Horpibulsuk, S., Bo, M.W. and Darmawan, S. (2018). Effects of industrial by-product based geopolymers on the strength development of a soft soil, Soils and Foundations, Vol. 58 (3), pp. 716-728.
  4. Arulrajah, A., Yaghoubi, M., Disfani, M.M., Horpibulsuk, S., Bo, M.W. and Leong, M. (2018). Evaluation of fly ash and slag based geopolymers for the improvement of a soft marine clay by deep soil mixing, Soils and Foundations, Vol. 58 (6), pp. 1358‐1370.
  5. Yaghoubi, M., Shukla, S.K. and Mohyeddin, A. (2018). Effects of addition of waste tire fibers and cement on the engineering behavior of Perth sand, Journal of Geomechanics and Geoengineering Engineering, Vol. 13, Issue 1, pp. 42-53.
  6. Yaghoubi, M. and Shukla, S.K. (2016). A universal gradation for highway pavement base course materials, International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 12, Issue 2, pp. 166-171.
  7. Azadegan, O., Akbari Kaffash, E., Yaghoubi, M., and Pourebrahim, GH.R. (2012). Laboratory study on the swelling, cracking and mechanical characteristics of the palm fiber reinforced clay, Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 17, Bound. A, pp. 47-54.
  8. Azadegan, O., Yaghoubi, M. and Pourebrahim, GH.R. (2011). Laboratory study on the effects of geogrid layers on mechanical properties of lime/cement treated granular soils, Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 16, Bound. E, pp. 499-512.
  9. Azadegan, O., Yaghoubi, M. and Pourebrahim, GH.R. (2011). A laboratory study of the behavior of the lime/cement slurry and compacted un-reinforced piles, Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 16, Bound. D, pp. 375-386.
  10. Azadegan, O., Yaghoubi, M. and Pourebrahim, GH.R. (2010). Effect of completely dried materials in natural condition on mechanical properties of lime/cement treated soils, Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 15, Bound. P, pp. 1727-1736.

Refereed conference publications

  1. Yaghoubi, M., Arulrajah, A. and Horpibulsuk, S. (2020). The Effect of Geostatic Stresses on the Strength Development of Deep Geopolymer-Treated Columns, Deep Mixing 2020, Gdansk, Poland.
  2. Yaghoubi, M., Arulrajah, A., Disfani, M.M., Horpibulsuk, S., Darmawan, S. and Bo, M.W. (2019). Utilising novel green binders in ground improvement applications, 13th ANZ Conference on Geomechanics, Perth, Australia.
  3. Yaghoubi, M., Arulrajah, A., Disfani, M.M., Horpibulsuk, S. and Darmawan, S. (2018). Industrial by-product-based binders for use in deep soil mixing technique, 8th Intl. Conference on Geotechnique, Construction Materials and Environment, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  4. Yaghoubi, M., Arulrajah, A., Disfani, M.M., Horpibulsuk, S., Bo, M.W. and Leong, M. (2017). Utilisation of alkaline activated industrial by-products in deep soil mixing, 7th Intl. Conference on Geotechnique, Construction Materials and Environment, Mie, Japan.

Professional memberships and associations

  • Member – Engineers Australia
  • Member - Australian Geomechanics Society (AGS)
  • Member - International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE)
  • Member - Deep Foundation Institute (DFI)
  • Member - The GEOMATE International Society
  • Member - Latrobe Valley Geotechnical Group (LVGG)
  • Reviewer – Soils and Foundations
  • Reviewer - Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering
  • Reviewer - Marine Georesources & Geotechnology journal

Consulting and other activities

Available for consulting on geotechnical and pavement projects.

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