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Dynamic effects in soil (A) – Rapid penetration of objects into clays.

The objective of this project is to perform a series of experiments to improve our understanding of rate effects in clays. more...

Supervisor(s): Airey, David (Professor)

Dynamic effects in soil (B) – Dynamic compaction

The aim of this project is to provide new experimental data of the mechanics of the compaction process using photographic techniques and other instrumentation. more...

Supervisor(s): Airey, David (Professor)

Hydro-mechanical effects associated with geo-sequestration of CO2 in coal

The aim of this project is to perform tests to explore the ease with which CO2 flows through coal, and how this may change as adsorbtion occurs, and to investigate the resulting cha more...

Supervisor(s): Airey, David (Professor)

Studies of interface behaviour between soil and particulate materials and solids

This project involves the study of interface behaviour between soil and particulate materials and solids. more...

Supervisor(s): Airey, David (Professor)

Degradation of cementation in soil element tests

The objective of the work will be to provide experimental data on the evolution (degradation) of cementation of artificially and naturally cemented geomaterials. more...

Supervisor(s): Airey, David (Professor)

Simple shear tests of clay

The project would involve carrying out a series of tests on clay specimens at a range of stress levels and for a number of stress histories. more...

Supervisor(s): Airey, David (Professor)

Local and distortional buckling of stainless steel sections

The project aims to provide an understanding of how the unique material properties of stainless steel affect the local and distortional buckling behaviour. more...

Supervisor(s): Rasmussen, Kim (Professor)

Interaction buckling of stainless steel structural members

The focus of this project is on thin-walled prismatic stainless steel structural members failing by interaction of local and overall buckling. more...

Supervisor(s): Rasmussen, Kim (Professor)

Behaviour and design of steel storage racks

Steel storage racks are used in about 40% of the production-distribution-consumption cycle of all goods. They are common structures and yet, limited guidance on their design is avai more...

Supervisor(s): Rasmussen, Kim (Professor)

Atmospheric cold plasma technology

Novel cold plasma technologies offer a green chemistry approach for applications in agriculture, food safety, water purification, cancer treatment, materials processing and energy g more...

Supervisor(s): Cullen, Patrick (Professor)