Publications

JOURNALS

  1. Sheil, B.B., McCabe, B.A., Comodromos, E.M. & Lehane, B.M. Pile-soil-pile interaction under axial loading: an overview of simplified nonlinear prediction models. Submitted.
  2. Sheil, B.B., Martin, C.M., Byrne, B.W., Plant, M., Williams, K. & Coyne, D. Full-scale laboratory testing of a buried pipeline in sand subjected to cyclic axial displacements. Géotechnique. Accepted.
  3. Sheil, B.B. (2017) Numerical simulations of the reuse of piled raft foundations in clay. ACTA Geotechnica, DOI: 10.1007/s11440-017-0522-8.
  4. Sheil, B.B., McCabe, B.A, Zhang, Feng, Lie & Zhang. (2016) Discussion: An analytical approach for predictions of single pile and pile group behaviour in clay, Comput. Geotech. In press.
  5. Sheil, B.B. & McCabe, B.A. (2016) Biaxial loading of offshore monopiles: numerical modelling. ASCE Int. J. Geomech, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000709.
  6. Sheil, B.B., McCabe, B.A & Li (2016) Discussion: An analytical approach for predictions of single pile and pile group behaviour in clay, Comput. Geotech. In press.
  7. Wang, A.D., Wang, W.D., Huang, M.S., Wu, J.B., Sheil, B.B. & McCabe, B.A. (2016) Discussion: Interaction factor for large pile groups. Geotechnique Letters. In press.
  8. Sheil, B.B. & McCabe, B.A. (2016) An analytical approach for predictions of single pile and pile group behaviour in clay. Comput. Geotech., 75: 145-158.
  9. Sheil, B.B. & Finnegan, W. (2016) Numerical simulations of wave-structure-soil interaction of an offshore monopile. ASCE Int. J. Geomech,. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000667.
  10. McCabe, B.A., Sheil, B.B. et al. (2016) Discussion: An empirical correlation between the compression index and water content of soft Irish soils. ICE Geotech. Eng., DOI: 10.1680/jgeen.15.00101.
  11. Sheil, B.B., Curran, B. & McCabe, B.A. (2016) Recent experiences of utility microtunnelling in Irish limestone, mudstone and sandstone rock. Tunnelling & Underground Space Technology. 51: 326-337.
  12. Sheil, B.B., McCabe, B.A., Hunt, C.E. & Pestana, J.M. (2015) A numerical study of single pile and pile group installation effects in clay. Journal of Geo-engineering Sciences. DOI 10.3233/JGS-140027.
  13. McCabe, B.A. & Sheil, B.B. (2015) Pile group settlement estimation: suitability of nonlinear interaction factors. ASCE Int. J. Geomech. 15(3): 04014056.
  14. Sheil, B.B. & McCabe, B.A. (2015) Numerical modelling of pile foundation angular distortion. Soils & Foundations 55(3): 614-625.
  15. McCabe, B.A., Sheil, B.B., Buggy, F., Long, M. & Farrell, E. (2014) An empirical correlation between the compression index and water content of soft Irish soils. ICE Geotech. Eng. 167(6): 510-517.
  16. Sheil, B.B. & McCabe, B.A. (2014) A finite element-based approach for predictions of rigid pile group stiffness efficiency. ACTA Geotechnica 9(3): 469-484.

CONFERENCES

  1. Royston, R., Phillips, B., Sheil, B.B. & Byrne, B.W. (2016) Bearing capacity beneath tapered blades of open dug caissons in sand. Civil Engineering Research in Ireland (CERI), Galway, Ireland.
  2. Sheil, B.B. (2014) On the multi-directional cyclic loading of a monopile foundation: finite element modelling. The 23rd European Young Geotech. Eng. Conf. (EYGEC), Barcelona, Spain.
  3. Sheil, B.B. & McCabe, B.A. (2012) A numerical study of pile group settlement. 9th Int. Conf. Testing Design Methods Deep Found., Kanazawa, Japan.
  4. Sheil, B.B. & McCabe, B.A. (2012) Predictions of friction pile group response using embedded piles in PLAXIS. 3rd Int. Conf. New Develop. Soil Mech. Geotech. Eng., Cyprus.

CONFIDENTIAL REPORTS

  1. Byrne, B.W., Martin, C.M. & Sheil, B.B.  (2017) “Uplift testing of pipes in clay”. Report to TechnipFMC.
  2. Sheil, B.B., Royston, R. & Byrne, B.W. (2017) “Monitoring the construction of a large-diameter caisson at Sloway Lane, UK”. Report to Ward and Burke Construction Ltd.
  3. Sheil, B.B., Byrne, B.W. & Martin, C.M. (2016) “Uplift testing of pipes in clay: Test series 7”. Report to Technip UK Ltd.
  4. Sheil, B.B., Byrne, B.W. & Martin, C.M. (2016) “Uplift testing of pipes in clay: Test series 6”. Report to Technip UK Ltd.
  5. Sheil, B.B., Byrne, B.W. & Martin, C.M. (2016) “Uplift testing of pipes in clay: Test series 5”. Report to Technip UK Ltd.
  6. Martin, C.M., Sheil, B.B. & Byrne, B.W. (2015) “Lateral pipe tests – Factual report”. Report to KW Subsea Ltd.
  7. Martin, C.M., Sheil, B.B. & Byrne, B.W. (2015) “Full-scale axial pipe tests part III – Interpretive report”. Report to KW Subsea Ltd.
  8. Martin, C.M., Sheil, B.B. & Byrne, B.W. (2015) “Full-scale axial pipe tests part II – Factual report”. Report to KW Subsea Ltd.
  9. Martin, C.M., Sheil, B.B. & Byrne, B.W. (2015) “Full-scale axial pipe tests part I – Design and build report”. Report to KW Subsea Ltd.
  10. Sheil, B.B., Byrne, B.W. & Martin, C.M. (2015) “Uplift testing of pipes in clay. Literature Review”. Report to Technip UK Ltd.
  11. Sheil, B.B., Byrne, B.W. & Martin, C.M. (2015) “Uplift testing of pipes in clay. Part 3: Slow rate tests”. Report to Technip UK Ltd.