Departmental Reports

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  1. Houlsby, G.T. (1978)
    "The Work Input to a Granular Material",
    CUED/C-Soils TR56, Cambridge University Engineering Department
    (published as Journal Paper 1)
  2. Houlsby, G.T. and Wroth C.P. (1979)
    "Stress, Strain and Velocity Discontinuities in Soils",
    CUED/D-Soils TR64, Cambridge University Engineering Department
    (published in revised form as Journal Paper 2)
  3. Houlsby, G.T. (1979)
    "Some Implications of the Derivation of the Small-Strain Incremental Theory of Plasticity from Thermomechanics",
    CUED/D-Soils TR74, Cambridge University Engineering Department
    (published in revised form as departmental report 6)
  4. Wroth, C.P., Randolph, M.F., Houlsby, G.T. and Fahey, M. (1979)
    "A Review of the Engineering Properties of Soils, with Particular Reference to the Shear Modulus",
    CUED/D-Soils TR75, Cambridge University Engineering Department
    1. Reprinted (1984) as OUEL Report No. 1523/84, (Soil Mechanics Report No. SM049/84), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
  5. Houlsby, G.T. (1981)
    "Theoretical Analysis of the Fall Cone Test",
    OUEL Report No. 1360/81, (Soil Mechanics Report No. SM016/BRE/81), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published in revised form as Journal Paper 3)
  6. Houlsby, G.T. (1981)
    "A Derivation of the Small-Strain Incremental Theory of Plasticity from Thermomechanics",
    OUEL Report No. 1371/81, (Soil Mechanics Report No. SM020/GTH/81), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as paper Conference Paper 5)
  7. Houlsby, G.T. and Wroth, C.P. (1982)
    "Direct Solution of Plasticity Problems in Soils by the Method of Characteristics",
    OUEL Report No. 1395/82, (Soil Mechanics Report No. SM021/BRE/82), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as paper Conference Paper 4)
  8. Graham, J. and Houlsby, G.T. (1982)
    "Elastic Anisotropy of a Natural Clay",
    OUEL Report No. 1404/82, (Soil Mechanics Report No. SM019/SERC/82), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published in part as Journal Paper 7)
  9. Houlsby, G.T. and Wroth, C.P. (1982)
    "Prediction of the Behaviour of Clays in Laboratory Tests",
    OUEL Report No. 1408/82, (Soil Mechanics Report No. SM022/GTH/82), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
     (published in part as Conference Paper 1)
  10. Wroth, C.P. and Houlsby, G.T. (1983)
    "Applications of Soil Mechanics Theory to the Processing of Ceramics",
    OUEL Report No. 1463/83, (Soil Mechanics Report No. SM038/83), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as Conference paper 7)
  11. Houlsby, G.T. and Wroth, C.P. (1983)
    "Calculation of Stresses on Shallow Penetrometers and Footings",
    OUEL Report No. 1503/83, (Soil Mechanics Report No. SM041/83), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as Conference Paper 8)
  12. Houlsby, G.T., Wroth, C.P. and Wood, D.M. (1983)
    "Predictions of the Results of Laboratory Tests on a Clay Using a Critical State Model",
    OUEL Report No. 1504/83, (Soil Mechanics Report No. SM042/83), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as Conference Paper 6)
  13. Sloan, S.W. and Houlsby, G.T. (1983)
    "An Implementation of Watson's Algorithm for Computing 2-Dimensional Delaunay Triangulations",
    OUEL Report No. 1509/83, (Soil Mechanics Report No. SM045/83), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as Journal Paper 9)
  14. Houlsby, G.T. and Sloan, S.W. (1984)
    "Efficient Sorting Algorithms in FORTRAN 77",
    OUEL Report No. 1529/84, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as Journal Paper 10)
  15. Randolph, M.F. and Houlsby, G.T (1984)
    "The Limiting Pressure on a Circular Pile Loaded Laterally in Cohesive Soil",
    CUED/D-Soils TR147, Cambridge University Engineering Department
    (published as Journal Paper 11)
  16. Wroth, C.P. and Houlsby, G.T. (1984)
    "Soil Mechanics - Property Characterization and Analysis Procedures",
    OUEL Report No. 1556/84, (Soil Mechanics Report No. SM054/84), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as Conference Paper 10)
  17. Burd, H.J. and Houlsby, G.T. (1985)
    "Finite Element Analysis of Two Cylindrical Expansion Problems Involving Near Incompressible Material Behaviour",
    OUEL Report No. 1580/85, (Soil Mechanics Report No. SM056/85), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published with modifications as Journal Paper 23)
  18. Houlsby, G.T. and Wroth, C.P. (1985)
    "The Variation of the Shear Modulus of a Clay with Pressure and Overconsolidation Ratio",
    OUEL Report No. 1591/85, (Soil Mechanics Report No. SM058/85), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published with modifications as Journal Paper 28)
  19. Burd, H.J. and Houlsby, G.T. (1985)
    "A Large Strain Finite Element Formulation for One Dimensional Membrane Elements",
    OUEL Report No. 1603/85, (Soil Mechanics Report No. SM061/85), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as Journal Paper 14)
  20. Love, J.P, Burd, H.J., Milligan, G.W.E. and Houlsby, G.T. (1986)
    "Analytical and Model Studies of Reinforcement of a Layer of Granular Fill on a Soft Clay Subgrade",
    OUEL Report No. 1660/86, (Soil Mechanics Report No. SM068/86), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as Journal Paper 16)
  21. Houlsby, G.T. and Hitchman, R. (1987)
    "Calibration Chamber Tests of a Cone Penetrometer in Sand",
    OUEL Report No. 1699/87, (Soil Mechanics Report No. SM074/87), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as Journal Paper 18)
  22. Houlsby, G.T. and Withers, N.J. (1987) "Analysis of the Cone Pressuremeter Test in Clay",
    OUEL Report No. 1703/87, (Soil Mechanics Report No. SM078/87), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published in revised form as Journal Paper 19)
  23. Houlsby, G.T., Wroth, C.P., Teh, C.I. and Sagaseta, C. (1989)
    "Research at Oxford on Analysis of the Piezocone Test, 1988",
    OUEL Report No. 1755/89, (Soil Mechanics Report No. SM090/89), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as papers J17, C14, C15, C17, C19 and X9)
  24. Teh, C.I. and Houlsby, G.T. (1989)
    "An Analytical Study of the Cone Penetration Test in Clay",
    OUEL Report No. 1800/89, (Soil Mechanics Report No. SM099/89), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as Journal Paper 25)
  25. Houlsby, G.T., Schnaid, F. and Yu, H.S. (1989)
    "Studies of the Cone Pressuremeter Test in Sand",
    OUEL Report No. 1801/89, (Soil Mechanics Report No. SM100/89), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as papers C24 and C25)
  26. Houlsby, G.T., Burd, H.J., Milligan, G.W.E., Jewell, R.A. and Brocklehurst, C.J. (1990)
    "Research at Oxford on Reinforced Unpaved Roads, 1989/90",
    OUEL Report No. 1820/90, (Soil Mechanics Report No. 105/90), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published in part as papers J20, J21, C21 and C26)
  27. Schnaid, F. and Houlsby, G.T. (1990)
    "An Assessment of Chamber Size Effects in the Calibration of In Situ Tests in Sand",
    OUEL Report No. 1849/90, (Soil Mechanics Report No. 110/90), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as Journal Paper 27)
  28. Randolph, M.F, Leong, E.C. and Houlsby, G.T. (1990)
    "One Dimensional Analysis of Soil Plugs in Pipe Piles",
    Research Report No. G1005, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Western Australia
    (published as Journal Paper 29)
  29. Yu, H.S. and Houlsby, G.T. (1990)
    "A New Finite Element Formulation for One-Dimensional Analysis of Elastic-Plastic Materials",
    Research Report No. 051.10.1990, Department of Civil Engineering and Surveying, The University of Newcastle, New South Wales
    (published as Journal Paper 24)
  30. Yu, H.S. and Houlsby, G.T. (1990)
    "Finite Cavity Expansion in Dilatant Soils: Part I - Loading Analysis",
    Research Report No. 052.10.1990, Department of Civil Engineering and Surveying, The University of Newcastle, New South Wales
    (published in amended form in Report 38)
  31. Yu, H.S. and Houlsby, G.T. (1990)
    "Finite Cavity Expansion in Dilatant Soils: Part II - Unloading Analysis",
    Research Report No. 053.11.1990, Department of Civil Engineering and Surveying, The University of Newcastle, New South Wales
    (published in amended form in Report 38)
  32. Schnaid, F. and Houlsby, G.T. (1991)
    "Measurement of the Properties of Sand by the Cone-Pressuremeter Test",
    OUEL Report No. 1870/91, (Soil Mechanics Report No. 113/91), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as Journal Paper 32)
  33. Yu, H.S., Houlsby, G.T. and Burd, H.J. (1991)
    "A Novel Isoparametric Finite Element Displacement Formulation for Axisymmetric Analysis of Nearly Incompressible Materials",
    Research Report No. 054.11.1990, The University of Newcastle, New South Wales
    (published as Journal Paper 34)
    1. Also as OUEL Report No. 1872/91, (Soil Mechanics Report No. 114/91), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford (1991)
  34. Bell, R.W., Houlsby, G.T. and Burd, H.J. (1991)
    "Suitability of Two and Three Dimensional Finite Elements for Modelling Material Incompressibility Using Exact Integration",
    OUEL Report No. 1874/91, (Soil Mechanics Report No. 116/91), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as Journal Paper 33)
  35. Nutt, N.R.F. and Houlsby, G.T. (1991)
    "Calibration Tests on the Cone Pressuremeter in Carbonate Sand",
    OUEL Report No. 1887/91, (Soil Mechanics Report No. 120/91), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as Conference Paper 31)
  36. Houlsby, G.T. (1991)
    "How the Dilatancy of Soils Affects Their Behaviour",
    OUEL Report No. 1888/91, (Soil Mechanics Report No. 121/91), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as Conference Paper 30)
  37. Houlsby, G.T. and Schnaid, F. (1991)
    "Interpretation of Shear Moduli from Cone Pressuremeter Tests in Sand",
    OUEL Report No. 1903/91, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as Journal Paper 36)
  38. Yu, H.S. and Houlsby, G.T. (1991)
    "Finite Cavity Expansion in Dilatant Soils",
    OUEL Report No. 1905/91, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as papers J26 and J38)
  39. Yu, H.S. and Houlsby, G.T. (1992)
    "Effect of Finite Pressuremeter Length on Strength Measurement in Sand",
    Research Report No. 074.04.1992, Department of Civil Engineering and Surveying, The University of Newcastle, New South Wales (also published in report R40)
  40. Houlsby, G.T., Carter, J.P. and Yu, H.S. (1992)
    "Studies of the Effects of Geometry on the Results of Pressuremeter Tests",
    OUEL Report No. 1928/92, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published in part as Journal Paper 35)
  41. Yu, H.S. and Houlsby, G.T. (1992)
    "Determination of In-Situ Stresses from Results of Cone-Pressuremeter Tests in Clay",
    Research Report No. 082.08.1992, Department of Civil Engineering and Surveying, The University of Newcastle, New South Wales
  42. Martin, C.M. and Houlsby, G.T. (1994)
    "Combined Loading Tests of Scale Model Spudcan Footings on Soft Clay: Experimental Data",
    OUEL Report No. 2029/94, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
  43. Gottardi, G. and Houlsby, G.T. (1995)
    "Model Tests of Circular Footings on Sand Subjected to Combined Loads",
    OUEL Report No. 2071/95, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
  44. Houlsby, G.T. (1996)
    "The Work Input to an Unsaturated Granular Material",
    OUEL Report No. 2084/96, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as paper Journal Paper 39)
  45. Collins, I.F. and Houlsby, G.T. (1996)
    "Application of Thermomechanical Principles to the Modelling of Geotechnical Materials",
    OUEL Report No. 2100/96, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published with revisions as Journal Paper 40)
  46. Houlsby, G.T. (1996)
    "The Consistency of Three Quadratic Equations",
    OUEL Report No. 2102/96, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
  47. Butterfield, R., Houlsby, G.T. and Gottardi, G. (1996)
    "Standardised Sign Conventions and Notation for Generally Loaded Foundations",
    OUEL Report No. 2104/96, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published with revisions as Journal paper 42)
  48. Houlsby, G.T. (1996)
    "Derivation of Incremental Stress-Strain Response for Plasticity Models Based on Thermodynamic Functions",
    OUEL Report No. 2108/96, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published in part as Conference Paper 44)
  49. Williams, M.S., Thompson, R.S.G. and Houlsby, G.T. (1997)
    "Non-Linear Dynamic Analysis of Offshore Jack-up Units",
    OUEL Report No. 2127/97, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as Journal Paper 43)
  50. Williams, M.S., Thompson, R.S.G. and Houlsby, G.T. (1997)
    "A Parametric Study of the Non-Linear Dynamic Behaviour of an Offshore Jack-up Unit",
    OUEL Report No. 2128/97, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published in revised form as Journal Paper 47)
  51. Houlsby, G.T. and Sharma, R.S. (1997)
    "A Conceptual Model for the Yielding and Consolidation of Clays",
    OUEL Report No. 2130/97, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published in revised form as Journal Paper 46)
  52. Gottardi, G., Houlsby, G.T. and Butterfield, R. (1997)
    "The Plastic Response of Circular Footings on Sand under General Planar Loading",
    OUEL Report No. 2143/97, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as Journal Paper 45)
  53. Houlsby, G.T. and Puzrin, A.M. (1997)
    "The Bearing Capacity of a Strip Footing on Clay under Combined Loading",
    OUEL Report No. 2144/97, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published in revised form as Journal Paper 44)
  54. Burd, H.J., Houlsby, G.T., Augarde, C.E. and Liu, G. (1998)
    "Prediction of Tunnel-Induced Settlement Damage to Masonry Structures",
    OUEL Report No. 2162/97, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published in revised form as Journal Paper 48)
  55. Martin, C.M. and Houlsby, G.T. (1998)
    "Combined Loading of Spudcan Foundations on Clay: Laboratory Tests",
    Research Report No. G1386, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Western Australia
    (published as Journal Paper 49)
    1. Also as OUEL Report No. 2190/98, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
  56. Byrne, B.W. and Houlsby, G.T. (1998)
    "Model Testing of Circular Flat Footings on Uncemented Loose Carbonate Sand",
    OUEL Report No. 2192/98, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
  57. Houlsby, G.T. and Puzrin, A.M. (1998)
    "A Thermomechanical Framework for Constitutive Models for Rate-Independent Dissipative Materials",
    OUEL Report No. 2193/98, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as Journal Paper 50)
  58. Houlsby, G.T., Byrne, B.W., Cassidy, M.J., Mangal, J.K and Martin, C.M. (1999)
    "Research on Offshore Foundations: Papers at the Offshore Technology Conference 1999",
    OUEL Report No. 2197/98, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as papers C52, C53, C54 and C55)
  59. Burd, H.J., Houlsby, G.T., Augarde, C.E., Liu, G., Bloodworth, A.G., Wisser, C. and Chow, L. (1999)
    "Conference Papers on Numerical Modelling of Tunnelling and Settlement-Induced Damage to Masonry Buildings",
    OUEL Report No. 2207/99, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as papers C40, C43, C49, C51, C56, C57 and C59)
  60. Porter, M.I. and Houlsby, G.T. (1999)
    "Development of Crack Size and Limit State Design Methods for Edge-Abraded Glass Members",
    OUEL Report No. 2211/99, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as Journal Paper 57)
  61. Puzrin, A.M. and Houlsby, G.T. (1999)
    "A Thermomechanical Framework for Rate-Independent Dissipative Materials with Internal Functions",
    OUEL Report No. 2212/99, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as Journal Paper 61)
  62. Puzrin, A.M. and Houlsby, G.T. (1999)
    "Fundamentals of Kinematic Hardening Hyperplasticity",
    OUEL Report No. 2218/99, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as Journal Paper 58)
  63. Cassidy, M.J., Eatock Taylor, R. and Houlsby, G.T. (2000)
    "Analysis of Jack-Up Units Using a Constrained NewWave Methodology",
    OUEL Report No. 2224/00, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as Journal Paper 62)
    1. Also as Research Report No. G1529, Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Western Australia
  64. Martin, C.M. and Houlsby, G.T. (2000)
    “Combined Loading of Spudcan Foundations on Clay: Numerical Modelling”,
    OUEL Report No. 2226/00, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as Journal Paper 63)
    1. Also as Research Report No. G1497, Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Western Australia
  65. Houlsby, G.T. and Puzrin, A.M. (2001)
    “Rate-Dependent Plasticity Models Derived from Potential Functions”,
    OUEL Report No. 2234/01, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as Journal Paper 65)
  66. Puzrin, A.M. and Houlsby, G.T. (2001)
    “On the Thermodynamics of Porous Continua”,
    OUEL Report No. 2235/01, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published with modifications as Conference Paper 82)
  67. Cassidy, M.J., Taylor, P.H., Eatock Taylor, R. and Houlsby, G.T. (2001)
    “Evaluation of Long-Term Extreme Response Statistics of Jack-up Platforms”,
    Research Report No. G1530, Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Western Australia
    (published as Journal Paper 67)
  68. Cassidy, M.J., Houlsby, G.T.  and Eatock Taylor, R. (2001)
    “Application of Probabilistic Models to the Response Analysis of Jack-ups”,
    Research Report No. G1531, Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Western Australia
    (published as Conference Paper 65)
  69. Houlsby, G.T. and Byrne, B.W. (2004)
    “Calculation Procedures for Installation of Suction Caissons”,
    OUEL Report No. 2268/04, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published as Journal paper 81 and Journal paper 84)
  70. Houlsby, G.T., Martin, C.M., Byrne, B.W., Kelly, R.B., Hazell, E.J., Nguyen-Sy, L., Villalobos, F.A. and Ibsen, L.-B. (2005)
    “Research on Offshore Foundations: Papers at the International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics, Perth Australia, 2005”,
    OUEL Report No. 2275/05, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (published in part as papers C83, C84, C85, C86, and C87)
  71. Houlsby, G.T., Kelly, R.B., Huxtable, J. and Byrne, B.W. (2005)
    “Field Testing of Suction Caissons at Bothkennar and Luce Bay”,
    OUEL Report No. 2276/05, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
  72. Nguyen, G.D. and Houlsby, G.T. (2005)
    "Nonlocal Damage Modelling of Concrete: a Procedure for the Determination of Model Parameters",
    OUEL Report No. 2287/05, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
  73. Bienen, B., Byrne, B.W. and Houlsby, G.T. (2005)
    "Six degree-of-freedom loading of a circular flat footing on loose sand: experimental data",
    OUEL Report No. 2289/05, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
  74. Houlsby, G.T., Draper, S. and Oldfield, M.L.G. (2008)
    "Application of Linear Momentum Actuator Disc Theory to Open Channel Flow",
    OUEL Report No. 2297/08, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
  75. Houlsby, G.T. (2008)
    "Potential particles: a method for modelling non-circular particles in DEM",
    OUEL Report No. 2305/08, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
    (Published with modifications as journal paper 102)