# Date Order of Theses in Civil Engineering

1. | Saperstein, L.W. | (1967) | D.Phil. | "The Dynamics of Granular Solids" |

2. | Wilson, J. | (1970) | D.Phil. | "Forces Exerted on Solid Bodies Moving Through Cohesionless Soils" |

3. | Lee, K. | (1979) | D.Phil. | "An Analytical and Experimental Study of Large Strain Consolidation" |

4. | Been, K. | (1980) | D.Phil. | "Stress-Strain Behaviour of a Cohesive Soil Deposited Under Water" |

5. | Gumley, S.J. | (1981) | D.Phil. | "Tubing Systems for the Measurement of Fluctuating Pressures" |

6. | Green, D.W.R. | (1983) | D.Phil. | "A Wind Tunnel Study of Flow Over Hills" |

7. | Nageswaran, S. | (1983) | D.Phil. | "Effects of Gas Bubbles on the Sea-Bed Behaviour" |

8. | Gue, S.S. | (1984) | D.Phil. | "Ground Heave Around Driven Piles in Clay" |

9. | Rutledge, K.W. | (1984) | D.Phil. | "Wind Tunnel Modelling of Buoyant Plumes" |

10. | Dyer, M.R. | (1985) | D.Phil. | "Observation of the Stress Distribution in Crushed Glass with Applications to Soil Reinforcement" |

11. | Love, J.P. | (1985) | D.Phil. | "Model Testing of Geogrids in Unpaved Roads" |

12. | Elder, D. McG. | (1985) | D.Phil. | "Stress-Strain and Strength Behaviour of Very Soft Soil Sediment" |

13. | Burd, H.J. | (1986) | D.Phil. | "A Large Displacement Finite Element Analysis of a Reinforced Unpaved Road" |

14. | Fannin, R.J. | (1986) | D.Phil. | "Geogrid Reinforcement of Granular Layers on Soft Clay - a Study at Model and Full Scale" |

15. | Wheeler, S.J. | (1986) | D.Phil. | "Stress-Strain Behaviour of Soils Containing Gas Bubbles" |

16. | Coop, M.R. | (1987) | D.Phil. | "Axial Capacity of Driven Piles in Clay" |

17. | Evans, K.M. | (1987) | D.Phil. | "A Model Study of the End Bearing Capacity of Piles in Layered Calcareous Soils" |

18. | Letchford, C.W. | (1987) | D.Phil. | "Pneumatic Averaging and its Application in Wind Engineering" |

19. | May, R.E. | (1987) | D.Phil. | "A Study of the Piezocone Penetrometer in Normally Consolidated Clay" |

20. | Palmeira, E.M. | (1987) | D.Phil. | "The Study of Soil Reinforcement Interaction by Means of Large Scale Laboratory Tests" |

21. | Parkinson, H.G. | (1987) | D.Phil. | "Measurements of Wind Flow Over Models of a Hill" |

22. | Tasker, M.N. | (1987) | D.Phil. | "The Effect of Heat Transfer on the Dispersion of Cold Dense Gases" |

23. | Teh, C.I. | (1987) | D.Phil. | "An Analytical Study of the Cone Penetration Test" |

24. | Bowden, R.K. | (1988) | D.Phil. | "Compression Behaviour and Shear Strength Characteristics of a Natural Silty Clay Sedimented in the Laboratory" |

25. | Gardner, T.N. | (1988) | D.Phil. | "The Acoustic Properties of Gassy Soil" |

26. | de Santa Maria, P.E.L. | (1988) | D.Phil. | "Behaviour of Footings for Offshore Structures under Combined Loads" |

27. | Thomas, S.D. | (1988) | D.Phil. | "The Consolidation Behaviour of Gassy Soil" |

28. | Ripley, K.J. | (1989) | D.Phil. | "The Performance of Jacked Pipes" |

29. | Nyirenda, Z.M. | (1990) | D.Phil. | "Piezocone Studies in Lightly Overconsolidated Soil" |

30. | O'Mahoney, M.M. | (1990) | D.Phil. | "Recycling of Materials in Civil Engineering" |

31. | Pedley, M.J. | (1990) | D.Phil. | "The Performance of Soil Reinforcement in Bending and Shear" |

32. | Schnaid, F. | (1990) | D.Phil. | "A Study of the Cone- pressuremeter Test in Sand" |

33. | Yu, H.S. | (1990) | D.Phil. | "Cavity Expansion Theory and its Application to the Analysis of Pressuremeters" |

34. | Bell, R.W. | (1991) | M.Sc. | "The Analysis of Offshore Foundations Subjected to Combined Loading" |

35. | Kaar, E.T. | (1991) | D.Phil. | "Curvilinear Systems Modelling of Pollutant Transport in Shallow Waters" |

36. | Swee, J.L.K. | (1991) | D.Phil. | "Pipebursting: Model Tests" |

37. | Akponasa, G.A. | (1992) | D.Phil. | "Solution of the Contravariant Shallow Water Equations Using Boundary-Fitted Coordinate Systems" |

38. | Norris, P. | (1992) | D.Phil. | "The Behaviour of Jacked Concrete Pipes During Site Installation" |

39. | Brocklehurst, C.J. | (1993) | D.Phil. | "Finite Element Studies of Reinforced and Unreinforced Two-Layer Soil Systems" |

40. | Minson, A.J. | (1993) | D.Phil. | "Use of Laser Doppler Anemometer Measurements near Model Buildings to Determine Wind Loading on Building Attachments" |

41. | Nutt, N.R.F. | (1993) | D.Phil. | "Development of the Cone Pressuremeter" |

42. | Smith, M.G. | (1993) | D.Phil. | "A Laboratory Study of the Marchetti Dilatometer" |

43. | Tei, K. | (1993) | D.Phil. | "A Study of Soil Nailing in Sand" |

44. | Chaudhry, A.R. | (1994) | D.Phil. | "Static Pile-Soil-Pile Interaction in Offshore Pile Groups" |

45. | Chow, L. | (1994) | M.Sc. | "The Prediction of Surface Settlements Due to Tunnelling in Soft Ground" |

46. | Martin, C.M. | (1994) | D.Phil. | "Physical and Numerical Modelling of Offshore Foundations Under Combined Loads" |

47. | Greaves, D.M. | (1995) | D.Phil. | "Numerical modelling of laminar separated flows and inviscid steep waves using adaptive hierarchical meshes" |

48. | Kim, S.-H. | (1996) | D.Phil. | "Model Testing and Analysis of Interactions between Tunnels in Clay" |

49. | Marwood, R. | (1996) | D.Phil. | "An Investigation of Conical Roof-Edge Vortices" |

50. | Ngo Tran, C.L. | (1996) | D.Phil. | "The Analysis of Offshore Foundations Subjected to Combined Loading" |

51. | Saalehi, A. | (1996) | D.Phil. | "Quadtree-based finite element modelling of laminar separated flow past a cylinder" |

52. | Thompson, R.S.G. | (1996) | D.Phil. | "Development of Non-Linear Numerical Models Appropriate for the Analysis of Jack-up Units" |

53. | Yao, M. | (1996) | M.Sc. | "A Study of the Effect of Length to Diameter Ratio on the Results of Pressuremeter Tests" |

54. | Augarde, C.E. | (1997) | D.Phil. | "Numerical Modelling of Tunnelling Processes for Assessment of Damage to Buildings" |

55. | Cruz Leon, S. | (1997) | D.Phil. | "Numerical Solution of the Shallow Water Equations on Quadtree Grids" |

56. | Liu, G. | (1997) | D.Phil. | "Numerical Modelling of Damage to Masonry Buildings Due to Tunnelling" |

57. | Marshall, M.A. | (1998) | D.Phil. | "Pipe-Jacked Tunnelling: Jacking Loads and Ground Movements" |

58. | Sharma, R.S. | (1998) | D.Phil. | "Mechanical Behaviour of Unsaturated Highly Expansive Clays" |

59. | Zhou, J.-Q. | (1998) | D.Phil. | "Numerical Analysis and Laboratory Test of Concrete Jacking Pipes" |

60. | Mangal, J.K. | (1999) | D.Phil. | "Partially Drained Loading of Shallow Foundations on Sand" |

61. | Cassidy, M.J. | (1999) | D.Phil. | "Non-Linear Analysis of Jack-up Structures Subjected to Random Waves" |

62. | Morris, J.D. | (1999) | D.Phil. | "Physical and Numerical Modelling of Grouted Nails in Clay" |

63. | Crompton, P.R. | (1999) | M.Sc. | "Assessment of Design Procedures for Structural Glass Beams" |

64. | Falati, S. | (1999) | D.Phil. | "The contribution of non-structural components to the overall dynamic behaviour of concrete floor slabs" |

65 | Nelmes, S.J. | (1999) | D.Phil. | "Design of Shelterbelts" |

66 | Marshall, B.J. | (1999) | D.Phil. | "Wind Flow Structures and Wind Forces in Forests" |

67 | Chern, M.-J. | (1999) | D.Phil. | "3-D Pseudospectral Model of Free Surface and Viscous Flows" |

68 | Park, K.-Y. | (1999) | D.Phil. | "Quadtree Grid Numerical Model of Nearshore Wave Current Interaction" |

69 | Ohl, C. | (1999) | D.Phil. | "Free Surface Disturbances and Non-Linear Run-Up Around Offshore Structures" |

70 | Turnbull, M. | (1999) | D.Phil. | "The Numerical Modelling of Steep Waves Interacting with Structures" |

71. | Byrne, B.W. | (2000) | D.Phil. | "Investigations of suction caissons in dense sand" |

72. | Williams, D.M. | (2000) | D.Phil. | "Numerical Modelling of Real Time Sub-Structure Testing" |

73 | Lee, M. | (2000) | M.Sc. | "An Experimental and Analytical Study of Electrokinetic Consolidation" |

74. | Neild, S.A. | (2001) | D.Phil. | "Using Non-Linear Vibration Techniques to Detect Damage in Concrete Bridges" |

75. | Porter, M.I. | (2001) | D.Phil. | "Aspects of Structural Design with Glass" |

76. | Psomas, S. | (2001) | M.Sc. | "Properties of Foam/Sand Mixtures for Tunnelling Applications" |

77. | Bloodworth, A.G. | (2002) | D.Phil. | "Three-Dimensional Analysis of Tunnelling Effects on Structures to Develop Design Methods" |

78. | Clement, D.E. | (2002) | D.Phil. | "Seismic Analysis of Knee Elements for Steel Frames" |

79. | Lengyel, A. | (2002) | D.Phil. | "Analogy between Equilibrium of Structures and Compatibility of Mechanisms" |

80. | Wisser, C. | (2002) | D.Phil. | "Numerical Modelling of Tunnel Installation and Compensation Grouting" |

81. | Chen, Y. | (2003) | D.Phil. | "Design of Structural Mechanisms" |

82. | Bartholomeeusen, G. | (2003) | D.Phil. | "Compound Shock Waves and Creep Behaviour in Sediment Beds" |

83. | Lintern, D.G. | (2003) | D.Phil. | "Influences of Flocculation on Bed Properties for Fine-grained Cohesive Sediment" |

84. | Likitlersuang, S. | (2003) | D.Phil. | "A Hyperplasticity Model for Clay Behaviour: an Application to Bangkok Clay" |

85. | Harbottle, M.J. | (2003) | D.Phil | "The Use of Electrokinetics to Enhance the Degradation of Organic Contaminants in Soils" |

86. | Hunt, A. | (2003) | D.Phil. | "Extreme Waves, Overtopping and Flooding at Sea Defences" |

87. | Kuribayashi, K. | (2004) | D.Phil. | "A Novel Foldable Stent Graft" |

88. | Melin, N. | (2004) | D.Phil. | "Application of Bennett Mechanisms to Long-Span Shelters" |

89. | Nguyen, G.D. | (2005) | D.Phil. | "A Thermodynamic Approach to Constitutive Modelling of Concrete using Damage Mechanics and Plasticity Theory" |

90. | Nguyen-Sy, L. | (2005) | D.Phil. | "The Theoretical Modelling of Circular Shallow Foundation for Offshore Wind Turbines" |

91. | Sim, J.H.H. | (2006) | D.Phil. | "Human-Structure Interaction in Cantilever Grandstands" |

92. | Bonnet, P.A. | (2006) | D.Phil | "The Development of Multi-Axis Real-Time Substructure Testing" |

93. | Grey, M. | (2006) | M.Sc | "Finite Element Seismic Analysis of Guyed Masts " |

94. | Pickhaver, J.A. | (2006) | D.Phil | "Numerical Modelling of Building Response to Tunnelling " |

95. | Villalobos Jara, F.A. | (2006) | D.Phil. | "Model Testing of Foundations for Offshore Wind Turbines" |

96. | Pena Duarte, M.A. | (2007) | D.Phil. | "Foam as a soil Conditioner in Tunnelling: Physical and Mechanical Properties of Conditioned Sands" |

97. | Hao, T. | (2008) | D.Phil. | "Enhanced Radio Detection of Buried Assets" |

98. | Hazell, E. | (2008) | D.Phil. | "Numerical and Experimental Studies of Shallow Cone Penetration in Clay" |

99. | Ehland, A. | (2009) | D.Phil. | "Vibrations of precast and partially prestressed floor systems under moving loads" |

100. | Cotter, O. | (2009) | D.Phil. | "The Installation of Suction Cassion Foundations for Offshore Renewable Energy Structures" |

101. | Schupp, J. | (2009) | D.Phil. | "Upheaval buckling and flotation of buried offshore pipelines" |

102. | Adcock, T.A.A. | (2009) | D.Phil. | "Aspects of Wave Dynamics and Statistics on the Open Ocean" |

103. | Dash, S.R. | (2010) | D.Phil. | "Lateral Pile-Soil Interaction in Liquefiable Soils" |

104. | Makhzan Ojaghi, S.M. | (2010) | D.Phil. | "The Development of Real-Time Distributed Hybrid Testing for Earthquake Engineering" |

105. | Draper, S. | (2011) | D.Phil. | "Tidal Stream Energy Extraction in Coastal Basins" |

106. | Nhleko, S. | (2011) | D.Phil. | "Human-induced Lateral Excitation of Assembly Structures" |

107. | Wilde, G.S. | (2011) | D.Phil. | "Measurement of Human Lens Stiffness for Modelling Presbyopia Treatments" |

108. | McAdam, R. | (2011) | D.Phil. | "Studies into the Technical Feasibility of the Transverse Horizontal Axis Water Turbine" |

109. | Lam, C. | (2011) | D.Phil. | "Properties and applications of polymer support fluids in geotechnical engineering" |

110. | Consul, C.A. | (2011) | D.Phil. | "Hydrodynamic Analysis of a Tidal Cross-Flow Turbine" |

111. | Whittle, J. | (2011) | D.Phil. | "Strategic Placement of Viscous Dampers for Seismic Structural Design" |

112 | Ma, J. | (2011) | D.Phil. | "Thin-walled tubes with pre-folded origami patterns as energy absorption devices" |

113. | Orszaghova, J. | (2011) | D.Phil. | "Solitary Waves and Wave Groups at the Shore" |

114. | Ferrer, E. | (2012) | D.Phil. | "A high order Discontinuous Galerkin - Fourier incompressible 3D Navier-Stokes solver with rotating sliding meshes for simulating cross-flow turbines" |

115. | Sandford, R.J. | (2012) | D.Phil | "Lateral buckling of high Pressure/High Temperature On-Bottom Pipelines" |

116. | Siddorn, P.D. | (2012) | D.Phil. | "Efficient Numerical Modelling of Wave-Structure Interaction" |

117. | Walker, A. |
(2012) | D.Phil. | "Extrusion Processing of Chocolate Crumb Paste" |

118. | Deng, J. | (2013) | MSc | "A novel type of energy harvesting device" |

119. | Boon, C.W. | (2013) | D.Phil. | "Distinct element modelling of jointed rock masses: algorithms and their verification" |

120. | Modenese, C. | (2013) | D.Phil. | "Numerical Study of the Mechanical Properties of Lunar Soil by the Discrete Element Method" |

121. | Belloni, C. | (2013) | D.Phil. | "Hydrodynamics of Ducted and Open-Centre Tidal Turbines" |

122. | Gattas, J.M. | (2013) | D.Phil. | "Quasi-Static Impact of Foldcore Sandwich Panels" |

123. | Tapper. L. | (2013) | D.Phil. | "Bearing Capacity of Perforated Offshore Foundations under Combined Loading" |

124. | Grice, J.R. | (2013) | D.Phil. | "Prediction of Extreme Wave-Structure Interactions for Multi-Columned Structures in Deep Water" |

125. | Mohd Haniffah, M.R. |
(2013) | D.Phil. | "Wave evolution on gentle slopes - statistical analysis and Green-Naghdi modelling" |

126. | Williams, E.S. | (2014) | D.Phil. | "Upheaval Buckling of Offshore Pipelines Buried in Loose and Liquefiable Soils" |

127. | Dong, Y. | (2014) | D.Phil. | "Advanced Finite Element Analysis of Deep Excavation Case Histories" |

128. | Zhao, T. | (2014) | D.Phil. | "Investigation of Landslide-Induced Debris Flows by the DEM and CFD" |

129. | Serhadlioglu, S. | (2014) | D.Phil. | "Tidal Stream Resource Assessment of the Anglesey Skerries and the Bristol Channel" |

130. | Fleming, C.F. | (2014) | D.Phil. | "Tidal Turbine Performance in the Offshore Environment" |

131. | van Damme, M. |
(2014) | D.Phil. | "Modelling Embankment Breaching Due to Overflow" |

132. | Rose, T.P. | (2014) | M.Sc | "Solid Bulk Shipping: Cargo Shifting, Liquefaction and the Transportable Moisture Limit" |

133. | Vogel, C. | (2014) | D.Phil. | "Theoretical Limits to Tidal Stream Energy Extraction" |

134. | Lamata Martinez, I. | (2014) | D.Phil. | "The Integration of Earthquake Engineering Resources" |

135. | Schluntz, J.O. | (2014) | D.Phil. | "Tidal Turbine Array Modelling" |

136. | Murugaratnam, K. |
(2014) | D.Phil | "A refined numerical modelling technique for Shot Peening" |

137. | Li, Y. | (2015) | M.Sc | "Lateral Buckling of On-bottom Pipelines in Sand" |

138. | Abadie, C.N. | (2015) | D.Phil. | "Cyclic Lateral Loading of Monopile Foundations in Cohensionless Soils" |

139. | Kong, D. | (2015) | D.Phil. | "Large displacement numerical analysis of offshore pipe-soil interaction on clay" |

140. | Macaro, G. | (2015) | D.Phil. | "Distinct Element Modelling of Pipe-Soil Interaction for Offshore Pipelines on Granular Soils" |

141. | Hunter, W. | (2015) | D.Phil. | "Actuator disk methods for tidal turbine arrays" |

142. | Bakis, K.N. | (2016) | D.Phil. | "Active and Passive Aeroelastic Control of Long-Span Suspension Bridges" |

143. | Albuerne, A. | (2016) | D.Phil. | "Seismic Collapse of Vaulted Structures: Unreinforced Quasi-Brittle Materials and the Case Study of the Brasilica of Maxentius in Rome" |

144. | Claff, D. | (2015) | D.Phil. | "Pedestrian-induced lateral excitation of footbridges" |

145. | He, Y. | (2016) | M.Sc | "Application of a numerical-based soil reaction curve method for design of laterally loaded monopiles" |

146. | Li, Y. | (2016) | D.Phil. | "Thin-Walled Structures for Energy Absorption" |

147. | Gao, C. | (2017) | M.Sc | "Analysis of storm surge and tidal resonance in the Bristol channel" |