Conference Papers

  1. Houlsby, G.T. and Wroth, C.P. (1983) "Calculation of Stresses on Shallow Penetrometers and Footings." Proceedings of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (IUTAM)/International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) Symposium on Seabed Mechanics, Newcastle upon Tyne, September, ISBN 0-86010-504-0, pp 107-112. Paper as pdf (2658k)
  2. Houlsby, G.T., Evans, K.M. and Sweeney, M. (1988) "End Bearing Capacity of Model Piles in Layered Calcareous Soils." Proceedings of the International Conference on Calcareous Sediments, Perth, March, Vol. 1, ISBN 90-6191-753-0, pp 209-214. Paper as pdf (2043k)
  3. de Santa Maria, P.E.L. and Houlsby, G.T. (1988) "Model Tests for Offshore Foundations under Combined Loads." Proceedings of the Symposium on New Concepts in Laboratory and In Situ Tests in Geotechnical Engineering, Rio de Janeiro, May, Vol. 2, pp 425-438. Paper as pdf (3622k)
  4. Trickey, J.C., Osborne, J.J., Houlsby, G.T. and James, R.G. (1991) "Findings from a Joint Industry Study on Foundation Fixity of Jack-up Units." Offshore Technology Conference, 6-9 May, Houston, Paper 6615, pp 517-533. Paper as pdf (5650k)
  5. Bell, R.W, Houlsby, G.T. and Burd, H.J (1991) "Finite Element Analysis of Axisymmetric Footings Subjected to Combined Loads." Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics, Cairns, Australia, May 6-10, Vol. 3, pp 1765-1770. Paper as pdf (2290k)
  6. Houlsby, G.T. (1992) Discussions on "Magnus Foundation Monitoring Project." Proceedings of the Conference on Recent Large-Scale Fully Instrumented Pile Tests in Clay, London, 23-24 June, Thomas Telford, ISBN 0-7277-1918-1, pp 117 and 1197.
  7. Houlsby, G.T. and Martin, C.M. (1992) "Modelling of the Behaviour of Foundations of Jack-up Units on Clay." Proceedings of the Wroth Memorial Symposium, Predictive Soil Mechanics, Oxford, July 27-29, ISBN 0-7277-1916-5, pp 339-358. Paper as pdf (5090k)
  8.  Houlsby, G.T., Nutt, N.R.F. and Sweeney, M. (1994) "End Bearing Capacity of Piles in Carbonate Soils." Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, New Delhi, January, Vol. 2, pp 635-638. Paper as pdf (1889k)
  9. Haworth, R., Houlsby, G.T. and Blair Fish, P.M. (1998) "Endurance and Stability of Steel Structures on the Seabed." Proc. SUT Conference on Offshore Site Investigation and Foundation Behaviour, 'New Frontiers', London, 22-24 September, ISBN 0 906940 338, pp 515-540. Paper as pdf (7206k)
  10. Mangal, J.K and Houlsby, G.T. (1999) "Partially-Drained Loading of Shallow Foundations on Sand." Offshore Technology Conference, 3-6 May, Houston, Paper 10991. Paper as pdf (161kB)
  11. Byrne, B.W. and Houlsby, G.T. (1999) "Drained Behaviour of Suction Caisson Foundations on Very Dense Sand." Offshore Technology Conference, 3-6 May, Houston, Paper 10994. Paper as pdf (934kB)
  12. Cassidy, M.J. and Houlsby, G.T. (1999) "On the Modelling of Foundations for Jack-up Units on Sand." Offshore Technology Conference, 3-6 May, Houston, Paper 10995. Paper as pdf (376kB)
  13. Martin, C.M. and Houlsby, G.T. (1999) "Jackup Units on Clay: Structural Analysis with Realistic Modelling of Spudcan Behaviour." Offshore Technology Conference, 3-6 May, Houston, Paper 10996. Paper as pdf (156kB)
  14. Bransby, M.F. and Martin, C.M. (1999) "Elasto-plastic Modelling of Bracket Foundations." Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Numerical Models in Geomechanics (NUMOG VII), Graz, 1-3 September, pp 425-430. Rotterdam: Balkema.
  15. Byrne, B.W. and Houlsby, G.T. (2000)"Experimental Investigations of the Cyclic Response of Suction Caissons in Sand." Offshore Technology Conference, 1-4 May, Houston, Paper 12194. Paper as pdf (606kB)
  16. Pinna, R., Martin, C.M. and Ronalds, B.F. (2000) "Soil Plasticity effects on the buckling of an embedded finite length shell." Proc. 1st Int. Conf. on Structural Stability and Dynamics, Taipei, 7-9 December, 6pp.
  17. Cassidy, M.J., Houlsby, G.T. and Eatock Taylor, R. (2001)"Application of probabilistic models to the response analysis of jack-ups." Proc. 11th Int. Offshore and Polar Engng Conf. , Stavanger, Norway, 2001-JSC-153. Paper as pdf (762kB)
  18. Vlahos, G., Martin, C.M. and Cassidy, M.J. (2001)"Experimental investigation of a model jack-up unit on clay." Proc. 11th Int. Offshore and Polar Engng Conf., Stavanger, Norway, 2001-JSC-152. Paper as pdf (888k)
  19. Martin, C.M. (2001) "Impact of centrifuge modelling on offshore foundation design." Proc of the Conf on Constitutive and Centrifuge Modelling: Two Extremes, Monte Verita, Switzerland, 8-13 July, Balkema.
  20. Martin, C.M. and Randolph, M.F. (2001) "Application of the lower and upper bound theorems of plasticity to collapse of circular foundations." Proc. 10th Int. Conf. of IACMAG, Tucson, Vol. 2, pp 1417-1428.
  21. Pinna, R., Martin, C.M. and Ronalds, B.F. (2001) "Guidance for the design of suction cassions against buckling during installation in clay soils." Proc. 11th Int. Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Stavanger, Vol. 2, pp 662-668.
  22. Marin, C.M. (2001) "Vertical bearing capacity of skirted circular foundations on Tresca soil." Proc. 15th Int. Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotehcnical Engineering, Istanbul, Vol. 1, pp 743-746.
  23. Byrne, B.W., Houlsby, G.T. and Martin, C.M. (2002) "Cyclic Loading of Shallow Foundations on Sand." Proc. Int. Conf. on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics (ICPMG), St John’s, Newfoundland, Canada. Paper as pdf (166 kB)
  24. Byrne, B.W. and Cassidy, M.J. (2002) "Investigating the Response of Offshore Foundations in Soft Clay Soils." Proc. 21st Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering OMAE'02, Oslo, Paper OMAE2002-28057. Paper as pdf (471k)
  25. Byrne, B.W. and Houlsby, G.T. (2002) "Investigating Novel Foundations for Offshore Wind Turbines." Proc. 21st Inst. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Artic Engineering OMAE'02, Oslo, Paper OMAE2002-28432. Paper as pdf (274kb)
  26. Cassidy, M.J., Houlsby, G.T., Hoyle, M. and Marcom, M. (2002) "Determining Appropriate Stiffness Levels for Spudcan Foundations Using Jack-up Case Records." Proc. 21st Int. Conf on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering OMAE’02, Oslo, OMAE2002-28085. Paper as pdf (478 kB)
  27. Houlsby, G.T. (2003) "Modelling of Shallow Foundations for Offshore Structures." Proc. International Conference on Foundations, Dundee, 2-5 September. Paper as pdf (243 kB)
  28. Kelly, R.B., Byrne, B.W., Houlsby, G.T. and Martin, C.M. (2003) "Pressure Chamber Testing of Model Caisson Foundations in Sand." Proc. International Conference on Foundations, Dundee, 2-5 September. Paper as pdf (97 kB)
  29. Byrne, B.W., Villalobos, F. Houlsby, G.T. and Martin, C.M. (2003) "Laboratory Testing of Shallow Skirted Foundations in Sand." Proc. International Conference on Foundations, Dundee, 2-5 September. Paper as pdf (162 kB)
  30. Martin, C.M. (2003) "New Software for Rigorous Bearing Capacity Calculations", Proc. International Conference on Foundations, Dundee, 2-5 September.
  31. Cassidy, M.J., Martin, C.M. and Houlsby, G.T. (2003) "Development and application of force resultant models describing Jack-up Foundation behaviour." Proc. 9th Int. Conf. on Jack-Up Platform Design, Construction and Operation, September 23-24, City University, London. Paper as pdf (861kB)
  32. Kelly, R.B., Byrne, B.W., Houlsby, G.T. and Martin, C.M. (2004) "Model tests in saturated sand to investigate the behaviour of multi-footing caisson foundations for offshore wind turbines." Proc International Symposium of Offshore and Polar Engineering 2004, Toulon, France, Vol. 2, pp 638-641.
  33. Villalobos, F.A., Houlsby, G.T. and Byrne, B.W. (2004) "Suction caisson foundations for offshore wind turbines." Proc 5th Chilean Conference of Geotechnics (Congreso Chileno de Geotecnia), Santiago, 24-26 November 2004.
  34. Martin, C.M. (2005) "Exact bearing capacity calculations using the method of characteristics." Proc. 11th International Conference of IACMSG, Turin, Vol. 4, pp 441-450.
  35. Houlsby, G.T., Ibsen, L.B. and Byrne, B.W (2005) "Suction Caissons for Wind Turbines." Proc. International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics, Perth, Australia, 19-21 September, Taylor and Francis.
  36. Houlsby, G.T., Kelly, R.B. and Byrne, B.W. (2005) "The Tensile Capacity of Suction Caissons in Sand under Rapid Loading." Proc. International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics, Perth, Australia, 19-21 September, Taylor and Francis.
  37. Lam, N.-S. and Houlsby, G.T. (2005) "The Theoretical Modelling of a Suction Caisson Foundation using Hyperplasticity Theory." Proc. International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics, Perth, Australia, 19-21 September, Taylor and Francis.
  38. Villalobos, F.A., Byrne, B.W. and Houlsby, G.T. (2005) "Moment loading of caissons installed in saturated sand." Proc. International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics, Perth, Australia, 19-21 September, Taylor and Francis.
  39. Byrne, B.W. and Houlsby, G.T. (2005) "Investigating 6 degree-of-freedom loading on shallow foundations." Proc. International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics, Perth, Australia, 19-21 September, Taylor and Francis.
  40. Byrne, B.W. and Houlsby, G.T. (2006) "Assessing novel foundations options for offshore wind turbines." Proc. Marine Renewable Energy Conference, London, 8-9 March
  41. Teh, K.-L., Byrne, B.W. and Houlsby, G.T. (2006) "Effects of seabed irregularities on loads developed in legs of jack-up units." Jack-up Asia Conference, Singapore, 7-8 December.
  42. Schupp, J., Byrne, B.W., Martin, C.M., Oliphant, J., Maconochie, A. and Cathie, D. (2006) “Pipeline unburial behaviour in loose sand.” International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Hamburg, Germany.
  43. Bienen, B., Cassidy, M.J. , Byrne, B.W. and Houlsby, G.T. (2008) "3D modelling of a jack-up and its foundations." Proc. of the 2nd British Geotechnical Association International Conference on Foundations, ICOF 2008, Dundee, 24-27 June, IHS BRE Press.
  44. Cotter, O., Houlsby, G.T. and Byrne, B.W. (2008) "Suction caisson installation in sand and clay over sand." Proc. of the 2nd British Geotechnical Association International Conference on Foundations, ICOF 2008, Dundee, 24-27 June, IHS BRE Press.
  45. Vlahos, G. Cassidy, M.J. & Martin, C.M. (2008) "Implementation of a force-resultant model describing spudcan load-displacement behaviour using an implicit integration scheme." Proc. 18th Int. Offshore and Polar Engineering Conf., Vancouver.
  46. Byrne, B.W., Schupp, J., Martin, C.M., Oliphant, J., Maconochie, A. and Cathie, D. (2008) “Experimental modelling of the unburial behaviour of pipelines.” Offshore Technology Conference, Houston, Texas (May).
  47. Osborne, J.J., Houlsby, G.T., Teh, K.L., Bienen, B., Cassidy, M,J., Randolph, M.F. and Leung, C.F. (2009) "Improved Guidelines for the Prediction of Geotechnical Performance of Spudcan Foundations during Installation and Removal of Jack-up Units." Offshore Technology Conference, 4-7 May, Houston, Paper 20291.
  48. Houlsby, G.T. (2010) "A probabilistic approach to the prediction of spudcan penetration of jack-up units." 2nd International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics, ISFOG 2010, 8-10 November, Perth, Australia.
  49. Zhu, B., Byrne, B.W. and Houlsby, G.T. (2010) "Cyclic loading of suction caissons in sand." 2nd International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics, ISFOG 2010, 8-10 November, Perth, Australia.
  50. Cotter, O.J., Byrne, B.W. and Houlsby, G.T. (2010) "Installation of Suction Caissons for Offshore Renewable Energy Structures." 2nd International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics, ISFOG 2010, 8-10 November, Perth, Australia.
  51. Byrne, B.W. (2011). “Combined loading of shallow foundations: Application to offshore wind turbines.” Proceedings of the XV European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Athens Greece
  52. Wong, P.C., Templeton, J.S., Purwana, O.A., Hofstede, H., Cassidy, M.J., Hossain, M.S. and Martin, C.M. (2012). "Foundation modeling and assessment in the new ISO standard 19905-1." Offshore Technology Conference, Houston, Paper No. OTC 23521.
  53. Byrne, B.W. and Houlsby, G.T. (2012). "Foundation design for offshore wind turbines." Proceedings of the First International Symposium of Coastal and Offshore Geotechnics, Hangzhou, China.