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Research Output 2008 2019

2019
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reactive transport
Carbonates
porous medium
carbonate
simulation
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Micro-continuum modelling of injection strategies for microbially induced carbonate precipitation

Minto, J. M., El Mountassir, G. & Lunn, R. J., 25 Jun 2019, E3S Web of Conferences: 7th International Symposium on Deformation Characteristics of Geomaterials (IS-Glasgow 2019) . Tarantino, A. & Ibraim, E. (eds.). [Bloomsbury], Vol. 92. 5 p. 11019

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Reaction kinetics
Transport properties
Carbonates
Bacteria
Costs
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Preliminary observations of the shear behaviour of fungal treated soil

Salifu, E. & El Mountassir, G., 25 Jun 2019, In : E3S Web of Conferences. 92, 6 p., 11017.

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Soils
soil
Sand
ground improvement
sand
2018
4 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Applications of microbial processes in geotechnical engineering

El Mountassir, G., Minto, J. M., van Paassen, L. A., Salifu, E. & Lunn, R. J., 1 Sep 2018, Advances in Applied Microbiology. Gadd, G. & Sariaslani, S. (eds.). 1st ed. Vol. 104. 58 p. (Advances in Applied Microbiology).

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Geotechnical engineering
geotechnical engineering
Carbonates
carbonate
ground improvement
2 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)
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ground improvement
Silica gel
gel
silica
Silica
1 Citation (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

Could magnetic properties be used to image a grouted rock volume?

Lunn, R. J., Corson, L. T., Howell, C., El Mountassir, G., Reid, C. & Harley, S. L., 31 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Applied Geophysics. 155, p. 162-175 14 p.

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grout
Grouting
magnetic property
grouting
Magnetic properties
2 Citations (Scopus)
41 Downloads (Pure)

Guidance for investigating calcite precipitation by urea hydrolysis for geomaterials

Shashank, B. S., Minto, J. M., Singh, D. N., El Mountassir, G. & Knapp, C. W., 30 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Testing and Evaluation. 46, 4

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Calcium Carbonate
Calcite
Urea
Hydrolysis
Soils

Magnetic grout detection method and system

Lunn, R. J., El Mountassir, G. & Harley, S. L., 6 Jun 2018, Patent No. EP3137688, Priority date 2 May 2014, Priority No. GB20140007796

Research output: Patent

5 Citations (Scopus)
20 Downloads (Pure)

'Microbial mortar'- restoration of degraded marble structures with microbially induced carbonate precipitation

Minto, J. M., Tan, Q., Lunn, R. J., El Mountassir, G., Guo, H. & Cheng, X., 20 Aug 2018, In : Construction and Building Materials. 180, p. 44-54 11 p.

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Marble
Calcium Carbonate
Carbonates
Mortar
Restoration
3 Citations (Scopus)
15 Downloads (Pure)
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fracture aperture
calcite
Rocks
Hydraulics
hydraulics
8 Downloads (Pure)

The DISTINCTIVE university consortium: structural integrity

Lunn, R., Hamilton, A., Pedrotti, M., Bots, P., Wong, C., El Mountassir, G., Renshaw, J., Maddalena, R., Zhao, C., Sun, L., Stolkin, R., Fairweather, M., Tovey, L., Boxall, C., Hriljac, J., Hyatt, N., Kaltsoyannis, N., Lee, W., Read, D. & Scott, T., 19 Jun 2018, 44th Annual Waste Management Conference (WM2018) : Nuclear and Industrial Robotics, Remote Systems and Other Emerging Technology. Tempe, Arizona, p. 6195-6209 15 p. 18272

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engineering
decommissioning
infrastructure
immobilization
physical science
2017
4 Citations (Scopus)
83 Downloads (Pure)
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grout
Groundwater
Analytical models
penetration
Grouting
46 Downloads (Pure)
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relative humidity
sensor
monitoring
bentonite
swelling
2016
23 Citations (Scopus)
143 Downloads (Pure)

Rock fracture grouting with microbially induced carbonate precipitation

Minto, J. M., MacLachlan, E., El Mountassir, G. & Lunn, R. J., 20 Dec 2016, In : Water Resources Research. 52, 11, p. 8827-8844 18 p.

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Grouting
Calcium carbonate
grouting
calcium carbonate
Carbonates
2015
5 Citations (Scopus)
113 Downloads (Pure)

A mechanism for bentonite buffer erosion in a fracture with a naturally varying aperture

Reid, C., Lunn, R., El Mountassir, G. & Tarantino, A., 1 Nov 2015, In : Mineralogical Magazine. 79, 6, p. 1485-1494 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Bentonite
accessory mineral
bentonite
Minerals
Erosion

An overview of research activities and achievement in geotechnics from the Scottish Universities Geotechnics Network (SUGN)

Leung, A. K., Anastasopoulos, I. X., Augarde, C., Barreto, D., Brennan, A. J., Brown, M. J., Connolly, D., Coombs, W. M., Davies, T., Gao, Z., Ivanovic, A., Kenny, M. J., Knappett, J. A., Lombardi, D., McDougall, J., Medero, G. M., Wood, D. M., El Mountassir, G., Osman, A. S., Pytharouli, S. & 7 others, Sentenac, P., Stewart, B., Switzer, C., Tarantino, A., Wheeler, S. J., Woodward, P. K. & Zielinski, M., 23 Nov 2015, Parameter Selection and Monitoring; Developments in Education and Practice. Winter, M. G., Smith, D. M., Eldred, P. J. L. & Toll, D. G. (eds.). Vol. 7. p. 4289-4294 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

educational institutions
centrifuges
higher education
technological development
geotechnical engineering

Magnetic grout detection system

Lunn, R., El Mountassir, G. & Howell, C. P., 5 Nov 2015, Priority date 2 May 2014, Priority No. 1407796.0

Research output: Patent

2014
10 Citations (Scopus)
186 Downloads (Pure)

An experimental study on the compaction and collapsible behaviour of a flood defence embankment fill

El Mountassir, G., Sanchez, M. & Romero, E., 4 Sep 2014, In : Engineering Geology. 179, p. 132-145 14 p.

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Embankments
embankment
compaction
Compaction
fill
23 Citations (Scopus)
76 Downloads (Pure)

Hydrodynamic coupling in microbially mediated fracture mineralization: formation of self-organized groundwater flow channels

El Mountassir, G., Lunn, R. J., Moir, H. & MacLachlan, E., 25 Feb 2014, In : Water Resources Research. 50, 1, p. 1-16 16 p.

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Groundwater flow
groundwater flow
Minerals
Hydrodynamics
hydrodynamics
2013
16 Citations (Scopus)
Soil mechanics
soil mechanics
Hydraulics
hydraulics
Engineers
2 Citations (Scopus)
350 Downloads (Pure)

Use of bacterial ureolysis for improved gelation of silica sol in rock grouting

MacLachlan, E. C., El Mountassir, G. & Lunn, R., Oct 2013, In : Geotechnique Letters. 3, 4, p. 180–184 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Grouting
Gelation
grouting
Sols
Gels
2012

Estudio de rellenos compactadow utilizados en la construccion de ataguias en Indonesia

Translated title of the contribution: Study of compacted fills used in the construction of levees in Indonesia Sanchez, M., El Mountassir, G. & Romero, E., 2012, In : Revista Internacional de Desastres Naturales, Accidentes e Infraestructura Civil. 12, 1, p. 91-96 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Levees
2011
suction
fill
dry density
oedometer test
embankment
12 Citations (Scopus)
281 Downloads (Pure)

Behaviour of compacted silt used to construct flood embankment

El Mountassir, G., Sanchez, M., Romero, E. & Soemitro, R. A. A., Jun 2011, In : Proceedings of the ICE - Geotechnical Engineering. 164, 3, p. 195-210 16 p.

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Silt
Embankments
embankment
silt
suction
29 Citations (Scopus)
388 Downloads (Pure)

Benchmark of experimental techniques for measuring and controlling suction

Tarantino, A., Gallipoli, D., Augarde, C. E., De Gennaro, V., Gomez, R., Laloui, L., Mancuso, C., El Mountassir, G., Munoz, J., Pereira, J-M., Peron, H., Pisoni, G., Romero, E., Raveendiraraj, A., Rojas, J. C., Toll, D. G., Tombolato, S. & Wheeler, S., 1 Apr 2011, In : Geotechnique. 61, 4, p. 303 –312 10 p.

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suction
Drying
Clay
tensiometer
Kaolinite
2009
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Characterisation, mechanical and microstructural behaviour of an unsaturated silt

McCloskey, G., Sanchez, M. & Romero, E., 2 Nov 2009, Unsaturated Soils: Experimental Studies in Unsaturated Soils and Expansive Soils. Buzzi, O., Fityus, S. & Sheng, D. (eds.). Boca Raton, Vol. 1. p. 51-56 6 p.

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silt
dry density
embankment
wetting
wet season
2008
1 Citation (Scopus)
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Behaviour of a silt used in flood embankment construction in Indonesia

McCloskey, G., Sanchez, M., Dyer, M. & Kenny, M., 23 Jun 2008, Unsaturated Soils : Advances in Geo-Engineering: First European Conference on Unsaturated Soils, 2nd - 4th July 2008, Durham, UK. Toll, D., Augarde, C. E., Gallipoli, D. & Wheeler, S. J. (eds.). London, p. 465-469 5 p.

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embankment
silt
oedometer test
compaction
history
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Experimental behaviour of a compacted silt used in a flood defence embankment in Indonesia

McCloskey, G., Sanchez, M., Dyer, M. & Soemitro, R. A. A., 26 May 2008, Proceedings of International Conference on Geotechnical & Highway Engineering: Geotropika 2008. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 7 p.

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embankment
silt
oedometer test
tensiometer
water retention