Recent Submissions

  • Manufactured aggregate from cement kiln dust 

    Published version: Lake, C.B., Choi, H., Hills, C.D., Gunning, P. and Manaqibwala, I. 2016. Manufactured Aggregate from Cement Kiln Dust, Environmental Geotechnics. Published Online: December 12, 2016 doi:10.1680/jenge.15.00074
    This paper presents the results of a laboratory study that evaluated the geotechnical and geoenvironmental properties of a manufactured aggregate derived from cement kiln dust (CKD). The aggregate manufacturing process ...
  • An Analytical Approach to Assess Quality Control Sample Sizes of Cement-Based Solidification/Stabilization 

    Publisher's version: Liza, R., Fenton, G.A, Lake, C.B., Griffiths, D.V. 2015. An analytical approach to assess quality control sample sizes of cement-based solidification/stabilization, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 52:1620-1628. doi:10.1139/cgj-2016-0218.
    This paper presents an analytical approach to selecting the sample size required to achieve acceptable quality control in a cement-based solidification/stabilization construction cell program intended for the treatment/containment ...
  • Geotextile biofiltration of primary treated municipal wastewater under simulated artic summer conditions. 

    Published version: Bridson-Pateman, E., Jamieson, R., and Lake, C.B. 2016. Geotextile biofiltration of primary treated municipal wastewater under simulated artic summer conditions. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, Vol 44(6):824-831. doi:10.1016/j.geotexmem.2016.06.012
    Wastewater stabilization ponds (WSPs) are common for wastewater treatment in remote Canadian Arctic communities. In this paper, two geotextiles of different mass/unit areas are examined as a potential biofiltration upgrade ...
  • THE EFFECT OF FREEZE/THAW CYCLES ON THE PERFORMANCE AND MICROSTRUCTURE OF CEMENT-TREATED SOILS 

    Published version: Jamshidi, R., Lake, C.B., Gunning, P., and Hills, C.D. 2016. Freeze/thaw effect on performance and microstructure of cement-treated soils. ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 28(12) DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0001677.
    In this paper, the performance and structural changes in cement-treated soils under influence of freeze/thaw (f/t) exposure are investigated. Specimens from plastic and compacted soil-cement mix designs were exposed to ...
  • Numerical Analysis of Longwall Mining Layout for a Wyoming Trona Mine 

    Corkum AG, Board MP. Numerical analysis of longwall mining layout for a Wyoming Trona mine. Int J Rock Mech Min Sci 2016; 89:94-108. doi:10.1016/j.ijrmms.2016.09.001
    At Solvay Mine, located in southwestern Wyoming, a subhorizontal trona seam is mined at depths of between 460-490 m using mechanized room-and-pillar and longwall mining methods. The stratigraphy at the mine generally ...
  • ASSESSMENT OF TWO THERMALLY TREATED DRILL MUD WASTES FOR LANDFILL CONTAINMENT APPLICATIONS 

    Carignan, M.P., Lake, C.B., and Menzies, T. 2007. Assessment of two thermally treated drill mud wastes for landfill containment applications, Waste Management and Research, Vol. 25(5): 394-401.
    Offshore oil and gas drilling operations generate significant amounts of drill mud waste, some of which is transported onshore for subsequent thermal treatment (i.e. via thermal remediation). This treatment process results ...
  • Statistical Sample Size for Quality Control Programs of Cement-Based Solidification/Stabilization 

    Fenton, G.A, Liza, R., Lake, C.B., Menzies, T., Griffiths, D.V. 2015. Statistical sample size for quality control programs of cement-based solidification/stabilization, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 52(10): 1620–1628, http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/pdf/10.1139/cgj-2013-0478.
    Sampling requirements for the quality control (QC) of cement-based solidification/stabilization (S/S) construction cells do not currently specify the sample size considering the accuracy of the estimated effective hydraulic ...
  • Evaluating Impact Resonance Testing as a Tool for Predicting Hydraulic Conductivity and Strength Changes in Cement-Stabilized Soils 

    5. Jamshidi, R., Lake, C.B., and Barnes, C. 2015. Evaluating impact resonance testing as a tool for predicting hydraulic conductivity and strength changes in cement-stabilized soils, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 27(12): 04015051-1- 04015051-9, 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0001318
    In this paper the impact resonance (IR) test method is used as a nondestructive tool to examine the curing progression, freeze/thaw (f/t) resistance, and healing potential of cement-stabilized soils. Resonant frequency ...
  • Diffusion and Sorption of VOCs Through Soil-Cement Materials 

    Goreham, V. and Lake, C.B. 2016. Diffusion and sorption of volatile organic compounds through soil-cement materials, Environmental Geotechnics, DOI: 10.1680/jenge.15.00010
    This paper presents a laboratory study that assesses the diffusive and sorptive parameters of three volatile organic compounds benzene, ethylbenzene, and trichloroethylene) though cured, monolithic, soil-cement materials. ...
  • Hydraulic and strength performance of three cement-stabilized soils subjected to cycles of freezing and thawing 

    Jamshidi, R. and Lake, C.B. 2015. Hydraulic and strength performance of three cement-stabilized soils subjected to cycles of freezing and thawing, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 52(3): 283-294, 10.1139/cgj-2014-0100.
    A total of 108 specimens were prepared to examine the hydraulic performance and strength performance of nine different cement-stabilized soils under unexposed and freeze–thaw exposed conditions. Specimens from each mix ...
  • Nucleation and arrest of dynamic slip on a pressurized fault 

    Garagash, Dmitry I., and Leonid N. Germanovich. 2012. "Nucleation and arrest of dynamic slip on a pressurized fault." Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth 117: 10310-B10310. DOI:10.1029/2012JB009209
    Elevated pore pressure can lead to reactivation of slip on pre-existing fractures and faults when the static Coulomb failure is reached locally. As the pressurized region spreads diffusively, slip can accumulate quasi-statically ...
  • Plane-Strain Propagation of a Fluid-Driven Crack in a Permeable Rock with Fracture Toughness 

    Hu, J., and D. I. Garagash. 2010. "Plane-Strain Propagation of a Fluid-Driven Crack in a Permeable Rock with Fracture Toughness." Journal of Engineering Mechanics-Asce 136(9): 1152-1166.
    A solution to the problem of a plane-strain fluid-driven crack propagation in elastic permeable rock with resistance to fracture is presented. The fracture is driven by injection of an incompressible Newtonian fluid at a ...
  • Seismic and aseismic slip pulses driven by thermal pressurization of pore fluid 

    Garagash, D. I.. 2012. "Seismic and aseismic slip pulses driven by thermal pressurization of pore fluid." Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth 117: 04314-B04314. DOI:10.1029/2011JB008889
    There are several lines of evidence that suggest that thermal pressurization (TP) of pore fluid within a low-permeability fault core may play the key role in the development of earthquake slip. To elucidate effects of TP ...
  • Multiscale tip asymptotics in hydraulic fracture with leak-off 

    Garagash, Dmitry I., Emmanuel Detournay, and Jose I. Adachi. 2011. "Multiscale tip asymptotics in hydraulic fracture with leak-off." Journal of Fluid Mechanics 669: 260-297.
    The authors studied the near-tip region of a fluid-driven fracture propagating in a permeable saturated rock. Fracturing of the rock and viscous flow in the fracture were taken into account, and leak-off and storage of the ...
  • Equilibrium of a pressurized plastic fluid in a wellbore crack 

    Garagash, D. I., and E. Sarvaramini. 2012. "Equilibrium of a pressurized plastic fluid in a wellbore crack." International Journal of Solids and Structures 49(1): 197-212.
  • An asymptotic solution for evaluation of stresses in balanced and unbalanced adhesively bonded joints 

    Shahin, Khaled, Guy Kember, and Farid Taheri. 2008. "An asymptotic solution for evaluation of stresses in balanced and unbalanced adhesively bonded joints." Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures 15(2): 88-103.
    Adhesively bonding is one of the most commonly and widely used joining methods in various engineering applications. Many fiber-rein forced plastic (FRP) structural components nowadays are joined by adhesives. As a result ...
  • Fatigue response and characterization of 350WT steel under semi-random loading 

    Rushton, Philip A., Farid Taheri, and David C. Stredulinsky. 2007. "Fatigue response and characterization of 350WT steel under semi-random loading." Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology-Transactions of the Asme 129(3): 525-534.
    Novel data obtained through experimental investigation into the fiatigue response of 350WT steel, subjected to semi-random loading, comprised of various combinations of intermittent tensile overloads and compressive ...
  • Shape memory alloy wire reinforced composites for structural damage repairs 

    Shahin, K., GP Zou, and F. Taheri. 2005. "Shape memory alloy wire reinforced composites for structural damage repairs." Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures 12(6): 425-435.
    Shape memory alloys (SMA) have demonstrated their potential use in various smart structural applications. SMA undergo a reversible phase transformation from martensite to austenite as temperature increases. This transformation ...
  • Health monitoring of pipeline girth weld using empirical mode decomposition 

    Rezaei, Davood, and Farid Taheri. 2010. "Health monitoring of pipeline girth weld using empirical mode decomposition." Smart Materials & Structures 19(5): 055016-055016.
    In the present paper the Hilbert-Huang transform (HHT), as a time-series analysis technique, has been combined with a local diagnostic approach in an effort to identify flaws in pipeline girth welds. This method is based ...
  • Application of a robust vibration-based non-destructive method for detection of fatigue cracks in structures 

    Razi, Pejman, Ramadan A. Esmaeel, and Farid Taheri. 2011. "Application of a robust vibration-based non-destructive method for detection of fatigue cracks in structures." Smart Materials & Structures 20(11): 115017-115017.
    This paper presents the application of a novel vibration-based technique for detecting fatigue cracks in structures. The method utilizes the empirical mode decomposition method (EMD) to establish an effective energy-based ...

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