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Div. Soil and Rock Mechanics – Publications 2019

Journal papers

Ignat, R., Baker, S., Holmén, M. and Larsson, S. (2019) Triaxial Extension and Tension behavior of lime-cement improved clay. Soils and Foundations 59(5): 1399-1416.

Spross, J., Stille, H., Johansson, F. and Palmström, A. (2019) Principles of Risk-Based Rock Engineering Design. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering 53: 1129–1143.

Shahri, A.A., Spross, J., Johansson F. and Larsson, S. (2019) Landslide susceptibility hazard map in southwest Sweden using artificial neural network. Catena 183, December 2019, 104225.

De Frias Lopes, R., Larsson, S. and Silfwerbrand, J. (2019) A discrete element material model including particle degradation suitable for rockfill embankments. Computers and Geotechnics 115, November 2019, 103166.

Shamu, T.J. and Håkansson, U. (2019) Rheology of cement grouts: on the critical shear rate and no-slip regime in the Couette geometry. Cement and Concrete Research 123, September 2019, 105769.

Bjureland, W., Johansson, F., Sjölander, A., Spross, J. and Larsson, S. (2019). Probability distributions of shotcrete parameters for reliability-based analyses of rock tunnel support. Tunneling and Underground Space Technology 87: 15-26.

Zou, L., Håkansson, U. and Cvetkovic, V. (2019). Cement grout propagation in two-dimensional fracture networks: Impact of structure and hydraulic variability. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences 115: 1-10.

Prästings, A., Spross, J. and Larsson, S. (2019). Characteristic values of geotechnical parameters in Eurocode 7.  Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Geotechnical Engineering 172(4): 301–311.

Spross, J. and Gasch, T. (2019) Reliability-based alarm thresholds for structures analysed with the finite element method. Structural Safety 76, January 2019: 174-183.

Ghaderi, A., Shahri, A. and Larsson, S. (2019) An artificial neural network based model to predict spatial soil type distribution using piezocone penetration test data (CPTu). Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment 78: 4579–4588.

Bjurström, H. and Ryden, N. (2019) Non-contact rolling surface wave measurements on asphalt concrete. Road Materials and Pavement Design 20(2); 334-346.

Stigsson M. and Mas Ivars D. (2019). A Novel Conceptual Approach to Objectively Determine JRC Using Fractal Dimension and Asperity Distribution of Mapped Fracture Traces. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering 52(4): 1041-1054.

Massarsch, K. R. and Wersäll, C. (2019) Monitoring and Process Control of Vibratory Driving. Geotechnical Engineering Journal of the SEAGS & AGSSEA 50(3): 1-10.

Popular Scientific Articles

Spross, J., Johansson, J., Damasceno, D., Stojanovic B., Johansson, F. och Simonsson, N. (2019) Storskalig lagring av vätgas i bergrum. Bygg & teknik 1/19: 41-44.

Massarsch, R. och Wersäll, C. (2019) Vibrationspackning – en svensk specialitet. Bygg & teknik 1/19: 68-75.

Pilipovic, L., Hintze, S. och Alfredsson, M. (2019 Riskhantering vid infra­strukturbyggande - en fallstudie från ett vägprojekt i Stockholm. Bygg & teknik 1/19: 34-38.

Conference papers

Damasceno, D.R., Spross, J. and Johansson, F. Reliability-based designmethodologyforlined rock cavern depth usingtheresponse surface method. ISRM International Symposium Eurock 2020 – Hard Rock Engineering, Trondheim, Norway, 14-19 June.

Carl Wersäll and Andreas Persson. Field testing of automatic frequency control for intelligent compaction of embankments. International Conference on Transportation Geotechnics, Chicago 2020.

Damasceno, D. R., Spross, J., Johansson, F. and Johansson, J. (2019) Efficiency of subset simulation in the design of lined rock caverns for storage of hydrogen gas. In:13th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering, Seoul, South Korea, 26-30 May 2019.

Libby S, L Hartley, R Turnbull, M Cottrell, T Bym, N Josephson, R Munier, JO Selroos, D Mas Ivars. (2019) Grown Discrete Fracture Networks: a new method for generating fractures according to their deformation history. The 53rd US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium, June 2019, New York City, USA (ARMA 19–1559).

Bjureland, W., Johansson, F., Spross, J. Spatial Variability of Shotcrete Thickness in Design of Rock Tunnel Support. Accepted for publication at ISGSR 2019, Taipei.

Shamu, T.J., Zou, L. and Håkansson, U. (2019) An experimental study of 2D radial flow of a yield stress fluid between parallel disks. In: Nordic Grouting Symposium, Helsinki, Finland, 2019.

Zou, L., Håkansson, U. and Cvetkovic, V. (2019). Characterization of effective transmissivity for cement grout flow in rock fractures. In: Nordic Grouting Symposium, Helsinki, Finland, 2019.

Nejad Ghafar, A., Draganovic, A. and Larsson, S. (2019) A laboratory study on grouting in vibratory host rock. In: Nordic Grouting Symposium, Helsinki, Finland, 2019.

Stille, B., Johansson. F., Ríos Bayona F., Batres Estrada, R. and Roslin. M. (2019) Stockholm bypass project – passage under the Lake Mälaren. In : Proceeding of the WTC 2019 ITA-AITES World Tunnel Congress (WTC 2019), May 3-9, Naples, Italy

Wersäll C, Åkesson F, Persson A. (2019) Dynamic roller characteristics and CCC using automatic frequency control, IICTG2019, Beijing, China, 16-17 April 2019

Spross, J., Prästings, A., Larsson, S. (2019). Probabilistic evaluation of settlement monitoring with the observational method during construction of embankments on clay. Accepted for publication at ISGSR 2019, Taipei.

Shamu, T.J. and Håkansson, U. (2019) Cement grout rheological flow curves: unsteady flow and impacts on grouting. Bergmekanikdagen, March 2019.

Zou, L., Håkansson, U., Cvetkovic, V. (2019) Non-Newtonian grout flow in a single rough-walled rock fracture. Bergmekanikdagen, March 2019.

Håkansson, U., Draganovic, A., Funehag, J. (2019) Standardised measurement for rheological properties of cement based grouts. Bergmekanikdagen, mar 2019.

Olsson, L. and Spross, J. (2019) Framtidens riskhantering– nu med systemförståelse. Grundläggningsdagen 2019.

Wersäll, C. (2019) Intelligent packning med automatisk frekvensstyrning sparar tid, pengar och miljöpåverkan. Grundläggningsdagen 2019.

Stille, H. (2019) De tre vise – Jubileumsföreläsning x 3. Grundläggningsdagen 2019.


Prästings, A. (2019) Managing uncertainties in geotechnical parameters: From the perspective of Eurocode 7. Doctoral thesis Stockholm: KTH Royal Institute of Technology, s. 79, TRITA-ABE-DLT ; 1924

Nejad Ghafar, A., Draganovic, A., Larsson, S. (2019) Development of dynamic grouting - Stage 1, BeFo report (387).

Shamu, J. On the measurement and application of cement grout rheological properties, Licentiate thesis Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology, TRITA-ABE-DLT, 1922, 2019.

MSc theses

Jenny Fo (2019) Evaluation of long-term performance of sodium silicate grouted in embankment dams. MSc thesis, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm: TRITA-ABE-MBT: 19676. The project is funded by Energiforsk and made in collaboration with Sweco Power Generation and Dams.

Emil Andersson (2019) Evaluation of influence from matedness on the peak shear strength of natural rock joints. MSc thesis, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm: TRITA-ABE-MBT: 19196. This work is a part of a PhD project at KTH.

Fredrik Osterman (2019) The Impact of Fracture Orientation on the Choice of Grout Fan Geometry - a Statistical Analysis. MSc thesis, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm: TRITA-ABE-MBT: 19638, In collaboration with Golder AB in Stockholm.

Amanda Åkerlind /2019) Elastic properties of the Singö zone from a discrete approach. MSc thesis, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm: TRITA-ABE-MBT: 19709. In collaboration with SKB and Sweco in Stockholm.

Xiaochen Liu (2019) Reliability-based analysis of embankment dams. MSc thesis, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm: TRITA-ABE-MBT: 18364. In collaboration with ÅF Energy, Stockholm.

Helene Kalm (2019) Acoustic Soil-Rock Probing - A Case Study in Gubbängen. MSc thesis, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm:  TRITA-ABE-MBT: 19444. A part of a PhD project at KTH.

Beatriz Machado (2019) Artificial intelligence to model bedrock depth uncertainty. MSc thesis, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm: TRITA-ABE-MBT: 19205. In collaboration with Tyrens AB.

Mårten Brinck & Karl Stigenius (2019) Jet grouting as a method for sealing sheet pile excavations in Swedish conditions. MSc thesis, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm: TRITA-ABE-MBT ; 19167. In collaboration with ELU konsult in Stockholm.

Johanna Gottlander (2019) Evaluation of methods for rock mass characterization and design of rock slopes in crystalline rock. MSc thesis, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm: TRITA-ABE-MBT: 1929