Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence Geotechnical Science and Engineering

Associate Professor Andrew Abbo

Selected publications are available for download in PDF format below.

Thesis

Abbo AJ (1997) Finite Element Algorithms for Elastoplasticity and Consolidation. 

Journal Papers

1. Abbo AJ, Sloan SW (1995) A smooth hyperbolic approximation to the Mohr-Coulomb yield criterion. Computers and Structures,54(3), 427-441.

2. Abbo AJ, Sloan SW (1996) An automatic load stepping algorithm with error control. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 39(10), 1737-1759.

3. Sloan SW, Abbo AJ (1999) Biot consolidation analysis with automatic time stepping and error control. Part 1: Theory and implementation. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 23(6), 467-492.

4. Sloan SW, Abbo AJ (1999) Biot consolidation analysis with automatic time stepping and error control. Part 2: Applications. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 23(6), 493-529. 

5. Sloan SW, Sheng DC, Abbo AJ (2000) Accelerated initial stiffness schemes for elastoplasticity. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 24(6), 579-599.

6. Sloan SW, Abbo AJ, Sheng DC (2001) Refined explicit integration of elastoplastic models with automatic error control. Engineering Computations, 18(1/2), 121-154.  Erratum: Engineering Computations, 19(5/6), 594-594, 2002

7. Sheng DC, Sloan SW, Abbo AJ (2002) An automatic Newton-Raphson scheme. International Journal of Geomechanics, 2(4), 471-502.

8. Fischer KA, Sheng D, Abbo AJ (2007) Modelling of pile installation using contact mechanics and quadratic elements, Computers and Geotechnics, 34(6), 449-461

9. Sheng D, Pedroso DM, Abbo AJ (2008) Non-convexity and stress path dependency of unsaturated soil models. Computational Mechanics. 42, 685-694

10. Yamamoto K, Lyamin AV, Abbo AJ, Sloan SW, Hira M (2009) Bearing capacity and failure mechanism of different types of foundations on sand. Soils and Foundations, 49(2), 305-314.

11. Yamamoto K, Lyamin AV, Wilson DW, Sloan SW, Abbo AJ (2011). Stability of a circular tunnel in cohesive-frictional soil subjected to surcharge loading. Computers and Geotechnics, 38(4), 504-514.

12. Abbo AJ, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW, Hambleton JP (2011). A C2 continuous approximation to the Mohr–Coulomb yield surface. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 48(21), 3001-3010.

13. Wilson DW, Abbo AJ, Sloan SW, Lyamin AV (2011) Undrained stability of a circular tunnel where the shear strength increases linearly with depth. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 48(9), 1328-1342.

14. Yamamoto K, Lyamin AV, Wilson DW, Sloan SW, Abbo AJ (2011) Stability of a single tunnel in cohesive-frictional soil subjected to surcharge loading. Canadian Geotechnical Journal,48, 1841-1854.

15. Wang SY, Sloan SW, Abbo AJ, Masia MJ, Tang CA (2012) Numerical
simulation of the failure process of unreinforced masonry walls due to
concentrated static and dynamic loading, International Journal of Solids and Structures, 49(2):377-394.

16. Wilson DW, Abbo AJ, Sloan SW and Lyamin AV (2012) Undrained Stability of a Square Tunnel where the Shear Strength Increases Linearly with Depth. Computers and Geotechnics. DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compgeo.2012.09.005

17. Kardani M, Nazem M, Abbo A , Sheng D, Sloan SW (2012) ‘Refined h-adaptive finite element procedure for large deformation geotechnical problems’, Computational Mechanics, 49 21-33.

18. Yamamoto K, Lyamin AV, Wilson DW, Sloan SW, Abbo AJ (2013). Stability of dual circular tunnels in cohesive-frictional soil subjected to surcharge loading. Computers and Geotechnics,50, 41-54.

19. Wilson DW, Abbo AJ, Sloan SW and Lyamin AV (2013) Undrained Stability of a Square Tunnel where the Shear Strength Increases Linearly with Depth. Computers and Geotechnics, 49, 314-325.

20. Abbo AJ, Wilson DW, Sloan SW, Lyamin AV (2013). Undrained stability of wide rectangular tunnels. Computers and Geotechnics, 53, 46-59.

Selected Conference Paper

1. Abbo AJ, Fityus SG and Mackenzie S Dunmore Bridge Case Study: An introduction to Geotechnical Engineering via Finite Element Analysis, Shaking the Foundations of Geotechnical Engineering Education, Galway, Ireland, July 4-6, 2012