Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence Geotechnical Science and Engineering

Dr. James Hambleton

Selected publications are available for download in PDF format below.

Journal Papers

1. Hambleton JP, Drescher A. (2008). Modeling wheel-induced rutting in soils: Indentation. Journal of Terramechanics, 45(6), 201-211.

2. Hambleton JP, Drescher A. (2009). Modeling wheel-induced rutting in soils: Rolling. Journal of Terramechanics, 46(2), 35-47.

3. Hambleton JP, Drescher A. (2009). On modeling a rolling wheel in the presence of plastic deformation as a three- or two-dimensional process. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 51(11-12), 846-855.

4. Hambleton JP, Drescher A (2012). Approximate model for blunt objects
indenting cohesive-frictional materials. International Journal for
Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics
, 36(3), 249-271..

5. 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.

6. Spadari M., Giacomini A., Buzzi O., Hambleton, J. (2011). Prediction of the bullet effect for rockfall barriers: a scaling approach. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering: DOI: 10.1007/s00603-011-0203-0.

7. Hambleton JH, Sloan SW (2013). A perturbation method for optimization of collapse mechanisms in upper bound limit analysis. Computers and Geotechnics. 48, 260-271.

8. Hambleton JP, Buzzi O, Giacomini A, Spadari M, Sloan SW (2013). Perforation of flexible rockfall barriers by normal block impact. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 46(3), 515-526.


Hambleton JP. (2010). Plastic analysis of processes involving material-object interaction, PhD Thesis, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

Hambleton JP. (2006). Modeling test rolling in clay, MS Thesis, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.