Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence Geotechnical Science and Engineering

Director – Laureate Professor Scott W. Sloan

Selected publications are available for download in PDF format below.

Edited Books

Engineering Geology of the Newcastle-Gosford Region. Eds. Sloan SW, Allman MA. Proceedings of Conference on Engineering Geology of the Newcastle-Gosford Region, Newcastle, February 1995, 466p.

Journal Papers

1. Toh CT, Sloan SW (1980) Finite element analysis of isotropic and anisotropic cohesive soils with a view to correctly predicting impending collapse. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 4(1), 1-23. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1002/nag.1610040102 

2. Sloan SW (1981) A fast stiffness formulation for finite element analysis of two-dimensional solids. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 17(9), 1313-1323.

3. Sloan SW, Randolph MF (1982) Numerical prediction of collapse loads using finite element methods. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 6(1), 47-76. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1002/nag.1610060105 

4. Sloan SW, Randolph MF (1983) Reply to discussion – Numerical prediction of collapse loads using finite element methods. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 7(1), 135-141.

5. Sloan SW (1983) Discussion – Elastoplastic analyses of deep foundations in cohesive soil. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 7(3), 385-393.

6. Sloan SW, Randolph MF (1983) Automatic element reordering for finite element analysis with frontal solution schemes. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 19(8), 1153-1181. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1002/nme.1620190805 

7. Sloan SW, Houlsby GT (1984) An implementation of Watson’s algorithm for computing two-dimensional Delaunay triangulations. Advances in Engineering Software, 6(4), 192-197. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1016/0141-1195(84)90003-2 

8. Houlsby GT, Sloan SW (1984) Efficient sorting routines in FORTRAN 77.  Advances in Engineering Software, 6(4), 198-203. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1016/0141-1195(84)90004-4 

9. Sloan SW (1985) A point in polygon program. Advances in Engineering Software, 7(1), 45-47. http://dx.doi.org/  

10. Sloan SW, Booker JR (1986) Removal of singularities in Tresca and Mohr-Coulomb yield functions. Communications in Applied Numerical Methods, 2(2), 173-179. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1002/cnm.1630020208 

11. Sloan SW (1986) An algorithm for profile and wavefront reduction of sparse matrices. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 23(2), 239-251. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1002/nme.1620230208 

12. Sloan SW (1987) Substepping schemes for the numerical integration of elastoplastic stress-strain relations. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 24(5), 893-911. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1002/nme.1620240505 

13. Sloan SW (1987) A fast algorithm for constructing Delaunay triangulations in the plane. Advances in Engineering Software, 9(1), 34-55.

14. Sloan SW (1988) Lower bound limit analysis using finite elements and linear programming. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 12(1), 61-77. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1002/nag.1610120105 

15. Sloan SW (1988) A steepest edge active set algorithm for solving sparse linear programming problems. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 26(12), 2671-2685. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1002/nme.1620261207  

16. Sloan SW (1989) Upper bound limit analysis using finite elements and linear programming. International Journal of Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 13(3), 263-282. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1002/nag.1610130304 

17. Sloan SW, Ng WS (1989) A direct comparison of three algorithms for reducing profile and wavefront. Computers and Structures, 33(2), 411-419. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1016/0045-7949(89)90012-6 

18. Sloan SW (1989) A FORTRAN program for profile and wavefront reduction. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 28(11), 2651-2679. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1002/nme.1620281111 

19. Sloan SW, Assadi A, Purushothaman N (1990) Undrained stability of a trapdoor. Géotechnique, 40(1), 45-62. http://dx.doi.org/doi: 

20. Assadi A, Sloan SW (1991) Undrained stability of a shallow square tunnel. Journal of the Geotechnical Division, ASCE, 117(8), 1152-1173.

21. Sloan SW, Assadi A (1991) Undrained stability of a square tunnel in a soil whose strength increases linearly with depth. Computers and Geotechnics,12(4), 321-346. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1016/0266-352X(91)90028-E  

22. Sloan SW, Booker JR (1992) Integration of Tresca and Mohr-Coulomb constitutive relations in plane strain elastoplasticity. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 33(1), 163-196. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1002/nme.1620330112 

23. Sloan SW (1993) A fast algorithm for generating constrained Delaunay triangulations. Computers and Structures, 47(3), 441-450.

24. Yu HS, Sloan SW (1993) A note on the bearing capacity of soft clays under embankments. Journal of the Geotechnical Division, ASCE, 120(1), 246-255.

25. Yu HS, Sloan SW (1994) Upper bound limit analysis of a rigid-plastic body with frictional interfaces. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 36(3), 219-229. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1016/0020-7403(94)90071-X 

26. Yu HS, Sloan SW, Kleeman PW (1994) A quadratic element for upper bound limit analysis. Engineering Computations, 11, 195-212. http://dx.doi.org/doi: 

27. Sloan SW, Assadi A (1994) Undrained stability of a plane strain heading. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 31(3), 443-450. http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1139/t94-051#.UwADw0KSzbx

28. Allman MA, Smith DW, Sloan SW (1994) The establishment of a reactive soil test site near Newcastle. Australian Geomechanics, 26, 46-56.

29. Sloan SW, Smith DW, Yu HS, Allman MA (1994) Research at Newcastle on computational geomechanics. Australian Geomechanics, 26, 42-45.

30. Yu HS, Sloan SW (1994) Limit analysis of anisotropic soils using finite elements and linear programming. Mechanics Research Communications, 21(6), 545-554. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1016/0093-6413(94)90017-5  

31. Abbo AJ, Sloan SW (1995) A smooth hyperbolic approximation to the Mohr-Coulomb yield criterion. Computers and Structures, 54(3), 427-441. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1016/0045-7949(94)00339-5  

32. Sloan SW, Kleeman PW (1995) Upper bound limit analysis using discontinuous velocity fields. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering,127(1-4), 293-314. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1002/nag.1610130304 

33. Abbo AJ, Sloan SW (1996) An automatic load stepping algorithm with error control. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 39(10), 1737-1759. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1002/(SICI)1097-0207(19960530)39:10<1737::AID-NME927>3.0.CO;2-5 

34. Yu HS, Sloan SW (1997) Finite element limit analysis of reinforced soils. Computers and Structures, 63(3), 567-577. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1016/S0045-7949(96)00353-7 

35. Yu HS, Salgado R, Sloan SW, Kim JM (1998) Limit analysis versus limit equilibrium for slope stability. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 124(1), 1-11.  

36. Ukritchon B, Whittle AJ, Sloan SW (1998) Undrained limit analyses for combined loading of strip footings on clay. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 124(3), 265-276.   

37. Lyamin AV, Yu HS, Sloan SW, Hossain MZ (1998) Lower bound limit analysis for jointed rocks using the Hoek-Brown criterion. Australian Geomechanics Journal,33,46-62.

38. 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. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1002/(SICI)1096-9853(199905)23:6<467::AID-NAG949>3.0.CO;2-R  

39. 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. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1002/(SICI)1096-9853(199905)23:6<493::AID-NAG950>3.0.CO;2-P 

40. Merifield RS, Sloan SW, Yu HS (1999) Rigorous plasticity solutions for the bearing capacity of two layered clay soils. Géotechnique, 49(4), 471-490. (Telford Medal, ICE) http://dx.doi.org/doi: 

41. Merifield RS, Pearce A, Yu HS, Sloan SW (1999) The stability of anchor plates. Australian Geomechanics, 34(2), 55-63. <http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=735629112021240;res=IELENG> ISBN: 1864450029.

42. Yu HS, Salgado R, Sloan SW, Kim JM (1999) Closure – Limit analysis versus limit equilibrium for slope stability. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 125(10), 915-918.   

43. Ukritchon B, Whittle AJ, Sloan SW (1999) Closure – Undrained limit analyses for combined loading of strip footings on clay. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 125(11), 1029.   

44. 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. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1002/(SICI)1096-9853(200005)24:6<579::AID-NAG84>3.0.CO;2-F 

45. Sheng DC, Sloan SW, Yu HS (2000) Aspects of finite element implementation of critical state models. Computational Mechanics, 26(2), 185-196. http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1007/s004660000166 

46. Sheng DC, Sloan SW (2001) Load stepping schemes for critical state models. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 50(1), 67-93. http://dx.doi.org/DOI: 10.1002/1097-0207(20010110)50:1<67::AID-NME22>3.0.CO;2-N  

47. 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. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1108/02644400110365842  

48. Merifield RS, Sloan SW, Yu HS (2001) Stability of plate anchors in undrained clay. Géotechnique, 51(2), 141-153. http://dx.doi.org/doi:

49. Kavetski D, Binning P, Sloan SW (2001) Adaptive time stepping and error control in a mass conservative numerical solution of the mixed form of Richards equation. Advances in Water Resources, 24(6), 595-605. http://dx.doi.org/doi:

50. Kavetski D, Binning P, Sloan SW (2002) Adaptive backward Euler time stepping with truncation errror control for numerical modelling of unsaturated fluid flow. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 53, 1301-1322. http://dx.doi.org/DOI: 10.1002/nme.329

51. Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2002) Upper bound limit analysis using linear finite elements and nonlinear programming. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 26(2), 181-216. http://dx.doi.org/DOI: 10.1002/nag.198

52. Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2002) Lower bound limit analysis using nonlinear programming. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering,55(5), 573-611. (Significant Paper Award, IACMAG) http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1002/nme.511

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

54. Kavetski D, Binning P, Sloan SW (2002) Noniterative time stepping schemes with adaptive truncation error control for the solution of Richard’s equation. Water Resources Research, 38(10), Art. No. 1211. http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1029/2001WR000720

55. Augarde CE, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2003) Prediction of undrained sinkhole collapse. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 129(3), 197-205. 

56. Merifield RS, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW, Yu HS (2003) Three-dimensional lower bound solutions for stability analysis of plate anchors in clay. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 129(3), 243-253. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)1090-0241(2003)129:3(243)

57. Augarde CE, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2003) Stability of an undrained plane strain heading revisited. Computers and Geotechnics, 30(5), 419-430. 

58. Huang WX, Bauer E, Sloan SW (2003) Behaviour of interfacial layer along granular soil-structure interfaces. Structural Engineering and Mechanics, 15(3), 315-329.  

59. Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2003) Mesh generation for lower bound limit analysis. Advances in Engineering Software, 34(6), 321-338.

60. Sheng DC, Sloan SW (2003) Time stepping schemes for coupled displacement and pore pressure analysis. Computational Mechanics, 31(1-2), 122-134. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00466-002-0399-7

61. Sheng DC, Sloan SW, Gens A, Smith DW(2003) Finite element formulation and algorithms for unsaturated soils. Part 1: Theory. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 27(9), 745-765. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1002/nag.295

62. Sheng DC, Smith DW, Sloan SW, Gens A (2003) Finite element formulation and algorithms for unsaturated soils. Part 2: Verification and Applications. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 27(9), 767-790. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1002/nag.296

63. Ukritchon B, Whittle AJ, Sloan SW (2003) Undrained stability of braced excavations in clay. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 129(8), 738-755. (Thomas A Middlebrooks Award, ASCE) http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)1090-0241(2003)129:8(738)

64. Shiau SH, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2003) Bearing capacity of a sand layer on clay by finite element limit analysis. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 40(5), 900-915. http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1139/T03-042

65. Sutcliffe DJ, Yu HS, Sloan SW (2004) Lower bound solutions for bearing capacity of jointed rock. Computers and Geotechnics, 31(1), 23-36. 

66. Sheng DC, Sloan SW, Gens A (2004) A constitutive model for unsaturated soils: thermomechanical and computational aspects. Computational Mechanics, 453-465. http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1007/s00466-003-0545-x

67. Kavetski D, Binning P, Sloan SW (2004) Truncation error and stability analysis of iterative and non-iterative Thomas-Gladwell methods for first order nonlinear differential equations. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 60(12), 2031-2043. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1002/nme.1035

68. Turner BD, Binning P, Sloan SW (2004) The CO2 enhanced removal of fluoride using a calcite permeable reactive barrier. Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta 68(11S), A460. http://dx.doi.org/doi:

69. Salgado R, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW, Yu HS (2004) Two- and three-dimensional bearing capacity of foundations in clay. Géotechnique, 54 (5), 297-306. http://dx.doi.org/doi:

70. Hjiaj M, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2004) Bearing capacity of a cohesive-frictional soil under non-eccentric inclined loading. Computers and Geotechnics, 31(6), 491-516. 

71. Huang WX, Sheng DC S., Sloan SW, Yu HS (2004) Finite element analysis of cone penetration in cohesionless soil. Computers and Geotechnics, 31(7), 517-528. 

72. Hjiaj M, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2005) Numerical limit analysis solutions for the bearing capacity factor N gamma. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 42(5-6), 1681-1704. 

73. Krabbenhøft K, Lyamin AV, Hjiaj M, Sloan SW (2005) A new discontinuous upper bound limit analysis formulation. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 63(7), 1069-1088. (Significant Paper Award, IACMAG) http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1002/nme.1314

74. Merifield RS, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2005) Stability of inclined plate anchors in purely cohesive soil. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 131(6), 792-799.  

75. Hjiaj M, Huang WX, Krabbenhøft K, Sloan SW (2005) Formulation of non-standard dissipative behaviour of geomaterials. Journal of Engineering Mathematics, 52(1), 147-165. http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1007/s10665-004-7768-5

76. Huang WX, Hjiaj M, Sloan SW (2005) Bifurcation analysis for shear localization in non-polar and micro-polar hypolastic continua. Journal of Engineering Mathematics, 52(1), 167-184. http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1007/BF02694036

77. Lyamin AV, Sloan SW, Krabbenhøft K, Hjiaj M (2005) Lower bound limit analysis with adaptive remeshing. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 63(14), 1961-1974. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1002/nme.1352

78. Zhao JD Sheng DC, Rouania M, Sloan SW (2005) Explicit stress integration of complex soil models. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 29(12), 1209-1229.

79. Sloan SW (2005) Geotechnical stability analysis: new methods for an old problem. E H Davis Memorial Lecture, Australian Geomechanics Society, Australian Geomechanics, 40(30), 1-28. (E H Davis Memorial Lecture)

80. Merifield RS, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2006) Three-dimensional lower bound solutions for the stability of plate anchors in sand. Géotechnique, 56(2), 123-132. (Telford Premium, ICE) http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)1090-0241(2003)129:3(243)  

81. Merifield RS, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2006) Limit analysis solutions for the bearing capacity of rock masses using the generalised Hoek-Brown criterion. International Journal for Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 43(6), 920-937. 

82. Merifield RS, Sloan SW (2006) The ultimate pullout capacity of anchors in frictional soils. Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 43 (8): 852-868. http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1139/t06-052#.UvWJmfYwg4Y

83. Huang WX, Wu W, Sun DA, Sloan SW (2006) A simple hypoplastic model for normally consolidated clay. Acta Geotechnica, 1(1), 14-27. http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1007/s11440-005-0003-3

84. Sheng DC, Wriggers P, Sloan SW (2006) Improved numerical algorithms for frictional contact in pile penetration analysis. Computers and Geotechnics. 33(6-7), 341-354. http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1016/j.compgeo.2006.06.001

85. Krabbenhøft K, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2007) Bounds to shakedown loads for a class of deviatoric plasticity models. Computational Mechanics. 39(6), 879-888. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1007/s00466-006-0076-3

86. Krabbenhøft K, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW, Wriggers P (2007) An interior-point algorithm for rate independent elastoplasticity. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering. 69(3), 592-626. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1002/nme.1771

87. Huang WX, Sun DA, Sloan SW (2007) Analysis of the failure mode and softening behaviour of sands in true triaxial tests. International Journal of Solids and Structures. 44(5), 1423-1437. 

88. Krabbenhøft K, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2007) Formulation and solution of some plasticity problems as conic programs. International Journal of Solids and Structures. 44(5), 1533-1549. 

89. Krabbenhøft K, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2007) Shakedown of a cohesive-frictional half-space subjected to rolling and sliding contact. International Journal of Solids and Structures.  44(11-12), 3998-4008. 

90. Zhao JD, Sheng DC, Sloan SW (2007) Cavity expansion of a gradient-dependent solid cylinder. International Journal of Solids and Structures. 44(13), 4342-4368. http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2006.11.023

91. Sheng DC, Wriggers P, Sloan SW (2007) Application of frictional contact in geotechnical engineering. International Journal for Geomechanics. 7(3), 176-185. 

92. Sun DA, Sheng DC, Cui HB, Sloan SW (2007) A density-dependent elastoplastic hydromechanical model for unsaturated compacted soils. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics. 31(11), 1257-1279. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1002/nag.579

93. Zhao JD, Sheng DC, Sloan SW, Krabbenhøft K (2007) Limit theorems for gradient-dependent elastoplastic geomaterials. International Journal of Solids and Structures. 44(2), 480-506. http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2006.04.039

94. Sun DA, Sheng DC, Sloan SW (2007) Elastoplastic modelling of hydraulic and stress-strain behaviour of unsaturated compacted soils. Mechanics of Materials. 39(3), 212-221. http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1016/j.mechmat.2006.05.002

95. Huang WX, Bauer E, Sloan SW (2007) Prediction of pressure and density dependent failure in sand-like granular materials under general stress conditions. Key Engineering Materials, 340-341, 1243-1248. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.340-341.1243

96. Lyamin AV, Salgado R, Sloan SW, Prezzi M (2007) Two and three-dimensional bearing capacity of footings on sand. Géotechnique. 57(8), 647-662. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1680/geot.2007.57.8.647

97. Krabbenhøft K, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2008) Three-dimensional Mohr-Coulomb limit analysis using semi-definite programming. Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, 24(11),1107-1119. http://dx.doi.org/DOI: 10.1002/cnm.1018

98. Turner BD, Binning P, Sloan SW (2008) A calcite permeable reactive barrier for the remediation of Fluoride from spent potliner (SPL) contaminated groundwater. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology 95, 110–120. http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/43069

99. Nazem M, Sheng DC, Carter JP, Sloan SW (2008) Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian method for large strain consolidation problems. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 32(9), 1023-1050. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1002/nag.657

100. Zhao JD, Sloan SW, Lyamin AV, Krabbenhøft K (2008) Bounds for shakedown of cohesive-frictional materials under moving surface loads. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 45(11-12), 3290-3312. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2008.01.030

101. Huang WX, Sloan SW, Fityus SG (2008). Incorporating a predefined limit condition in a hypoplastic model by means of stress transformation. Mechanics of Materials, 40(10), 796-802. 

102. Buzzi O, Fityus S, Sasaki Y, Sloan S (2008) Structure and properties of expanding polyurethane foam in the context of foundation remediation in expansive soil. Mechanics of Materials, 40(12), 1012-1021.

103. Sanjay S, Turner BD, Sloan SW (2008) Bicarbonate alkalinity effect on the fluoride removal efficiency of activated alumina. Geochimica et Cosmochemica Acta, 72(12), A823-A823, Supplement 1.

104. Sheng DC, Gens A, Fredlund DG, Sloan SW (2008) Unsaturated soils: from constitutive modelling to numerical algorithms. Computers and Geotechnics, 35(6), 810-824. 

105. Sun DA, Sheng DC, Li XA, Sloan SW (2008) Elastoplastic prediction of hydro-mechanical behaviour of unsaturated soils under undrained conditions. Computers and Geotechnics, 35(6), 845-852. 

106. Shiau JS, Augarde CE, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2008) Finite element limit analysis of passive earth resistance in cohesionless soils. Soils and Foundations, 48(6), 843-850. http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/43145

107. Pedroso DM, Sheng DC, Sloan SW (2008) Stress update algorithm for elastoplastic models with nonconvex yield surfaces. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 76(13), 2029-2062. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1002/nme.2407

108. Al-Tarawneh KK, Buzzi O, Krabbenhøft K, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2009) An indirect approach for correlation of permeability and diffusion coefficients. Diffusion and Defect Data. Pt A Defect and Diffusion Forum, 283-286, 504-514. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/DDF.283-286.504

109. 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. 

110. Nazem M, Carter JP, Sheng DC, Sloan SW (2009) Alternative stress-integration schemes for large-deformation problems of solid mechanics. Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, 45(12), 934-943.

111. Buzzi O, Fityus SG, Sloan SW (2009). The use of expanding polyurethane resin to remediate expansive soil foundations. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 47(6), 623-634. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1139/T09-132

112. Turner B, Binning PJ, Sloan SW (2010) Impact of Phosphate on Fluoride Removal by Calcite. Environmental Engineering Science, 27(8), 643-650. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1089/ees.2009.0289

113. Fiedler T, Kim HS, Belova IV, Sloan SW, Murch GE, Ochsner A (2010) Elastic finite element analysis on cross-sections of random hollow sphere structures. Materialwissenschaft und Werkstofftechnik, 41(5), 250-256. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1002/mawe.201000593

114. 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. 

115. Wang SY, Sloan SW, Huang ML (2011) Numerical Study of Failure Mechanism of Serial and Parallel Rock Pillars. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 44(2), 179-198. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00603-010-0116-3

116. Wang SY, Sloan SW, Liu HY, Tang CA (2011). Numerical simulation of the rock fragmentation process induced by two drill bits subjected to static and dynamic (impact) loading. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 44(3), 317-332. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00603-010-0123-4

117. 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. 

118. Shiau JS, Merifield RS, Lyamin AV, Sloan SW (2011). Undrained stability of footings on slopes. International Journal of Geomechanics, 11(5), 381-390.  

119. 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. 

120. 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. http://dx.doi.org/

121. Wang SY, Sloan SW, Sheng DC, Tang CA (2012) Numerical analysis of the failure process around a circular opening in rock. Computers and Geotechnics, 39:8-16.

122. 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. 

123. Solowski WT, Sloan SW (2012) Equivalent stress approach in modelling unsaturated soils. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods is Geomechanics. 36:1667–1681 http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1016/j.compgeo.2012.03.007

124. Kardani M, Nazem M, Abbo AJ, Sheng D, Sloan SW (2012) Refined h-adaptive finite element procedure for large deformation geotechnical problems. Computational Mechanics, 49, 21-33. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1007/s00466-011-0624-3

125. Zhou AN, Sheng D, Sloan SW and Gens A (2012) Interpretation of unsaturated soil behaviour in the stress – saturation space, I: Volume change and water retention behaviour. Computers and Geotechnics, 43, 178-187.  

126. Zhou AN, Sheng D, Sloan SW and Gens A (2012) Interpretation of unsaturated soil behaviour in the stress – saturation space, II: Constitutive relationships and validations. Computers and Geotechnics, 43, 111-123. 

127. K Krabbenhoft, MR Karim, AV Lyamin, SW Sloan (2012), Associated computational plasticity schemes for nonassociated frictional materials. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 90, 1089-1117. http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1002/nme.3358

128. Solowski WT, Hofmann M, Hofstetter G, Sheng D, Sloan SW (2012) A comparative study of stress integration methods for the Barcelona Basic Model. Computers & Geotechnics, 44, 22-33. 

129. Giacomini A, Thoeni K, Lambert C, Booth S, Sloan SW (2012). Experimental study on rockfall drapery systems for open pit highwalls. International of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 56, 171-181. 

130. Lambert C , Thoeni K , Giacomini A , Casagrande D , Sloan SW (2012). Rockfall hazard analysis from discrete fracture network modelling with finite persistence discontinuities. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 45(5), 871-884. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00603-012-0250-1

131. Wang SY, Sloan SW, Tang CA , Zhu WC (2012). Numerical simulation of the failure mechanism of circular tunnels in transversely isotropic rock masses. Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology. 32, 231-244. 

132. Liu, XF, Collin F, Buzzi O, Sloan, SW (2012). Numerical modelling of ground temperature evolution as a result of underground coal fire. http://hdl.handle.net/2268/140786 Australian Geomechanics Journal, 47 (4), 27-32.

133. Georgiadis K, Sloan SW, Lyamin AV (2013). Ultimate lateral pressure of two side-by-side piles. Géotechnique, 63(9), 733–745. http://dx.doi.org/

134. Buzzi O, Spadari M, Giacomini A, Fityus S, Sloan SW (2013). Experimental testing of rockfall barriers designed for the low range of impact energy. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 46(4), 701-712. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00603-012-0295-1

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

136. Thoeni K, Lambert C, Giacomini A, Sloan SW (2013). Discrete modelling of hexagonal wire meshes with a stochastically distorted contact model. Computers and Geotechnics, 49, 158-169. 

137. 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. 

138. Kouretzis GP, Sloan SW, Carter JP (2013). Effect of interface friction on tunnel liner internal forces due to seismic S- and P-wave propagation. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 46, 41–51. 

139. Wang SY, Sloan SW, Fityus SG, Griffiths DV, Tang CA (2013). Numerical modeling of pore pressure influence on fracture evolution in brittle heterogeneous rocks. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00603-012-0330-2 (In press)

140. Sloan SW (2013). Geotechnical stability analysis. Géotechnique, 63(7), 531–572. 51st Rankine Lecture. http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/geot.12.RL.001

141. 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.  

142. Spadari M, Kardani M, De Carteret R, Giacomini A, Buzzi O, Fityus S, Sloan SW (2013). Statistical evaluation of rockfall energy ranges for different geological settings of New South Wales, Australia. Engineering Geology, 158, 57-65. 

143. 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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00603-012-0343-x

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

145. Huang JS, Lyamin AV, Griffiths DV, Krabbenhoft K, Sloan SW (2013). Quantitative risk assessment of landslide by limit analysis and random fields. Computers and Geotechnics, 53, 60-67. 

146. Kouretzis GP, Sheng DC, Sloan SW (2013). Sand-pipeline-trench lateral interaction effects for shallow buried pipelines. Computers and Geotechnics. 54, 53-59.  

147. Sleap SB, Turner BD, Krabbenhoft K, Sloan SW (2013). Effects of pCO2 on the removal of fluoride from wastewater by calcite. Journal of Environmental Engineering ASCE, 139(8), 1053-1061. http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0000710

148. Georgiadis K, Sloan SW, Lyamin AV (2013). Undrained limiting lateral soil pressure on a row of piles. Computers and Geotechnics, 54, 175-184. 

149. Georgiadis K, Sloan SW, Lyamin AV (2013). Effect of loading direction on the ultimate lateral soil pressure of two piles in clay. Geotechnique, 63(13), 1170-1175. http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/geot.13.T.003

150. Kouretzis GP, Andrianopoulos KI, Sloan SW, Carter JP (2014). Analysis of circular tunnels due to seismic P-wave propagation, with emphasis on unreinforced concrete liners. Computers and Geotechnics, 55, 187-194.

151. Sabetamal H, Nazem M, Carter JP, Sloan SW (2014). Large deformation dynamic analysis of saturated porous media with applications to penetration problems. Computers and Geotechnics, 55, 117-131. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compgeo.2013.08.005

152. Huang W, Sloan SW, Sheng D (2014). Analysis of plane Couette shear test of granular media in a Cosserat continuum approach. Mechanics of Materials, 69, 106-115.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mechmat.2013.09.008.