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Theses

1.     Gue, S.S. (1984) D.Phil. “Ground Heave Around Driven Piles in Clay”

2.     Evans, K.M. (1987) D.Phil. “A Model Study of the End Bearing Capacity of Piles in Layered Calcareous Soils”

3.     de Santa Maria, P.E.L. (1988) D.Phil. “Behaviour of Footings for Offshore Structures under Combined Loads”

4.     Bell, R.W. (1991) M.Sc. “The Analysis of Offshore Foundations Subjected to Combined Loading”

5.     Martin, C.M. (1994) D.Phil. “Physical and Numerical Modelling of Offshore Foundations Under Combined Loads”

6.     Chaudhry, A.R. (1994) D.Phil. “Static Pile-Soil-Pile Interaction in Offshore Pile Groups”

7.     Thompson, R.S.G. (1996) D.Phil. “Development of Non-Linear Numerical Models Appropriate for the Analysis of Jack-up Units”

8.     Ngo Tran, C.L. (1996) D.Phil. “The Analysis of Offshore Foundations Subjected to Combined Loading”

9.     Mangal, J.K. (1999) D.Phil. “Partially Drained Loading of Shallow Foundations on Sand”

10.  Cassidy, M.J. (1999) D.Phil. “The Non-Linear Dynamic Analyses of Jackup Platforms under Random Ocean Waves” (pdf format available)

11.  Byrne, B.W. (2000) D.Phil. “Investigations of Suction Caissons in Dense Sand” (pdf format available)

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Journal Papers

1.     Randolph, M.F. and Houlsby, G.T. (1984) “The Limiting Pressure on a Circular Pile Loaded Laterally in Cohesive Soil”, Géotechnique, Vol. 34, No. 4, December, pp 613-623, ISSN 0016-8505 Paper as pdf (4065k)

a)     reply to discussion by W.H. Ward: Géotechnique, Vol. 36, No. 3, September 1986, p 457

2.     Randolph, M.F., Leong, E.C. and Houlsby G.T. (1991) “One Dimensional Analysis of Soil Plugs in Pipe Piles”, Géotechnique, Vol. 41, No. 4, December, pp 587-598, ISSN 0016-8505 Paper as pdf (4467k)

3.     Butterfield, R., Houlsby, G.T. and Gottardi, G. (1997) “Standardised Sign Conventions and Notation for Generally Loaded Foundations”, Géotechnique, Vol. 47, No. 4, December, pp 1051-1052, ISSN 0016-8505 Paper as pdf (487k)

a)     corrigendum: Vol. 48, No. 1, p 157

4.     Williams, M.S., Thompson, R.S.G. and Houlsby, G.T. (1998) “Non-Linear Dynamic Analysis of Offshore Jack-up Units”, Computers and Structures, Vol. 69, pp 171-180, ISSN 0045-7949 Paper as pdf (3165k)

5.     Williams, M.S., Thompson, R.S.G. and Houlsby, G.T. (1999) “A Parametric Study of the Non-Linear Dynamic Behaviour of an Offshore Jack-up Unit”, Engineering Structures, Vol. 21, pp 383-394. Paper as pdf (3165k)

6.     Houlsby, G.T. and Puzrin, A.M. (1999) “Closed Form Solutions for the Bearing Capacity of a Strip Footing on Clay under Combined Loadings”, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series A, Vol. 455 No. 1983, March, pp 893-916, ISSN 1364-5021. Paper as pdf (263k)

7.     Gottardi, G., Houlsby, G.T. and Butterfield, R. (1999) “The Plastic Response of Circular Footings on Sand under General Planar Loading”, Géotechnique, Vol. 49, No. 4, pp 453-470, ISSN 0016-8505. Paper as pdf (2406k)

8.     Houlsby, G.T. and Byrne, B.W. (2000) “Suction caisson foundations for offshore wind turbines and anemometer masts.” Journal of Wind Engineering, Vol. 24, No 4, pp 249-255. Paper as pdf (87k)

9.     Martin, C.M. and Houlsby, G.T. (2000) “Combined Loading of Spudcan Foundations on Clay: Laboratory Tests”, Géotechnique, Vol. 50, No. 4, pp 325-338. Paper as pdf (1644k)

10.  Houlsby, G.T. and Byrne, B.W. (2001) Discussion on 'Sieffert, J.-G. and Bay-Gress, Ch. (2001). “Comparison of European bearing capacity calculation methods for shallow foundations.” Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 143, pp65-74.' Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 149, pp 63-64. Paper as pdf (203k)

11.  Byrne, B.W. and Houlsby, G.T. (2001) “Observations of Footing Behaviour on Loose Carbonate Sands”, Géotechnique, Vol. 51, No. 5, pp 463-466. Paper as pdf (436k)

12.  Cassidy, M.J., Eatock Taylor, R., Houlsby, G.T. (2001) “Analysis of jack-up units using a constrained NewWave methodology”, Applied Ocean Research, Vol 23, pp 221-234. Paper as pdf (607k)

13.  Martin, C.M. and Houlsby, G.T. (2001) “Combined Loading of Spudcan Foundations on Clay: Numerical Modelling”, Géotechnique, Vol. 51, No. 8, October, pp 687-700 Paper as pdf (1257k)

14.  Houlsby, G.T. and Cassidy, M.J. (2002) “A plasticity model for the behaviour of footings on sand under combined loading”, Geotéchnique, Vol. 52, No. 2, pp 117-129. Paper as pdf (1290k)

15.  Cassidy, M.J., Taylor, P.H., Eatock Taylor, R. and Houlsby, G.T. (2002) “Evaluation of Long-Term Extreme Response Statistics of Jack-up Platforms”, Ocean Engineering, Vol. 29, October, pp 1603-1631. Paper as pdf (665k)

16.  Byrne, B.W. and Houlsby, G.T. (2002) “Experimental investigations of the response of suction caissons to transient vertical loading.” Proc. ASCE, Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 128, No. 11, Nov., pp 926-939. Paper as pdf (676k)

17.  Cassidy, M.J. and Houlsby, G.T. (2002) “Vertical Bearing Capacity Factors for Conical Footings on Sand.” Géotechnique, Vol 52, No. 9, November, pp 687-692. Paper as pdf (424k)

18.  Cassidy, M.J., Byrne, B.W. and Houlsby G.T. (2002) “Modelling the behaviour of a circular footing under combined loading on loose carbonate sand.” Géotechnique, Vol. 52, No. 10, pp 705-712 Paper as pdf (461k)

19.  Byrne, B.W., Houlsby, G.T., Martin, C.M. and Fish, P.M. (2002) “Suction caisson foundations for offshore wind turbines.” Journal of Wind Engineering, Vol. 26, No. 3, pp 145-155 Paper as pdf (4411k)

20.  Houlsby, G.T and Martin, C.M. (2003) “Undrained Bearing Capacity Factors for Conical Footings on Clay.” Géotechnique, Vol. 53, No. 5, June, pp 513-520 Paper as pdf (184k)

21.  Cassidy, M.J., Houlsby, G.T. and Eatock Taylor, R. (2003) “Probabilistic Models Applicable for the Short Term Extreme Response Analysis of Jack-up Platforms”, Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Trans. ASME, Vol. 125, No. 4, November, pp 249-263. Paper as pdf (669k)

22.  Byrne, B.W. and Houlsby, G.T. (2003) “Foundations for offshore wind turbines.” Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. A 361, Dec., pp 2909-2930. Paper as pdf (1565k)

23.  Byrne, B.W. and Houlsby, G.T. (2004) “Experimental investigations of the response of suction caissons to transient combined loading.” Proc. ASCE, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering 130, No 3, Mar., pp 240-253. Paper as pdf (1135k).

24.  Cassidy, M.J., Byrne, B.W. and Randolph, M.F. (2004) “A comparison of the combined load behaviour of spudcan and caisson foundations on soft normally consolidated clay.” Géotechnique 54, No 2, pp 91-106. Paper as pdf (524k).

25.  Houlsby, G.T. and Byrne, B.W. (2004)Calculation procedures for installation of suction caissons in sand.” Submitted to Geotechnical Engineering for review.

26.  Houlsby, G.T. and Byrne, B.W. (2004) “Calculation procedures for installation of suction caissons in clay and other soils.” Submitted to Geotechnical Engineering for review.

27.  Houlsby, G.T., Kelly, R.B., Huxtable, J. and Byrne, B.W. (2004) “Field trials of suction caissons in clay for offshore wind turbine foundations.” Submitted to Geotechnique for review.

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Conference Papers

1.     Houlsby, G.T. and Wroth, C.P. (1983) “Calculation of Stresses on Shallow Penetrometers and Footings”, Proceedings of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (IUTAM)/International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) Symposium on Seabed Mechanics, Newcastle upon Tyne, September, ISBN 0-86010-504-0, pp 107-112 Paper as pdf (2658k)

2.     Houlsby, G.T., Evans, K.M. and Sweeney, M. (1988) “End Bearing Capacity of Model Piles in Layered Calcareous Soils”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Calcareous Sediments, Perth, March, Vol. 1, ISBN 90-6191-753-0, pp 209-214 Paper as pdf (2043k)

3.     de Santa Maria, P.E.L. and Houlsby, G.T. (1988) “Model Tests for Offshore Foundations under Combined Loads”, Proceedings of the Symposium on New Concepts in Laboratory and In Situ Tests in Geotechnical Engineering, Rio de Janeiro, May, Vol. 2, pp 425-438 Paper as pdf (3622k)

4.     Trickey, J.C., Osborne, J.J., Houlsby, G.T. and James, R.G. (1991) “Findings from a Joint Industry Study on Foundation Fixity of Jack-up Units”, Offshore Technology Conference, 6-9 May, Houston, Paper 6615, pp 517-533 Paper as pdf (5650k)

5.     Bell, R.W, Houlsby, G.T. and Burd, H.J (1991) “Finite Element Analysis of Axisymmetric Footings Subjected to Combined Loads”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics, Cairns, Australia, May 6-10, Vol. 3, pp 1765-1770 Paper as pdf (2290k)

6.     Houlsby, G.T. (1992) Discussions on “Magnus Foundation Monitoring Project”, Proceedings of the Conference on Recent Large-Scale Fully Instrumented Pile Tests in Clay, London, 23-24 June, Thomas Telford, ISBN 0-7277-1918-1, pp 117 and 119

7.     Houlsby, G.T. and Martin, C.M. (1992) “Modelling of the Behaviour of Foundations of Jack-up Units on Clay”, Proceedings of the Wroth Memorial Symposium, Predictive Soil Mechanics, Oxford, July 27-29, ISBN 0-7277-1916-5, pp 339-358 Paper as pdf (5090k)

8.     Houlsby, G.T., Nutt, N.R.F. and Sweeney, M. (1994) “End Bearing Capacity of Piles in Carbonate Soils”, Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, New Delhi, January, Vol. 2, pp 635-638 Paper as pdf (1889k)

9.     Haworth, R., Houlsby, G.T. and Blair Fish, P.M. (1998) “Endurance and Stability of Steel Structures on the Seabed”, Proc. SUT Conference on Offshore Site Investigation and Foundation Behaviour, 'New Frontiers', London, 22-24 September, ISBN 0 906940 338, pp 515-540 Paper as pdf (7206k)

10.  Mangal, J.K and Houlsby, G.T. (1999) “Partially-Drained Loading of Shallow Foundations on Sand”, Offshore Technology Conference, 3-6 May, Houston, Paper 10991 Paper as pdf (161kB)

11.  Byrne, B.W. and Houlsby, G.T. (1999) “Drained Behaviour of Suction Caisson Foundations on Very Dense Sand”, Offshore Technology Conference, 3-6 May, Houston, Paper 10994 Paper as pdf (934kB)

12.  Cassidy, M.J. and Houlsby, G.T. (1999) “On the Modelling of Foundations for Jack-up Units on Sand”, Offshore Technology Conference, 3-6 May, Houston, Paper 10995 Paper as pdf (376kB)

13.  Martin, C.M. and Houlsby, G.T. (1999) “Jackup Units on Clay: Structural Analysis with Realistic Modelling of Spudcan Behaviour”, Offshore Technology Conference, 3-6 May, Houston, Paper 10996 Paper as pdf (156kB)

14.  Bransby, M.F. and Martin, C.M. (1999)  “Elasto-plastic Modelling of Bucket Foundations” Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Numerical Models in Geomechanics (NUMOG VII), Graz, 1-3 September, pp 425-430.  Rotterdam: Balkema. Paper as pdf (183 kB)

15.  Byrne, B.W. and Houlsby, G.T. (2000) “Experimental Investigations of the Cyclic Response of Suction Caissons in Sand”, Offshore Technology Conference, 1-4 May, Houston, Paper 12194 Paper as pdf (606kB)

16.  Cassidy, M.J., Houlsby, G.T., Eatock Taylor, R. (2001) “Application of probabilistic models to the response analysis of jack-ups.” Proc. 11th Int. Offshore and Polar Engng Conf. , Stavanger, Norway, 2001-JSC-153. Paper as pdf (762kB)

17.  Vlahos, G., Martin, C.M., Cassidy, M.J. (2001) “Experimental investigation of a model jack-up unit on clay.” Proc. 11th Int. Offshore and Polar Engng Conf., Stavanger, Norway, 2001-JSC-152. Paper as pdf (888k)

18.  Martin, C.M. (2001) “Impact of centrifuge modelling on offshore foundation design.” Proc of the Conf on Constitutive and Centrifuge Modelling: Two Extremes, Monte Verita, Switzerland, 8-13 July, Balkema.

19.  Byrne, B.W., Houlsby, G.T. and Martin, C.M. (2002) “Cyclic Loading of Shallow Foundations on Sand” Proc. Int. Conf. on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics (ICPMG), St John’s, Newfoundland, Canada. Paper as pdf (166 kB)

20.  Byrne, B.W. and Cassidy, M.J. (2002)Investigating the Response of Offshore Foundations in Soft Clay Soils” Proc. 21st Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering OMAE’02, Oslo, Paper OMAE2002-28057. Paper as pdf (471k)

21.  Byrne, B.W. and Houlsby, G.T. (2002) “Investigating Novel Foundations for Offshore Wind Turbines” Proc. 21st Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering OMAE’02, Oslo, Paper OMAE2002-28423. Paper as pdf (274 kB)

22.  Cassidy, M.J., Houlsby, G.T., Hoyle, M. and Marcom, M. (2002) “Determining Appropriate Stiffness Levels for Spudcan Foundations Using Jack-up Case Records”, Proc. 21st Int. Conf on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering OMAE’02, Oslo, OMAE2002-28085, Paper as pdf (478 kB)

23.  Houlsby, G.T. (2003) “Modelling of Shallow Foundations for Offshore Structures”, Proc. International Conference on Foundations, Dundee, 2-5 September, Paper as pdf (243 kB)

24.  Kelly, R.B., Byrne, B.W., Houlsby, G.T. and Martin, C.M. (2003) “Pressure Chamber Testing of Model Caisson Foundations in Sand”, Proc. International Conference on Foundations, Dundee, 2-5 September, Paper as pdf (97 kB)

25.  Byrne, B.W., Villalobos, F. Houlsby, G.T. and Martin, C.M. (2003) “Laboratory Testing of Shallow Skirted Foundations in Sand”, Proc. International Conference on Foundations, Dundee, 2-5 September, Paper as pdf (162 kB)

26.  Martin, C.M. (2003) “New Software for Rigorous Bearing Capacity Calculations”, Proc. International Conference on Foundations, Dundee, 2-5 September, Paper as pdf (363 kB)

27.  Cassidy, M.J., Martin, C.M. and Houlsby, G.T. (2003) "Development and application of force resultant models describing Jack-up Foundation behaviour", Proc. 9th Int. Conf. on Jack-Up Platform Design, Construction and Operation, September 23-24, City University, London, in press Paper as pdf (861kB)

28.  Kelly, R.B., Byrne, B.W., Houlsby, G.T. and Martin, C.M. (2004) “Model tests in saturated sand to investigate the behaviour of multi-footing caisson foundations for offshore wind turbines.” Accepted for publication at ISOPE 2004, Toulon, France.

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Departmental Reports

1.     Houlsby, G.T. and Wroth, C.P. (1983) “Calculation of Stresses on Shallow Penetrometers and Footings”, OUEL Report No. 1503/83, (Soil Mechanics Report No. SM041/83), Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford

2.     Randolph, M.F. and Houlsby, G.T (1984) “The Limiting Pressure on a Circular Pile Loaded Laterally in Cohesive Soil”, CUED/D-Soils TR147, Cambridge University Engineering Department

3.     Randolph, M.F, Leong, E.C. and Houlsby, G.T. (1990) “One Dimensional Analysis of Soil Plugs in Pipe Piles”, Research Report No. G1005, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Western Australia

4.     Martin, C.M. and Houlsby, G.T. (1994) “Combined Loading Tests of Scale Model Spudcan Footings on Soft Clay: Experimental Data”, OUEL Report No. 2029/94, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford

5.     Gottardi, G. and Houlsby, G.T. (1995) “Model Tests of Circular Footings on Sand Subjected to Combined Loads”, OUEL Report No. 2071/95, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford

6.     Butterfield, R., Houlsby, G.T. and Gottardi, G. (1996) “Standardised Sign Conventions and Notation for Generally Loaded Foundations”, OUEL Report No. 2104/96, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford

7.     Williams, M.S., Thompson, R.S.G. and Houlsby, G.T. (1997) “Non-Linear Dynamic Analysis of Offshore Jack-up Units”, OUEL Report No. 2127/97, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford

8.     Williams, M.S., Thompson, R.S.G. and Houlsby, G.T. (1997) “A Parametric Study of the Non-Linear Dynamic Behaviour of an Offshore Jack-up Unit”, OUEL Report No. 2128/97, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford

9.     Gottardi, G., Houlsby, G.T. and Butterfield, R. (1997) “The Plastic Response of Circular Footings on Sand under General Planar Loading”, OUEL Report No. 2143/97, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford

10.  Houlsby, G.T. and Puzrin, A.M. (1997) “The Bearing Capacity of a Strip Footing on Clay under Combined Loading”, OUEL Report No. 2144/97, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford

11.  Martin, C.M. and Houlsby, G.T. (1998) “Combined Loading of Spudcan Foundations on Clay: Laboratory Tests”, Research Report No. G1386, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Western Australia”, OUEL Report No. 2190/98, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford

12.  B.W. Byrne and G.T. Houlsby (1998) “Model Testing of Circular Flat Footings on Uncemented Loose Carbonate Sand” (1.3MB pdf) , OUEL Report No. 2192/98, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford. Report as pdf (1300k)

13.  Houlsby, G.T., Byrne, B.W., Cassidy, M.J., Mangal, J.K and Martin, C.M. (1999) “Research on Offshore Foundations: Papers at the Offshore Technology Conference 1999”, OUEL Report No. 2197/98, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford.

14.  M.J. Cassidy, R. Eatock Taylor and G.T. Houlsby (2000) “Analysis of Jack-Up Units Using a Constrained NewWave Methodology”, OUEL Report No. 2224/00, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford.

15.  Cassidy, M.J. and Byrne, B.W. (2001). “Drum centrifuge model tests comparing the performance of spudcans and caissons in kaolin clay.” OUEL Report No 2248/01. Department of Engineering Science, The University of Oxford. Report as pdf (4277k)

16.  Houlsby, G.T. and Byrne, B.W. (2004). “Calculation procedures for installation of suction caissons.” Report No OUEL 2268/04. Department of Engineering Science, The University of Oxford.

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