Vinayagamoothy Sivakumar

Dr

  • Room 02.033 - David Keir Building

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Green Energy (offshore foundations Compacted soils Resilient of geo-structures ground improvement

19952020

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Research Output

2020

Four‐dimensional electrical resistivity tomography for continuous, near‐real‐time monitoring of a landslide affecting transport infrastructure in British Columbia, Canada

Holmes, J., Chambers, J., Meldrum, P., Wilkinson, P., Boyd, J., Williamson, P., Huntley, D., Sattler, K., Elwood, D., Sivakumar, V., Reeves, H. & Donohue, S., 13 Mar 2020, In : Near Surface Geophysics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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The initial, primary and secondary consolidation response of soft clay reinforced with a granular column under isolated loading

Sivakumar, V., Donohue, S., McKinley, J., Serridge, C. & Tripathy, S., 27 Feb 2020, In : Géotechnique. 13 p., 17-P-178R1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Assessment of Skempton's pore water pressure parameters B and A using a high-capacity tensiometer

Sanlon, P., Sivakumar, V., Solan, B., Tripathy, S., MacKinnon, P., Donohue, S. & Ramaiah, B. J., 14 Oct 2019, In : Geotechnique. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Measurements of permeability of saturated and unsaturated soils

Pandey, P., Sivakumar, V., Solan, B., Tripathy, S. & Nanda, S., 24 Sep 2019, In : Geotechnique. 10 p., 19-P-58.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sample disturbances due to removal of confining pressure in laminated clay

Sivakumar, V., 04 Oct 2019, In : Proceedings of the ICE - Geotechnical Engineering. 10 p., GE-D-18-00237R1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Behaviour of normally consolidated clay containing isolated solid inclusions

Sivakumar, V., Donohue, S., Rødvand, L., Nanda, S. & Tripathy, S., Aug 2018, In : Proceedings of the ICE - Geotechnical Engineering. 171, 4, p. 345-356

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2 Citations (Scopus)
168 Downloads (Pure)

Granular Columns for Geotechnical Applications

Sivakumar, V., 01 Mar 2018, In : Geotechnical Engineering Journal of the SEAGS & AGSSEA . 49, 1, 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The effect of shape on the pullout capacity of shallow plate anchors in sand

Giampa, J. R., Bradshaw, A. S., Gerkus, H., Gilbert, R. B., Kelly, G. & Sivakumar, V., 14 Jun 2018, In : Geotechnique. 68, 1, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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30 Citations (Scopus)
289 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Creep improvement factors for vibro-replacement design

Sexton, B. G., Sivakumar, V. & McCabe, B. A., 01 Feb 2017, In : Proceedings of the ICE - Ground Improvement. 170, 1, p. 35-56 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2 Citations (Scopus)
321 Downloads (Pure)

Effects of strain rates on the undrained shear strength of kaolin

Nanda, S., Sivakumar, V., Hoyer, P., Bradshaw, A., Gavin, K. G., Gerkus, S., Javilvand, S., Gilbert, R. B., Doherty, P. & Fanning, J., 01 Nov 2017, In : ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal. 40, 6, 10 p., GTJ20160101.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of full scale shear performance of tension anchor foundations: Load displacement curves and failure criteria

Bergamo, P., Donohue, S., Callan, D., Holland, A., McCarey, J., Brown, W., McSherry, M., Ward, C., Amato, G. & Sivakumar, V., 2017, In : Ocean Engineering. 131, p. 80-94 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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1 Citation (Scopus)
248 Downloads (Pure)

Monopiles subjected to uni- and multi-lateral cyclic loading

Nanda, S., Arthur, I., Sivakumar, V., Donohue, S., Bradshaw, A., Keltai, R., Gavin, K., MacKinnon, P., Rankin, B. & Glynn, D., Jun 2017, In : Proceedings of the ICE - Geotechnical Engineering. 170, 3, p. 246-258 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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7 Citations (Scopus)
237 Downloads (Pure)

Small strain behavior and crushability of Ballyconnelly carbonate sand under monotonic and cyclic loading

Nanda, S., Sivakumar, V., Donohue, S. & Graham, S., 08 Nov 2017, In : Canadian Geotechnical Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2 Citations (Scopus)
276 Downloads (Pure)
2016
4 Citations (Scopus)
48 Downloads (Pure)

Geophysical methods for assessing the geotechnical properties of sensitive clays

Gribben, S., Bazin, S., Berre, T., L’Heureux, J-S., Sivakumar, V. & Donohue, S., 01 Oct 2016, Proceedings of GeoVancouver 2016. GeoVancouver

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Scaling Considerations for 1-g Model Horizontal Plate Anchor Tests in Sand

Bradshaw, A. S., Giampa, J. R., Gerkus, H., Jalilvand, S., Fanning, J., Nanda, S., Gilbert, R., Gavin, K. & Sivakumar, V., 01 Nov 2016, In : ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal. 39, 6, 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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284 Downloads (Pure)

Strength reduction of till under dynamic pore pressure condition

Harley, R., Sivakumar, V., Hughes, D. & Donohue, S., Mar 2016, In : Geotechnique Letters. 6, 1, p. 83-88 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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50 Citations (Scopus)
309 Downloads (Pure)
2015

Impact of Testing Procedure on Permeability of Compacted Soils

Sivakumar, V., 2015, (Accepted) In : Proceedings of the ICE - Geotechnical Engineering. 170, p. 256-269 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Influence of testing on permeability of compacted fine soils

Rankin, G., Sivakumar, V., Anderson, C., Solan, B. & MacKinnon, P., 01 Oct 2015, In : Proceedings of the ICE - Geotechnical Engineering. 168, GE5, p. 442-438 17 p., 1400147.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Measurement of permeability using a bench-top centrifuge

Anderson, C., Sivakumar, V. & Black, J. A., Jan 2015, In : Geotechnique. 65, 1, p. 12-22 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Measuring the plastic limit of fine soils: an experimental study

Sivakumar, V., O'Kelly, B. C., Henderson, L., Moorhead, C. & Chow, S. H., Feb 2015, In : Proceedings of the ICE - Geotechnical Engineering. 168, 1, p. 53-64 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Wetting of compacted clays under laterally restrained conditions: Initial state, overburden pressure and mineralogy

Sivakumar, V., Zaini, J., Gallipoli, D. & Solan, B., 01 Feb 2015, In : Geotechnique. p. 111 125 p., 15.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Effectiveness of granular columns in containing settlement

Sivakumar, V., O'Kelly, B. C., Moorhead, C., Madhav, M. R. & MacKinnon, P. A., Aug 2014, In : Proceedings of the ICE - Geotechnical Engineering. 167, GE4, p. 371-379 9 p., 1200133.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Granular columns for stabilizing slopes

Sivakumar, V., Lively, J., Solan, B. & Black, J., 29 Oct 2014, In : Geotechnique Letters. 4, 4, p. 295-300

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Landfill cap models under simulated climate change precipitation: Impacts of cracks and root growth

Sinnathamby, G., Phillips, D., Sivakumar, V. & Paksy, A., Mar 2014, In : Geotechnique. 64, 2, p. 95-107 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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18 Citations (Scopus)
410 Downloads (Pure)

Progressive deformation of glacial till due to viscoplastic straining and pore pressure variation

Harley, R., Sivakumar, V., Hughes, D., Karim, M. R. & Barbour, S. L., Sep 2014. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Water Content Determinations for Peat and Other Organic Soils Using the Oven-Drying Method

O'Kelly, B. C. & Sivakumar, V., 2014, In : Drying Technology. 32, 6, p. 631-643 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Effects of confining pressure and water content on performance of unsaturated compacted clay under repeated loading

Sivakumar, V., Kodikara, J., O'Hagan, R., Hughes, D., Cairns, P. & McKinley, J. D., Feb 2013, In : Géotechnique. 63, 8, p. 628–640 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)

Granular anchors under vertical loading - axial pull

Sivakumar, V., O'Kelly, B. C., Madhav, M. R., Moorhead, C. & Rankin, B., 2013, In : Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 50, 2, p. 123-132 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)
56 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Structural health monitoring of novel concrete arch system

Lydon, M., Taylor, S., Sivakumar, V. & Robinson, D., Sep 2012, p. 273. 279 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Editorial Compacted fill

Sivakumar, V., Apr 2011, In : Proceedings of the ICE - Geotechnical Engineering. 164, p. 95-98 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effect of wetting on pore structure of compacted fine-grained soils

Sinnathamby, G., Phillips, D., Sivakumar, V. & Paksy, A., Oct 2011.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Experimental observations of the stress regime in unsaturated compacted clay when laterally confined

Boyd, J. L. & Sivakumar, V., 01 Apr 2011, In : Géotechnique. 61, 4, p. 345-363 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

The pressure distribution along stone columns in soft clay under consolidation and foundation loading

Sivakumar, V., Jeludine, D. K. N. M., Bell, A., Glynn, D. T. & MacKinnon, P., Feb 2011, In : Géotechnique. 61, 7, p. 613-620 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Citations (Scopus)

The settlement performance of stone column foundations

Black, J. A., Sivakumar, V. & Bell, A., Feb 2011, In : Géotechnique. 61, 11, p. 909-922 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Effectiveness of filters in reducing consolidation time in routine laboratory testing

Sivakumar, V., MacKinnon, P., Haji Zaini, J. & Cairns, P., 12 Jul 2010, In : Géotechnique. 60, 12, p. 949-956 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of Granular Columns in Compacted Fills

Sivakumar, V., 2010, In : Proceedings of the ICE - Geotechnical Engineering. 163, 4, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanical behaviour of unsaturated kaolin (with isotropic and anisotropic stress history). Part 1: wetting and compression behaviour

Sivakumar, V., Sivakumar, R., MacKinnon, P., Murray, E. J. & Boyd, J., 01 Aug 2010, In : Géotechnique. 60, 8, p. 581-594 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanical behaviour of unsaturated kaolin (with isotropic and anisotropic stress history). Part 2: performance under shear loading

Sivakumar, V., Sivakumar, R., Boyd, J. & MacKinnon, P., 01 Aug 2010, In : Géotechnique. 60, 8, p. 595-609 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Unsaturated soils (fundamental approach to interpretation of soil behaviour)

Sivakumar, V. & Murray, T., Aug 2010, 1 ed. UK: Wiley-Blackwell. 284 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2009

An assessment of the earth pressure coefficient in overconsolidated clays

Sivakumar, V., Navaneethan, T., Hughes, D. & Gallagher, G., 01 Dec 2009, In : Géotechnique. 59, 10, p. 825-838 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

A new method of measuring plastic limit of fine materials

Sivakumar, V., Glynn, D., Cains, P. & Black, J., 01 Dec 2009, In : Géotechnique. 59, 10, p. 813-823 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Citations (Scopus)

Coefficient of consolidation by plotting velocity against displacement

McKinley, J. D. & Sivakumar, V., 01 Aug 2009, In : Géotechnique. 59, 6, p. 553-557 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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