# Civil Engineering full Theses list

## Alphabetical Order of Theses in Civil Engineering

Abadie, C.N. | 2015 | D.Phil. | "Cyclic Lateral Loading of Monopile Foundations in Cohesionless Soils" |

Adcock, T.A.A. | 2009 | D.Phil. | "Aspects of Wave Dynamics and Statistics on the Open Ocean" |

Akponasa, G.A. | 1992 | D.Phil. | "Solution of the Contravariant Shallow Water Equations Using Boundary-Fitted Coordinate Systems" |

Albuerne, A. | 2016 | D.Phil. | "Seismic Collapse of Vaulted Structures: Unreinforced Quasi-Brittle Materials and the Case Study of the Brasilica of Maxentius in Rome" |

Augarde, C.E. | 1997 | D.Phil. | "Numerical Modelling of Tunnelling Processes for Assessment of Damage to Buildings" |

Auton, L. | 2018 | D.Phil. | "Large fluid-driven deformations of porous annuli: solutions via Chebyshev spectral collocation" |

Bakis, K.N. | 2016 | D.Phil. | "Active and Passive Aeroelastic Control of Long-Span Suspension Bridges" |

Balaam, T. | 2020 | D.Phil. | "Development and calibration of cyclic loading models for monopile foundations in clays" |

Barratt, D. | 2021 | D.Phil. | "Local and global features of resonant third-order interactions amongst surface gravity waves" |

Bartholomeeusen, G | 2003 | D.Phil. | "Compound Shock Waves and Creep Behaviour in Sediment Beds" |

Basagiannis, C.A. | 2018 | D.Phil. | "Seismic Design and Evaluation of Moment Resisting Frames using Elastomeric Dampers" |

Been, K. | 1980 | D.Phil. | "Stress-Strain Behaviour of a Cohesive Soil Deposited Under Water" |

Bell, R.W. | 1991 | M.Sc. | "The Analysis of Offshore Foundations Subjected to Combined Loading" |

Belloni, C. | 2013 | D.Phil. | Hydrodynamics of Ducted and Open-Centre Tidal Turbines |

Bin Osman, M.H. | 2022 | D.Phil. | "Unsteady loading on floating horizontal axis tidal turbine" |

Bloodworth, A.G. | 2002 | D.Phil. | "Three-Dimensional Analysis of Tunnelling Effects on Structures to Develop Design Methods" |

Bonnet, P.A. | 2006 | D.Phil. | "The Development of Multi-Axis Real-Time Substructure Testing" |

Boon, C.W. | 2013 | D.Phil. | "Distinct Element Modelling of Jointed Rock Masses: Algorithms and their Verification" |

Bowden, R.K. | 1988 | D.Phil. | "Compression Behaviour and Shear Strength Characteristics of a Natural Silty Clay Sedimented in the Laboratory" |

Brocklehurst, C.J. | 1993 | D.Phil. | "Finite Element Studies of Reinforced and Unreinforced Two-Layer Soil Systems" |

Beuckelaers, W.J.A.P. | 2017 | D.Phil. | "Numerical Modelling of Laterally Loaded Piles for Offshore Wind Turbines" |

Burd, H.J. | 1986 | D.Phil. | "A Large Displacement Finite Element Analysis of a Reinforced Unpaved Road" |

Byrne, B.W. | 2000 | D.Phil. | "Investigations of suction caissons in dense sand" |

Calvert. R. | 2020 | D.Phil. | "Transport of plastic pollution by ocean waves" |

Cao, B. | 2020 | D.Phil. | "Hydrodynamic design of multi-rotor tidal array" |

Cao, Y. | 2017 | M.Sc. | "Rigid Origami of Thick Panels and Deployable Membranes" |

Cassidy, M.J. | 1999 | D.Phil. | "Non-Linear Analysis of Jack-up Structures Subjected to Random Waves" |

Chaudhry, A.R. | 1994 | D.Phil. | "Static Pile-Soil-Pile Interaction in Offshore Pile Groups" |

Chen, L. | 2019 | D.Phil. | "Design and operation of tidal arrays in channels" |

Chen, Y. | 2003 | D.Phil. | "Design of Structural Mechanisms" |

Chern. M.-J. | 1999 | D.Phil. | "3-D pseudospectral model of free surface and viscous flows" |

Chow, L. | 1994 | M.Sc. | "The Prediction of Surface Settlements Due to Tunnelling in Soft Ground" |

Claff, D. | 2015 | D.Phil. | "Pedestrian-induced lateral excitation of footbridges" |

Clement, D.E. | 2002 | D.Phil. | "Seismic Analysis of Knee Elements for Steel Frames" |

Consul, C.A. | 2011 | D.Phil | "Hydrodynamic Analysis of a Tidal Cross-Flow Turbine" |

Cooke, S. | 2016 | D.Phil. | "Enhanced Array Design for Tidal Power Generation" |

Coop, M.R. | 1987 | D.Phil. | "Axial Capacity of Driven Piles in Clay" |

Cotter, O. | 2009 | D.Phil. | "The Installation of Suction Cassion Foundations for Offshore Renewable Energy Structures" |

Crompton, P.R. | 1999 | M.Sc. | "Assessment of Design Procedures for Structural Glass Beams" |

Cruz Leon, S. | 1997 | D.Phil. | "Numerical Solution of the Shallow Water Equations on Quadtree Grids" |

Dash, S.R. | 2010 | D.Phil. | "Lateral Pile-Soil Interaction in Liquefiable Soils" |

Draper, S. | 2011 | D.Phil. | "Tidal Stream Energy Extraction in Coastal Basins" |

Del Gobbo, G.M. | 2017 | D.Phil. | "Placement of Fluid Viscous Dampers to Reduce Total-Building Seismic Damage" |

Delport, T.M.A. | 2022 | D.Phil. | "Characteristics and analysis of an Open-loop Ground Source Heating System" |

Deng, J. | 2013 | M.Sc | "A type of Novel Energy Harvesting Device" |

Dong, Y. | 2014 | D.Phil. | "Advanced Finite Element Analysis of Deep Excavation Case Histories" |

Dunne, H.P. | 2017 | D.Phil | "Finite Element Limit Analysis of Offshore Foundations on Clay" |

Dyer, M.R. | 1985 | D.Phil. | "Observation of the Stress Distribution in Crushed Glass with Applications to Soil Reinforcement" |

Ehland, A. | 2009 | D.Phil. | "Vibrations of precast and partially prestressed floor systems under moving loads" |

Elder, D. McG. | 1985 | D.Phil. | "Stress-Strain and Strength Behaviour of Very Soft Soil Sediment" |

Ettema, S. | 2022 | D.Phil. | "Novel turbine fence optimisation using lateral flow constraint" |

Evans, K.M. | 1987 | D.Phil. | "A Model Study of the End Bearing Capacity of Piles in Layered Calcareous Soils" |

Falati, S. | 1999 | D.Phil. | "The contribution of non-structural components to the overall dynamic behaviour of concrete floor slabs" |

Fannin, R.J. | 1986 | D.Phil. | "Geogrid Reinforcement of Granular Layers on Soft Clay - a Study at Model and Full Scale" |

Ferrer, E. | 2012 | D.Phil. | "A high order Discontinuous Galerkin - Fourier incompressible 3D Navier-Stokes solver with rotating sliding meshes for simulating cross-flow turbines" |

Firdaus, A. | 2021 | D.Phil. | "Assessment of tidal power opportunities in Indonesian waters" |

Fleming, C.F. | 2014 | D.Phil. | "Tidal Turbine Performance in the Offshore Environment" |

Garcia Espinosa, M. | 2018 | D.Phil. | "Risk estimation of rocking components subjected to ground motions" |

Gardner, T.N. | 1988 | D.Phil. | "The Acoustic Properties of Gassy Soil" |

Gattas, J. | 2013 | D.Phil. | "Quasi-static impact of foldcore sandwich panels" |

Gao, C. | 2017 | M.Sc | "Analysis of storm surge and tidal resonance in the Bristol channel" |

Gao, J. | 2019 | D.Phil. | "Origami-inspired honeycombs as energy absorbing materials" |

Greaves, D.M. | 1995 | D.Phil. | "Numerical modelling of laminar separated flows and inviscid steep waves using adaptive hierarchical meshes" |

Green, D.W.R. | 1983 | D.Phil. | "A Wind Tunnel Study of Flow Over Hills" |

Grey, M. | 2006 | M.Sc | "Finite Element Seismic Analysis of Guyed Masts" |

Grice, J.R. | 2013 | D.Phil. | "Prediction of Extreme Wave-Structure Interactions for Multi-Columned Structures in Deep Water" |

Gue, S.S. | 1984 | D.Phil. | "Ground Heave Around Driven Piles in Clay" |

Gumley, S.J. | 1981 | D.Phil. | "Tubing Systems for the Measurement of Fluctuating Pressures" |

Harbottle, M.J. | 2003 | D.Phil | "The Use of Electrokinetics to Enhance the Degradation of Organic Contaminants in Soils" |

Hao, T. | 2008 | D.Phil. | "Enhanced Radio Detection of Buried Assets" |

Hazell, E. | 2008 | D.Phil. | "Numerical and experimental studies of shallow cone penetration in clay" |

He, Yiling | 2016 | MSc. | "Application of a numerical-based soil reaction curve method for design of laterally loaded monopiles" |

Higgins, C.J. | 2020 | D.Phil. | "Surface wave-induced Eulerian-mean flows in the open ocean" |

Houlston, P.J. | 2019 | DEng | "Numerical modelling of laterally loaded piles in clay" |

Hunter, W. | 2015 | D.Phil. | "Actuator disk methods for tidal turbine arrays" |

Jenkins, L. | 2019 | D.Phil. | "Fluid injection and migration in layered aquifers" |

Joseph, T. | 2018 | D.Eng. | "Axial response of offshore jacket piles supporting wind turbines" |

Kaar, E.T. | 1991 | D.Phil. | "Curvilinear Systems Modelling of Pollutant Transport in Shallow Waters" |

Kim, S.-H. | 1996 | D.Phil. | "Model Testing and Analysis of Interactions between Tunnels in Clay" |

Kong, D. | 2015 | D.Phil. | "Large displacement numerical analysis of offshore pipe-soil interaction on clay" |

Kuribayashi, K. | 2004 | D.Phil. | "A Novel Foldable Stent Graft" |

Lam, C. | 2011 | D.Phil. | "Properties and applications of polymer support fluids in geotechnical engineering" |

Lamata Martinez, I. | 2014 | D.Phil. | "The Integration of Earthquake Engineering Resources" |

Lee, K. | 1979 | D.Phil. | "An Analytical and Experimental Study of Large Strain Consolidation" |

Lee, M. | 2000 | M.Sc. | "An experimental and Analytical Study of Electrokinetic Consolidation" |

Lengyel, A. | 2002 | D.Phil. | "Analogy between Equilibrium of Structures and Compatibility of Mechanisms" |

Letchford, C.W. | 1987 | D.Phil. | "Pneumatic Averaging and its Application in Wind Engineering" |

Likitlersuang, L. | 2003 | D.Phil. | "A Hyperplasticity Model for Clay Behaviour: an Application to Bangkok Clay" |

Lintern, D.G. | 2003 | D.Phil. | "Influences of Flocculation on Bed Properties for Fine-Grained Cohesive Sediment" |

Li, Y. | 2015 | M.Sc | "Lateral Buckling of On-bottom Pipelines in Sand" |

Li, Y. | 2016 | D.Phil. | "Thin-Walled Structures for Energy Absorption" |

Liu, G. | 1997 | D.Phil. | "Numerical Modelling of Damage to Masonry Buildings Due to Tunnelling" |

Love, J.P. | 1985 | D.Phil. | "Model Testing of Geogrids in Unpaved Roads" |

Ma, J. | 2011 | D.Phil. | "Thin-walled tubes with pre-folded origami patterns as energy absorption devices" |

Ma, Q. | 2020 | D.Phil. | "Impact of barrages on extreme water levels in the Bristol Channel" |

Macaro, G. | 2015 | D.Phil. | "Distinct element modelling of pipe-soil interaction for offshore pipelines on granular soils" |

Makhzan Ojaghi, S.M. | 2010 | D.Phil. | "The Development of Real-Time Distributed Hybrid Testing for Earthquake Engineering" |

Malloy, R. | 2018 | D.Phil. | "Development of procedures for real-time hybrid simulation and testing of a buckling-restrained braced structure" |

Mangal, J.K. | 1999 | D.Phil. | "Partially Drained Loading of Shallow Foundations on Sand" |

Marshall, B.J. | 1999 | D.Phil. | "Wind Flow Structures and Wind Forces in Forests" |

Marshall, M.A. | 1998 | D.Phil. | "Pipe-Jacked Tunnelling: Jacking Loads and Ground Movements" |

Martin, C.M. | 1994 | D.Phil. | "Physical and Numerical Modelling of Offshore Foundations Under Combined Loads" |

Marwood, R. | 1996 | D.Phil. | "An Investigation of Conical Roof-Edge Vortices" |

May, R.E. | 1987 | D.Phil. | "A Study of the Piezocone Penetrometer in Normally Consolidated Clay" |

Mayall, R. | 2019 | D.Eng. | "Monopile response to scour and scour protection" |

McAdam, R. | 2011 | D.Phil. | "Studies into the Technical Feasibility of the Transverse Horizontal Axis Water Turbine" |

Melin, N. | 2004 | D.Phil. | "Application of Bennett Mechanisms to Long-Span Shelters" |

Minson, A.J. | 1993 | D.Phil. | "Use of Laser Doppler Anemometer Measurements near Model Buildings to Determine Wind Loading on Building Attachments" |

Modenese, C. | 2013 | D.Phil. | "Numerical Study of the Mechanical Properties of Lunar Soil by the Discrete Element Method" |

Mohd Haniffah, M.R. | 2013 | D.Phil. | "Wave evolution on gentle slopes - statistical analysis and Green-Naghdi modelling" |

Morris, J.D. | 1999 | D.Phil. | "Physical and Numerical Modelling of Grouted Nails in Clay" |

Muchala, S. | 2017 | D.Phil. | "Impact of Tidal Turbine Support Structures on Realizable Turbine Farm Power" |

Murugaratnam, K. | 2014 | D.Phil. | "A refined numerical modelling technique for Shot Peening" |

Nageswaran, S. | 1983 | D.Phil. | "Effects of Gas Bubbles on the Sea-Bed Behaviour" |

Neild, S.A. | 2001 | D.Phil. | "Using Non-Linear Vibration Techniques to Detect Damage in Concrete Bridges" |

Nelmes, S.J. | 1999 | D.Phil. | "Design of Shelterbelts" |

Ngo-Tran, C.L. | 1996 | D.Phil. | "The Analysis of Offshore Foundations Subjected to Combined Loading" |

Nguyen, G.D. | 2005 | D.Phil. | "A Thermodynamic Approach to Constitutive Modelling of Concrete using Damage Mechanics and Plasticity Theory" |

Nguyen-Sy, L. | 2005 | D.Phil | "The Theoretical Modelling of Circular Shallow Foundation for Offshore Wind Turbines" |

Nhleko, S. | 2011 | D.Phil. | "Human-induced Lateral Excitation of Assembly Structures" |

Norris, P. | 1992 | D.Phil. | "The Behaviour of Jacked Concrete Pipes During Site Installation" |

Nutt, N.R.F. | 1993 | D.Phil. | "Development of the Cone Pressuremeter" |

Nyirenda, Z.M. | 1990 | D.Phil. | "Piezocone Studies in Lightly Overconsolidated Soil" |

Ohl, C. | 1999 | D.Phil. | "Free Surface Disturbances and Non-Linear Run-Up Around Offshore Structures" |

O'Mahony, M.M. | 1990 | D.Phil. | "Recycling of Materials in Civil Engineering" |

Orszaghova, J. | 2011 | D.Phil. | "Solitary Waves and Wave Groups at the Shore" |

Palmeira, E.M. | 1987 | D.Phil. | "The Study of Soil Reinforcement Interaction by Means of Large Scale Laboratory Tests" |

Park, K.-Y. | 1999 | D.Phil. | "Quadtree Grid Numerical Model of Nearshore Wave Current Interaction" |

Parkinson, H.G. | 1987 | D.Phil. | "Measurements of Wind Flow Over Models of a Hill" |

Pedley, M.J. | 1990 | D.Phil. | "The Performance of Soil Reinforcement in Bending and Shear" |

Pena Duarte, M.A. | 2007 | D.Phil. | "Foam as a soil Conditioner in Tunnelling: Physical and Mechanical Properties of Conditioned Sands" |

Pickhaver, J.A. | 2006 | D.Phil. | "Numerical Modelling of Building Response to Tunnelling" |

Porter, M.I. | 2001 | D.Phil. | "Aspects of Structural Design with Glass" |

Portka, M.A. | 2022 | D.Phil. | "Reconfigurable origami structures" |

Psomas, S. | 2001 | M.Sc. | "Properties of Foam/Sand Mixtures for Tunnelling Applications" |

Richards, I. | 2019 | D.Phil. | "Monopile foundations under complex cyclic lateral loading" |

Ripley, K.J. | 1989 | D.Phil. | "The Performance of Jacked Pipes" |

Rose, T.P. | 2014 | M.Sc. | "Solid Bulk Shipping: Cargo Shift, Liquefaction and the Transportable Moisture Limit" |

Royston, R. | 2018 | D.Phil. | "Investigation of soil-structure interaction for large diameter caissons" |

Rutledge, K.W. | 1984 | D.Phil. | "Wind Tunnel Modelling of Buoyant Plumes" |

Saalehi, A. | 1996 | D.Phil. | "Quadtree-based finite element modelling of laminar separated flow past a cylinder" |

Sandford, R.J. | 2012 | D.Phil. | "Lateral Buckling of High Pressure/High Temperature On-Bottom Pipelines" |

de Santa Maria P.E.L | 1988 | D.Phil. | "Behaviour of Footings for Offshore Structures under Combined Loads" |

Saperstein, L.W. | 1967 | D.Phil. | "The Dynamics of Granular Solids" |

Schluntz, J. | 2014 | D.Phil. | "Tidal Turbine Array Modelling" |

Schnaid, F. | 1990 | D.Phil. | "A Study of the Cone- pressuremeter Test in Sand" |

Schupp, J. | 2009 | D.Phil. | “Upheaval buckling and flotation of buried offshore pipelines” |

Serhadlioglu, S. | 2014 | D.Phil. | "Tidal Stream Resource Assessment of the Anglesey Skerries and the Bristol Channel" |

Sharma, R.S. | 1998 | D.Phil. | "Mechanical Behaviour of Unsaturated Highly Expansive Clays" |

Shi, X. | 2020 | D.Phil. | "Robust frameworks for the observability and lie symmetries of structural dynamical systems" |

Sim, J.H.H. | 2006 | D.Phil. | "Human-Structure Interaction in Cantilever Grandstands" |

Smith, M.G. | 1993 | D.Phil. | "A Laboratory Study of the Marchetti Dilatometer" |

Swee, J.L.K. | 1991 | D.Phil. | "Pipebursting: Model Tests" |

Suryasentana, S. | 2018 | D.Phil. | "Time-critical design methods for suction caisson foundations" |

Tang. T. | 2020 | D.Phil. | "On the probability and averaged shape of extreme water waves" |

Tapper, L. | 2013 | D.Phil. | "Bearing Capacity of Perforated Offshoure Foundations under Combined Loading" |

Tasker, M.N. | 1987 | D.Phil. | "The Effect of Heat Transfer on the Dispersion of Cold Dense Gases" |

Teh, C.I. | 1987 | D.Phil. | "An Analytical Study of the Cone Penetration Test" |

Tei, K. | 1993 | D.Phil. | "A Study of Soil Nailing in Sand" |

Thomas, S.D. | 1988 | D.Phil. | "The Consolidation Behaviour of Gassy Soil" |

Thompson, R.S.G. | 1996 | D.Phil. | "Development of Non-Linear Numerical Models Appropriate for the Analysis of Jack-up Units" |

Turnbull, M. | 1999 | D.Phil. | "The Numerical Modelling of Steep Waves Interacting With Structures" |

van Damme, M. | 2014 | D.Phil. | "Modelling Embankment Breaching due to Overflow" |

Villalobos Jara, F.A. | 2006 | D.Phil. | "Model Testing of Foundations for Offshore Wind Turbines" |

Vogel, C. | 2014 | D.Phil. | "Theoretical Limits to Tidal Stream Energy Extraction" |

Walker, A. | 2012 | D.Phil. | "Extrusion Processing of Chocolate Crumb Paste" |

Wang, T. | 2017 | M.Sc. | "Application of combined power and thrust capping to tidal turbine farms" |

Wimshurst, A. | 2018 | D.Phil. | "Tip Flow Corrections for Horizontal Axis Wind and Tidal Turbine Rotors" |

Wheeler, S.J. | 1986 | D.Phil. | "Stress-Strain Behaviour of Soils Containing Gas Bubbles" |

White, J.R.F. | 2020 | D.Phil. | "A laboratory investigation into the behaviour of sand at low confining stresses" |

Whittle, J.K. | 2011 | D.Phil. | "Strategic placement of viscous dampers for seismic structural design" |

Whyte, S. | 2020 | D.Eng. | "Development, implementation, calibration and use of practical constitutive models in finite element analysis of offshore foundations" |

Wilde, G.S. | 2011 | D.Phil. | "Measurement of Human Lens Stiffness for Modelling Presbyopia Treatments" |

Williams, D.M. | 2000 | D.Phil. | "Numerical Modelling of Real Time Sub-Structure Testing" |

Williams, E.S. | 2014 | D.Phil. | "Upheaval Buckling of Offshore Pipelines Buried in Loose and Liquefiable Soils" |

Wilson, J. | 1970 | D.Phil. | "Forces Exerted on Solid Bodies Moving Through Cohesionless Soils" |

Wisser, C. | 2002 | D.Phil. | "Numerical Modelling of Tunnel Installation and Compensation Grouting" |

Xia, Y. | 2017 | D.Phil. | "Novel self-expanding stent retractors for neuroendoscopy" |

Yang, Y. | 2020 | D.Phil. | "Modular origami-inspired kinematic metamaterials" |

Yao, M. | 1996 | M.Sc. | "A Study of the Effect of Length to Diameter Ratio on the Results of Pressuremeter Tests" |

Yiu, W.N. | 2018 | D.Phil | "Finite Element Analysis of Short-Term and Long-Term Building Response to Tunnelling" |

Yu, H.S. | 1990 | D.Phil. | "Cavity Expansion Theory and its Application to the Analysis of Pressuremeters" |

Zhang, B. | 2017 | D.Phil. | "Bistable and Mutli-stable Thin-Walled Structures" |

Zhao, T. | 2014 | D.Phil | "Investigation of Landslide-Induced Debris Flows by the DEM and CFD" |

Zhou, J.-Q. | 1998 | D.Phil. | "Numerical Analysis and Laboratory Test of Concrete Jacking Pipes" |

Zilic de Arcos, F. | 2021 | D.Phil. | "Hydrodynamics of highly-loaded axial flow tidal rotors" |