• The University of Western Australia (M053), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 2689 Citations
  • 26 h-Index
1994 …2020
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Research Output 1994 2019

2019
Mooring
Anchors
Soils
Bearings (structural)
Shear strength
1 Citation (Scopus)

Numerical Study of Mobilized Friction along Embedded Catenary Mooring Chains

Sun, C., Feng, X., Neubecker, S. R., Randolph, M. F., Bransby, M. F. & Gourvenec, S., 1 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 145, 10, 13 p., 04019081.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mooring
Anchors
friction
Friction
Soils
2018

Pipe–seabed interaction

White, D. & Bransby, M., 2018, Encyclopedia of Maritime and Offshore Engineering. UK: John Wiley & Sons

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

soil strength
buckling
debris flow
plasticity
sediment transport
1 Citation (Scopus)

The design of Subsea foundations subject to general cyclic loading using a massively scalable web based application

Doherty, J., Krisdani, H., O'Neill, M., Erbrich, C., Bransby, F., White, D. & Randolph, M., 2018, Proceedings of the Annual Offshore Technology Conference. Texas: Offshore Technology Conference, Vol. 3. p. 1589-1602 14 p. OTC-28911-MS

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Cloud computing
Quality assurance
Costs
Cyclic loads
Web browsers
1 Citation (Scopus)

The performance of pipeline ploughs traversing seabed slopes

Bransby, M. F., Barlow, D. T., Brown, M. J., Davidson, J., Brankin, S. & Robinson, S., 15 Jan 2018, In : Ocean Engineering. 148, p. 125-135 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

Optimising foundation skirt geometries for reliable foundation capacity and installation

Bransby, M. F., O'Driscoll, D., Zhu, H., Randolph, M. F. & Drummen, T., 1 Jan 2017, Pipelines, Risers, and Subsea Systems: ASME 2017 36th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering. Norway: ASME International, Vol. 5B. V05BT04A048

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Geometry
Costs
Pipelines
Fabrication
3 Citations (Scopus)

Pipe-soil structure interaction: Best practices for spools, buckle initiators, end connections and sand waves

Bransby, M. F., Ramm, M., Zhou, H., Low, H. E. & White, D. J., 1 Jan 2017, Offshore Technology Conference, OTC 2017. Offshore Technology Conference, Vol. 4. p. 2654-2668 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Soil structure interactions
Reels
Sand
Pipe
Pipelines
10 Citations (Scopus)

The state of knowledge of pipe-soil interaction for on-bottom pipeline design

White, D. J., Clukey, E. C., Randolph, M. F., Boylan, N., Bransby, M. F., Zakeri, A., Hill, A. J. & Jaeck, C., 1 Jan 2017, Offshore Technology Conference, OTC 2017. Offshore Technology Conference, Vol. 2. p. 969-995 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Pipelines
Pipe
Soils
Application programming interfaces (API)
Consolidation
2016

Seismic assessments for offshore shallow foundations in carbonate sediments

O'Driscoll, D., Yamamoto, N., Amodio, A., Bransby, M. F., Erbrich, C. T. & Westgate, Z. J., 1 Jan 2016, Offshore Technology Conference 2016, OTC 2016. Offshore Technology Conference, Vol. 5. p. 4397-4409 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Carbonates
Sediments
Settlement of structures
Soils
Pore pressure
2015
14 Citations (Scopus)

Best practice geotechnical characterization and pipe-soil interaction analysis for HPHT pipeline design

White, D. J., Westgate, Z. J., Ballard, J. C., De Brier, C. & Bransby, M. F., 1 Jan 2015, Offshore Technology Conference 2015, OTC 2015. Offshore Technology Conference, Vol. 6. p. 4235-4258 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Pipelines
Pipe
Soils
Temperature
Flowlines

Best practice geotechnical characterization and pipe-soil interaction analysis for HPHT pipeline design

White, D. J., Westgate, Z. J., Ballard, J. C., De Brier, C. & Bransby, M. F., 1 Jan 2015, In : Petroleum Abstracts. 55, 41, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstract/Meeting Abstract

1 Citation (Scopus)

Discussion: Uplift resistance of buried submarine pipelines: comparison between centrifuge modelling and full-scale tests

Stone, K. J. L., Newson, T. A. & Bransby, M., 2015, In : Géotechnique. 55, 4, p. 338-340 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

11 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of root age on the biomechanics of seminal and nodal roots of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) in contrasting soil environments

Loades, K. W., Bengough, A. G., Bransby, M. F. & Hallett, P. D., Oct 2015, In : Plant and Soil. 395, 1-2, p. 253-261 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Strategies for quantifying the installation reliability of skirted subsea foundations

Bransby, M. F., White, D. & Xie, Y., 2015, 2015 Proceedings of the ASME 2015 34th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering (OMAE2015): Volume 6. USA: American Society of Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 1. p. V001T10A002 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Soils
Costs
Pipelines
Fabrication
Uncertainty

The effect of buried fibres on offshore pipeline plough performance

Brown, M. J., Bransby, M. F., Knappett, J., Tovey, S., Lauder, K. D. & Pyrah, J., 1 Nov 2015, In : Ocean Engineering. 108, p. 760-768 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2014
14 Citations (Scopus)

Design of direct on-seabed sliding foundations

Deeks, A., Zhou, H., Krisdani, H., Bransby, F. & Watson, P., 2014, ASME 2014 33rd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering. ASME International, Vol. 3. V003T10A024

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Pipelines
Soils
Settlement of structures
Shear stress
Bearings (structural)
2 Citations (Scopus)

Pipeline scour and self-burial on a thin veneer of sand overlying rock due to steady currents

Draper, S., Cheng, L., Sun, W., An, H., White, D., Bransby, F., Borges-Rodriguez, A. & Griffiths, T., 2014, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Scour and Erosion, ICSE 2014. London, UK: Taylor & Francis, Vol. 1. p. 601-610

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Pipe-soil interaction during cyclic buckling: The importance of sit-specific seabed properties

Borges Rodriguez, A., Draper, S., Boylan, N. P., Begaj, L. & Bransby, M. F., 2014, ASME 2014 33rd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE 2014. New York: ASME International, Vol. 6B. p. 1-7

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

7 Citations (Scopus)

Sediment mobility effects on seabed resistance for unburied pipelines

Bransby, M. F., Borges Rodriguez, A., Zhou, H., Low, H. E. & White, D., 2014, 2014 Offshore Technology Conference. Houston, Texas, Vol. OTC2014. p. 1-18

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2013
27 Citations (Scopus)

Biomechanics of nodal, seminal and lateral roots of barley: effects of diameter, waterlogging and mechanical impedance

Loades, K. W., Bengough, A. G., Bransby, M. F. & Hallett, P. D., Sep 2013, In : Plant and Soil. 370, 1-2, p. 407-418 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in pipeline embedment due to sediment mobility: observations and implications for design

Borges Rodriguez, A., Bransby, M. F., Finnie, I. M. S., Low, H. E. & White, D., 2013, Proceedings of the ASME 2013 32nd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering. New York, USA: ASME International, Vol. 4B. p. 8pp

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

16 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of incorporating a forecutter on the performance of offshore pipeline ploughs

Lauder, K. D., Brown, M. J., Bransby, M. F. & Boyes, S., Jan 2013, In : Applied Ocean Research. 39, p. 121-130 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

The use of centrifuge model testing to provide geotechnical input parameters for pipeline engineering

Bransby, M. F., White, D., Low, H. E. & Borges Rodriguez, A., 2013, ASME 2013 32nd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering. New York, USA: ASME International, Vol. 4B . p. 13pp

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2012
39 Citations (Scopus)

A new framework for axial pipe-soil interaction, illustrated by shear box tests on carbonate soils

White, D. J., Campbell, M. E., Boylan, N. P. & Bransby, M. F., 1 Jan 2012, p. 379-387. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference presentation/ephemera

Carbonates
pipe
Pipelines
Pipe
Soils

A new framework for axial pipe-soil interaction illustrated by shear box tests on carbonate soils

White, D., Campbell, M. E., Boylan, N. & Bransby, M. F., 2012, Offshore Site Investigation and Geotechnics: Integrated Geotechnologies - Present and future. UK: Society for Underwater Technology, Vol. 1. p. 379-387

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

7 Citations (Scopus)

Capacity of grillage foundations under horizontal loading

Knappett, J. A., Brown, M. J., Bransby, M. F., Hudacsek, P., Morgan, N., Cathie, D., Maconochie, A., Yun, G., Ripley, A. G., Brown, N. & Egborge, R., Sep 2012, In : Geotechnique. 62, 9, p. 811-823 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Centrifuge modelling of soil slopes containing model plant roots

Sonnenberg, R., Bransby, M. F., Bengough, A. G., Hallett, P. D. & Davies, M. C. R., Jan 2012, In : Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 49, 1, p. 1-17 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

Interaction of caisson foundations with a seismically rupturing normal fault: centrifuge testing versus numerical simulation

Loli, M., Bransby, M. F., Anastasopoulos, I. & Gazetas, G., Jan 2012, In : Geotechnique. 62, 1, p. 29-43 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

The vertical capacity of grillage foundations

Bransby, M. F., Knappett, J. A., Brown, M. J. & Hudacsek, P., Mar 2012, In : Geotechnique. 62, 3, p. 201-211 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Variation of tow force with velocity during offshore ploughing in granular materials

Lauder, K. D., Brown, M. J., Bransby, M. F. & Gooding, S., Nov 2012, In : Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 49, 11, p. 1244-1255 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011
12 Citations (Scopus)

Automated motion estimation of root responses to sucrose in two Arabidopsis thaliana genotypes using confocal microscopy

Wuyts, N., Bengough, A. G., Roberts, T. J., Du, C., Bransby, M. F., McKenna, S. J. & Valentine, T. A., 1 Oct 2011, In : Planta. 234, 4, p. 769-784 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arabidopsis
Confocal Microscopy
Sucrose
Arabidopsis thaliana
Genotype
12 Citations (Scopus)

Caisson Foundations Subjected to Reverse Fault Rupture: Centrifuge Testing and Numerical Analysis

Loli, M., Anastasopoulos, I., Bransby, M. F., Ahmed, W. & Gazetas, G., 1 Nov 2011, In : Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 137, 10, p. 914-925 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Caissons
caisson
reverse fault
Centrifuges
centrifuge

Discussion: Rate effects during pipeline upheaval buckling in sand

Bransby, M. F., Ireland, J., Byrne, B., Schupp, J. & Martin, C., 1 Jan 2011, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Geotechnical Engineering. 164, 5, p. 347-349 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of object geometry on penetration into the seabed

Ivanović, A., Neilson, R. D., Giuliani, G. & Bransby, M. F., 1 Dec 2011, Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics II - Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics. p. 859-864 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Scour
Drag
Gears
penetration
Pipelines
1 Citation (Scopus)

Investigation into the effect of forecutters on plough performance

Lauder, K. D., Brown, M. J., Bransby, M. F. & Pyrah, J., 1 Dec 2011, Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics II - Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics. p. 865-870 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Offshore pipelines
plowing
Cutting tools
Pipelines
Soils
6 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical modelling of soil around offshore pipeline plough shares

Peng, W. & Bransby, M. F., 1 Dec 2011, Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics II - Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics. p. 877-882 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Offshore pipelines
Soils
plane strain
modeling
trench
7 Citations (Scopus)

Pipe-soil interaction on clay with a variable shear strength profile

Morrow, D. R. & Bransby, M. F., 1 Dec 2011, Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics II - Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics. p. 821-826 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Shear strength
shear strength
Clay
pipe
Pipe
1 Citation (Scopus)

The vertical bearing capacity of grillage foundations in sand

Bransby, M. F., Hudacsek, P., Knappett, J. A., Brown, M. J., Morgan, N., Cathie, D. N., Egborge, R., Maconochie, A., Yun, G. J., Brown, N. & Ripley, A., 1 Dec 2011, Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics II - Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics. p. 409-414 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Bearing capacity
bearing capacity
Sand
sand
hydrodynamics

Two geotechnical aspects of lateral buckling design: on-bottom embedment, and off-bottom support design

Bransby, F., White, D. & Zhang, G., 2011, Proceedings of the SUT SYMPOSIUM ON GLOBAL PIPELINE BUCKLING. Perth, Australia: Perth SUT, Vol. CD. p. N/A

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

10 Citations (Scopus)

Vertical capacity of grillage foundations in sand

Bransby, M. F., Brown, M. J., Knappett, J. A., Hudacsek, P., Morgan, N., Cathie, D., Maconochie, A., Yun, G., Ripley, A. G., Brown, N. & Egborge, R., 1 Aug 2011, In : Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 48, 8, p. 1246-1265 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

spacing
pile
Sand
penetration
hydrodynamics
2010
2 Citations (Scopus)

Centrifuge modelling of root reinforcement of slopes

Sonnenberg, R., Bransby, M. F., Hallett, P. D., Bengough, A. G. & Davies, M. C. R., 1 Dec 2010, Physical Modelling in Geotechnics - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics 2010, ICPMG 2010. Vol. 2. p. 1137-1142 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

centrifugal model test
Centrifuges
reinforcement
Reinforcement
Soils
30 Citations (Scopus)

Centrifuge modelling of soil slopes reinforced with vegetation

Sonnenberg, R., Bransby, M. F., Hallett, P. D., Bengough, A. G., Mickovski, S. B. & Davies, M. C. R., 1 Dec 2010, In : Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 47, 12, p. 1415-1430 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

centrifugal model test
Centrifuges
Reinforcement
reinforcement
Soils
1 Citation (Scopus)

Centrifuge modelling of the interaction between fault rupture and rows of rigid, shallow foundations

Ahmed, W. & Bransby, M. F., 1 Dec 2010, Physical Modelling in Geotechnics - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics 2010, ICPMG 2010. Vol. 1. p. 673-678 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

centrifugal model test
Centrifuges
rupture
Earthquakes
earthquake
14 Citations (Scopus)

Pipeline plough performance in sand waves. Part 1: Model testing

Bransby, M. F., Brown, M., Hatherley, A. & Lauder, K., 1 Jan 2010, In : Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 47, 1, p. 49-64 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sand wave
plowing
trench
Sand
Pipelines
5 Citations (Scopus)

Pipeline plough performance in sand waves. Part 2: Kinematic calculation method

Bransby, M. F., Brown, M. J., Lauder, K. & Hatherley, A., 1 Jan 2010, In : Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 47, 1, p. 65-77 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sand wave
trench
Kinematics
Sand
Pipelines
15 Citations (Scopus)

PIV as a method for quantifying root cell growth and particle displacement in confocal images

Bengough, A. G., Hans, J., Bransby, M. F. & Valentine, T. A., 1 Jan 2010, In : Microscopy Research and Technique. 73, 1, p. 27-36 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rheology
Cell growth
particle image velocimetry
Velocity measurement
Growth
96 Citations (Scopus)

Planting density influence on fibrous root reinforcement of soils

Loades, K. W., Bengough, A. G., Bransby, M. F. & Hallett, P. D., 1 Mar 2010, In : Ecological Engineering. 36, 3, p. 276-284 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

reinforcement
Reinforcement
Soils
Landslides
Water resources
21 Citations (Scopus)

Resistance of simple plant root systems to uplift loads

Mickovski, S. B., Bransby, M. F., Bengough, A. G., Davies, M. C. R. & Hallett, P. D., 1 Jan 2010, In : Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 47, 1, p. 78-95 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

root system
uplift
Soils
Sand
effective stress
2009
21 Citations (Scopus)

Centrifuge modelling of climatic effects on clay embankments

Hudacsek, P., Bransby, M. F., Hallett, P. D. & Bengough, A. G., 1 Jun 2009, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Bridge Engineering. 162, 2, p. 91-100 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Centrifuges
Embankments
Environmental chambers
Clay
Soils
20 Citations (Scopus)

Climate-change impacts on long-term performance of slopes

Kilsby, C., Glendinning, S., Hughes, P. N., Parkin, G. & Bransby, M. F., 1 Jun 2009, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Bridge Engineering. 162, 2, p. 59-66 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Climate change
Bionics
Embankments