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

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 2689 Citations
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Research Output 1994 2019

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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
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

2015
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

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
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

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
2012
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

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
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
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
21 Citations (Scopus)

Interaction of shallow foundations with reverse faults

Ahmed, W. & Bransby, M. F., 1 Jan 2009, In : Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 135, 7, p. 914-924 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

reverse fault
model test
Soils
sand
dip-slip fault
91 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanical reinforcement of soil by willow roots: impacts of root properties and root failure mechanism

Mickovski, S. B., Hallett, P. D., Bransby, M. F., Davies, M. C. R., Sonnenberg, R. & Bengough, A. G., 1 Jul 2009, In : Soil Science Society of America Journal. 73, 4, p. 1276-1285 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

failure mechanism
reinforcement
soil
shears
shear strength
29 Citations (Scopus)

Normal fault rupture interaction with strip foundations

Anastasopoulos, I., Gazetas, G., Bransby, M. F., Davies, M. R. & El Nahas, A., 1 Jan 2009, In : Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 135, 3, p. 359-370 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

normal fault
rupture
Soils
Engineering facilities
soil
29 Citations (Scopus)

Rate effects during pipeline upheaval buckling in sand

Bransby, M. F. & Ireland, J., 1 Oct 2009, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Geotechnical Engineering. 162, 5, p. 247-256 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

buckling
Buckling
Sand
Pipelines
Drainage
29 Citations (Scopus)

Role of vegetation in sustainability of infrastructure slopes

Glendinning, S., Loveridge, F., Starr-Keddle, R. E., Bransby, M. F. & Hughes, P. N., 1 Jun 2009, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Bridge Engineering. 162, 2, p. 101-110 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sustainable development
Roadsides
Biodiversity
Engineers
Economics
102 Citations (Scopus)

The undrained capacity of skirted strip foundations under combined loading

Bransby, M. F. & Yun, G. J., 5 Aug 2009, In : Geotechnique. 59, 2, p. 115-125 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

footing
geometry
soil
soil strength
plane strain
2008
72 Citations (Scopus)

Centrifuge modelling of normal fault-foundation interaction

Bransby, M. F., Davies, M. C. R. & El Nahas, A., 1 Nov 2008, In : Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 6, 4, p. 585-605 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

centrifuges
centrifugal model test
Centrifuges
normal fault
rupture
60 Citations (Scopus)

Centrifuge modelling of reverse fault-foundation interaction

Bransby, M. F., Davies, M. C. R., El Nahas, A. & Nagaoka, S., 1 Nov 2008, In : Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 6, 4, p. 607-628 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

centrifuges
centrifugal model test
reverse fault
Centrifuges
interactions
38 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical analyses of fault-foundation interaction

Anastasopoulos, I., Callerio, A., Bransby, M. F., Davies, M. C. R., El Nahas, A., Faccioli, E., Gazetas, G., Masella, A., Paolucci, R., Pecker, A. & Rossignol, E., 1 Nov 2008, In : Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 6, 4, p. 645-675 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soils
Soils
rupture
soil
centrifuges
14 Citations (Scopus)

Simplified approach for design of raft foundations against fault rupture. Part I: Free-field

Anastasopoulos, I., Gerolymos, N., Gazetas, G. & Bransby, M. F., 1 Jun 2008, In : Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration. 7, 2, p. 147-163 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rupture
Faulting
Centrifuges
centrifuge
faulting
7 Citations (Scopus)

Simplified approach for design of raft foundations against fault rupture. Part II: Soil-structure interaction

Anastasopoulos, I., Gerolymos, N., Gazetas, G. & Bransby, M. F., 1 Jun 2008, In : Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration. 7, 2, p. 165-179 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soil structure interactions
soil-structure interaction
rupture
Centrifuges
Earth (planet)
2007
158 Citations (Scopus)

Fault rupture propagation through sand: Finite-element analysis and validation through centrifuge experiments

Anastasopoulos, I., Gazetas, G., Bransby, M. F., Davies, M. C. R. & El Nahas, A., 1 Aug 2007, In : Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 133, 8, p. 943-958 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Centrifuges
centrifuge
rupture
Sand
dip-slip fault
68 Citations (Scopus)

Material stiffness, branching pattern and soil matric potential affect the pullout resistance of model root systems

Mickovski, S. B., Bengough, A. G., Bransby, M. F., Davies, M. C. R., Hallett, P. D. & Sonnenberg, R., 1 Dec 2007, In : European Journal of Soil Science. 58, 6, p. 1471-1481 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soil matric potential
matric potential
root system
root systems
stiffness
73 Citations (Scopus)

The horizontal-moment capacity of embedded foundations in undrained soil

Yun, G. & Bransby, M. F., 1 Apr 2007, In : Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 44, 4, p. 409-424 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soils
eccentricity
soil
deformation mechanism
design method

The interaction of reverse faults with flexible continuous pipelines

Bransby, M., Nahas, E., Turner, E. & Davies, M. C. R., 2007, In : The International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics. 7, 3, p. 25-40 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

reverse fault
Pipelines
rupture
fault displacement
Soils
62 Citations (Scopus)

The undrained vertical bearing capacity of skirted foundations

Yun, G. & Bransby, M. F., 1 Jan 2007, In : Soils and Foundations. 47, 3, p. 493-505 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bearing capacity
bearing capacity
design method
centrifuge
model test
2006
15 Citations (Scopus)

Biomechanics of Plant Roots: estimating Localised Deformation with Particle Image Velocimetry

Hamza, O., Bengough, A. G., Bransby, M. F., Davies, M. C. R. & Hallett, P. D., 1 May 2006, In : Biosystems Engineering. 94, 1, p. 119-132 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biomechanics
Plant Roots
Biomechanics
Rheology
Biomechanical Phenomena
253 Citations (Scopus)

Root responses to soil physical conditions; growth dynamics from field to cell

Bengough, A. G., Bransby, M. F., Hans, J., McKenna, S. J., Roberts, T. J. & Valentine, T. A., 1 Jan 2006, In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 57, 2 SPEC. ISS., p. 437-447 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soil physical properties
Soil
Growth
root growth
cells
2003
113 Citations (Scopus)

Drag anchor fluke-soil interaction in clays

Bransby, M. F., O'Neill, M. P. & Randolph, M., 2003, In : Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 40, 1, p. 78-94

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anchors
Drag
Clay
Soils
Plastics
2002
29 Citations (Scopus)

The upheaval capacity of pipelines in jetted clay backfill

Bransby, M. F., Newson, T. A. & Brunning, P., 1 Dec 2002, In : International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering. 12, 4, p. 280-287 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clay
Pipelines
Offshore pipelines
Soils
Centrifuges
2001
17 Citations (Scopus)
footing
plastic
Plastics
Soils
soil
2000
30 Citations (Scopus)

Resonant column testing of sands with different viscosity pore fluids

Ellis, E. A., Soga, K., Bransby, M. F. & Sato, M., 2000, In : Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 126, 1, p. 10-17

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1999
53 Citations (Scopus)

Selection of load-transfer functions for passive lateral loading of pile groups

Bransby, M. F. & Springman, S., 1999, In : Computers and Geotechnics. 24, 3, p. 155-184

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)
109 Citations (Scopus)
27 Citations (Scopus)