Susan Gourvenec

Professor, BEng Lond., PhD S'ton

  • The University of Western Australia (M470), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 1668 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
20022019
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2018

Finite element simulation of an embedded anchor chain

Sun, C., Feng, X., Gourvenec, S., Neubecker, S. R. & Randolph, M. F., 1 Jan 2018, Proceedings of the International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering - OMAE. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 9.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Anchors
Mooring
Soils
ABAQUS
Calibration
2017
2 Citations (Scopus)

A toolbox for optimizing geotechnical design of subsea foundations

Gourvenec, S. M., Feng, X., Randolph, M. F. & White, D. J., 2017, Offshore Technology Conference (OTC 2017). USA: Offshore Technology Conference, Vol. 2. p. 930-968 39 p. (Proceedings of the Annual Offshore Technology Conference; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Centrifuges
Numerical analysis
Pipe
Testing
Costs

Effect of foundation flexibility on consolidation gains in undrained capacity

Feng, X. & Gourvenec, S., 2017, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Offshore Site Investigation and Geotechnics (OSIG 2017). London, UK: Society for Underwater Technology, Vol. 2. p. 742-748

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Rigidity
Consolidation
Pipelines
Shear strength
Stress concentration

Whole-life assessment of subsea shallow foundation capacity

Gourvenec, S., Stanier, S., White, D., Morgan, N., Banimahd, M. & Chen, J., 2017, Offshore Site Investigation and Geotechnics 2017 Conference Proceedings. United Kingdom: Society for Underwater Technology, Vol. 2. p. 787-795

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2016
2 Citations (Scopus)

Definition of failure in cyclic direct simple shear tests on normally consolidated kaolin clay and presentation of shear strain contour diagrams

Zografou, D., Boukpeti, N., Gourvenec, S. M. & O'Loughlin, C., 2016, Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterisation, ISC'5: Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterisation, ISC 2016. Lehane, B. M., Acosta-Martínez, H. E. & Kelly, R. (eds.). Australian Geomechanics Society, Vol. 1. p. 583-588 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

kaolin
Kaolin
shear strain
Shear strain
cyclic loading
5 Citations (Scopus)

Self-boring pressuremeter tests at the National Field Testing Facility, Ballina NSW

Gaone, F. M., Doherty, J. & Gourvenec, S., 2016, Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterisation, ISC'5. Lehane, B. M., Acosta-Martínez, H. E. & Kelly, R. (eds.). Australian Geomechanics Society, Vol. 1. p. 761-765 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

pressuremeter
Boring
boring
stiffness
infrastructure
2015
3 Citations (Scopus)

Coefficient of consolidation for soil - that elusive quantity

Wang, D., Randolph, M. & Gourvenec, S., 2015, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Coupled Problems in Science and Engineering. Spain: Cimne, Vol. 2015. p. 1218-1231

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

consolidation
oedometer test
compression
soil
dissipation
6 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of drainage on the response of a sliding subsea foundation

Cocjin, M., Gourvenec, S., White, D. & Randolph, M., 2015, Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics III. London, UK: CRC Press/Balkema, Vol. 2015. p. 777-782

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Drainage
Centrifuges
Shearing
Consolidation
Clay
3 Citations (Scopus)

Suction caisson extraction resistance in Gulf of Guinea clay

Gaudin, C., Randolph, M., Gourvenec, S., O’loughlin, C., White, D. & Colliat, J. L., 2015, Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics III - Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics, ISFOG 2015. Taylor & Francis, Vol. 3rd. p. 251-256

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

caisson
suction
clay
consolidation
friction
2014
1 Citation (Scopus)

A method for predicting six degrees-of-freedom ultimate limit state of subsea mudmats

Feng, X. & Gourvenec, S., 2014, Proceedings of the International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering - OMAE. USA: ASME International, Vol. 3. p. V003T10A004 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Bearing capacity
Loads (forces)
Soils
Degrees of freedom (mechanics)
Application programming interfaces (API)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Continuous characterisation of near-surface soil strength

Cocjin, M., White, D. & Gourvenec, S., 2014, Proceedings of the International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering - OMAE. USA: ASME International, Vol. 3. p. 1-7 (ASME Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

penetrometer
soil strength
pile
soil surface
shear strength
3 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of preloading on the response of a shallow skirted foundation

Vulpe, C. & Gourvenec, S., 2014, Proceedings of the 14th Int. Conference of International Association for Computer Methods and Recent Advances in Geomechanics, IACMAG 2014. New York: ASME International, Vol. 3. p. 1-7

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2013
3 Citations (Scopus)

Optimal shear key interval for offshore shallow foundations

Feng, X. & Gourvenec, S., 2013, Proceedings of the 32nd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering. New York, USA: ASME International, Vol. 6. p. V006T10A007

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2012
6 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of gapping on the uplift resistance of a shallow skirted foundation

Salliyil Kodakkattu Mana, D., Gourvenec, S., Randolph, M. & Hossain, M., 2012, Offshore Site Investigation and Geotechnics: Integrated Geotechnologies - Present and future. UK: Society for Underwater Technology, Vol. 1. p. 403-410

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2011
23 Citations (Scopus)

A numerical study of the vertical bearing capacity of skirted foundations

Mana, D. S. K., Gourvenec, S. & Randolph, M., 2011, Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics. The Netherlands: CRC Press/Balkema, p. 433-438

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

1 Citation (Scopus)

Experimental investigation of the undrained response of a shallow skirted foundation subjected to vertical compression and uplift

Mana, D. S. K., Gourvenec, S., Hossain, M. & Randolph, M., 2011, Proceedings of the ASME 2011 30th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering. USA: ASME

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

1 Citation (Scopus)

Observations of shallow skirted foundations under transient and sustained uplift

Acosta Martinez, H. E., Gourvenec, S. & Randolph, M., 2011, Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics. Netherlands: CRC Press, Vol. CD. p. 397-402

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

6 Citations (Scopus)

Undrained bearing capacity of deeply embedded foundations under general loading

Zhang, Y., Bienen, B., Cassidy, M. & Gourvenec, S., 2011, Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics. The Netherlands: CRC Press/Balkema, Vol. CD. p. 691-696

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2010
18 Citations (Scopus)

Elastic solutions for consolidation around seabed pipelines

Gourvenec, S. & White, D., 2010, Proceedings of the Offshore Technology Conference 2010. Committee, OTC. O. (ed.). Houston, USA ed. Texas, USA: Offshore Technology Conference, Vol. CD. p. OTC20554

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

3 Citations (Scopus)

Installation resistance and bearing capacity of a shallow skirted foundation in clay

Acosta-Martinez, H. & Gourvenec, S., 2010, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics. Springman, S., Laue, J. & Seward, J. (eds.). Zurich, Switzerland ed. London, UK: Taylor & Francis, Vol. CD. p. 1011-1017

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2009
9 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of foundation embedment on consolidation response

Gourvenec, S. & Randolph, M., 2009, Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering. Hamza, M. (ed.). Alexandria, Egypt ed. The Netherlands: IOS Press, Vol. 1. p. 638-641

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2008

An investigation of shallow foundations on sand uunder moment loading

Gourvenec, S., Govoni, L. & Gottardi, G., 2008, Foundations - Proceedings of the 2nd BGA International Conference on Foundations (ICOF). Brown, M. J., Bransby, M. F., Brennan, A. J. & Knappett, J. A. (eds.). Dundee, UK ed. Bracknell, UK: IHS BRE Press, Vol. CD. p. 874-884

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

7 Citations (Scopus)

Response of skirted foundations for buoyant facilities subjected to cyclic uplift loading

Acosta-Martinez, H. & Gourvenec, S., 2008, Proceedings of the 18th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference. Fontaine, E., Uchida, K., Chung, J. S. & Moshagen, H. (eds.). Vancouver, Canada ed. California, USA: International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers, Vol. 2. p. 705-712

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2007
7 Citations (Scopus)

Centrifuge model testing of skirted foundations for offshore oil and gas facilities

Gourvenec, S., Acosta-Martinez, H. & Randolph, M., 2007, Offshore Site Investigation - Confronting New Challenges and Sharing Knowledge. Committee, O. (ed.). London, UK ed. London, UK: Society for Underwater Technology, Vol. n/a. p. 479-484

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Numerical analyses of a skirted foundation under tensile load

Gourvenec, S., 2007, Common Ground: Proceedings of the 10th Australia-New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics. Ameratunga, J., Taylor, B. & Patten, M. (eds.). Brisbane, Australia ed. Brisbane, Australia: Carillon Conference Management Pty Ltd, Vol. 1. p. 460-465

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Undrained failure of skirted foundations under combined loads

Gourvenec, S., 2007, Proceedings of the International Young Geotechnical Professionals Symposium. Tbc (ed.). Constanza, Romania ed. tbc: TBC, Vol. 1. p. 25-26

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2006
4 Citations (Scopus)

Drum centrifuge tests of shallow skirted foundations on soft clay

Gourvenec, S. & O'Loughlin, C., 2006, Physical Modelling in Geotechnics. Ng, Z. & Wang (eds.). Hong Kong ed. London: Taylor & Francis, Vol. 1. p. 645-650

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

3 Citations (Scopus)

Drum centrifuge tests of surface and embedded footings on sand

Govoni, L., Gourvenec, S., Gottardi, G. & Cassidy, M., 2006, Physical modelling in Geotechnics. Ng, Z. & Wang (eds.). Hong Kong ed. UK: Taylor & Francis, Vol. 1. p. 651-657

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Modellazione in centrifuga di fondazioni superficali su sabbia

Govoni, L., Gottardi, G., Gourvenec, S. & Cassidy, M., 2006, Fondazioni Superficiali e Profonde. Izioni, H. (ed.). Bari, Italy ed. Benevento, Italy: Sannioprint di Benevento, Vol. 1. p. 163-175

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Undrained bearing capacity and mechanisms of collapse of square footings under vertical and moment loads

Gourvenec, S., 2006, Numerical methods in geotechnical engineering. Schweiger, H. (ed.). Graz, Austria ed. London: Taylor & Francis, Vol. 1. p. 533-538

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2005

Challenges of offshore geotechnical engineering, State of the Art Paper

Randolph, M., Cassidy, M., Gourvenec, S. & Erbrich, C. J., 2005, Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering. Organising, C. O. T. ICSMGE. (ed.). Osaka, Japan ed. The Netherlands: Millpress Science Publishers, Vol. 1. p. 123-176

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

The effect of crack formation on the inclined pull-out capacity of suction caissons

Supachawarote, C., Randolph, M. & Gourvenec, S., 2005, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics. Committee, IACMAG. O. (ed.). Torino, Italy ed. Bologna, Italy: Patron Editore, Vol. CD. p. 577-584

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2004

Bearing capacity under combined loading - a study of the effect of shear strength heterogeneity

Gourvenec, S., 2004, Proceedings of the 9th Australian and New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics. Farquhar, G., Kelsey, P., Marsh, J. & Fellows, D. (eds.). Auckland, New Zealand ed. Auckland, New Zealand: University of Auckland, Vol. 2. p. 527-533

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

54 Citations (Scopus)

Inclined pull-out capacity of suction caissons

Supachawarote, C., Randolph, M. & Gourvenec, S., 2004, Proceedings of the 14th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference. Matsui, T., Chung, J. S., Michel, J-L. & Allersma, H. (eds.). Toulon, France ed. California, USA: International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers, Vol. 2. p. 500-506

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2003
12 Citations (Scopus)

Alternative design approach for skirted footings under general combined loading

Gourvenec, S., 2003, Proceedings of the BGA International Conference on Foundations: Innovations, Observations, Design and Practice. Newson, T. A. (ed.). Dundee, UK ed. London, UK: Thomas Telford, Vol. n/a. p. 341-349

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

5 Citations (Scopus)

Bearing capacity of a skirted foundation under VMH loading

Gourvenec, S. & Randolph, M., 2003, Proceedings of OMAE03 22nd International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering. Engineers, A. S. O. M. (ed.). Cancun, Mexico ed. New York, USA: ASME International, Vol. CD. p. OMAE2003-37014

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Failure of shallow foundations under general combined loading

Gourvenec, S. & Randolph, M., 2003, Geotechnical Problems with Man-Made and Man Influenced Grounds. Vanicek, I., Barvinek, R., Bohac, J., Jettmar, J., Jirasko, D. & Salak, J. (eds.). Prague, Czech Republic ed. Praha, Czech Republic: The Czech Geotechnical Society, Vol. 2. p. 583-588

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2002

Combinded loading of skirted fundations

Gourvenec, S., 2002, 5th ANZ Young Geotechnical Professionals Conference. Davies, T. (ed.). Rotorua, New Zealand ed. Rotoura, New Zealand: Australian Geomechanics Society, Vol. n/a. p. 105 - 110

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2 Citations (Scopus)

Three-dimensional finite element analysis of combined loading of skirted foundations on non-homogeneous clay

Gourvenec, S. & Randolph, M., 2002, Numerical Models in Geomehanics - NUMOG VIII. Pange, G. N. & Pietruszczak, S. (eds.). Rome, Italy ed. The Netherlands: CRC Press/Balkema, Vol. n/a. p. 439 - 444

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper