Susan Gourvenec

Professor, BEng Lond., PhD S'ton

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

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 1702 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
20022019
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2019
Cyclic loads
Centrifuges
Shear strength
Kaolin
Pore pressure

A simple approach to multi-degree-of-freedom loading in a geotechnical centrifuge

O'Loughlin, C. D., Cocjin, M. L., Gourvenec, S. M. & Stanier, S. A., 1 Sep 2019, In : Geotechnical Testing Journal. 42, 5, p. 1150-1168 GTJ20180037.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Centrifuges
centrifuge
Displacement control
Degrees of freedom (mechanics)
Pipelines
1 Citation (Scopus)

Combined loading capacity of skirted circular foundations in loose sand

Fiumana, N., Bienen, B., Govoni, L., Gourvenec, S., Cassidy, M. J. & Gottardi, G., 1 Jul 2019, In : Ocean Engineering. 183, p. 57-72 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sand
Centrifuges
Silica sand
Strain hardening
Wind turbines
Mooring
Anchors
Soils
Bearings (structural)
Shear strength
1 Citation (Scopus)
Mooring
Anchors
friction
Friction
Soils
2 Citations (Scopus)
164 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
1 Citation (Scopus)

Vertical cyclic loading response of shallow skirted foundation in soft normally consolidated clay

Zografou, D., Gourvenec, S. & O'Loughlin, C., Apr 2019, In : Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 56, 4, p. 473-483 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2018
6 Citations (Scopus)
soft soil
Soils
site investigation
Bibliographies
Testing
5 Citations (Scopus)

Insights from a shallow foundation load-settlement prediction exercise

Doherty, J. P., Gourvenec, S. & Gaone, F. M., 1 Jan 2018, In : Computers and Geotechnics. 93, p. 269-279 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geotechnical engineering
site investigation
Bearing capacity
Clay
Engineers
4 Citations (Scopus)
undrained test
soft clay
Clay
Testing
prediction

Softening and consolidation around seabed pipelines: Centrifuge modelling

Cocjin, M. L., Gourvenec, S. M. & White, D. J., 1 Feb 2018, In : Geotechnique. 68, 2, p. 118-132 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
centrifugal model test
Centrifuges
softening
Consolidation
consolidation
2017
2 Citations (Scopus)

An analytical solution for the undrained horizontal–torsional resistance of mudmats

Feng, X., Randolph, M. F. & Gourvenec, S., 1 Apr 2017, In : Geotechnique. 67, 4, p. 325-337 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sliding
limit analysis
torsion
soil strength
bearing capacity
6 Citations (Scopus)

Application of a memory surface model to predict whole-life settlements of a sliding foundation

Corti, R., Gourvenec, S. M., Randolph, M. F. & Diambra, A., 1 Aug 2017, In : Computers and Geotechnics. 88, p. 152-163 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sliding
Hardening
hardening
Data storage equipment
Cams
5 Citations (Scopus)
142 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
soft clay
roughness
Clay
Surface roughness
consolidation
6 Citations (Scopus)
112 Downloads (Pure)

Effect of interface condition on the undrained capacity of subsea mudmats under six-degree-of-freedom loading

Shen, Z., Feng, X. & Gourvenec, S., 1 Apr 2017, In : Geotechnique. 67, 4, p. 338-349 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surface tension
Load limits
carrying capacity
effect
freedom

End of life or afterlife?

Gourvenec, S., 1 May 2017, In : Offshore Engineer. 42, 5, p. 36-38 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)
Gases
Natural sciences
Knowledge engineering
Economics
Reefs
1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Shape effects on undrained capacity of mudmat foundations under multi-directional loading

Feng, X., Gourvenec, S. & Shen, Z., 1 May 2017, In : Ocean Engineering. 135, p. 221-235 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Soils
Shear strength
Aspect ratio
Load limits
Deposits
3 Citations (Scopus)

Synchronised multi-scale image analysis of soil deformations

Teng, Y., Stanier, S. A. & Gourvenec, S. M., 1 Mar 2017, In : International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics. 17, 1, p. 53-71 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

field of view
image analysis
Image analysis
Cameras
Soils
5 Citations (Scopus)

Theoretical framework for predicting the response of tolerably mobile subsea installations

Cocjin, M. L., Gourvenec, S. M., White, D. J. & Randolph, M. F., 1 Jul 2017, In : Geotechnique. 67, 7, p. 608-620 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
sliding
pore pressure
consolidation
Pore pressure
Soils
2016
13 Citations (Scopus)
73 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Soils
Shear strength
Stiffness
Finite element method
Degradation
7 Citations (Scopus)

Failure envelope approach for consolidated undrained capacity of shallow foundations

Vulpe, C., Gourvenec, S., Leman, B. & Fung, K. N., 2016, In : Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 142, 8, p. 04016036

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

critical state
soil mechanics
shear strength
soil
Soils
6 Citations (Scopus)
186 Downloads (Pure)

Modelling sliding resistance of tolerably mobile subsea mudmats

Feng, X. & Gourvenec, S., Jun 2016, In : Geotechnique. 66, 6, p. 490-499

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Consolidation
sliding
consolidation
hardening
Shearing
14 Citations (Scopus)
160 Downloads (Pure)

Undrained capacity of surface foundations with zero-tension interface under planar V-H-M loading

Shen, Z., Feng, X. & Gourvenec, S., Mar 2016, In : Computers and Geotechnics. 73, p. 47-57 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
bearing capacity
Surface tension
Bearing capacity
eccentricity
prediction
2015
20 Citations (Scopus)
208 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Load limits
carrying capacity
Consolidation
consolidation
Clay
9 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of a surficial crust on mudmat capacity under fully three-dimensional loading

Feng, X., Gourvenec, S., Randolph, M., Wallerand, R. & Dimmock, P., 2015, In : Géotechnique. 65, 7, p. 590-603

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Investigating the deep

Saucier, H., Randolph, M. & Gourvenec, S., 1 Nov 2015, Offshore Engineer, 40, 11, p. 32-34 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Coastal zones
Carbonates
Deepwater drilling
Debris
Engineers

Sealfoor tools

Gouvenec, S., 2015, In : Offshore Engineer. 40, 3, p. 40-43

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)
156 Downloads (Pure)

Tolerably mobile subsea foundations – observations of performance

Cocjin, M. L., Gourvenec, S., White, D. & Randolph, M., 25 May 2015, In : Géotechnique. 64, 11, p. 895 - 909 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
sliding
consolidation
soft clay
centrifuge
footprint
2014
31 Citations (Scopus)
797 Downloads (Pure)

A generalised failure envelope for undrained capacity of circular shallow foundations under general loading

Vulpe, C., Gourvenec, S. & Power, M., Jul 2014, In : Geotechnique Letters. 4, 3, p. 187 - 196

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
soil strength
mobilization
Soils
prediction
index
33 Citations (Scopus)

A method for predicting the consolidated undrained bearing capacity of shallow foundation

Gourvenec, S., Vulpe, C. & Murthy, T. G., 31 Jan 2014, In : Géotechnique. 64, 3, p. 215-225 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of the consolidated breakout response of partially embedded subsea pipelines

Chatterjee, S., Gourvenec, S. & White, D., 30 Apr 2014, In : Géotechnique. 64, 5, p. 391 - 399

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Citations (Scopus)
387 Downloads (Pure)

Design approach for rectangular mudmats under fully three-dimensional loading

Feng, X., Randolph, M., Gourvenec, S. & Wallerand, R., Jan 2014, In : Géotechnique. 64, 1, p. 51-63 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
1 Citation (Scopus)
well
wellhead
Fixed platforms
centrifuge
Flowlines
15 Citations (Scopus)

In Situ Testing at the National Soft Soil Field Testing Facility, Ballina, New South Wales

Kelly, R., O'Loughlin, C., Bates, L., Gourvenec, S., Colreavy, C., White, D., Gaone, F., Doherty, J. & Randolph, M., 2014, In : Australian Geomechanics Journal. 49, 4, p. 15-28

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)
189 Downloads (Pure)

Large deformation numerical modeling of the short-term compression and uplift capacity of offshore shallow foundations

Chatterjee, S., Mana, D. S. K., Gourvenec, S. & Randolph, M., Mar 2014, In : Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmentral Engineering. 140, 3, p. 04013021-1 - 04013021-10

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
uplift
compression
modeling
failure mechanism
centrifuge
11 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical modelling of seepage beneath skirted foundations subjected to vertical uplift

Mana, D. S. K., Gourvenec, S. & Randolph, M., Jan 2014, In : Computers and Geotechnics. 55, p. 150-157 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Seepage
seepage
uplift
modeling
swelling
9 Citations (Scopus)

Optimal skirt spacing for subsea mudmats under loading in six degrees of freedom

Feng, X., Gourvenec, S. & Randolph, M., Oct 2014, In : Applied Ocean Research. 48, p. 10-20 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soils
Rigidity
Torsional stress
Surface roughness
2013
4 Citations (Scopus)

A novel technique to mitigate the effect of gapping on the uplift capacity of offshore shallow foundations

Mana, D. S. K., Gourvenec, S. & Randolph, M., 2013, In : Geotechnique. 63, 14, p. 1245-1252

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Citations (Scopus)

Critical skirt spacing for shallow foundations under general loading

Mana, D. S. K., Gourvenec, S. & Martin, C. M., 2013, In : Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 139, 9, p. 1554-1566

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

spacing
Soils
bearing capacity
Bearing capacity
soil
30 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental investigation of reverse end bearing of offshore shallow foundations

Mana, D. S. K., Gourvenec, S. & Randolph, M., 2013, In : Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 50, 10, p. 1022-1033

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bearings (structural)
Soils
Centrifuges
Bearing capacity
2012
10 Citations (Scopus)

Centrifuge study of capacity of a skirted foundation under eccentric transient and sustained uplift

Acosta-Martinez, H., Gourvenec, S. & Randolph, M., 2012, In : Geotechnique. 62, 4, p. 317-328

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)
35 Citations (Scopus)
2011
21 Citations (Scopus)

A centrifuge study on the effect of embedment on the drained response of shallow foundations under combined loading

Govoni, L., Gourvenec, S. & Gottardi, G., 2011, In : Geotechnique. 61, 12, p. 1055-1068

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Citations (Scopus)

Consolidation around partially embedded seabed pipelines

Krost, K., Gourvenec, S. & White, D., 2011, In : Geotechnique. 61, 2, p. 167-173

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

92 Citations (Scopus)

Recent advances in offshore geotechnics for deep water oil and gas developments

Randolph, M., Gaudin, C., Gourvenec, S., White, D., Boylan, N. & Cassidy, M., 2011, In : Ocean Engineering. 38, 7, p. 818-834

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Citations (Scopus)

The undrained bearing capacity of a spudcan foundation under combined loading in soft clay

Zhang, Y., Bienen, B., Cassidy, M. & Gourvenec, S., 2011, In : Marine Structures. 24, 4, p. 459-477

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

84 Citations (Scopus)

Undrained failure envelope for skirted foundations under general loading

Gourvenec, S. & Barnett, S., 2011, In : Geotechnique. 61, 3, p. 263-270

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Citations (Scopus)

Undrained vertical bearing capacity factors for shallow foundations

Gourvenec, S. & Salliyil Kodakkattu Mana, D., 2011, In : Geotechnique Letters. 1, 4, p. 101-108

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle