Blast and Impact Dynamics

Department of Civil & Structural Engineering



(2012). Comments on Dstl vehicle mine blast test procedure, Review the pit prep and sampling sections of the ‘DSTL STANAG’ offering comments where required (BT-PPG-504).
(2012). Modelling of viscous effects in natural clays. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 49 (2), pp. 129-140. (Full Text).
(2012). Blast modelling of steel frames with simple connections. Journal of Structural Engineering.
(2012). The development of a small-scale geotechnical teaching centrifuge. Enhancing Engineering Higher Education pp. 37-41. Royal Academy of Engineering: London. (Full Text).
(2012). Potential use of structural layout optimization at the conceptual design stage. The International Journal of Architectual Computing, 10 (1), pp. 13-32. (Full Text).
(2012). Dynamic behaviour of web cleat steel connections. In 11th International Conference on Steel Space and Composite Structures (pp. 269-278).
(2012). Assessment of geotechnical properties of British coal measures rocks for construction. In 1st Australasia and South East Asia Conference in Structural Engineering and Construction.
(2012). On the optimality of Hemp’s arch with vertical hangers. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 46 (1), pp. 17-25. (Full Text).
(2012). The role of geotechnical parameters on the impulse generated by buried charges. In MABS 22 Bourges (2012) SPIEZ Switzerland. (Full Text).


(2011). Increasing the critical time step: Micro-inertia, inertia penalties and mass scaling. Computational Mechanics, 47 (6), pp. 657-667.
(2011). Numerical modelling of honeycomb energy dissipating materials. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 82 (2), pp. 81-85.
(2011). Clearing of blast waves on finite-sized targets - An overlooked approach. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 82 (3), pp. 669-674. (Full Text).
(2011). Numerical simulation of steel bolted beam-column connections subjected to dynamic loading. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 82 (2), pp. 314-319.
(2011). Optimum structure to carry a uniform load between pinned supports: Exact analytical solution. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 467 (2128), pp. 1101-1120.