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  • McCartney, J.S. Zornberg, J.G., Swan, Jr., R.H., and Gilbert, R.B. (2004). “Reliability-based stability analysis considering GCL shear strength variability.” Geosynthetics International. 11(3), 212-232. (link)
  • Zornberg, J.G. McCartney, J.S. and Swan, Jr., R.H. (2005). “Analysis of a large database of GCL internal shear strength results.” ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering.  131(3), 359-380. (link)
  • McCartney, J.S., and Zornberg, J.G. (2006). “Correction of lightning effects on water content reflectometer (WCR) soil moisture data.” Vadose Zone Journal. 5, 673–683. (link)
  • Zornberg, J.G. McCartney, J.S. and Swan, Jr., R.H. (2006). Closure of: "Analysis of a large database of GCL internal shear strength results.” ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering.  132(10). 1373-1379. (link)
  • Bouazza, A., Zornberg, J.G., McCartney, J.S., and Nahlawi, H. (2006). “Significance of unsaturated behaviour of geotextiles in earthen structures.” Australian Geomechanics, 41(3), 133-142. (link)
  • McCartney, J.S., Zornberg, J.G., and Swan, R.H. (2009). “Analysis of a large database of GCL-geomembrane interface shear strength results.” ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering.   135(2), 1-15. (link)
  • McCartney, J.S., Zornberg, J.G., and Swan, R.H. (2010). Closure to: “Analysis of a Large Database of GCL-Geomembrane Interface Shear Strength Results.” ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 136(1), 276-277. (link)
  • McCartney J.S. and Berends, R. (2010). “Measurement of Filtration Effects on the Transmissivity of Geocomposite Drains for Phosphogypsum.” Geotextiles and Geomembranes. 28(2), 226–235. (link)
  • Zornberg, J.G. and McCartney, J.S. (2010). “Centrifuge Permeameter for Unsaturated Soils I: Theory and Experimental Philosophy.” ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering.  136(8), 1051-1063. (Awarded the 2012 J. James R. Croes Medal from ASCE) (link)
  • McCartney, J.S. and Zornberg, J.G. (2010). “Centrifuge Permeameter for Unsaturated Soils II: Results and Analysis.” ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering.  136(8), 1064-1076. (link)
  • McCartney, J.S. and Znidarcic, D. (2010). “Test System for Hydraulic Properties of Unsaturated Nonwoven Geotextiles.” Geosynthetics International. 17(5), 355-363. (link)
  • Zornberg, J.G., Bouazza, A., and McCartney J.S. (2010). “Geosynthetic Capillary Barriers: State-of-the-Knowledge.” Geosynthetics International. 17(5), 273–300. (Awarded Best Paper of 2010 in Geosynthetics International) (link)
  • McCartney, J.S. and Zornberg, J.G. (2010). “Effect of Cyclic Wetting and Drying on the Formation of a Capillary Break between Soil and Geosynthetic Drainage Layers.” Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 47(11), 1201-1213. (link)
  • Lee, Y.-B., Ko, H.-Y., and McCartney, J.S. (2010). “Deformation Response of Shored MSE Walls under Surcharge Loading in the Centrifuge.” Geosynthetics International. 17(6), 389-402. (link)
  • McCartney, J.S., Nogueira, C., Homes, D., and Zornberg, J.G. (2011). “Modeling of Secondary Containment System Formation with Colloidal Silica.” ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering. 137(6), 444-453. (link)
  • Ghayoomi, M., McCartney, J.S., and Ko, H.-Y. (2011). “Centrifuge Test for Seismic Compression of Partially Saturated Sands.” ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal. 34(4). 1-11. (link)
  • Ghayoomi, M. and McCartney, J.S. (2011). “Measurement of Small-Strain Shear Moduli  of Partially Saturated Sand During Infiltration in Geotechnical Centrifuge.” ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal. Special Issue on Advances in Experimental Characterization of Unsaturated Soils, Volume 1. 34(5), 1-10. 
  • Khosravi, A. and McCartney, J.S. (2011). “ Resonant Column Test for Unsaturated Soils with Suction–Saturation Control.” ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal. 34(6), 1-10. DOI: 10.1520/GTJ103102.
  • Khosravi, A., Alsherif, N., Lynch, C., and McCartney, J.S. (2012). “Use of Multistage Triaxial Testing to Define Effective Stress Relationships for Unsaturated Soils.” ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal. Special Issue on Advances in Experimental Characterization of Unsaturated Soils, Volume 2. 35(1), 1-10. DOI: 10.1520/GTJ103624. 1-10.
  • Parks, J.M., Stewart, M.A., and McCartney, J.S. (2012). “Validation of a Centrifuge Permeameter for Investigation of Transient Infiltration and Drainage Flow Processes in Unsaturated Soils.” ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal. Special Issue on Advances in Experimental Characterization of Unsaturated Soils, Volume 2. 35(1), 1-11.
  • Coccia, C.J.R. and McCartney, J.S. (2012). “A Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical True Triaxial Cell for Evaluation of the Impact of Anisotropy on Thermally-Induced Volume Changes in Soils.” ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal. 35(2), 1-11. DOI: 10.1520/GTJ103803.
  • Rouissi, K., Krarti, M., and McCartney, J.S. (2012). “Analysis of Thermo-Active Foundations with U-Tube Heat Exchangers.” ASME Journal of Solar Energy Engineering. 134(2) 1-8. (link)
  • Khosravi, A. and McCartney, J.S. (2012). “Impact of Hydraulic Hysteresis on the Small-Strain Shear Modulus of Unsaturated Soils.” ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering.  138(11), 1326–1333. (link)
  • McCartney, J.S. and Murphy, K.D. (2012). “Strain Distributions in Full-Scale Energy Foundations.” DFI Journal. 6(2), 28-36. (Awarded 2012 DFI Young Professor Paper Award) (link)
  • Ghayoomi, M., McCartney, J.S. and Ko, H.-Y. (2013). “Empirical Methodology to Estimate Seismically Induced Settlement of Partially Saturated Sand.” ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 139(3), 367-376. (Awarded 2014 International Award for Best Journal Paper by an Early Career Researcher in Unsaturated Soil Mechanics in the Category of “Application”) (link)
  • McCartney, J.S. and Khosravi, A. (2013). “Field Monitoring System for Suction and Temperature Profiles under Pavements.” ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities. 27(6), 818-825. (link)
  • Bouazza, A., Zornberg, J.G., McCartney, J.S., and Singh, M.R.  (2013). “Unsaturated Geotechnics Applied to Geoenvironmental Engineering Problems Involving Geosynthetics.” Engineering Geology. 165, 143-153. (link)
  • Coccia, C.J., Gupta, R., Morris, J., and McCartney, J.S. (2013). “Municipal Solid Waste Landfills as Geothermal Heat Resources.” Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 19, 463-474. (link)
  • McCartney, J.S., Cox, B.R., Wood, C.M., and El Tawati, A. (2013). “Field Cyclic Plate Load Test for Pavement Deformation Evaluation.” ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal. Special Issue for Symposium on Dynamic Testing of Soil and Rock: Field and Laboratory. 36(2), 1 10. (link)
  • Lim, S.-Y. and McCartney, J.S. (2013). “Evaluation of the Role of Particle Size on the Installation Damage Factors for Geogrids.” Geosynthetics International. 20(2), 62-72. (link)
  • McCartney, J.S. and Cox, B.R. (2013). “Role of Strain Magnitude on the Deformation Response of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Layers.” Geosynthetics International. 20(3), 1-12. (link)
  • Ghayoomi, M., Dashti, S., and McCartney, J.S. (2013). “Performance of a Transparent, Flexible Shear Beam-Type Container in Dynamic Centrifuge Modeling of Geotechnical Systems.” Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering. 53(10), 230-239. (link)
  • Stewart, M.A. and McCartney, J.S. (2013). “Centrifuge Modeling of Soil-Structure Interaction in Energy Foundations.” ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 140(4), 04013044-1-11. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001061. (link)
  • Alsherif, N. and McCartney, J.S. (2014). “Effective Stress in Unsaturated Silt under Low Degrees of Saturation.” Vadose Zone Journal: Special Issue on Mechanics of Unsaturated Porous Media: Effective Stress Principle; from Micromechanics to Thermodynamics. 13(5), 1-13. DOI: 10.2136/vzj2013.06.0109. (link)
  • Ghayoomi, M., Dashti, S., and McCartney, J.S. (2014). “Closure: Performance of a Transparent, Flexible Shear Beam-Type Container in Dynamic Centrifuge Modeling of Geotechnical Systems.” Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering. 1-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2014.02.002. (link)
  • Vega, A. and McCartney, J.S. (2014). “Cyclic Heating Effects on Thermal Volume Change of Silt.” Environmental Geotechnics. 1-12. DOI:10.1680/envgeo.13.00022. (link)
  • Murphy, K.D. and McCartney, J.S. (2014). “Thermal Borehole Shear Device.” ASTM Geotechnical Journal. 37(6), 1-16. DOI: 10.1520/GTJ20140009. (link)
  • Olgun, C.G. and McCartney, J.S. (2014). “Outcomes from the International Workshop on Thermoactive Geotechnical Systems for Near-Surface Geothermal Energy: From Research to Practice.” The Journal of the Deep Foundations Institute. 8(2), 58-72. (link)
  • Amis, T., McCartney, J.S., Loveridge, F., Olgun, C.G., Bruce, M.E., and Murphy, K.D. (2014). “Identifying Best Practice, Installation, Laboratory Testing, and Field Testing.” The Journal of the Deep Foundations Institute. 8(2), 73-82. (link)
  • Olgun, C.G., McCartney, J.S., Loveridge, F.A., Bowers, G.A., Coccia, C.J., Bouazza, A., Soga, K., Spitler, J.D., Nicholson, D., and Sutman, M. (2014). “Building Codes, Green Certification, and Implementation Issues, Market Challenges.” The Journal of the Deep Foundations Institute. 8(2), 83-91. (link)
  • Katzenbach, R., Olgun, C.G., Loveridge, F., Sutman, M., Bowers, G.A., McCartney, J.S., Laloui, L., Mimouni, T., Dupray, F., Spitler, J.D., Clauss, F., Meyer, L.L., and Akrouch, G. (2014). “New Technologies and Applications; Materials and Equipment in Near Surface Geothermal Systems.” The Journal of the Deep Foundations Institute. 8(2), 92-106. (link)
  • Laloui, L., Olgun, C.G., Sutman, M. McCartney, J.S., Coccia, C.J.R., Abuel-Naga, H.M., and Bowers, G.A. (2014). “Issues Involved with Thermo-active Geotechnical Systems: Characterization of Thermo-Mechanical Soil Behavior and Soil-Structure Interface Behavior.” The Journal of the Deep Foundations Institute. 8(2), 107-119. (link)
  • Bourne-Webb, P. Pereira, J.-M., Bowers, A., Mimouni, T., Loveridge, F., Burlon, S., Olgun, C.G., McCartney, J.S., and, Sutman, M. (2014). “Design Tools for Thermo-active Geotechnical Systems.” The Journal of the Deep Foundations Institute. 8(2), 120-128. (link)
  • Nicholson, D., Smith, P., Bowers, G.A., Cuceoglu, F., Olgun, C.G., McCartney, J.S., Henry, K., Meyer, L.L., and Loveridge, F. (2014). “Environmental Impact Calculations, Life Cycle Cost Analysis” The Journal of the Deep Foundations Institute. 8(2), 129-145. (link)
  • Goode, J.C., III and McCartney, J.S. (2015). “Centrifuge Modeling of Boundary Restraint Effects in Energy Foundations.” ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001333 , 04015034-1-04015034-13. (link)
  • Moradi, A., Smits, K., Massey, J., Cihan, A., and McCartney, J.S. (2015). “Impact of coupled heat transfer and water flow on soil borehole thermal energy storage (SBTES) systems: Experimental and modeling investigation.” Geothermics. 57(September). 56-72.
  • Alsherif, N.A. and McCartney, J.S. (2015). “Nonisothermal Behavior of Compacted Silt at Low Degrees of Saturation.” Géotechnique. In press. DOI: 10.1680/geot./14-P-049.
  • Hoyos, L.R., DeJong, J.T., McCartney, J.S., Puppala, A.J., Reddy, K.R., and Zekkos, D. (2015). “Environmental Geotechnics in the U.S. Region: A Brief Overview of Current Trends and Future Challenges.” Environmental Geotechnics. 1-7. DOI: 10.1680/envgeo.14.00024. (link)
  • Reed, A. and McCartney, J.S. (2015). “The Sun Also Rises: Prospects for Solar District Heating in the United States.” Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology. 25(1), 101-147.
  • Dong, Y., McCartney, J.S. and Lu, N. (2015). “Critical Review of Thermal Conductivity Models for Unsaturated Soils.” (2015). Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 33(2), 207-221. DOI 10.1007/s10706-015-9843-2. (link)
  • Murphy, K.D. and McCartney, J.S. (2015). “Seasonal Response of Energy Foundations during Building Operation.” Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 33(2), 343-356. DOI: 10.1007/s10706-014-9802-3. (link)
  • Wang, W., Regueiro, R. and McCartney, J.S. (2015). “Coupled Axisymmetric Thermo-Poro-Elasto-Plastic Finite Element Analysis of Energy Foundation Centrifuge Experiments in Partially Saturated Silt.” Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 33(2), 373-388. DOI: 10.1007/s10706-014-9801-4. (link)
  • Kaltreider, C., Krarti, M. and McCartney, J.S. (2015). “Heat Transfer Analysis of Thermo-Active Foundations.” Energy and Buildings. 86, 492-501. (link)
  • Murphy, K.D., McCartney, J.S., and Henry, K.H. (2015). “Thermo-Mechanical Response Tests on Energy Foundations with Different Heat Exchanger Configurations.” Acta Geotechnica. 10(2), 179-195. DOI: 10.1007/s11440-013-0298-4. (link)
  • Mun, W. and McCartney, J.S. (2015). “Compression mechanisms of unsaturated clay under high stress levels.” Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 10.1139/cgj-2014-0438. (link)
  • Hushmand, A., Dashti, S., Davis, C., Hushmand, B., Zhang, M., Ghayoomi, M., McCartney, J.S., Lee, Y., Hu, J. (2016). “Seismic performance of underground reservoir structures: Insight from centrifuge modeling on the influence of structure stiffness.” ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001477, 04016020-1-04016020-13.
  • Ghayoomi, M. and McCartney, J.S. (2016). “Procedure to estimate the seismic settlement of partially saturated soils.” Indian Geotechnical Journal. 1-4. 10.1007/s40098-015-0176-0.
  • Khosravi, A., Sajjad, S., Dadashi, A., and McCartney, J.S. (2016). “Evaluation of the impact of drainage-induced hardening on the small strain shear modulus of unsaturated soils.” ASCE International Journal of Geomechanics. 1-10. 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000614.
  • Ghaaowd, I., Takai, A., Katsumi, T. and McCartney, J.S. (2016). “Pore water pressure prediction for undrained heating of soils.” Environmental Geotechnics. 1-9. 10.1680/jenge.15.00041.
  • Catolico, N., Ge, S., and McCartney, J.S. (2016). “Numerical modeling of a soil-borehole thermal energy storage system.” Vadose Zone Hydrology. 15(1), 1-17. doi:10.2136/vzj2015.05.0078.
  • McCartney, J.S., Sánchez, M., and Tomac, I. (2016). “Energy geotechnics: Advances in subsurface energy recovery, storage, and exchange.” Computers and Geotechnics. 5(May), 244–256. 10.1016/j.compgeo.2016.01.002.
  • Caulk, R., Ghazanfari, E., and McCartney, J.S. (2016). “Parameterization of a calibrated geothermal energy pile model.” Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment. 5(3), 1-15. 10.1016/j.gete.2015.11.001. 
  • Alsherif, N. and McCartney, J.S. (2016). “Yielding of silt at high temperature and suction magnitudes.” Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 34(2), 501-514. 
  • Başer, T., Lu, N., and McCartney, J.S. (2016). “Operational response of a soil-borehole thermal energy storage system.” ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 04015097-1-12. 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001432.
  • Coccia, C.J.R. and McCartney, J.S. (2016). “High-pressure thermal triaxial cell for evaluation of the impact of temperature on soil volume change mechanisms.” ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal. 39(2), 217-234. 10.1520/GTJ20150114.
  • Iezzoni, H. and McCartney, J.S. (2016). “Calibration of capacitance sensors for compacted silt in nonisothermal applications.” ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal. 39(2), 169-180. DOI: 10.1520/GTJ20150056.
  • Hushmand, A., Dashti, S., Davis, C., McCartney, J.S., Hushmand, B. (2016). “A centrifuge study of the influence of site response, relative stiffness, and kinematic constraints on the seismic performance of buried reservoir structures.” Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering. 88(September), 427-438.
  • Coccia, C.J.R. and McCartney, J.S. (2016). “Thermal volume change of poorly draining soils I: Critical assessment of volume change mechanisms.” Computers and Geotechnics. 80(December), 26-40. 10.1016/j.compgeo.2016.06.009. 
  • Coccia, C.J.R. and McCartney, J.S. (2016). “Thermal volume change of poorly draining soils II: Constitutive modelling.” Computers and Geotechnics. 80(December), 16-25. 10.1016/j.compgeo.2016.06.010.
  • Mun, W., Teixeira, T., Balci, M.C., Svoboda, J., and McCartney, J.S. (2016). “Rate effects on the undrained shear strength of compacted clay.” Soils and Foundations. 56(4), 719-731. 10.1016/j.sandf.2016.07.012.
  • Hushmand, A., Dashti, S., Davis, C., Hushmand, B., McCartney, J.S., Hu, J., Lee, Y. (2016). “Seismic performance of underground reservoir structures: Insight from centrifuge modeling on the influence of backfill soil type and geometry.” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001544 , 04016058-1-04016058-11. 
  • Dong, Y., Lu, N., and McCartney, J.S. (2016). “A unified model for small-strain shear modulus of variably saturated soil.” ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001506 , 04016039-1-04016039-10.  
  • Hushmand, A., Dashti, S., Davis, C., Hushmand, B., Zhang, M., Ghayoomi, M., McCartney, J.S., Lee, Y., Hu, J. (2016). “Seismic performance of underground reservoir structures: Insight from centrifuge modeling on the influence of structure stiffness.” ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001477, 04016020-1-04016020-13.
  • Moradi, A., Smits, K., Lu, N., and McCartney, J.S. (2016). “3-D experimental and numerical investigation of heat transfer in unsaturated soil with an application to soil borehole thermal energy storage (SBTES) systems. Vadose Zone Journal. 1-17. doi:10.2136/vzj2016.03.0027.
  • Mun, W. and McCartney, J.S. (2016). “Constitutive model for the undrained compression of unsaturated clay.” ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 1-10. 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001635. 04016117.
  • Mun, W. and McCartney, J.S. (2016). “Constitutive model for the drained compression of unsaturated clay to high stresses.” ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001662.
  • Chen, D. and McCartney, J.S. (2016). “Parameters for load transfer analysis of energy piles in uniform nonplastic soils.” ASCE International Journal of Geomechanics. 1-17. 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000873. 04016159.
  • McCartney, J.S. and Murphy, K.D. (2017). “Investigation of potential dragdown/uplift effects on energy piles.” Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment. 1-8. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gete.2017.03.001.
  • Shanina, M. and McCartney, J.S. (2017). “Influence of anisotropic stress states on the thermal volume change of unsaturated silt.” Soils and Foundations. 57(2), 252-266.
  • Mun, W. and McCartney, J.S. (2017). “Roles of particle breakage and drainage in the compression of sand to high pressures.” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 143(10): 04017071, 1-14.
  • Mun, W., Coccia, C.J.R. and McCartney, J.S. (2017). “Application of hysteretic trends in the preconsolidation stress of unsaturated soils.” Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. Accepted.
  • Dong, Y., Lu, N., and McCartney, J.S. (2017). “Scaling shear modulus from small to finite strain for variably saturated soils.” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. Accepted.
  • Zheng, Y., Sander, A.C., Rong, W., Fox, P.J., Shing, P.B., and McCartney, J.S. (2017). “Shaking table test of a half-scale geosynthetic-reinforced soil bridge abutment.” ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal. Accepted. 
  • Fox, P.J., Sanders, M., Latham, C., Ghaaowd, I., and McCartney, J.S. (2017). “Large-scale direct-simple shear device for large-particle tire-derived aggregates.” Geotechnical Testing Journal. Accepted 
  • Ghaaowd, I., McCartney, J.S., Thielmann, S., Sanders, M. and Fox, P.J. (2017). “Shearing behavior of tire derived aggregate with large particle sizes. I: Internal and concrete interface direct shear behavior.” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. Accepted.
  • McCartney, J.S., Ghaaowd, I., Fox, P.J., Sanders, M., Thielmann, S., and Sander, A. (2017). “Shearing behavior of tire derived aggregate with large particle sizes. II: Cyclic simple shear behavior.” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. Accepted.
  • Trautner, C., Zheng, Y., McCartney, J.S., and Hutchinson, T. (2017). “An approach for the evaluation of shake table performance evaluation during repair and retrofit actions.” Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics. https://doi.org/10.1002/eqe.2942. 1-16. 
Book Chapters
  • Zornberg, J.G., and McCartney, J.S. (2006). “Evapotranspirative Cover Systems for Waste Containment.” In: The Handbook of Groundwater Engineering, 2nd Edition. Chapter 34. J.W. Delleur, ed. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. pp. 34-1–34-31. DOI: 10.1201/9781420006001.ch34. (link)
  • Zornberg, J.G., and McCartney, J.S. (2010). “Internal and Interface Shear Strength of Geosynthetic Clay Liners.” In: Geosynthetic Clay Liners for Waste Containment. Chapter 8.  A. Bouazza and J.J. Bowders, eds. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. pp. 143-168. ISBN 9780-4154-6733-9. (link)
  • McCartney, J.S., Coccia, C.J.R., Alsherif, N., and Stewart, M.A. (2013). “Energy Geostructures in Unsaturated Soils.” In: Energy Geostructures: Innovation in Underground Engineering. Chapter 5. L. Laloui and A. DiDonna, eds. Wiley-ISTE. pp. 99-114. ISBN: 978-1-84821-572-6. (link)
  • McCartney, J.S. (2013). “Centrifuge Modeling of Energy Foundations.” In: Energy Geostructures: Innovation in Underground Engineering. Chapter 8. L. Laloui and A. DiDonna, eds. Wiley-ISTE. pp. 157-167. ISBN: 978-1-84821-572-6. (link)
  • Regueiro, R., Pak, R., McCartney, J.S., Sture, S., Yan, B., Duan, Z., Svoboda, J., Mun, W., Vasilyev, O., Kasimov, N, Brown-Dymkoski, E., Hansen, C., Li, S., Ren, B., Alshibli, K., Druckrey, A., Lu, H., Luo, H., Brannon, R., Bonifasi-Lista, C., Yarahmadi, A., Ghodrati, E., Colovos, J. (2013). “ONR MURI Project on Soil Blast Modeling and Simulation.” Chapter 42 in Dynamic Behavior of Materials, Volume 1. B. Song, ed. Springer, Vienna.  341-353. (link)
  • Svoboda, J. and McCartney, J.S. (2013). “Shearing Rate Effects on Dense Sand and Compacted Clay.” Chapter 47 in Dynamic Behavior of Materials, Volume 1. B. Song, ed. Springer, Vienna. 389-395. (link)
  • McCartney, J.S. (2015). “Structural performance of thermo-active foundations.” In: Advances in Thermo-Active Foundations. M. Krarti, ed. ASME Press. New York. pp. 1-44. ISBN: 9780791861059.
  • Başer, T., Traore, T. and McCartney, J.S. (2016). “Physical modeling of coupled heat transfer and water flow in soil-borehole thermal energy storage systems in the vadose zone.” In: Geothermal Energy: An Emerging Resource. C.B. Dowling, L.J. Florea, and K. Neumann, eds. GSA Books. Boulder, CO. Geological Society of America Special Paper 519. 1-13.
  • Takai, A., McCartney, J.S., and Katsumi, T. (2016). “Thermal soil behavior for underground environment.” Chapter 9 in Toward Future Earth – Challenges and Progress of Global Environmental Studies. Kaisei Publishing Co. Tokyo. 147-170. 
Technical Conference Publications
  • Gharaibeh, E.S., McCartney, J.S., Frangopol, D.M. (2001). “Reliability-Based Importance Assessment of Structural Members.” 1st MIT Conference on Computation Fluid and Solid Mechanics.  Boston, Jun. 12. pp. 1-10. (CD-ROM). (link)
  • McCartney, J.S., and Zornberg, J.G. (2002). “Design and Performance Criteria for Evapotranspirative Cover Systems.” Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Environmental Geotechnics, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. 11-15. A.A. Balkema. Vol. 1. pp. 195-200. (link)
  • McCartney, J.S., and Zornberg, J.G. (2003). “Assessment of Evapotranspirative Cover Performance using Field Data and Numerical Modeling.” Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Applications of Computational Methods in Geotechnical Engineering. Ouro Preto, Brazil. Aug. 18-20, Vol. 1. pp. 297-304. (link)
  • McCartney, J.S. and Zornberg, J.G., (2003). “Characterization of GCL Shear Strength Variability.” 56th Annual Canadian Geotechnical Conference and 4th IAH-CNC Joint Conference.  Winnipeg, Canada. Sep. 29-Oct. 1, 2003. pp. 1-8. (CDROM). (link)
  • McCartney, J.S., and Zornberg, J.G. (2004). “Use of Moisture Profiles and Lysimetry to Assess Evapotranspirative Cover Performance.” Proceedings of the 5th International PhD Symposium in Civil Engineering. Walraven, J., Blaauwendraad, J., Scarpas, T., and Snijder, B. (Editors). Delft, the Netherlands. Jun. 16-19, CRC Press. pp. 961-969. (link)
  • McCartney, J.S., Zornberg, J.G., and Swan, R.H. (2004). “Effect of Specimen Conditioning on Geosynthetic Clay Liner Shear Strength.” Proceedings of the GeoAsia 2004 Conference: 3rd Asian Regional Conference on Geosynthetics. Seoul, Korea. J.B. Shim, C. Yoo, and H.Y. Jeon, eds. Jun. 21-24. pp. 635-643. (link)
  • Benjamim, C.V.S., Bueno, B.S., Zornberg, J.G., and McCartney, J.S. (2004). “Field and Modeling Results of a Nonwoven Geotextile Reinforced Soil Retaining Wall.” Proceedings of the International Conference on the Use of Geosynthetics in Soil Reinforcement and Dynamics. Schloss Pillnitz. Dresden, Germany. Sep. 5-8. pp. 357-366. (link)
  • McCartney, J.S., Zornberg, J.G., and Swan, R.H. (2005). “Effect of Geomembrane Texturing on GCL-Geomembrane Interface Shear Strength.” Waste Containment and Remediation (GSP 142). Alshawabkeh, Benson, Culligan, Evans, Gross, Narejo, Reddy, Shackelford, and Zornberg, eds. Austin, TX. Jan. 27-29. ASCE. pp. 1-10. (CD-ROM). (link)
  • Kuhn, J.A., McCartney, J.S., and Zornberg, J.G. (2005). “Impinging Flow over Drainage Layers Including a Geocomposite.” Geosynthetics Research and Development in Progress, 18th Geosynthetic Research Institute Conference (GRI-18). Austin, TX. Jan. 26. ASCE. pp. 1-7. (CD-ROM). (link)
  • McCartney, J.S., Zornberg, J.G., and Swan, R. H. (2005). “Effect of Shear Displacement Rate on the Internal Shear Strength of GCLs.” Geosynthetics Research and Development in Progress, 18th Geosynthetic Research Institute Conference (GRI-18). Austin, TX. Jan. 26. ASCE. pp. 1-6. (link)
  • McCartney, J.S., Kuhn, J.A., and Zornberg, J.G. (2005). “Geosynthetic Drainage Layers in Contact with Unsaturated Soils.” Proceedings of the 16th International Conference of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE). Osaka, Japan. Sep. 12-17. IOS Press. pp. 2301-2305. (link
  • McCartney, J.S., and Zornberg, J.G. (2005). “The Centrifuge Permeameter for Unsaturated Soils (CPUS).” Proceedings of the International Symposium on Advanced Experimental Unsaturated Soil Mechanics (Experus 2005). Trento, Italy. Jun. 27-29. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam. pp. 299-304. (link)
  • Zornberg, J.G., and McCartney, J.S. (2005). “Evaluation of Evapotranspiration from Alternative Landfill Covers at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal.” Proceedings of the International Symposium on Advanced Experimental Unsaturated Soil Mechanics (Experus 2005). Trento, Italy, Jun. 27-29. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam. pp. 555-561. (link)
  • McCartney, J.S., and Zornberg, J.G. (2006). “Decision Analysis for Design of Evapotranspirative Landfill Covers.” Unsaturated Soils: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Unsaturated Soils (GSP 147). Carefree, AZ. Apr. 2-6. Vol. 1. pp. 694-705. (link)
  • McCartney, J.S., and Zornberg, J.G. (2006) “TDR System for Hydraulic Characterization of Unsaturated Soils in the Centrifuge.” Proceedings of the TDR 2006: 3rd International Symposium and Workshop on Time Domain Reflectometry for Innovative Soils Applications. West Lafayette, IN. Sep. 11-17. pp. 1-12. (CD-ROM). (link)
  • McCartney, J.S., and Zornberg, J.G. (2007). “Effect of Wet-Dry Cycles on Capillary Break Formation in Geosynthetic Drainage Layers.” Proceedings of the Geosynthetics 2007 Conference, Washington D.C., Jan. 16-19. IFAI. pp. 1-15. (CD-ROM). (link)
  • McCartney, J.S., and Zornberg, J.G. (2007). “Hydraulic Interaction between Geosynthetic Drainage Layers and Unsaturated Low Plasticity Clay.” Proceedings of the Geo-Denver 2007 Conference. Feb. 18-21, Denver, CO. ASCE. pp. 1-10 (CD-ROM). (link)
  • McCartney, J.S., Villar, L.F.S., and Zornberg, J.G. (2007). “Estimation of the Hydraulic Conductivity Function of Unsaturated Clays using Infiltration Column Tests.” Proceedings of the 6th Brazilian Symposium on Unsaturated Soils. Salvador, Brazil. Nov. 1-3. Vol. 1, pp. 321-328. (link)
  • McCartney, J.S., Villar, L.F.S., and Zornberg, J.G. (2008). “Nonwoven Geotextiles as Hydraulic Barriers to Capillary Rise.” Proceedings of GeoAmericas 2008: the 1st PanAmerican Geosynthetics Conference and Exhibition. Cancún, Mexico. Mar. 2-5. IFAI. pp. 252-261. (link)
  • Gupta, R., McCartney, J.S., Nogueira, C.L., and Zornberg, J.G. (2008). “Moisture Migration in Geogrid Reinforced Subgrades.” Proceedings of GeoAmericas 2008: the 1st PanAmerican Geosynthetics Conference and Exhibition. Cancún, Mexico. Mar. 2-5. IFAI. pp. 242-251.  (link)
  • McCartney, J.S. and Allen, J.M. (2008). “Use of Geosynthetic Capillary Barriers for Increasing Water Storage Capacity of Soils in Agriculture Applications.” Proceedings of the GRI 21 Conference. Cancun, Mexico. Mar. 2-5. GRI. pp. 1-10. (CD-ROM) (link)
  • Pozzato, A., Tarantino, A., McCartney, J. S and Zornberg, J.G. (2008). “Effect of Dry Density on the Relationship between Water content and TDR-Measured Apparent Dielectric Permittivity in Compacted Clay.” Proceedings of the 1st European Conference on Unsaturated Soils (E-UNSAT 2008). Durham. Jul. 2-4. Taylor and Francis Group, London. pp. 173-179. (link)
  • Cox, B.R., McCartney, J.S., Curry, B., Wood, C., and Young, C. (2009). “In-situ Strain Measurement during Dynamic Shear Loading of An Unbound Geogrid Reinforced Flexible Pavement Section.” Proceedings of the 8th Int. Conference on the Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways, and Airfields. E. Tutumluer and I.L. Al-Qadi, eds. Urbana-Champagne, IL. Jun. 29. CRC Press. pp. 1143-1166. (link)
  • Khosravi, A. and McCartney, J.S. (2009). “Impact of Stress State on the Dynamic Shear Moduli of Unsaturated, Compacted Soils.” Proceedings of the 4th Asia Pacific Conference on Unsaturated Soils. Newcastle, Australia. Nov. 23-25. pp. 1-6. (CD-ROM). (link)
  • McCartney, J.S. and Parks, J.M. (2009). “Uncertainty in Predicted Hydraulic Conductivity Functions of Unsaturated Soils.” Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering. Alexandria, Egypt. Oct. 3-8. IOS Press. pp. 1618-1621. (link)
  • Cox, B.R., McCartney, J.S. Wood, C.M. and Curry, B. (2010). “Analysis of Cyclic Plate Load Tests on Flexible, Reinforced Pavements.” 2010 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C. Jan. 10-13. pp. 1-11. (CD-ROM). (link)
  • McCartney, J.S., LaHaise, D., LaHaise, T., and Rosenberg, J.E. (2010). “Application of Geoexchange Experience to Geothermal Foundations.” Art of Foundation Engineering Practice (GSP 198). M. Hussein, W. Camp, and J. Anderson, eds. ASCE. pp. 411-422. (link)
  • Walter, H., Coccia, C.J.R., Ko, H.-Y., and McCartney, J.S. (2010). “Investigation of Tunnel Face Stability Using a Deformable Tunnel Lining with a Centrifuge Model.” GeoFlorida 2010: Advances in Analysis, Modeling & Design (GSP 199). Feb. 20-24. ASCE. pp. 2329-2338. (link)
  • Khosravi, A., Ghayoomi, M., McCartney, J.S., and Ko, H.-Y. (2010). “Impact of Effective Stress on the Dynamic Shear Modulus of Unsaturated Sands.” GeoFlorida 2010: Advances in Analysis, Modeling & Design (GSP 199). Feb. 20-24. ASCE. pp. 410-419 (Honorable Mention for Best Paper in the Proceedings). (link)
  • Ghayoomi, M., Khosravi. A., McCartney, J.S., and Ko, H.-Y. (2010). “Challenges in Predicting Earthquake-Induced Settlements of Partially Saturated Sands.” GeoFlorida 2010: Advances in Analysis, Modeling & Design (GSP 199). Feb. 20-24. ASCE. pp. 3052-3061. (link)
  • McCartney, J.S., Cox, B.R., Curry, B., and Wood, C.M. (2010). “Evaluation of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Flexible Pavements using Static Plate Load Tests.” Proceedings 9th International Conference on Geosynthetics. May 23-27. Guaruja, Brazil. pp. 1-6 (CD-ROM). (link)
  • Walter, H., Coccia, C.J.R., Ko, H.-Y., and McCartney, J.S. (2010). “Modeling of Tunnel Lining Deformation due to Face Instability.” Physical Modelling in Geotechnics: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Physical Modeling in Geotechnical Engineering. Zurich, Switzerland. Jun. 28 - Jul. 2. Vol. 1. Taylor and Francis Group, London. pp. 593-598. (link)
  • Lee, Y.-B., Ko, H.-Y., and McCartney, J.S. (2010). “Deformation behavior of shored mechanically stabilized earth walls.” Physical Modelling in Geotechnics: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Physical Modeling in Geotechnical Engineering. Zurich, Switzerland. Jun. 28 - Jul. 2. Vol. 1. Taylor and Francis Group, London. pp. 481- 486. (link)
  • Cabral, A.R., Letourneau, M., Yanful, E., Song, Q., Parks, J., and McCartney, J.S. (2010). “Geotechnical Issues in the Design and Construction of PMOBs.” Unsaturated Soils: Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Unsaturated Soils. Barcelona, Spain. Sep. 10-13.  pp. 1361-1367. (link)
  • McCartney, J.S., Rosenberg, J.E., and Sultanova, A. (2010). “Engineering Performance of Thermo-Active Foundation Systems.” GeoTrends: The Progress of Geological and Geotechnical Engineering in Colorado at the Cusp of a New Decade (GPP 6). C.M. Goss, J.B. Kerrigan, J. Malamo, M.O. McCarron, M.O. and R.L. Wiltshire, eds. pp. 27-42. (link)
  • McCartney, J.S. and Rosenberg, J.E. (2011). “Impact of Heat Exchange on the Axial Capacity of Thermo-Active Foundations.” Proceedings of Geo-Frontiers 2011 (GSP 211). J. Han and D.E. Alzamora, eds. ASCE, Reston VA. pp. 488-498. (link)
  • McCartney, J.S., Cox, B.R., Trowler, C. Wood, C.M., and Khosravi, A. (2011). “Seasonal Effects on the Dynamic Deformation of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Pavements.” Proceedings of Geo-Frontiers 2011 (GSP 211). J. Han and D.E. Alzamora, eds. ASCE, Reston VA. pp. 1872-1881 (link
  • Rouissi, M., Krarti, M., and McCartney, J.S. (2011). “Analysis of Thermo-Active Foundations with U-Tube Heat Exchangers.” Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Energy Sustainability. Aug. 7-10, 2011, Washington DC, USA. pp. 1-9. (CD-ROM). (link)
  • Lynch, C., Dodson, M., and McCartney, J.S. (2012). “Grouting Verification through 3-D Seismic Tomography.” Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Grouting and Deep Mixing. Feb. 15-18. Deep Foundations Institute. Hawthorne, NJ. pp. 1506-1515. (link)
  • McCartney, J.S. (2012). “Issues Involved in using Temperature to Improve the Mechanical Behavior of Unsaturated Soils.” Unsaturated Soils, Theory and Practice 2011: Proceedings of 5th Asia-Pacific Unsaturated Soils Conference. Jotisankasa, Sawangsuriya, Soralump and Mairaing, eds. Kasetsaert University, Thailand. pp. 509-514. (link)
  • Ghayoomi, M. and McCartney, J.S. (2012). “Centrifuge Evaluation of the Impact of Partial Saturation on the Amplification of Peak Ground Acceleration in Soil Layers.” Proceedings of GeoCongress 2012 (GSP 225). R.D. Hryciw, A. Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, and N. Yesiller, eds. ASCE. pp. 1968-1977. (link)
  • Lampe, B. and McCartney, J.S. (2012). “Thermal Modeling of a Mechanical Integrity Test on an Underground Storage Cavern Well.” Proceedings of GeoCongress 2012 (GSP 225). R.D. Hryciw, A. Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, and N. Yesiller, eds. ASCE. pp. 3189-3198. (link)
  • Khosravi, A., Abdelrahman, S., and McCartney, J.S. (2012). “Evaluation of Thermal Soil-Structure Interaction in Energy Foundations using an Impulse-Response Test.” Proceedings of GeoCongress 2012 (GSP 225). R.D. Hryciw, A. Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, and N. Yesiller, eds. ASCE. pp. 4466-4475. (link)
  • Wang, W., Regueiro, R., Stewart, M.A., and McCartney, J.S. (2012). “Coupled Thermo-Poro-Mechanical Finite Element Analysis of a Heated Single Pile Centrifuge Experiment in Saturated Silt.” Proceedings of GeoCongress 2012 (GSP 225). R.D. Hryciw, A. Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, and N. Yesiller, eds. ASCE. pp. 4406-4415. (link)
  • Stewart, M.A. and McCartney, J.S. (2012). “Strain Distributions in Centrifuge Model Energy Foundations.” Proc., GeoCongress 2012 (GSP 225). R.D. Hryciw, A. Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, and N. Yesiller, eds., ASCE, Reston, VA. pp. 4376-4385. (link)
  • Vega, A., Coccia, C.J.R., El Tawati, A. and McCartney, J.S. (2012). “Impact of the Rate of Heating on the Thermal Consolidation of Saturated Silt.” Proceedings of GeoCongress 2012 (GSP 225). R.D. Hryciw, A. Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, and N. Yesiller, eds. ASCE. pp. 4476-4485. (link)
  • Ghayoomi, M., Dashti, S., and McCartney, J.S. (2012). “Design and Performance of a Transparent Flexible Shear Beam Container for Dynamic Geotechnical Centrifuge Testing.” Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Performance-Based Design in Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering. May 28-30. Taormina, Italy. pp. 1-12. (CD-ROM). (link)
  • Alsherif, N. and McCartney, J.S. (2012). “Nonisothermal Shear Strength of Soils under High Suctions.” Proceedings of the 2nd European Unsaturated Soils Conference. Unsaturated Soils: Research and Applications. C. Mancuso, C. Jommi, and F. D’Onza, eds. Napoli, Italy. Jun. 21-22, 2012. 339-346. (link)
  • McCartney, J.S. and Stewart, M.A. (2012). “Thermally Active Geosynthetic-Reinforced Systems.” Proceedings of the 5th European Conference on Geosynthetics (EuroGeo5). Sep. 16-19. Valencia, Spain. pp. 1-5. (CD-ROM). (link)
  • Murphy, K.D. and McCartney, J.S. (2012). “Behavior of Full-Scale Energy Foundations in Denver, Colorado.” GeoChallenges 2012. Nov. 9. Lakewood, CO. ASCE. pp. 217-229. (link)
  • McCartney, J.S., Jensen, E., and Counts, B. (2013). “Measurement of the Impact of Volume Change on Thermal Conductivity of Subgrade Soils.” TRB 2013. Washington, DC. Jan. 13-17. 1-9. (CD-ROM). (link)
  • Coccia, C.J.R., Casady, A., and McCartney, J.S. (2013). “Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical Response of Unsaturated Soils during Cyclic Heating and Cooling.” Proceedings of the 1st Pan-American Conference on Unsaturated Soils. Feb. 20-22. Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. Taylor and Francis Group, London. 141-146. (link)
  • Alsherif, N. and McCartney, J.S. (2013). “Triaxial Cell for Nonisothermal Shear Strength of Compacted Silt under High Suction Magnitudes.” Proceedings of the 1st Pan-American Conference on Unsaturated Soils. Feb. 20-22. Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. Taylor and Francis Group, London. 147-152. (link)
  • Coccia, C.J.R. and McCartney, J.S. (2013). “Impact of Heat Exchange on the Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical Response of Reinforced Embankments.” Proceedings of GeoCongress 2013. ASCE. San Diego, CA. Mar. 3-5. pp. 343-352. (link)
  • McCartney, J.S., Ge, S., Reed, A., Lu, N., and Smits, K. (2013). “Soil-Borehole Thermal Energy Storage Systems for District Heating.” Proceedings of the European Geothermal Congress 2013. Pisa, Italy. Jun. 3-7. 1-10 (CD-ROM). (link)
  • McCartney, J.S. (2013). “Applications of Geothermal Heat Exchange in Civil Engineering Infrastructure.” Proceedings of the European Geothermal Congress 2013. Pisa, Italy. Jun. 3-7. 1-10 (CD-ROM). (link)
  • McCartney, J.S., Murphy, K.D., and Stewart, M.A. (2013). “Thermo-Mechanical Behavior of Energy Foundations.” Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering. Paris, France. Sep. 1-5. IOS Press. 3379-3382. (link)
  • Dashti, S., Hushmand, A., Ghayoomi, M., McCartney, J.S., Zhang, M., Hushmand, B., Mokarram, N., Bastani, A., Davis, C., Lee, Y., and Hu, J. (2013). “Centrifuge Modeling of Seismic Soil-Structure-Interaction and Lateral Earth Pressures for Large Near-Surface Underground Structures.” Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering. Paris, France. Sep. 1-5. IOS Press. 899-902. (link)
  • Stewart, M.A. and McCartney, J.S. (2013). “An Analytical Model for Predicting Lateral Face Deflections of Thermally Active Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls.” International Symposium on Design and Practice of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Structures. H.I. Ling, G. Gottardi, D. Cazzuffi, J. Han, F. Tatsuoka, eds. DEStech Publications. 233-242. (link)
  • Timms, W., Whelan, M., Acworth, I., McGeeney, D., Bouzalakos, S., Crane, R., McCartney, J.S., and Hartland, A. (2014). “A Novel Centrifuge Permeameter to Characterize Flow through Low Permeability Strata.” Physical Modeling in Geotechnics: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics. Perth, Australia. Jan. 14-17. C. Gaudin and D. White, eds. Taylor and Francis. London. 193-200. (link)
  • Goode, J.C., III, Zhang, M. and McCartney, J.S. (2014). “Centrifuge Modeling of Energy Foundations in Sand.” Physical Modeling in Geotechnics: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics. Perth, Australia. Jan. 14-17. C. Gaudin and D. White, eds. Taylor and Francis. London. 729-736. (link)
  • Murphy, K.D., McCartney, J.S., and Henry, K.H. (2014). “Thermo-Mechanical Characterization of Full-Scale Energy Foundations.” From Soil Behavior Fundamentals to Innovations in Geotechnical Engineering: Honoring Roy E. Olson (GSP 233). M. Iskander, J.E. Garlanger, M. Hussein, eds. 617-628. (link)
  • Wang, W., Regueiro, R.A., and McCartney, J.S. (2014). “Coupled Axisymmetric Thermo-poro-mechanical Finite Element Analysis of an Energy Foundation Centrifuge Experiment in Partially Saturated Silt.” Proceedings of GeoCongress 2014 (GSP 234), M. Abu-Farsakh and L. Hoyos, eds. ASCE. 2675-2684. (link)
  • Mun, W. and McCartney, J.S. (2014). “Compression Behavior of Unsaturated Clay under High Stresses.” Proceedings of GeoCongress 2014 (GSP 234), M. Abu-Farsakh and L. Hoyos, eds. ASCE. 1443-1452. (link)
  • Svoboda, J. and McCartney, J.S. (2014). “Impact of Strain Rate on the Shear Strength and Pore Water Pressure Generation in Unsaturated Clay.” Proceedings of GeoCongress 2014 (GSP 234), M. Abu-Farsakh and L. Hoyos, eds. ASCE. 1453-1462. (link)
  • Alsherif, N. and McCartney, J.S. (2014). “Nonisothermal Shear Strength of Compacted Silt at Residual Saturation.” Proceedings of GeoCongress 2014 (GSP 234), M. Abu-Farsakh and L. Hoyos, eds. ASCE. 2645-2754. (link)
  • Murphy, K.D., Henry, K., and McCartney, J.S. (2014). “Impact of Horizontal Run-out Length on the Thermal Response of Full-Scale Energy Foundations.” Proceedings of GeoCongress 2014 (GSP 234), M. Abu-Farsakh and L. Hoyos, eds. ASCE. 2715-2714. (link)
  • Goode, J.C., III and McCartney, J.S. (2014). “Evaluation of Head Restraint Effects on Energy Foundations.” Proceedings of GeoCongress 2014 (GSP 234), M. Abu-Farsakh and L. Hoyos, eds. ASCE. 2685-2694. (link)
  • Hushmand, A., Dashti, S., Zhang, M., McCartney, J.S., Ghayoomi, M., Hushmand, B., Mokarram, N., Davis, C., Lee, Y., Hu, J. (2014). “Seismic Soil-Structure-Interaction and Lateral Earth Pressures on Buried Reservoir Structure.” Proceedings of GeoCongress 2014 (GSP 234), M. Abu-Farsakh and L. Hoyos, eds. ASCE. 1215-1224. (link)
  • Stewart, M.A., Coccia, C.J.R., and McCartney, J.S. (2014). “Issues in the Implementation of Sustainable Heat Exchange Technologies in Reinforced, Unsaturated Soil Structures.” Proceedings of GeoCongress 2014 (GSP 234), M. Abu-Farsakh and L. Hoyos, eds. ASCE. 4066-4075. (link)
  • Xiao, S., Suleiman, M.T., McCartney, J.S. (2014). “Shear Behavior of Silty Soil and Soil-Structure Interface under Thermal Loading.” Proceedings of GeoCongress 2014 (GSP 234), M. Abu-Farsakh and L. Hoyos, eds. ASCE. 4105-4114. (link)
  • Coccia, C.J.R. and McCartney, J.S. (2014). “Geotechnical Instructional Centrifuge Modeling of Stress Distribution.” Physical Modeling in Geotechnics: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics. Perth, Australia. Jan. 14-17. C. Gaudin and D. White, eds. Taylor and Francis, London. pp. 427-432. (link)
  • Wirth, S., Liel, A., and McCartney, J.S. (2014). “The Effectiveness of ‘Interactive’ Slide Presentations for Promoting Student Engagement in University Engineering Courses.” ASEE Annual Conference and Exhibition. Indianapolis, IN. Jun. 15-18. pp. 1-13. (link)
  • McCartney, J.S., Alsherif, N., Coccia, C.J.R., Stewart, M.A., Baser, T., Traore, T., and Goode, J.C. III (2014). “Unsaturated Soil Mechanics in Geothermal Energy Applications.” Unsaturated Soils: Research & Applications (UNSAT 2014). Sydney, Australia. Jul. 2-4. N. Khalili, A. Russell, A. Khoshghalb, eds. 835-842. (link)
  • Coccia, C.J.R. and McCartney, J.S. (2014). “Thermal Volume Change of Unsaturated Silt.” Unsaturated Soils: Research & Applications (UNSAT 2014). N. Khalili, A. Russell, A. Khoshghalb, eds. 1543-1550.
  • Stewart, M.A., Coccia, C.J.R., and McCartney J.S. (2014). “Physical Modeling of the Thermal-Hydro-Mechanical Response of a Thermally Active Soil-Geosynthetic System. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Geosynthetics (ICG 10). Berlin, Germany. Sep. 21-25. pp. 1-10. (CD-ROM) (link)
  • Baser, T., Linkowski, D., and McCartney, J.S. (2014). “Heat Storage in Soil-Borehole Thermal Energy Storage Systems in the Vadose Zone.” Proceedings of the 7th International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics. Nov. 10-14. Melbourne, Australia. pp. 1-8. (CD-ROM)
  • Caulk, R., McCartney, J.S., Ghazanfari, E. (2014). “Calibration of a Geothermal Energy Pile Model.” COMSOL Conference. Boston, MA. Oct. 8-10. pp. 1- 8. (CD-ROM). (link)
  • Baser, T. and McCartney, J.S. (2015). “Development of a Full-Scale Soil-Borehole Thermal Energy Storage System.” Proceedings of the International Foundations Conference and Equipment Exposition. San Antonio, TX. Mar. 17-21. ASCE. pp. 1608-1617. (link)
  • McCartney, J.S., Murphy, K.D., and Henry, K.D. (2015). “Response of an Energy Foundation to Temperature Fluctuations.” Proceedings of the International Foundations Conference and Equipment Exposition. San Antonio, TX. Mar. 17-21. ASCE. pp. 1691-1700. (link)
  • Carpenter, D., Zhang, M., Stewart, M.A. and McCartney, J.S. (2015). “Pullout Device for Nonisothermal Response of Reinforcing Geosynthetics in Thermally-active Geotechnical Systems.” Geosynthetics 2015. Portland, OR. Feb. 15-18. pp. 1-9. (link)
  • Khosravi, A., Gheibi, A., Rahimi, M., McCartney, J.S., and Haeri, S.M. (2015). “Impact of void ratio and state parameters on the small strain shear modulus of unsaturated soils.” 15th Asian Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering. Fukuoka, Japan. Nov. 9-13. 1-6.
  • Mun, W. and McCartney, J.S. (2015). “Rate effects in constant rate of strain compression tests on unsaturated soils to high pressures.” 15th Pan-American Conf. on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (XV PCSMGE). Buenos Aires. Nov. 16-18. pp. 1 8. 
  • Ghaaowd, I. and McCartney, J.S. (2015). “Prediction of thermally-induced pore water pressure in clays.” 15th Pan-American Conf. on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (XV PCSMGE). Buenos Aires. Nov. 16-18. pp. 1-8.
  • Rivera, A., Olgun, C., McCartney, J.S., Masse, F., and Brandon, T. (2016). “Centrifuge tests on laterally-loaded footings supported by rigid inclusion-reinforced clay.” Geotechnical and Structural Engineering Congress 2016. 996-1005.
  • Khosravi, A. Ghadirian, S., McCartney, J.S. (2016). “Effect of subsequent drying and wetting on the small strain shear modulus.” ICEGE 2016: 18th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering. Feb. 1-2, 2016. 178-183.
  • McCartney, J.S., Martins de Assis, A. Silva Ribeiro, T., Costa Dos Santos, R. (2016). “Nonisothermal response of reinforcing geogrids in thermally-active geotechnical systems.” Proceedings of GeoAmericas 2016, the 3rd PanAmerican Conference on Geosynthetics. Miami. Apr. 10-13. 1-10. (link)
  • Başer, T., Dong, Y., Lu, N., and McCartney, J.S. (2016). “Role of considering non-constant soil thermal parameters in the simulation of geothermal heat storage systems in the vadose zone.” 8th Asian Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference 2016 (AYGEC 2016). Astana, Kazakhstan. 1-6.
  • Başer, T., Dong, Y., and McCartney, J.S. (2016). “Heat content in soil-borehole thermal energy systems in the vadose zone.” ICEGT 2016: 1st International Conference on Energy Geotechnics. Kiel. Aug. 29-31. 1-8.
  • Başer, T., McCartney, J.S., Moradi, A., Smits, K., and Lu, N. (2016). “Effect of a thermo-hydraulic insulating layer on the long-term response of soil-borehole thermal energy storage systems.” GeoChicago 2016: Sustainability, Energy and the Geoenvironment. Chicago. Aug. 14-18. pp. 125-134.
  • Takai, A., Ghaaowd, I., Katsumi, T., and McCartney, J.S. (2016). “Impact of drainage conditions on the thermal volume change of soft clay.” GeoChicago 2016: Sustainability, Energy and the Geoenvironment. Chicago. Aug. 14-18. pp. 32-41.
  • Dong, Y., Lu, N., and McCartney, J.S. (2016). “Small-strain shear modulus model for saturated and unsaturated soil.” GeoChicago 2016: Sustainability, Energy and the Geoenvironment. Chicago. Aug. 14-18. pp. 316-325.
  • Reising, L. and McCartney, J.S. (2016). “Laboratory evaluation of low-temperature thermally enhanced soil vapor extraction.” GeoChicago 2016: Sustainability, Energy and the Geoenvironment. Chicago. Aug. 14-18. pp. 319-328. 
  • Coccia, C.J.R. and McCartney, J.S. (2016). “Impact of long-term temperature cycling on the thermo-hydro-mechanical behavior of unsaturated soils surrounding an energy pile.” GeoChicago 2016: Sustainability, Energy and the Geoenvironment. Chicago. Aug. 14-18. pp. 42-41.
  • Khosravi, A., Moradshahi, A., McCartney, J.S., Kabiri, M. (2016). “Numerical analysis of energy piles under boundary conditions and thermal loading.” 3rd European Unsaturated Soils Conference. Paris. Sep. 12-14. 1-6.
  • McCartney, J.S. (2016). “Thermal volume change of unsaturated silt under different stress states and suction magnitudes.” 3rd European Unsaturated Soils Conference. Paris. Sep. 12 14. 1-6.
  • Zheng, Y., Fox, P.J., and McCartney, J.S. (2017). “Numerical study of effect of compaction on static behavior of geosynthetic reinforced soil-integrated bridge system.” Geotechnical Frontiers 2017. Orlando, FL. ASCE. 33-43.
  • Rong, W., Zheng, Y., McCartney, J.S., and Fox, P.J. (2017). “3D deformation behavior of a geosynthetic reinforced soil bridge abutment.” Geotechnical Frontiers 2017. Orlando, FL. ASCE. 44-55.
  • Zheng, Y., Sander, A., Rong, W., McCartney, J.S., Fox, P.J., and Shing, P.S. (2017). “Experimental design and setup for half-scale shake table test of a geosynthetic-reinforced soil bridge abutment.” Geotechnical Frontiers 2017. Orlando, FL. ASCE. 54-63.
  • McCartney, J.S., Başer, T., Zhan, N., Lu, N., Ge, S., and Smits, K. (2017). “Storage of solar thermal energy in borehole thermal energy storage systems.” IGSHPA Technical Conference and Expo. Mar. 14-17. 1-8.
  • Zayed, M., Luo, L., Kim, K., Elgamal, A., and McCartney, J.S. (2017). “Development and performance of a laminar container for seismic centrifuge modeling.” 3rd International Conference on Performance Based Design in Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering. Vancouver. Jun. 16-19. 1-8. Accepted.
  • McCartney, J.S. (2017). “Advances in linking geothermal energy with geotechnical engineering infrastructure.” World Science and Engineering Congress. Astana, Kazakhstan. Jun. 18-20. 1-5. Accepted.
  • Mun, W. and McCartney, J.S. (2017). “Effective stress analysis of undrained compression of unsaturated soils.” 19th ICSMGE. Seoul. pp. 1-4. Accepted.
Invited Papers and Articles (Non-refereed)
  • McCartney, J.S. (2008). “Geosynthetics in Unsaturated Conditions.” IGS News. International Geosynthetics Society. 24(3), 32-34.
  • McCartney, J.S. (2009). “Soil Structure Interaction in Geothermal Foundations.” Foundation Drilling Magazine. Aug. 2009. 
  • Coccia, C.J.R. and McCartney, J.S. (2010). “Soil-Structure Interaction in Geothermal Foundations.” NSF CMMI Conference. Atlanta, GA. Jan. 4-7. pp. 1-15. (CD-ROM). 
  • Zitz, W. and McCartney, J.S. (2011). “Issues in the Installation of Energy Foundations.” 2011 SME Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. Mar. 1-3. pp. 1-10. (CD-ROM).  (link
  • Ghayoomi, M., McCartney, J.S., and Ko, H.-Y. (2011). “A New Centrifuge Physical Modeling Technique to Evaluate Seismic Compression of Partially-Saturated Sand” American Rock Mechanics Association Magazine. 1 p.
  • McCartney, J.S. (2011). “Engineering Performance of Energy Foundations.” Invited Theme Paper. 2011 PanAm CGS Geotechnical Conference. Canadian Geotechnical Society. Toronto, Canada. Oct. 2-6. pp. 1-14. (CD-ROM). (link)
  • McCartney, J.S. (2011). “Introduction: Special Issue on Mechanical and Hydrological Properties of Unsaturated Soils: Vol. 1.” ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal. 34(5), 1 p. 
  • McCartney, J.S. (2012). “Introduction: Special Issue on Mechanical and Hydrological Properties of Unsaturated Soils: Vol. 2.” ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal. 35(1), 1 p.
  • McCartney, J.S. and Benson, C.H. (2011). “Laboratory Testing of Unsaturated Soils: A Primer.” GeoStrata: The Magazine of the GeoInstitute of ASCE. Special Issue on Unsaturated Soils. Jan.-Feb. 2011 Issue. 15 (1), 19-20, 22-13. (link)
  • un, W. and McCartney, J.S. (2016). “Compression of unsaturated clay under high stress.” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. Technical Breakthrough Abstract. 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001668.
  • Başer, T., Dong, Y., Lu, N., and McCartney, J.S. (2016). “Research on soil-borehole thermal energy storage systems in the U.S.A.” TC308 on Energy Geotechnics Newsletter. International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering. 1(1), 22-26.
Patents
  • Zornberg, J.G., McCartney, J.S. U.S. Patent No. 7,367,218, “Centrifuge Permeameter for Unsaturated Soils System, Patent.” UT Ref. UTAU 1142. Issued on May 06, 2008.  
Research Reports
  • McCartney, J.S.  (2001). White Paper: Research on Implementing Stewardship.  Report to the Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment and the Rocky Flats Citizens Advisory Board.  94 p.
  • Zornberg, J.G., and McCartney, J.S. (2001). Evapotranspirative Covers: Bibliography. Geotechnical Research Report, Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder. Mar. 2001. 28 p.
  • McCartney, J.S., Zornberg, J.G., and Swan, R.H. (2002). Internal and Interface Shear Strength of Geosynthetic Clay Liners (GCLs). Geotechnical Research Report, Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder. May 2002. 386 p. 
  • McCartney, J.S., Zornberg, J.G., and Swan, R.H. (2002). Internal and Interface Shear Strength of Geosynthetic Clay Liners (GCLs): Additional Data. Geotechnical Research Report, Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder. Aug. 2002. 26 p. 
  • Zornberg, J.G. and McCartney, J.S. (2003). Analysis of Monitoring Data from the Evapotranspirative Test Covers at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal. Geotechnical Report, USEPA, Region 8, Dec. 2003, 227 p.
  • McCartney, J.S. (2007) Determination of the Hydraulic Characteristics of Unsaturated Soils using a Centrifuge Permeameter. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Texas At Austin. (link)
  • Zornberg, J.G., Prozzi, J. Gupta, R. Luo, R. McCartney, J.S., Ferreira, J.Z., and Nogueira, C. (2008). Validating Mechanisms in Geosynthetic Reinforced Pavements. TXDoT Report 0-4829. Austin, TX. 267 p.
  • McCartney, J.S., Regueiro, R., Ko, H.-Y., Krarti, M. and Pfeffer, T. (2010). “Centrifuge Modeling of Soil Structure Interaction in Geothermal Foundations.” Renewable and Sustainable Energy Initiative (RASEI). University of Colorado at Boulder. Boulder, Colorado. 21 p.
  • McCartney, J.S., Selvam, R.P.S., King, J. and Khosravi, A. (2010). “Validation of the Enhanced Integrated Climate Model for Pavement Design in Arkansas.” Final Report for Project TRC-0902. Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. Little Rock, AR. 146 p.
  • Cox, B.R., McCartney, J.S., and Trowler, C. (2010). “Accelerated Characterization of Full-Scale Reinforced Flexible Pavements using a Vibroseis.” Report Number 3013.  Mack-Blackwell Rural Transportation Center. Fayetteville, AR. 99 p.
  • Nakagawa, M., Reed, A., Fujiomi, H., and McCartney, J.S. (2011). "Geothermal Academy: Focus Center for Data Collection, Analysis and Dissemination." Department of Energy. Report DE-FOA-0000116. 114 p.
  • Cox, B.R., Goodman, T, and McCartney, J.S. (2011). “The Marked Tree Site: Evaluation of Geosynthetic Reinforcements in Flexible Pavements.” Final Report for Project TRC-0903. Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. Little Rock, AR. 216 p. 
  • Zhang, M., Ghaaowd, I., McCartney, J.S. (2013). “Centrifuge Modeling of Cyclic Loading of Foundations Systems in Soft Clay.” Report to Ocean Renewable Power Corporation.  85 p. 
  • McCartney, J.S., Ghaaowd, I., Sanders, M., Sander, A., Thielmann, S., and Fox, P.J. (2016). Large Scale Measurement of Internal and Interface Shear Strength of Tire Derived Aggregate – Phase II. Final Report to California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery. 80 p.
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