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Technical Journal Publications
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Murphy, K.D., McCartney, J.S., and Henry, K.H. (2014). “Thermo-Mechanical Response Tests on Energy Foundations with Different Heat Exchanger Configurations.” Acta Geotechnica. 1-17. DOI: 10.1007/s11440-013-0298-4. (link)
  • Murphy, K.D. and McCartney, J.S. (2014). “Seasonal Response of Energy Foundations during Building Operation.” Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 1-14. DOI: 10.1007/s10706-014-9802-3. (link)
  • Wang, W., Regueiro, R. and McCartney, J.S. (2014). “Coupled Axisymmetric Thermo-Poro-Elasto-Plastic Finite Element Analysis of Energy Foundation Centrifuge Experiments in Partially Saturated Silt.” Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 1-16. DOI: 10.1007/s10706-014-9801-4. (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)
  • 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)
Book Chapters
  • 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)
Technical Conference Publications
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • McCartney, J.S., Murphy, K.D., and Henry, K.S. (2015). “Response of an energy foundation to temperature fluctuations.” Proceedings of the International Foundations Conference and Equipment Exposition (IFCEE 2015). San Antonio, TX. Mar. 17-21. ASCE. pp. 1691-1700. (link)
Invited Papers and Articles (Non-refereed)
  • 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) 
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