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Mechanical and Dynamic Behavior of Unsaturated Soils

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Technical Journal Publications
  • 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.
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Alsherif, N.A. and McCartney, J.S. (2015). “Nonisothermal behavior of compacted silt at low degrees of saturation.” Géotechnique. 65(9), 703-716. DOI: 10.1680/geot./14-P-049. (link)
Book Chapters
  • 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)
Technical Conference Publications
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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: Proceedings of the 2013 Conference of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series. B. Song, ed. Jun. 3-6. Springer, Vienna. 389-395. (link)
  • Regueiro, R. and 22 others (2013). “ONR MURI Project on Soil Blast Modeling and Simulation.” 2013 SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental & Applied Mechanics. Lombard, Illinois, USA, Jun. 3-6. 1-10 (CD-ROM). (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)
  • 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. 
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