Research Output 1984 2017

  • 2003 Citations
  • 26 h-Index
  • 95 Article
  • 21 Conference contribution
  • 8 Chapter
  • 1 Editorial
2017
1 Citations
subsidence
iron
modeling
ore
Iron mines

Detailed comparison of nine intact rock failure criteria using polyaxial intact coal strength data obtained through PFC3D simulations

He, P. F., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Yang, X. X., Liu, D. Q. & He, M. C. Jun 17 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Acta Geotechnica. p. 1-27 27 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

coal
rock
simulation
comparison
Rocks

Development of new three-dimensional coal mass strength criterion

He, P. F., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Liu, D. Q. & He, M. C. Mar 1 2017 In : International Journal of Geomechanics. 17, 3, 04016067

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

coal
fracture network
triaxial test
testing
tomography
1 Citations
open pit mine
discontinuity
kinematics
rock
analysis

Improvements for the smooth joint contact model of the particle flow code and its applications

Mehranpour, M. H. & Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. Jul 1 2017 In : Computers and Geotechnics. 87, p. 163-177 15 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

code
particle
dip
test
Stiffness

Investigation of Rock Mass Stability Around the Tunnels in an Underground Mine in USA Using Three-Dimensional Numerical Modeling

Xing, Y., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Sandbak, L. A. Oct 11 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. p. 1-19 19 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

tunnel
rock
modeling
Tunnels
Rocks

Rock Mass Stability Investigation Around Tunnels in an Underground Mine in USA

Xing, Y., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Sandbak, L. A. Feb 1 2017 In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 35, 1, p. 45-67 23 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

tunnel
rock
Tunnels
Rocks
rocks
2016

3-D discontinuum numerical modeling of ore extraction, backfilling and subsidence in an underground iron mine in China

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Shreedharan, S., Huang, G., Cai, S. & Song, H. 2016 50th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2016. American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), Vol. 4, p. 3144-3151 8 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

subsidence
iron
modeling
ore
China

3-D displacement comparison between modeling field data for an open pit mine in USA

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Shu, B. 2016 50th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2016. American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), Vol. 2, p. 1407-1417 11 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

open pit mine
rock
modeling
comparison
rocks
3 Citations
distinct element method
pillar
coal mine
roof
Coal mines

Distinct element method based stability analysis of tunnels in a deep coal mine in China

Shreedharan, S. & Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. 2016 50th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2016. American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), Vol. 2, p. 1477-1487 11 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

distinct element method
stability analysis
coal mine
tunnel
coal
1 Citations

Experimental Investigation of Non-Darcy Flow in Sandstone

Ni, X., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Chen, Z., Gong, P. & Kong, H. Dec 1 2016 In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 34, 6, p. 1835-1846 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

sandstone
permeability
Sandstone
Sedimentary rocks
Coal mines

In-flight Excavation of a Loess Slope in a Centrifuge Model Test

Fan, Z., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Peng, J., Che, W., Li, Y. & Meng, Z. Oct 1 2016 In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 34, 5, p. 1577-1591 15 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

centrifuge
model test
loess
excavation
flight
3 Citations

Laboratory Estimation of Rock Joint Stiffness and Frictional Parameters

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Shreedharan, S., Sherizadeh, T., Shu, B., Xing, Y. & He, P. Jan 30 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

stiffness
rock
parameter
laboratory
shears
4 Citations

Particle flow modeling of rock blocks with nonpersistent open joints under uniaxial compression

Yang, X. X., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Chen, X., Jing, H. W. & Yang, S. Q. Dec 1 2016 In : International Journal of Geomechanics. 16, 6, 04016020

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

rock block
flow modeling
dip
compression
parameter
2015
2 Citations
discontinuity
simulation
distribution
Rocks
Monte Carlo simulation
10 Citations
Crack initiation
Compressive strength
Rocks
Cracks
Stress analysis

Creep Behavior Modeling of a Marble Under Uniaxial Compression

Chen, W. & Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. Oct 24 2015 In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 33, 5, p. 1183-1191 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

marble
creep
compression
modeling
Marble

Deterministic and probabilistic block theory analyses comparison for an open pit mine rock slope in USA

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Zheng, J., Shu, B. & Sherizadeh, T. 2015 49th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2015. American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), Vol. 2, p. 1532-1543 12 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

open pit mine
rock
comparison
discontinuity
rocks
7 Citations
rock
station
analysis
Rocks
dip
sliding
discontinuity
kinematics
rock
analysis
6 Citations
distinct element method
coal mine
tunnel
analysis
Coal mines
16 Citations
mechanics
stiffness
rock
parameter
particle
11 Citations
rock block
model test
excavation
simulation
comparison
3 Citations
open pit mine
prediction
rock
monitoring data
comparison

Stability of the rock block system involved in the Jiweishan landslide in China

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Ge, Y. F. 2015 49th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2015. American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), Vol. 4, p. 3110-3125 16 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

landslides
sliding
China
rocks
rock block
2014
3 Citations

Effect of faults on in-situ stress state in an open-pit mine

Tan, W., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Sun, H. & Sun, Z. 2014 In : Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering. 19, Z1, p. 9597-9629 33 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

open pit mine
in situ stress
effect
modeling
Iron mines
5 Citations

Influence of an Inclined Rock Stratum on In-Situ Stress State in an Open-Pit Mine

Tan, W., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Sun, H. 2014 In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 32, 1, p. 31-42 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

open pit mine
in situ stress
rock
Rocks
rocks
27 Citations

Investigation of natural rock joint roughness

Ge, Y., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Tang, H. & Xiong, C. Jan 2014 In : Computers and Geotechnics. 55, p. 290-305 16 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

roughness
rock
Surface roughness
Rocks
methodology
2 Citations
landslides
friction
rocks
China
rock block
13 Citations

Probabilistic block theory analysis for a rock slope at an open pit mine in USA

Zheng, J., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Shu, B., Sherizadeh, T. & Deng, J. 2014 In : Computers and Geotechnics. 61, p. 254-265 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

open pit mine
rock
analysis
Rocks
Random variables
2013

Development of an orthotropic constitutive model for a jointed rock mass

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Wu, Q. 2013 47th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2013. Vol. 1, p. 555-562 8 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Constitutive models
Rocks
rock
parameter
Tensors
17 Citations

Investigation of stability of a tunnel in a deep coal mine in China

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Wu, Q., Yu, Z. & Jiang, F. Jul 2013 In : International Journal of Mining Science and Technology. 23, 4, p. 579-589 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

coal mine
tunnel
Coal mines
Tunnels
Rocks
11 Citations

Surface subsidence prediction for the WUTONG mine using a 3-D finite difference method

Xu, N., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Tian, H., Wu, X., Nan, Y. & Wei, T. Mar 2013 In : Computers and Geotechnics. 48, p. 134-145 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

finite difference method
subsidence
prediction
Subsidence
Finite difference method

The deformation behavior of the soft rock applied in the construction of the underground pipe work engineering

Ren, Q., Tang, H. & Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. 2013 ICPTT 2013: Trenchless Technology - The Best Choice for Underground Pipeline Construction and Renewal, Proceedings of the International Conference on Pipelines and Trenchless Technology. p. 812-817 6 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Rocks
Pipe
Plastics
Shear strain
Experiments

Tunnel stress analyses in 3-D using equivalent continuum and discontinuum procedures

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Wu, Q. 2013 47th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2013. Vol. 4, p. 2774-2781 8 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

tunnel
Tunnels
bedding plane
Rocks
rock
2012
8 Citations
tunnel
dam
rock
Dams
Tunnels
3 Citations

Effect of Tunnel Shape and Support System on Stability of a Tunnel in a Deep Coal Mine in China

Yu, Z., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Jiang, F. Apr 2012 In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 30, 2, p. 383-394 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

coal mine
tunnel
effect
support systems
coal
6 Citations

New prediction models for mean particle size in rock blast fragmentation

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Hudaverdi, T. & Wu, Q. Jun 2012 In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 30, 3, p. 665-684 20 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

fragmentation
particle size
prediction
rock
rocks
15 Citations
39 Citations
Constitutive models
Dams
Rocks
Mechanical properties
mechanical property

Rock slope stability study for Yujian River dam site based on kinematic analyses

Wang, L., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Tang, H. & Liang, Y. 2012 Advanced Materials Research. Vol. 446-449, p. 2048-2055 8 p. (Advanced Materials Research; vol. 446-449)

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Slope stability
Dams
Kinematics
Rivers
Rocks
20 Citations
tunnel
rock
Tunnels
Rocks
discontinuity

Stability investigations in three-dimensions around a tunnel in a metal mine in China

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Wang, X. & Song, W. 2012 2012 SME Annual Meeting and Exhibit 2012, SME 2012, Meeting Preprints. p. 640-652 13 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

tunnel
metal
rock
Tunnels
Metals
2011

A neural network approach to predict mean particle size in rock blast fragmentation

Wu, Q., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Hudaverdi, T. & Kuzu, C. 2011 SME Annual Meeting and Exhibit and CMA 113th National Western Mining Conference 2011. p. 245-254 10 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

fragmentation
particle size
rock
Particle size
Rocks

A new model for blast fragmentation prediction based on multivariate analysis

Hudaverdi, T., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Kuzu, C. 2011 SME Annual Meeting and Exhibit and CMA 113th National Western Mining Conference 2011. p. 11-15 5 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

12 Citations

Building a three dimensional sealed geological model to use in numerical stress analysis software: A case study for a dam site

Xu, N., Tian, H., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Duan, Q. Dec 2011 In : Computers and Geotechnics. 38, 8, p. 1022-1030 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

stress analysis
dam
software
Stress analysis
Dams
10 Citations
estimation method
discontinuity
outcrop
rock
comparison

Effect of tunnel shape and support system on stability of a tunnel in a deep coal mine in China

Yu, Z. H., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Jiang, F. X. 2011 45th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium.

Research output: ResearchChapter

support systems
coal
tunnels
China
coal mine